Business Programme Tutor


Reference number: JR231440

Location: Bristol

Working pattern: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent 

Number of roles: 1

Salary: £33,000 Per annum + Benefits




We are looking for a Business Programme Tutor to join our team. 


As a Business Programme Tutor at the University of the West of England Bristol’s International College (UWEBIC), you will play a crucial role in planning, preparing, and delivering engaging learning experiences to our diverse student community.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Secondary teacher to use their teaching expertise in a Higher Education setting as a specialist tutor or for a subject specialist in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Statistics to start an exciting career in Higher Education and gain teaching experience. Previous teaching experience and teaching qualifications desirable, but not essential. 


A detailed job description can be viewed here 


What you’ll bring to the role 

You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with international students, be student-focused, be open to change and development, and be committed to ensuring our students’ success. You will need:

• Experience of teaching to post 16 students (a teaching qualification would be an advantage);
• The ability to plan, deliver, and review a range of learning activities that guide and support students to achieve and flourish;
• The ability to develop and update innovative teaching material that engages all students;
• The ability to work collaboratively as part of a range of different teams in order to continually improve the student experience;
• Flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
• A strong commitment to continuous professional development and a proven track record of using this to enhance the student experience;
• Demonstrable experience in using technology to inform teaching practice and a willingness to embrace innovations;
• A Post Graduate qualification but strong first degree or relevant professional experience will be considered;
• If teaching English language, then a DELTA or equivalent qualification. Those with CELTA plus relevant
experience will also be considered.



What we do 

Kaplan International Pathways, a division of Kaplan Inc., offers international students a wide range of flexible study options - from University preparation programmes in the UK, Australia, USA and Japan through to full degree programmes in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Through our academic partnerships with leading universities, our expertise in student recruitment, our exceptional teaching and a real focus on customer service and pastoral care, each year we are proud to welcome thousands of students from more than 100 countries through the doors of our colleges.  


In the UK, we operate 9 campus-based colleges in partnership with Bournemouth University, University of Glasgow, University of Liverpool, Nottingham Trent University, University of Nottingham, University of Brighton, University of Essex, University of York and University of West of England, Bristol and an off-campus college in London offering pathways to 7 leading well-ranked UK universities. 




What we offer 


As well as a competitive salary, and paths for career progression, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: 


  • 28 days annual leave* 

  • Big discounts on Kaplan courses for you and your family

  • 24/7 confidential helpline providing counselling and other support services 

  • Company pension contributions 

  • Maternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Paternity/Partner pay which is well above statutory levels 

  • Medicash Health Cash Plan 


*Please note that the annual leave entitlement will be calculated on a pro rata basis if the role is part time. 



How to apply 

To apply for this role please submit a CV along with a Cover Letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the role no later than 16th October 2023 by 9am GBT. Note, we recommend that you apply at the earliest as we reserve the right to close the role before the closing date if we have gathered a suitable shortlist.  


Additional Application Information 


As part of our commitment to safeguarding, depending on the nature of the role, successful candidates may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Applicants working outside the UK may be required to produce a police check from the relevant country. 


Application Support 

If you require support completing your application or wish to talk to someone about the role before applying, please complete the following form. 

Disability Confident Scheme and Reasonable Adjustments 

At Kaplan International, we are committed to working in a diverse organisation and strive to provide equality of opportunity for all. We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.  

Following the submission of an application, applicants will receive details of how to request their application be considered under our Disability Confident Scheme. Applicants will also be given information on how to request reasonable adjustments if selected for interview. 

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