Sciences Sessional Tutor


Reference number: JR237894

Location: Brighton

Working pattern: Part-Time

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Number of roles: 1

Salary: £37.09 per hour




We are looking for a Sciences Sessional Tutor to join our team. 


As a Sessional Tutor Ideally specialising in Chemistry at the University of Brighton International College (UBIC), you will join our successful team and prepare and deliver modules in Chemistry providing stimulating, effective teaching to international students preparing to study on undergraduate and/or postgraduate programmes offered by the college.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Chemistry or Science Tutor/Teacher, who is looking to expand their skills and build their career with an industry leader. 


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What you’ll bring to the role 


  • A Bachelor degree in a related subject area is ideal, but each candidate will be assessed on their own merits. Master's degree or higher in a related subject is desirable (or equivalent).

  • previous teaching experience in one of the relevant areas of expertise or a related area within a UK higher education context

  • ability to develop and update teaching material and preferably experience of working within a Virtual Learning Environment

  • competent IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc)

  • strong record-keeping skills

  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • flexibility and willingness to work under pressure to deadlines

  • enthusiasm and motivation to be a performance-driven team player.

Also desirable would be a Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education, or currently undertaking a relevant course to obtain such a certificate 


What we do 

The University of Brighton International College (UBIC) is located on the south coast of England in a lively and vibrant city with famous beaches, piers, tourist attractions and boutique shops. Surrounded by the South Downs on one side and the sea on the other, and only 50 minutes away from London by train, Brighton is the perfect UK destination no matter what you are looking for. UBIC is a highly successful college, working in close partnership with the University of Brighton, each year sending highly motivated and dedicated students onto a wide portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Our students are part of a diverse, dynamic and creative community based across two sites within the city and every member of staff at UBIC is committed to their academic success and welfare.


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. 



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.

Additional Application Information 

Kaplan is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment.

This role involves working with learners who are under 18 years old and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Recruitment checks are undertaken in accordance with our background-checking policy. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure (including children’s barred list) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. In addition to the DBS check, for roles that include teaching or coaching, a Prohibition from Teaching Check will be completed through the Teaching Regulation Agency. Please be aware that it is an offense to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Application Support  

If you require support completing the application or wish to talk to someone about the role, please email the Recruitment Team

Disability Confident Scheme and Reasonable Adjustments 

At Kaplan International Pathways, we're dedicated to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive global workforce. As equal opportunity employers, we ensure fair treatment for all employees, safeguarding them from discrimination based on protected characteristics as defined in the Equality Act 2010, and beyond. 


We actively welcome individuals from varied backgrounds to apply for roles within our organisation, appreciating the distinct viewpoints and contributions they offer. We especially encourage applications from underrepresented groups, including diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ individuals, women, people with visible and hidden disabilities, and individuals of any age or family status. 


Furthermore, we proudly endorse and provide a platform for our Employee Resource Groups, such as Kaplan Pride, Higher Ground Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Heritage Group, and Parents and Carers. These groups serve as vital forums for support, connection, and advocacy within our company

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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