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Psychology Teacher United Kingdom

Oxford International Education Group

Oxford International Education Group United Kingdom United Kingdom

1 month ago

Psychology Teacher - University of Greenwich International College

Location: Greenwich, London

Working Hours: Full-Time or Part Time

Contract: Temporary

Salary: £35,360 per annum pro rata

Start Date: ASAP

Job purpose

Oxford International and the University of Greenwich have entered into an agreement to provide pathway programmes in the University’s Greenwich Maritime campus. University of Greenwich International College offers a range of level 3, level 4 and level 6 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for international students. Programmes offer a variety of Psychology and Study Skills modules ranged across these levels.

Teachers deliver lessons that prepare students fully for participation in the first and second year of their university programme as well as preparing students for master’s programmes. The lessons adopt an interactive, student-centred approach that makes full use of the latest technology in order to provide students with a varied, lively and purposeful... experience. Teachers may also act as module leads for subject-specific modules.

Main duties and responsibilities
• To be responsible for teaching, assessment, marking, academic development, module leadership, and scholarship in Psychology modules from Levels 3-6. Modules and will contribute to study skills modules such as project studies and digital literacy.

Other duties and responsibilities
• To deliver academic subject specific modules in one or various courses in Psychology to international students from a range of linguistic, educational and cultural backgrounds at one or various levels of study from level 3, level 4, and Level 6.
• Remain sensitive to the expectations of different nationalities whilst encouraging an open and questioning approach to learning that leads students to become independent learners.
• Provide academic support for students, as appropriate, through consultations and tutorials, demonstrating a willingness to offer extra advice outside normal class hours
• Develop and maintain an encouraging classroom environment in which accepted rules of behaviour are consistently applied
• Select, prepare and use teaching and learning materials appropriate for international students and contribute relevant materials to the to the teachers’ shared resource drive
• Assess students throughout their modules, regularly creating, providing and marking both formative and summative evaluations
• Provide detailed oral and written feedback to students and other stakeholders, for example; the Programme Co-ordinator, the College Manager, and Academic Director and College Director, as required
• Carry out administrative and record-keeping tasks associated with teaching and assessment
• (e.g., accurate attendance records, student progress reports, test invigilation)
• Using the course descriptor write a scheme of work, assessments and marking criteria to specified deadlines
• Populate the VLE (Moodle) with relevant materials for students to access

This job description is provided as a guide to the role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive description of duties and responsibilities. It may be subject to periodic revision to meet business requirements.

Person specification

Statutory requirements
• Eligibility to work in the UK
• Satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure

• Good Honours and Masters’ degrees in Psychology Science.
• For level 6 a relevant masters and PhD or substantial teaching and research or industry experience at that level
• Formal teaching qualification PGCHE or Registered Practitioner of Advance HE.

Experience and knowledge
• Relevant experience of teaching Psychology modules at Levels 3 to 6 in a higher education environment.
• Experience of a variety of teaching approaches.
• Experience of module design, leadership, curriculum development and quality assurance process and procedures.
• Proven industry experience in Psychology.

Skills and abilities
• Ability to teach and supervise students’ projects, labs and coursework up to master’s level.
• A flexible and innovative approach to teaching and learning.
• An excellent presentation and communication skills.
• Ability to lead, work as part of a team, and take on and accept responsibility.
• Proven track record of publications in a relevant area of Psychology. related to course of study
• A full commitment to real-world research impact and innovation in Psychology
• An ability to contribute to existing knowledge in Psychology
• High level of IT skills in context of e-computing and learning.

Personal qualities
• Empathy with international students and an understanding of their needs
• Flexibility & adaptability
• Excellent communication skills, oral & written. Commitment to the development of UGIC
• Understanding of the higher education environment
• High level of IT skills

Application process

Please send an up-to-date CV and covering letter to [email protected] no later than Wednesday 12:00 (midday) 10th February 2023.

Interviews will be held 16th and 17th February 2023

Oxford International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Oxford International is an equal opportunity employer. Every applicant and employee has the same opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status
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