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Language Tutor in German

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £29,645 to £34,951 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Friday 20 September 2019
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  0919-365

Term time, Fixed Term (23 September 2019-13 December 2019)

The Department of Languages, Literature's and Cultures at Royal Holloway University of London seeks to appoint a Fixed Term, Term time only for one term to join our German team, beginning on 23 September 2019.

The appointee will be expected to have a proven record of excellence in teaching German, or, in the case of early-career candidates, relevant experience and demonstrable potential.

The appointee will be expected to play a full and active role in teaching in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. They will be required to teach, convene, and examine undergraduate courses in German at all levels, to contribute to administrative duties and to attend relevant meetings and committees as required. They will work closely with the School Wide Language coordinator and the Education Lead, in areas including curriculum design, lesson planning, and the development and implementation of learning technologies.

Applicants should have experience of teaching German language, ideally at both beginners and advanced levels, and ideally to undergraduates in a university environment. They should have a strong and demonstrable commitment to teaching and a native or near-native command of spoken and written German. 

The successful candidate will work closely with the School Wide Language Co-ordinator in the School and the teaching team in German. They will be expected to teach and examine at all levels of the School’s German language curriculum, including at beginners’ level, to play a role in course and curriculum planning and design, and to undertake administrative duties.  

This is a term time for a fixed term for one term, with the possibility of renewal after that period. 

Informal enquiries should be made to Prof Sarah Wright (sarah.wright@rhul.ac.uk), Head of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.   

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

Please quote the reference: 0919-365

Closing Date:   Midnight, 20 September 2019 

Interview Date: 24 September 2019

Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks. 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration and the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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The University is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.


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