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Distance Learning Online Tutor for MSc Cyber Security

Department of Information Security

Location:  Egham
Salary:  Salary is £800 per group of 50 students for the 2022/23 academic year
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 27 November 2022
Reference:  1122-522

Variable Hours / Fixed Term (until July 2023

Salary is £800 per group of 50 students for the 2022/23 academic year.

Applications are invited for the post of Distance Learning Online Tutor in the Information Security Group / EPMS.  Positions are available to support two modules launching on 9 January 2023 – Network and Infrastructure Security and Computer Systems Security. 

This is an exciting opportunity to support the new Distance Learning MSc Cyber Security programme which successfully launched on Coursera in October 2022. 

Co-ordinating with a team of Online Tutors and the Module Leader the post holder will teach and provide online support for a group of up to 50 students per tutor group during a 12-week study session. 

Following a period of familiarisation with the Coursera platform and the course materials, created by one of our own subject experts you will monitor and reply to students’ comments and questions within the discussion forums and support the Module Leader to deliver a series of live webinars. We anticipate this role to take 2-3 hours per week.

We are looking for individuals with subject knowledge in Cyber Security, experience of managing their own teaching and excellent communication skills.  Prior use of VLE platforms such as Coursera / Moodle to deliver teaching materials and interact with students would be advantageous but training will be provided.

This is a fully remote/ online role. Candidates will only be required to come onto campus to complete the in-person ID checks as part of the onboarding process.

To apply, please send the following documents to (Programme Director):  

  • Up to date CV
  • One-page statement/ cover letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for this post

Please quote the reference: 1122-522

Closing Date:   23:59, 27 November 2022  (We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.)

Interview Date: Week Commencing 5 December 2022

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. 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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