French tutor vacancy



PART-TIME French Tutor

GRADE 5.7, £38.53 per teaching hour

We are looking for a qualified and experienced French tutor (or tutors) to teach a variety of daytime, evening and departmental courses. Classes are taught during the 8-week university terms, starting week beginning 11 October 2015.

LASR classes (Languages for Academic Study and Research) are intended for students who want to continue with a language they have studied previously, learn a new language either for study and research, or for pleasure. There are no exams, progress tests or certificates. Classes start in week 2 of Michaelmas Term (October 19) and continue in Hilary and Trinity Term.

OPAL (Oxford Programme of Languages) is our very popular late afternoon and evening programme of languages. It is fast-paced and suits students who have previous experience of learning languages. The course is taught over two terms with an optional third term where students are given 1:1 tutor support to culminate in an examined oral presentation in week 6 of Trinity Term. The course has a progress tests at the end of Michaelmas and a final exam at the beginning of Trinity Term (late April).

Humanities and Maths courses are taught to Undergraduates. Both courses are taught for two hours a week during Michaelmas and Hilary terms, with an end-of-course exam for Maths students only.

We currently have vacancies to teach the following courses:

LASR Beginners 1 Monday 12.00-14.00
French Lower Intermediate for Maths Monday 18.00-20.00
LASR Beginners 3 Tuesday 14.00-16.00
French Upper Intermediate for Maths Tuesday 18.00-20.00
LASR Intermediate 1 Wednesday 12.00-14.00
OPAL Basic 2 Wednesday 16.00-18.00
OPAL Vantage 2 Wednesday 18.00-20.00
French false beginners for Humanities Thursday 14.00-16.00
LASR Lower Intermediate Friday 11.00-13.00
LASR False Beginners Thursday 15.00-17.00

There is some flexibility in the days and times and you can apply to teach all or just some of the courses. Detailed information on our programmes can be found at and and
You will be a native or near-native speaker of French with a relevant degree and experience of teaching French as a foreign language in the tertiary or higher education sector.

To apply for this post, please send your curriculum vitae, together with contact details of two referees, to the Director of the Language Centre, Dr Robert Vanderplank, . Further details are available from, telephone 01865 283360. The closing date for applications is noon on Monday, 20 July 2015.

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