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Vacancies for Sept 2023 Start

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Short Course Creation & Delivery

Role: Creating and Developing Short Courses

Timing: Flexible, with live delivery between 11:30 – 12:30 or 3:30-4:30 on Tuesdays or Thursdays UK time

We’re in search of specialists in a range of subjects to create and develop short courses. This can be in any subject or topic. Short courses will comsist of 9 lessons to be taught over a 3 month period, along with out of lesson project work.

Some examples of short courses:

  • Marine Biology
  • Astronomy
  • Coding
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture

Once developed, you must be available to teach daytime hours between 9:30am-4:30pm Mon to Fri during the teaching weeks. There may be some flexibility in timing of the sessions (timetable permitting).

Each 1.5 hour block consists of an interactive session (45-55min) followed by a one-way stream (20-25min). You will be required to plan and deliver the lessons along with writing up Homework worksheets or setting homework for the students. Lessons take place online with a maximum of 10 students in the interactive classes. Homework marking will be done in sessions.

Requirements: Minimum of 3 years teaching experience in the UK, Qualified Teacher Status is advantageous, DBS or equivalent checks (You do not need to be currently based in the UK) , Experience with online teaching and familiarity with Zoom are a plus!

Application: We are currently taking applications for this role. Start date is negotiable. Please send in your CV and cover letter that indicates the type of short course you would like to develop to

Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process may involve telephone interviews, zoom interviews and a lesson interview. Our students are involved in the interview process and have the final say on which teachers we recruit. We are looking at teachers who can bring energy and build relationships online, despite being apart physically from the students.
We have students from 30 different countries and 4 different continents – inclusivity is a big part of UKVS. This also extends to students with SEN, mental health and anxiety. We have an expectation our teachers are able to make all our students feel part of the community.

If we have specified a specific start date for our vacancies, and you are not able to immediately start, please mention this when you submit your CV. 

We are inundated with CV’s and applications and are unable to get back to everyone that applies. If you do not hear back from us, this may mean your application was not successful.

Good luck!

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