Pre-sessional EAP Teacher
University of Reading, International Study & Language Institute
United Kingdom

Pre-sessional EAP Teacher

Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF26382


Location: Whiteknights Reading UK


Closing date: 20/07/2019


Job live date: 05/12/2018


Salary: £34,189 pro rata per annum


Employment type: Sessional


Department: International Study & Language Institute


Division: Not specified


Hours per week: 1.00 FTE


Employment Basis/Type: Fixed Term


We are looking for a number of committed, enthusiastic teachers with experience of teaching EAP to join our team for the summer Pre-sessional Programme. Single accommodation in a University hall of residence is available, subsidised by ISLI.


We offer a competitive teacher package:

Subsidised accommodation in University halls of residence

A fully paid four-day induction

A comprehensive EAP syllabus with all teaching and assessment materials provided

An experienced and supportive team of colleagues and Course Directors

Pro rata holiday pay entitlement



The international Study and Language Institute (ISLI) at the University of Reading has a longstanding reputation for expertise in language teaching and assessment. The Pre-sessional Programme runs year-round and welcomes around 700 students each year.


Further details of the programme are available at:



The dates below are inclusive of the four-day induction and the end of Programme exit test marking and teacher de-briefing.


Please specify on your application form which period(s) you are available. You must be available for the whole of that period.


PSE 4: Wednesday 19 June - Tuesday 10 September 2019

PSE 5: Wednesday 3 July - Tuesday 10 September 2019

PSE 6: Wednesday 24 July - Tuesday 10 September 2019


Main Duties and Responsibilities

To teach English for Academic Purposes to Pre-sessional Programme students in accordance with the course syllabus and materials, and as advised by the Programme Director and Course Directors.

To assist in the administration and marking of continuous assessment and exit tests.

To mark coursework and provide feedback to students.

To set and mark homework on a regular basis.

To keep accurate records of students' attendance, progress and performance.

To keep a daily record of progress through the materials with each class.

To attend a four-day briefing before the start of the course and a one-day de-briefing arranged at the end of the course.

To attend a general staff meeting each week as arranged by your Course Director(s).

To attend other occasional staff meetings, as required by the Programme Director or your Course Director(s).

To assist, as and when required, in the evaluation of the programme and the teaching materials.

To attend a welcome reception for students.

To dress in a professional manner (as advised by your Course Director).


Informal contact details

Contact role:

Pre-sessional Programme Director (Summer)

Contact name:

Sarah Mattin

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 7760

Contact email:


Closing date: 20/07/2019

Interview date: Interviews will take place each month until all vacancies have been filled.


The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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