View All Vacancies

English Language Tutor

Do you have a fluent command of written and spoken English? Are you qualified to teach English language as a foreign language? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience?

We have a number of roles available for English Language Tutors at the University of Leeds, where you will deliver engaging, effective English for Academic Purposes and/or General English summer pre-sessional classes to international students at the University of Leeds.We also have roles available, depending on student recruitment, to then support, develop and deliver teaching at the South-West Jiaotong University-Leeds Joint School in China on English Language and academic skills modules, or continue at the University of Leeds.

Depending on the role, you will teach between 16-20 contact hours per week, ensuring that the programmes are delivered to the highest standard in terms of curriculum, student progression and student satisfaction. Outside of the contact teaching time, you will undertake administrative duties, such as preparing lessons, keeping records, supervising assessment procedures, marking and writing feedback/reports. You also have some responsibility for the pastoral care of students, including language and study skills advice.

You will be an enthusiastic, committed and qualified teaching professional with experience of teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and/or English for Academic Purposes (EAP).

Roles available

English Language Tutors on Summer Pre-sessional Programmes (Leeds based only)

English Language Tutors on General English Programme only (Leeds based only)

Fixed Term

2 July -14 September 2018 (11 weeks) or

30 July – 14 September 2018 (7 weeks)

English Language Tutors on Summer Pre-sessional Programmes and South West Jiaotong University – Leeds Joint School

Fixed Term

30 July – mid December 2018

As part of your application, please specify which role(s) you would like to be considered for.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Cheryl Greenlay, Deputy Director of Student Education


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  School of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Category:  Teaching
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £32,548 to £38,833 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (7 or 11 Weeks)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 03 January 2018
Reference:  AHCLC1041
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Search Jobs




Forgotten Details


Athena Swan Bronze Award
Equality and Inclusion - Everyone Included, Everyone Involved
HR Excellence in Research