First listed on: 14 March 2023

UTS College provides a pathway for students into the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), one of Australia's leading universities, and it is our vision to actualise potential and enhance lives through the power of learning, our actions and our people. Our purpose is to provide the best available opportunity for students to develop the knowledge, skills & attributes they need to attain their goals through market leading courses, teaching excellence and an emphasis on the student experience.

We currently have the opportunity for Academic English Coordinators to join the English Language team on a 3 year fixed term contract, reporting to the Director of Studies. This role will lead, coordinate and maintain UTS College Academic English course standards, supervise and mentor staff who teach Academic English, and actively contribute to quality student outcomes and positive student experiences.

About the role
This position is responsible for:

  • Upholding and maintaining standards set by UTS College for Academic English course delivery
  • Coordinating teaching staff to ensure Academic English terms and classes run smoothly
  • Maintaining teaching and learning materials for allocated Academic English level/s, including ensuring all course materials are kept current and ready for day 1 each term
  • Supporting students
  • Promoting and seeking student feedback
  • Participating in developing, delivering and supporting professional development activities
  • Ensuring new teachers are supported through onboarding and probation, including completing required training
  • Regularly conducting classroom observations with feedback provided and learning opportunities agreed
  • The timely resolution of issues with the potential to negatively impact learning outcomes, the student experience, or a positive and productive work environment for teachers

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About you
To succeed in this role you must have:

Knowledge & experience

  • A relevant bachelors degree
  • A Master of Education in Applied Linguistics (or similar), including a recognised teaching qualification with a practical component, would be highly regarded
  • At least 7 years’ experience in teaching Academic English and extensive disciplinary knowledge and experience in teaching across IELTS levels
  • Knowledge of and experience in contemporary student-centred learning and teaching practice
  • Experience in a similar role supervising a team of teachers is preferred
  • Knowledge of Academic English curriculum models and knowledge/experience in supporting access and inclusion needs would also be well regarded
  • Highly developed skills in Canvas or similar learning management system

Skills and attitudes

  • Adept problem solving and prioritising skills
  • Ability to build a positive and productive work environment for teachers
  • Ability to develop others by supporting their learning and development, including feedback on performance
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and collaborate on finding solutions
  • A positive outlook and growth mindset
  • A care about students and their success

What UTS College has to offer

  • A flexible work environment (including working from home and from our convenient inner-city campus within walking distance to Central Station)
  • A diverse workplace with a passion for encouraging and supporting inclusiveness
  • Wellbeing programs (including discounted gym memberships, free and confidential access to an Employee Assistance Program, and wellbeing initiatives and resources)
  • Continuous learning and professional development (including ongoing learning & development opportunities, free LinkedIn Learning access and the UTS Library)
  • An easy-to-use Staff Recognition Program
  • Additional paid leave over the December end of year holidays
  • A competitive salary that includes 17.5% leave loading paid annually
  • A collaborative culture built on our Ethics of Respect, Integrity, Courage, Imagination, Compassion and Honesty

If this sounds like you, we’d like to hear from you!
Applications close Sunday 19 March 2023
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