The job requirements are detailed below. Where applicable the skills, qualifications and memberships required for this job have also been included.
The University is dedicated to supporting an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment – to create better futures, together. The diverse backgrounds, characteristics and opinions within our community are our great strength and are key to our pursuit of delivering educational excellence, enterprise, research and professional services. We welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds and minoritized groups as they are currently under-represented within our community.
We recognise the value of a fulfilling and balanced work and personal life which promotes wellbeing. We seek to support colleagues in achieving this balance and have family-friendly policies, flexible working arrangements and many roles can be suitable for dynamic working arrangement. This includes considering applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Loughborough University is a UKVI Sponsor. Some individuals may require sponsorship to enable them to apply for a visa to provide them with the right to work in the UK. Please note certain roles are not eligible for sponsorship. For further information and eligibility please visit the UKVI website.
This role will lead on the development and delivery of the Pre-sessional Orientation (supporting the Pre-sessional Programmes) including management of the Student Support team order to ensure the provision of appropriate pastoral support for all pre-sessional students. The role will also work proactively with relevant colleagues across the institution to enhance support for international student induction, transition, engagement and overall experience. In addition, the postholder will be required to develop and deliver some English language support.
The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills with a high level of intercultural awareness in order to support international students’ adaptation to a UK university and in collaboration with relevant colleagues.
You should be a graduate with substantial experience of providing support for international students, preferably within an HE context as well as having significant experience of planning, coordinating and delivering events and/or projects. You will also hold an English language teaching qualification and have experience of teaching English to speakers of other languages. You must be fluent in English, both written and oral, and have excellent IT skills.
For informal enquiries about the role, please contact Henrietta Pocock, Academic Language Support Services Manager, via email H.L.Pocock@lboro.ac.uk
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Application Closing Date: Tuesday 4th January 2022
Interviews Date: Wednesday 19th January 2022.
Please be advised that interviews for this position will be taking place in person on the Loughborough University Campus.
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