Experienced Teacher of Academic English (1.0 fte)

Due to the departure of one colleague and the retirement of another by the end of 2018 TU/e Language Center is looking for an Experienced Teacher of Academic …

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
de Rondom, Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 uur
Opleidingsniveau:
WO

Functieomschrijving

Due to the departure of one colleague and the retirement of another by the end of 2018 TU/e Language Center is looking for an Experienced Teacher of Academic English (1.0 fte) (Vaardigheidsdocent/Skills trainer 1)

Start date between August 1 and October 1, 2018

Job description

General information

Education and Student Affairs (ESA) is the central service for prospective students and those already enrolled at Eindhoven University of Technology. It provides a broad range of services, including student enrollment, help choosing the right study program, various types of training (e.g. study skills), and the execution of ICT programs for education (e.g. video lectures and the notebook project). ESA also provides language training in Academic English and Dutch as a second language (NT2), language support, as well as Intercultural Communication. Moreover, ESA offers individual coaching for students with personal problems, advice to students wanting to study abroad, student financial support, and mediation regarding grants and scholarships.

In addition to the above, ESA is actively involved with university policy. For example, ESA supports the Executive Board and the departments on matters of student policy, educational legislation and regulations, quality care, accreditation, educational innovation, and internationalization, by generating administrative index numbers among other things. ESA sets great store in quality. Due to the changing and individual needs of students and the educational field, ESA continually strives to improve and actively monitors this.

Student Facilities is part of ESA and consists of four teams: Student Coaching, Counseling & Information, TU/e Language Center, Career Center & Professional Skills and the Planning & Support Center.

Het TU/e Language Center (TLC) offers courses in the fields of English and Dutch as a second language (NT2) for students and staff members at the TU/e.

Tasks

  • You will be teaching Academic English courses at Bachelor's, Master's and PhD level
  • You will be teaching TU/e staff courses at different levels
  • You will coordinate courses and coach less experienced colleagues
  • You will develop course materials in close cooperation with your colleagues
  • You will grade student writing (experience with assessment rubrics is a plus)

  • We are looking for a colleague who wants to contribute to a high-quality professional service in an informal personal culture. We greatly value customer-orientation, learning and collaboration skills.

    Functie-eisen

  • You have a relevant Master's degree
  • You have at least five years of experience teaching Academic Writing in higher education, with affinity for technical and corporate/technical writing
  • You have experience teaching PhDs
  • You have extensive experience giving written feedback
  • You have experience coordinating courses and coaching colleagues
  • You have demonstrable educational and communicative skills
  • You can work independently as well as in a team
  • You have affinity with the target group
  • You are results oriented, maintain your professional knowledge, and are well organized
  • Your command of English is C2 level and your command of Dutch preferably is at B2 level at a minimum
  • Arbeidsvoorwaarden

    The appointment will initially be for a period of 12 months with a view to a permanent position. The appointment may be carried out by Euflex, which is the internal temporary employment and secondment agency of Eindhoven University of Technology.

    The salary for a full-time contract ranges between € 3.475,00 and € 4.757,00 gross per month (salary scale 11, CAO Dutch Universities), based on education and experience. The TU/e offers a broad package of fringe benefits, for instance a year-end bonus of 8.3%, holiday allowance of 8% and excellent sport facilities.

    Additionele informatie

    Information and application
    For more information on the position, you can contact drs. (Leonie) Kasje, Team Leader TLC, (+31) 40 247 2868. Candidates are invited to apply online no later than June 1st 2018. Interviews will be held on June the 12th and June the 14th. A possible second round of interviews are held on June the 21st.

    Applicants should send their CV and motivation letter to drs. (Leonie) Kasje, Team Leader TLC, using the online button "apply for this job". Please provide a clear motivation why you believe you meet the job requirements.

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