Teaching Assistant in German

Job Description

The Modern Languages Teaching Centre (MLTC) seeks to appoint a fixed term Teaching Associate in German who will be responsible for delivering German language modules from beginners’ to advanced levels under the supervision of a module leader, carrying out assessment and administrative duties in relation to their classes, and contributing to the academic activities of the German team and the MLTC as a whole.

You will have C2 or near C2 proficiency in German with knowledge of current affairs and cultural life in German-speaking countries, a good track record in teaching the language in higher education for general and possibly specific purposes. You will have a degree involving German (or equivalent experience), ideally a teaching qualification, and a strong commitment to professional development and the delivery of a high-quality, innovative language-learning experience to students.
This is a unique opportunity to join a highly motivated team of over forty academic and Professional Services professionals in a supportive environment. The Modern Languages Teaching Centre is at the forefront of the University’s Languages for All programme, an initiative launched in 2012 to sustain the University’s employability and internationalisation strategic agenda, and we currently deliver specialist and non-specialist language training in thirteen languages to over 2,000 students each year, undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as staff and members of the local community. German is taught from absolute beginner to Higher Advanced levels to non-specialists as well as specialists on University’s successful BA in Modern Languages and Cultures programme.

We are one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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