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Teachers of English (approximately 100 hours over 10 weeks)

donderdag, december 20, 2018 - 15:40

The Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS = Hogeschool van Amsterdam or HvA), is looking for freelance

Teachers of English (approximately 100 hours over 10 weeks)


Job description
The Creative Business (CB) programme is a four-year bachelor’s degree that prepares students for positions in the media and entertainment industries. Proficiency in English is necessary to operate in these industries successfully and the curriculum offers a first-year module of 3 ECTS called English for the Media. The module teaches students to write and speak English professionally at CEF level B1 going on to B2. Students attend taught sessions, consultancy sessions and follow online lectures and submit a written and spoken assignment for assessment. Sessions are pre-designed and are scheduled twice a week for four weeks starting 15 April 2019. The work in subsequent weeks consists of marking and resits. Due to a large number of unstaffed groups we are looking for freelance English teachers who can be present twice a week and teach and assess two or three classes of approximately 30 students each.

Range of tasks:

  • teach classes of theory and practice;
  • conduct consultancy sessions in small groups giving individual feedback and encouraging students to perform well;
  • assess whether students have achieved the learning goals using rubrics;
  • process marks and assessment forms as part of an online learning platform, including the resits.

We are seeking
We are looking for skilled teachers of English with at least two years of experience in teaching who can help students achieve learning goals thoroughly and to the best of their abilities. We are seeking teachers with a background in language or linguistics who speak British English. Applicants who have experience in the creative industries are preferred as are applicants who lived or worked in an English speaking country. We require:

  • a Master’s degree in English language and literature, or a near-native command of English and master’s degree level education;
  • a teaching qualification such as a postgraduate degree in Education, eerstegraads lerarenopleiding, or CELTA;
  • committed to learning outcomes;
  • possess a student-centred approach;
  • possess mentoring skills that encourage students to learn;
  • able to use Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel.

We offer
We offer a contract starting 15 April and ending 27 June 2019 for 143 hours with three groups, or preferably 99 hours with two groups.

The activities meets the job description for lecturer 2’ (salary scale 11) the maximum salary is €4777,65.- gross per month, in the case of a full-time appointment and depending on the educational qualifications and professional experience of the candidate.

As a metropolitan university of applied sciences, the AUAS believes strongly in providing access to a wide variety of potential students, and, in line with its emancipatory function, believes that this diverse mix of students and staff makes a significant contribution to the quality of the institution.


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