English TUTOR for Academic purposes DIICSU

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Dundee International Institute of Central South University (DIICSU) is a non-independent legal entity and a Sino-foreign cooperative educational institution established with the approval of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (license number: MOE43UKA02DNR20212173N), jointly organized by Central South University (CSU) and the University of Dundee (UoD), UK. DIICSU has five undergraduate majors – Civil Engineering, Mathematics, Computing Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering with Transportation. To better support English teaching, we are now hiring English Tutors for Academic purposes.


3 English Tutors for Academic purposes

Job Description:

1. To work as part of a team, teaching undergraduate Science and Engineering students at the Dundee International Institute of Central South University (DIICSU).

2. To teach two semesters and a possible summer school over the academic year.

3. To show an understanding of a discoursal approach to teaching English for general and specific academic purposes

4. To prepare lessons, maintain teaching records, assess students’ work, provide feedback to students, and participate in cultural and educational events, induction events and in assessment and team meetings.

5. To engage with institutional and departmental level quality assurance processes, including both peer and management observations of teaching.

6. To demonstrate a commitment to professional self-development.

7. To cover the classes of absent colleagues, as required.

8. To undertake other additional duties from time to time as necessary.

Person Specification:

1. Education / Qualifications · Master’s   Degree and above

· Relevant   professional qualifications e.g. CELTA. Support may be available for   exceptional candidates to get the CELTA before July 2024.

2. Work and other   Relevant Experience · Recent   experience of successfully working in an English for Academic Purposes teaching   role, ideally in a higher educational institution.

· Competent   user of online platforms e.g. Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Blackboard.

3.Competencies and   Skills · Ability   to plan and deliver interactive teaching sessions.

· Ability   to grade assessments in line with established criteria.

4.Personal Qualities · Good time   management, organizational and planning skills.

· Good presentation,   oral and written communication skills.

· Ability   to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

· Willingness   to support colleagues and work as part of a team, but also able to use own initiative.

Note: The duties of the post outlined above are not exhaustive and the role holder will be expected to be co-operative and flexible, undertaking other duties as may reasonably be required by the Head of English and DIICSU.


Please email your CV, a one-page cover letter in English (detailing your previous experience and suitability for the role) and other supporting materials to office_dii@csu.edu.cn before Dec 15, 2023. Please use “English Tutors for Academic purposes – Candidate Name – graduated university” as the subject of the email.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified and that applicants who fail to provide a cover letter or title the email incorrectly will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is Dec 15, 2023. Shortlisted applicants are likely to be invited for interview in Changsha in the week of 4th December.

For more details please contact:

Miss Tian

Email: office_dii@csu.edu.cn

Tel.: +86-731-88836537

Benefits and conditions of employment:

We offer competitive packages which include basic gross salary, social insurance, medical insurance, housing fund and generous leave entitlement.

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