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Tutor Role Description

Principal accountabilities: 

  • Facilitate the Introduction to Active Bystander workshop for incoming undergraduate and taught postgraduate students (online and some in-person sessions).
  • Facilitate the Active Bystander Intervention course for self-selecting undergraduate and postgraduate students and sports club & society executive committee members throughout the 2023/24 academic year (in-person).
  • Identify learning needs of students, and use appropriate teaching and learning methods and techniques to provide learning support.
  • Use a range of delivery techniques and strategies to enthuse and engage students.
  • Use a range of media to effectively communicate complex and conceptual ideas to a range of audiences.
  • Maintain confidentiality and sensitivity with participants' information and engagement, following essential safeguarding procedures (as per training).
  • Provide within workshop/drop-in hours pastoral care of students as required including signposting to other services.
  • Be knowledgeable about resources related to unacceptable behaviours such as sexual misconduct, harassment and abuse, hate crime, racism and LGBTphobia, and be comfortable signposting to support and making referrals as needed.
  • Undertake duties related to course administration, including but not limited to maintaining attendance records, and collecting and storing evaluation data.
  • Represent the bystander intervention programme at University events and with departmental contacts as required.
  • Reflect on and develop teaching and learning skills.


Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required  

  • Good honours degree or equivalent (in a relevant area).
  • Competence in teaching at an appropriate level with ability to foster a positive, respectful and inclusive learning environment.
  • Ability to manage challenging group dynamics.
  • Experience teaching online and face-to-face.
  • Willing to engage in reflection and assessment of practice, share learning with the team, act on development required, and engage in training.
  • Strong presentation skills, as well as high levels of creativity and innovation.
  • Interest, passion and enthusiasm for educating students.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment, leadership and professional communication skills.
  • Ability to work respectfully within a team.
  • Good organisational skills, proactive in maintaining records as required and flagging issues.
  • Comfortable talking about sex, sexual violence and gender-based violence. 
  • Experience with diverse socio-economic, racial/ethnic, international, and LGBTQUIA+ populations, including knowledge and understanding of intersectional approaches to prevention efforts.
  • Desirable:
    • Experience delivering workshops or facilitating discussion on issues of sexual or gender-based violence and/or other unacceptable behaviours.
    • Experience of sexual violence prevention work and consent education. 

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