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Part-time Sessional Tutors required

Part-time Sessional Tutors required for the RSSP’s (Research Students Skills Programme) Getting Real Training 2018-2019


This role has been evaluated as an FA6 role and will be red-circled for this academic year.

Student Careers and Skills provides integrated and innovative services to support the skills development and employability of all Warwick students. Its work also involves supporting recent graduates and alumni, and developing relationships with employer organisations.

The Student Development Unit plays a key role within the Centre, offering a range of services to students including workshop programmes for each of the three main student cohorts: Undergraduates (UGs), Taught Masters (PGTs) and Research Postgraduates (PGRs). Programmes for each cohort cover various aspects of personal, professional and academic development relevant to students at different stages of their academic career.

The RSSP (Research Student Skills Programme) delivers an annual programme to support the development, learning and skills of PGRs. The Getting Real Training (GRT) is a new initiative for 2018-2019 running as a Students as Partners project to support and facilitate the learning and development of the PGR cohort. GRT tutors will have a role in co-designing and co-tutoring a new series of 10 workshops and summer schools.

The Getting Real Training Programme will be supporting and informing the RSSP and working closely with the Researcher Development Manager to deliver this new programme.

We are currently looking to appoint four PhD students from the University of Warwick, suitably qualified and experienced to join the team of Getting Real Training tutors.

We are interested in hearing from anyone who has expertise and teaching experience. A list of current RSSP workshops is available as part of the job description and person specification for the role. We will be supporting each candidate with training and development.

In the first instance, the GRT team and the Researcher Development Manager will meet to discuss new ideas, new initiatives and design programmes. Design work and tutor delivery will be allocated fairly and according to skill set and desire across the team. There is an expectation that each tutor will co-tutor on 5 workshops and a summer school; with the total annual hours per tutor not being more than 30 hours over the period January to July.

Applications, by way of a CV and cover letter, should be sent to Jennie Hall ( by 12:00 midnight on 6th November 2018 at the latest.
Interviews to be held 14th November 2018.
If invited to interview you will need to deliver a five minute training session. This can be in any skill and has to be suitable for an interview panel (maximum of 3 interviewers) in an office environment. Please be aware that you will need to provide any materials necessary to deliver this training session.
Job description / Person specification