Student Development and Community Engagement Division

MLP Recruiting eTutors for 2018/19

The Manchester Leadership Programme is keen to hear from current PhD students who are interested in joining our pool of eTutors (Graduate Teaching Assistants) for 2018/19.

eTutors are responsible for tutoring groups of approximately 25 undergraduate students, leading online discussion groups, conducting face-to-face tutorials and assessing students' work.

Tutors are employed on a semester by semester basis. Working hours will vary over the semester depending on tasks but will average 5 hours per week. For those tutoring on the lecture-based courses this will include attending the weekly lecture (Semester 1: Tuesdays, 4.00-6.00pm, Semester 2: Thursdays, 3.00-5.00pm).

Posts are potentially available on each of the MLP ‘Leadership in Action’ 10 credit (‘Lecture based’ and ‘Online’) and 20 credit academic units. The number of posts available, and allocation of eTutors to units, will be dependent on student numbers.

Type of vacancy: Postgraduate part-time job

Degree required: Applicants should be studying towards a PhD, in any discipline, at the University of Manchester for the duration of the academic year for which you are applying.

Hours and Salary: Payment is on the University of Manchester GTA pay scale, depending on experience, at 5 hours per week over 18 weeks/semester.

Location: Manchester

Skills required: Ideally some experience of teaching undergraduates and an interest in elearning. An interest in leadership and sustainable development and a passion for working with students is essential.

How to Apply:

Download: eTutor Further Details

Download an eTutor Application Form

Email completed application form to with the subject line “MLP eTutor Vacancy Application”

Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 29th May 2018 at 5pm.

Interviews will take place: On the mornings of Wednesday 13th June and Thursday 14th June, 2018

New Tutor Training will take place: 2-4pm Tuesday 25th September 2018. Successful candidates will need to available to attend this training meeting.

For informal queries contact Sian Yeowell or Sam Hemsley on 0161 275 2851.

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