Pre-Sessional EAP Teacher Visa Sponsorship Uk

June 10, 2024
£38.2 - £39.3 / year

Job Description




We are seeking experienced EAP teachers to join our team for the summer Pre-sessional English (PSE) Programme, which will be taught both face-to-face and online at the University of Reading campus.

The International Study and Language Institute (ISLI) has been one of the University’s fifteen academic Schools since 2013, and it is well-known for its expertise in English language teaching and evaluation. Our PSE Programme is approved by BALEAP, the global conference for EAP practitioners, and uses both a genre and an integrated approach to building academic language abilities. More information on the programme is available at

We provide a competitive teaching package:

  • Subsidised housing on campus
  • A fully funded three-day induction.
  • A entire EAP syllabus, including all teaching materials and assessments
  • An experienced and supportive team of colleagues in leadership roles, including returning teachers

Primary roles and responsibilities.

  • Attend a three-day teacher induction to understand the context, concepts, content, and procedures of the programme.
  • Teach EAP to overseas students so that they have the academic English language abilities required for their degree destination.
  • Teach two sets of students (face-to-face and online) to meet the school’s operational requirements.
  • Teach utilising the provided materials to ensure that the desired learning outcomes are met adequately.
  • Keep accurate records of students’ attendance and involvement to ensure that University and UKVI compliance is met.
  • Provide tutorials to students for academic support.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings to be informed on major parts of the project.
  • Liaise with staff members through suitable communication platforms to address any concerns in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Attend standardised training sessions for formative and summative assessments to ensure that quality assurance requirements are consistently enforced.
  • Apply marking criteria and provide relevant feedback on written and spoken coursework to ensure students understand their performance and opportunities for development.
  • Assist in the administration and marking of exit tests to further measure students’ language proficiency.
  • Engage in continuous professional development (CPD) opportunities, including being observed once, to ensure that your own teaching practice is informed by research and reflection.
  • Provide end-of-programme feedback to help evaluate the programme.


The following dates are inclusive of the teacher induction:

PSE F (10 weeks): Wednesday, June 26 to Friday, September 6, 2024, inclusive.

Please indicate on your application form which periods you are available. You must be accessible for the entirety of that time.


$ 38,205 per year pro rata.

Teachers are generally paid on the final working day of each month. If teachers join after the payment deadline, they will be paid the next month.

The implications of the UK quitting the EU

applicants from job seekers requiring sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. Non-UK candidates who do not currently have permission to work in the UK should be aware that, according to the appropriate SOC code for this post, sponsorship will not be available through the Skilled Worker Route. The UK Visas and Immigration Website provides more information about this.

However, we are authorised to hire teachers with a Frontier Worker permission. The GOV.UK website provides more information about this.

Interviews for this position are still ongoing.Applications will be examined as they are received, and early applications are encouraged because we may close the job advertisement sooner if we receive enough applications.

Informal contact details

Contact Role:

Pre-sessional Programme Director

Contact Name:

Anastasios Aimakopoulos

Contact phone:

+44 118 378 5189

Contact email:

The University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, endorses the Athena SWAN Charter for Gender Equality and the Race Equality Charter, and promotes LGBT+ equality. Applications for job-sharing, part-time, and flexible working arrangements are encouraged and will be considered based on business needs.