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Language Tutor in French (Fixed Term for 1 year)

Opportunities at the University of Nottingham in Ningbo China

Location:  Ningbo
Salary:  Salary will be within the range of RMB 245,440 to RMB 301,708 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance)
Closing Date:  Friday 25 September 2020
Reference:  181323

Join a unique British University in China.  The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. This award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 8,000 in just 16 years. 

The Language Centre

The Language Centre sits in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities and currently delivers core language provision for three degree programmes: BA International Communications, BA International Studies and BA International Business (with Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Japanese or Korean) as well as MA International Communications and MA Interpreting and Translation.  The Language Centre also delivers optional language modules that are taken university wide by students on a wide range of degree programmes.  In addition to this the Language Centre is also developing a commercial evening class programme as well as Executive Education courses for target audiences.

Since its inception in 2005, the Language Centre has continued to grow significantly. At present, it caters for over 1,000 students.

Candidates must hold a degree in a relevant subject and a Language teaching qualification (such as Teaching French as a Second Language or degree in French language teaching).They must also have the ability to teach French language from beginner to advanced levels; be able to use digital tools effectively for teaching and administration and be competent in the use of effective communication and presentation skills in English. 

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver French language classes across all years of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; to develop resources to support independent learning, to contribute to our developing external activities and to carry out administration and developmental activities in line with the strategic development of the Centre.

Salary will be within the range of RMB 245,440 to RMB 301,708 per annum depending on skills and experience (salary progression beyond this is subject to performance). In addition, an attractive package including accommodation allowance, travel allowance and insurance will be provided for international appointments.

This post is available from February 2021 and will initially be offered on a one year fixed-term contract with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China. It will be renewed upon performance for a period of up to 3 years. This contract may be extended on an indefinite basis by mutual agreement.

All applicants are required to formally apply online for the position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Penelope Franco Estrada ( Director of the Language Center, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

For more details and/or to apply on-line please access:

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department,
 Tel: 86 574 8818 0000, Ext. 8854. Email:

Please quote ref. 181323.   Closing date: 25 September 2020

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China in October 2020.

Please be advised that your referees will be contacted prior to interview.

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