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Graduate Teaching Assistant

Social Work

Location:  Wrexham
Salary:  £19,623 to £21,686 per annum, pro rata
Closing Date:  Sunday 21 August 2022
Reference:  2122755

Part time (0.6FTE)- Fixed term to September 2025. 

Wrexham Glyndwr University is a forward-thinking and student-focused institution that places great emphasis on its quality of learning and teaching and student experience. We are a vibrant and diverse University located in Wrexham, North East Wales.  Our strategic vision sets an ambitious agenda for our future success and growth, which focuses on the delivery of excellence in learning and teaching underpinned by research.

The Graduate Teaching Assistant will primarily assist academic staff in providing a high-quality student experience, which adds value to all stages of the learning experience. The post will provide additional support for students, which may include teaching, face to face drop-in sessions, assisting with student placements, on-line support and assistance to students with their writing and study skills.

Applicants must have a First-Class degree in social work or social science. Applicants need to have proven communication and organisational skills, an understanding and awareness of the UK higher educational system, and of the issues that may arise in such an environment. Successful applicants would be required to undertake and successfully complete the full-time MPhil in order to fulfil the role with the possibility of transfer to PhD.

The role is varied and challenging, so you will need to be a highly self-motivated individual who is able to work flexibly and to tight deadlines, both autonomously and as part of a team. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable, but not essential.

Please note that you are required to submit a short research proposal (no more than 2 sides of A4) to be submitted with your application in line with the topic of participation.

For an informal discussion please contact Vivienne Dacre, Principal Lecturer at v.dacre@glyndwr.ac.uk

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.


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Wrexham Glyndwr University is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates and will ensure applicants will not be discriminated against due to their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. The University will make all efforts to meet your access requirements, please contact our Human Resources Team as soon as possible to discuss any adjustments you may need.  

We welcome applications in Welsh and English. Any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.


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