UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Current Vacancies

Short Course Language Tutors in Polish, Russian, Slovak, Macedonian, Romanian and Finnish.

Deadline: 14 May 2019

The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is seeking to make six appointments; Polish, Russian, Slovak, Macedonian, Romanian and Finnish Short Course Language Tutors. The appointment will be made on an 'as and when' basis (i.e. subject to there being sufficient number of students for the course to run) and classes will be confirmed at the start of each academic term. Teaching requirements will be confirmed at the start of 10 week sessions. Each class run for two hours and for each hour taught the teacher is paid an additional hour for preparation work and course work feedback.
The post holder will be preparing weekly lesson plans and delivering classes to students as well as setting and marking self-study exercises for the students. They will also maintain attendance lists and lodge copies of course syllabi and handouts used in teaching with the administrator. They post holder will also be expected to help to assess and allocate students to the correct level. 

Enquiries concerning the requirements of the post may be directed to Ms Ramona Gonczol at r.gonczol@ucl.ac.uk

Enquiries concerning the application process may be directed to Manpreet Karir at m.karir@ucl.ac.uk.​

Student Support Officer

Deadline: 28th May 2019

The UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES) is seeking to recruit a Student Support Officer to proactively assist the academic progress, wellbeing and wider experience of the School’s diverse community of undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. This position is a new role that forms part of the School’s strategy to further enhance our student experience and ensure our students receive world-class support and guidance at all stages of their studies with us. The post holder will support and advise the School's Departmental Tutor, Programme Area Coordinators and others to proactively oversee and manage the progression and well being of the School's Undergraduate and Postgraduate taught students. The post holder will also administer and coordinate the provision of academic and pastoral supports via the School's personal tutors. The post holder will hand and respond to student enquiries relating to progression and wellbeing matters and service as secretary to the School's Student/Staff Consultative Committee. You will also serve as the principal liaison point with the School's Student Society. The postholder will be expected to support and coordinate the school's participation in national and institutional student surveys and advise relevant colleagues on responding back to these. The postholder will be expected to administer and support the investigation and resolution of student complaints and disciplinary cases by the school. The postholder will also contribute to the production and publication of accurate, consistent and relevant information to current and prospective students on progression and wellbeing matters, including providing materials for the School's website, Moodle and to manuals and handbooks.

We are looking for a proactive individual with A-Levels or equivalent qualifications and someone who has previous experience of working with and/or supporting students at either the undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. The postholder will have prior experience of administering and supporting committees and experience of effectively reviewing, interpreting and applying rules, regulations, polities and procedures into your day-to-day work. The postholder must have excellent information technology skills, including Microsoft Word, excel and Outlook and have excellent attention to detail and accuracy. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare minutes and reports as well as possess the ability to undertake a variety of tasks simultaneously and prioritise your work effectively are essential.

Enquiries relating to the requirements of this role may be directed to Mr Michael Wozniak at m.wozniak@ucl.ac.uk

Enquiries relating to the application process may be directed to Ms Michelle Buckman  at m.buckman@ucl.ac.uk