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Pre-Sessional Tutors - English for Academic Purposes at UCD ALC

The UCD Applied Language Centre is seeking to appoint well-qualified and experienced EAP Tutors

These tutors will deliver our 2022 Summer Pre-Sessional Programmes (PSP):

10-Week PSP on-campus: 13 June - 19 August

7-Week PSP on-campus: 6 June - 22 July

7-Week PSP on-campus: 4 July - 19 August

7-Week PSP at-distance: 13 June - 29 July

7-Week PSP at-distance: 11 July - 26 August

The successful candidates will:

Deliver EAP classes (online or in-person as required), facilitate 1:1 student consultations and support autonomous learning activities.

Work with other tutors over shared classes and liaise with the Programme Coordinator to ensure all aspects of course delivery meet the Centre’s required standards and learning objectives.

Participate in assessment procedures, mark to set criteria and provide feedback.

Assist with administrative duties as required in maintaining detailed records of attendance and work completed in each class.

Attend team meetings as required.


Undergraduate degree (any discipline)

Recognised TEFL qualification

Experience of teaching EAP

Specialist area: academic skills of research essay writing, critical reading and seminar/ presentation


MA TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related discipline

Experience of teaching on university-based EAP courses

Experience of administering high-stakes summative assessments

Successful candidates are expected to attend a 4-hour induction session and administer placement tests the week before the course commences.

The rate of pay for teaching ranges from €28.63 to €32.09 per hour.

The rate of pay for teaching is set depending on qualification and years of ELT experience. Teachers will also be paid for meetings and examination marking.

Please email a cover letter and CV to (to the attention of the Academic Coordinator, Dr Stergiani Kostopoulou) and clearly indicate which course(s) you are interested in. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.


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