Personal Academic Tutor (Nursing)

Opening Date:
25 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
18 Jul 2021
Salary Range:

Location: Canary Wharf

Would you like to work in a forward-thinking institution where values of student experience, customer service, academic quality, value for money and continuous improvement are at the forefront of how we make our decisions? Do you place the student at the heart of all that you do? If your answer is ‘yes’, we have a great opportunity for you to experience it all for yourself and to join our Academic Team as a Personal Academic Tutor.

This is an exciting opportunity to join as part of a brand-new programme designed to meet the needs of our students and in pursuit of Access and Participation Plan and Student Success Plan goals.

We are looking for a Personal Academic Tutor to be assigned to the Nursing and Healthcare programmes.

Working in collaboration with the Academic Development and the Study Skills Teams, you will provide tutoring support to ensure the personal and academic development of students. You will play a pivotal role in enabling students to achieve their full personal and academic potential. In addition, you will support the development and implementation of University targets in terms of Teaching & Learning metrics and goals that are aligned to the strategic aims and objectives of the University of Sunderland in London (UoSiL).

To be successful in this role, you will have a degree or equivalent professional qualification in Nursing, coupled with experience of working within Higher Education and an understanding of academic curriculum, assessment feedback and teaching and learning approaches. In addition, you will have the ability to engage and build confidence in students with regard to personal and academic ability. You will have excellent networking and relationship building skills and a proven experience of collaborating with programme leaders and student support services to effectively support students in their journey.

In return, you will have a unique opportunity to add real value and shape our teaching provision, while working with a dedicated and friendly team of academic and support colleagues. We also offer you our commitment to training and development, a generous annual leave provision and our location in Canary Wharf with many transport links for easy access.

An application form, job description and person specification can be viewed on our website. To apply you will need to register on our e-recruitment platform and complete and application form.

For an informal conversation about the role, you can contact Elisha Kwasi Anti; Senior Lecturer (Academic Development- Employability and Work Placements), via email

Closing Date: midnight, Sunday 18 July 2021

Interview date: TBC