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School of Teacher Education and Professional Development (Hourly Paid Tutors) (4501)

Manchester  Metropolitan University is one of the UK's most inspiring higher education institutions, offering the opportunity for passionate and committed individuals to make a difference to the lives of people and communities locally, nationally and internationally.

We have a clear vision, a compelling strategy and our ambition is simple: to be the best modern university in the sector, where students and staff alike are equipped with every resource to excel.

Manchester Metropolitan University has been a pioneer in modern education since its origins in 1824.


Hourly Paid Tutors

We are looking to engage with academic professionals across a wide range of different specialisms on an hourly paid basis. These hours are available on a short term, ad hoc basis providing support to our students through a range of roles.  These will include tasks such as:

  • Marking academic work
  • Visits to schools to observe, give feedback and quality assure the mentor support available
  • Teaching across the portfolio of PGCE and undergraduate provision
  • Acting as a personal tutor
  • Interviewing potential students


You will have experience in delivering and supporting Higher Education activities, at an undergraduate and postgraduate level, in subject specific and interdisciplinary contexts or have strong relevant industry knowledge and experience. You will have a positive approach and the ability to contribute to a team.


As an Hourly Paid Tutor you are required to have:

  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to plan and prioritise workload to meet objectives.
  • The ability to use initiative when dealing with a wide range of issues and problems, challenging decisions appropriately.
  • A degree or appropriate equivalent experience in your subject area, along with knowledge and understanding of the changing nature of HE

Please specify on your application if you would like to be considered for:
- Primary and/or secondary teacher training, and if secondary, which subject you can offer
- Which of the list of tasks you could offer

Primary BA/PGCE teacher training


Secondary PGCE teacher training in these specialist subjects: Art and Design, Biology, Chemistry, Computing, Design and Technology, Drama, English, French, Geography, History, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Physics, Religious Education, Spanish , Psychology and Social Sciences.

We have a variety of days and hours available.  Please note that if we have no suitable hours available immediately, we will ask to retain your details in our talent pool for future opportunities.

If you have any queries, please contact Karen Duffy (

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.


  • Faculty / Function:
    Health & Education
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