Teaching Fellow in Hispanic Studies/Spanish




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£30,395 to £39,609 per annum.

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Full time (36.5 hours per week), fixed term position for 11 months: 1 September 2019 – 31 July 2020 

You will be expected to teach and supervise undergraduate students to a high standard. You will have the ability and willingness to develop and support the delivery of the Spanish language programme and will be familiar with teaching elements of language through translation. You will also be asked to make a contribution to the cultural content in Hispanic Studies, and you will be expected to participate as appropriate in the administration of departmental and School-wide activities. 


The Person Specification focuses on the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications required to undertake the role effectively. This is measured by (a) Application Form, (b) Test/Exercise, (c) Interview, (d) Presentation.

  • - A strong commitment and evidence of excellence in Spanish language teaching. (a,c) 
  • Native or near-native fluency in spoken and written Spanish. (a,c)
  • Minimum of a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in Hispanic Studies or a cognate discipline. (a)
  • Postgraduate qualification in Hispanic Studies, Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language or a cognate discipline. (a)
  • Ability to develop and deliver high-quality teaching, teach elements of Spanish language through translation, Spanish cultural modules and, where appropriate, to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate work. (a,c)
  • Ability to develop own teaching materials. (a,c)
  • Ability to support the department and the School in its on-going review and development of the teaching programme. (a,c)
  • Ability to undertake teaching-related tasks (e.g. setting examination papers and questions, marking, collecting student feedback through questionnaires, invigilation and pastoral support of students, as requested). (a,c)
  • Willingness to undertake roles and functions as required, such as attendance at meetings and participation in committees and groups. (a,c)
  • Willingness to engage in appropriate continuous rofessional development. (a,c)
  • Excellent command of spoken and written Spanish and English, effective communication and presentation skills. (a,c)
  • Good interpersonal skills. (c)
  • Competency in IT and familiarity with a computerised environment. (a,c)

Cómo solicitar 


Please contact Dr. Tom Whittaker, Head of Hispanic Studies (School of Modern Languages and Cultures), University of Warwick. t.whittaker@warwick.ac.uk for more information. 


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