Degree Apprenticeship Lecturer

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Arden University is a growing organisation delivering online only and blended study options to students studying towards undergraduate degrees and master’s and MBA programmes. We have study centres in numerous locations across the UK, as well as a centre in Berlin, and a head office based in Coventry. 

The role

Pay £45/hr – This is a freelance role.

Delivering at one of our UK study centres (London, Birmingham or Manchester), you will be teaching Arden University blended learning students by utilising a range of innovative learning materials and resources both in class and online. You will be focusing on our Degree Apprenticeships programme and experience of teaching similar is essential.

Being experienced at teaching students in either Business Management or Digital & Technology Solutions, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to deliver student-centred teaching approaches. Ideally you will have a teaching qualification or be prepared to work towards one. In addition, you will hold an undergraduate degree, as well as holding Masters in a subject relevant to your teaching focus. Demonstrable industry experience will enhance your application but is not essential.  

As our teaching is done both online and in person, experience of delivering lectures and supporting students in an online or blended learning environment would be desirable. Exposure to virtual learning environments, and other online tools to support student learning (e.g. Moodle, Blackboard or similar).

About Arden University

At Arden University our vision is to make education more accessible, engaging and beneficial to people everywhere. It is an exciting period for the University as we continue with our transformation and development programme, driving an industry-leading learner experience and further developing our innovative ‘compressed-blended’ full time degrees across 5 campus locations. We are ambitious in our growth plans, and have just set out our 5 year strategy, which involves developing new courses, expanding into more countries across the globe and continuing to provide our students with a first-class education experience, accessible in a flexible and convenient way.

We pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our students, supporting them realise their potential. We recognise that the pressures of people’s hectic, modern lives often mean our students are constrained - by location, cost, family/caring commitments or simply time. By making our degrees, masters and MBA programmes available through both online distance learning and flexible on-campus ‘blended’ study, we have been able to support students ranging from 18 to 80 years old to achieve their ambitions and benefit from Higher Education.

This is an exciting time to join a University that represents the future of Higher Education. 

Working pattern

Whilst some of the role involves supporting students virtually, you will also be required to deliver up to 18 hours face to face learning during a 3 month teaching block. The specific detail will be discussed with you during the interview.  

Please outlined in your application your availability to deliver teaching, and your preferred study centre.

As a suitable applicant you will be able to demonstrate you hold a British/EU/EEA passport, a tier one visa, or a valid Biometric Residence Permit.

For more information on our programmes of study or on Arden University, please visit  

We are really excited for you to view our new TV advertisement which went live in July 2020, and may help you to understand more about Arden University. 


Additional information

  • Remote status

    Fully remote

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