Working at the ELTC

We're one of the largest University-based language schools in the UK, supporting over 3,000 students a year on a range of programmes. Find out more about working at the ELTC, details of any current job vacancies, and information about our work experience programme.

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Current vacancies

English Language Tutor (University English) - Multiple Posts / Fixed-Term

Job Reference Number: UOS040335
Salary: £37,099 to £38,205 per annum (pro-rata)
Closing Date: 22 April 2024

Would you like to join one of the busiest university summer schools in the country? We are currently recruiting for tutors to teach on our full-time University English programme.

You will join an encouraging team focused on helping students improve their English for personal and professional development in a university environment. Most of the students are not planning to join a degree programme after this course. Many students come from partner universities around the world, and some are required to take the IELTS test at the end of the course. Teachers are well supported by Assistant Directors of Studies and have access to a range of course books and resources.

Further information about dates and criteria can be found in the job description linked below.

Job Description (.pdf, 505 KB)

To apply for any vacancies please click the link below and search for the appropriate reference number.

Work experience

Work experience placements are not currently available at our centre. We will update this webpage with further details once we're able to begin offering work experience again.

The University of Sheffield takes its public and social responsibility seriously. We are committed to making the world a better place.

This approach is embedded in everything we do, from partnerships with local and global organisations to our research and teaching. As a University department, the ELTC shares this commitment.

One way it does so is by providing young people in the Sheffield region with learning opportunities, and practical experience, which aim to equip them for their future working life.

Staff at the ELTC undertake a range of roles which are reflected in the work experience placements we offer. 

Our placements are designed to be informative and motivating, providing hands-on experience and active engagement.


We can only arrange internships to current students and recent graduates of The University of Sheffield through the University's internship programme.

We are unable to accommodate any internship requests from external organisations or individuals not currently studying at The University of Sheffield. For more information please visit Career Connect.

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Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.