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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


The University of Cambridge’s Institute of Continuing Education (ICE), based at Madingley Hall, offers a vibrant and diverse array of courses for personal enrichment and academic and professional development. Courses range from non-award-bearing courses, many of which are open-access, to innovative part-time Master of Studies (MSt) degrees. Around 300 ICE panel tutors, across a variety of academic disciplines, make a vital contribution to the quality of teaching, learning and student support.

We are currently seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals with expertise in Coaching to join on our expert panel of hourly-paid, part-time sessional tutors. Panel tutors will undertake a variety of roles such as delivery of face-to-face and online teaching; conducting marking and providing feedback on assessments; designing and delivering short courses in Coaching. The Certificate in Coaching will also be delivered internationally therefore, there is opportunity to teach overseas. Applicants who are interested in teaching abroad should state this in their application. As we continue to develop, our portfolio in this subject there will be opportunity to undertake leadership and development duties within this area. This would include responsibility for coordination and delivery of the course. Full details of duties are available by enquiry.

Candidates will be educated to at least Master’s level and will have experience of teaching in a higher education setting. ICE’s undergraduate Certificate in Coaching course can be viewed here; 

Preferably, applicants will have experience of teaching diverse cohorts of undergraduate students in an established university setting and have experience of marking and providing feedback for summative assessments. A recognised higher education teaching qualification would also be beneficial. A student-centred approach and an interest in supporting adult part-time students from a broad range of educational backgrounds is essential. Tutors must be available to teach on selected dates from an existing schedule. Our main campus is located at Madingley Hall campus, which is four miles west of Cambridge city centre and details of teaching overseas will provided in advance.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Tom Monie by emailing 

In the first instance, please submit your professional CV (with names and details of two referees) a supporting statement of no more than 400 words outlining your interest in this tutoring opportunity to: Applicants who are interested in teaching overseas should state this on application.

The final closing date for applications is Monday 23 March 2020 23:59 (BST). Interviews will take place on Friday 3 April 2020.

Panel Tutors are not employees of the University but receive a Temporary Worker Agreement for their services from the Institute before their course begins, subject to the necessary Right to Work checks.