School of GeoSciences

Tutoring and Demonstrating

The School offers Postgraduate Research students the opportunity to support teaching across a wide range of undergraduate and taught postgraduate courses.

Latest News

The Tutoring and Demonstrating Induction session will take place on the 15th September 2017.  You can register for the induction here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tutoring-and-demonstrating-induction-2017-tickets-34652980999.  Find out more about tutoring and demonstrating in the School of GeoSciences. 

 

Payment deadline for 2016-2017 work

Payment must be claimed for work within three months of the work being carried out.  You should not be submitting timesheets after three months and those who submit timesheets in Semester 1 2017-2018 for work carried out in 2016-2017 may be unable to be authorised.  This is with the exception of field trips taking place over the summer. 

 

August & September Field trips

All those attending field trips as a field work demonstrator must have completed the first aid training course.  Those on a  tier 4 visa working over 20 hours must have their annual leave confirmed to the T&D office.

 

Teaching Matters

A short blog post describing the review we carried out and the format we have now has been posted on the IAD webpage, you can see it here http://www.teaching-matters-blog.ed.ac.uk/?p=1526 

 

Tutoring and Demonstrating – the process

An overview of the T&D system in the School of GeoSciences

Eligibility to Work

Tutoring, Demonstrating and Course Assistant positions are only available to current PhD and MSc students who meet the required criteria. Restrictions are also placed on those who hold a tier 4 visa. Further information on eligibility can be found on this page.

Courses and Requirements

Information on courses, T&D Requirements & Vacancies

How to get involved – for new Tutors and Demonstrators

Information to get started as a Tutor or Demonstrator

Payment

How to get paid, pay rates and pay arrangements

Unpaid Teaching Requirements

For students whose funding requires unpaid teaching hours to be completed

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions for Tutors and Demonstrators

Useful Contacts

Who to get in touch with