Online Tutors for BSc Computer Science
London Senate House

Job reference: 002027

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 30/09/2022

Salary: £1,291.60 per 22 week session (indicative fee for 50 students), £1,522.50 per 22 week session (indicative fee for 100 students)

Employment type: Self-employed Contractor

Department: University of London - Worldwide

Sub-Department: Administration

Hours per week: 1.5

The University of London is looking for Online Tutors to support the new and innovative online BSc Computer Science programmes that will be the first undergraduate programmes to be delivered by Coursera.

The Opportunity

The University of London is accepting applications for Online Tutors to support the online BSc Computer Science programme, with academic direction from Goldsmiths.

More information about the BSc Computer Science programme can be found here:


The role

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to act as Online Tutors for the next session beginning in October 2022. The Online Tutor’s task will be to provide online support via the Coursera platform; marking coursework assignments and providing feedback to students. Each Online Tutor will be supported by a Module Leader and Programme Director and will work closely with University of London’s Student Relationship Managers.

You would be engaged as a self-employed independent contractor and not as an employee of the University of London.

We would also like to hear from individuals interested in undertaking examination duties (these duties are arranged separately).


Candidate Profile

You will be a motivated individual who enjoys working with students and who is driven to support students to achieve success in their studies.

You will have experience working in a Higher Education Institution and have a computer science or related undergraduate qualification with good programming skills, particularly skills in JavaScript programming language.

Further details can be found in the person specification.


How to Get Involved

To apply, please follow the steps below:

  1. Please submit your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification.
  2. Please also include in the covering letter details of which module(s) you wish to teach and the experience you have to support this.
  3. Please complete the following online tests along with your application:

Maths teaching task (if interested in working on maths modules):

Programming teaching task (if interested in working on programming/other modules):

Please click the ‘apply’ button below to complete and submit an application for the position.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity, please contact Adrian Calo via email at

The University of London

The University of London is one of the largest and most diverse higher education institutions in the world. With a mission to transform lives through knowledge, it delivers high quality academic programmes, brings benefits to society through its research in the humanities and social sciences, and leverages intellectual connections through public engagement.

Today, students of the University of London’s distance and flexible learning programmes study from a suite of 100+ academic programmes, with some taking the award through self-study or through support from local teaching institutions.

The University’s distance and flexible learning provider is the world’s largest classroom, with 50,000 students worldwide, and over 1.4 million learners on the Coursera online platform for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), bringing this global reach to 1.4 million people around the world, covering more than 180 countries.

Further information about the University of London is available at: