English speaking Lecturer for Global MBA (freelancer) | Barcelona, Spain

Location: BSBI Barcelona (CETT · Av. de Can Marcet, 36-38, 08035 Barcelona, Spain)

Reports professionally: Provost & Chief Academic Officer

Representation for: Lecturer for Global MBA in Barcelona

About BSBI

BSBI’s mission is to educate students to effectively shape the future and become excellent leaders of tomorrow in an ever-changing business world.

It also aims to teach students to understand how businesses function and how economic success is generated.

BSBI offers industry-relevant programmes that focus on the development of practical entrepreneurial skills necessary for professional success.

Located in the heart of Berlin with different campuses around Europe, we are an international business school that offers academic excellence, is a member of Global University Systems (GUS) and provides unlimited career opportunities for its students and staff.


  • Teaching in English the assigned academic modules according to the curriculum.
  • Administering, proctoring and marking all students‘ assignments and exams papers of all assigned classes.
  • Amending or designing and developing a new curriculum for a module, if required.
  • Updating a syllabus or syllabi, if required.
  • Supervising a number of dissertations per academic year (if required).
  • Providing consultation and mentoring to students.
  • Creating assignment briefs and exams papers.
  • Providing feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence.
  • Teaching students study skills relevant to programmes and exam-taking strategies.
  • Providing, if needed, private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance and to prepare for exams.
  • Assessing students’ progress throughout tutoring sessions.
  • Scheduling tutoring appointments with students.
  • Monitoring student performance or assisting students in academic environments, such as classrooms, laboratories, or computing centres.
  • Organising the tutoring environment to promote productivity and learning.
  • Participating in training and development sessions to improve tutoring practices or learn new tutoring techniques.
  • Communicate effectively with students and convey passion for learning.
  • Maintaining records of students’ assessment results, progress, feedback, or school performance, ensuring confidentiality of all records.
  • Preparing lesson plans or learning modules for tutoring sessions according to the Programmes needs and goals.
  • Creatively design teaching materials that maximises student’s experience.
  • Developing content, both written and recorded, as directed by the Chief Academic Officer.
  • Researching or recommending textbooks, software, equipment, or other learning materials to complement tutoring.
  • Communicating students’ progress to students in written progress reports, in person, by phone, by e-mail and/or teleconferencing.
  • Identifying, developing, or implementing intervention strategies, tutoring plans, or individualised education plans (IEPs) for students.
  • Performing day-to-day tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork related to teaching activities.
  • Provide feedback to students on their progress.
  • Playing a proactive role in promoting the School.
  • Providing all students with tutor support to develop their assignments.
  • Participating in School‘s activities as required by the Chief Academic Officer.

Professional competencies

  • Master’s (MBA desirable) or PhD degree
  • Prior teaching experience in higher education at University level
  • Very good knowledge of Windows OS, of MS Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Teams
  • Scientific publications in a related discipline
  • Fluent in spoken and written English (minimum 6.5 IELTS)
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Knowledge of Educational Platforms (i.e. Canvas, Blackboard etc.)
  • Working knowledge of timetabling software
  • Sound knowledge of study regulations and rules

Personal competencies

  • Very good organisational and communication skills
  • High social competence and assertiveness
  • Maintaining an overview even with high workloads
  • Entrepreneurial and economic way of thinking and working
  • Resilient and flexible
  • Motivated for further academic and professional development


  • Further training and vocational education, as well as polishing up academic titles
  • Exchange possibilities with GUS entities in other countries
  • Team events
  • Special conditions from BSBI business partners
  • Free refreshments 

How to apply

Please send your CV and letter of application to bsbi.recruitment@berlinsbi.com.

While we aim to respond to all applications received, in some cases where the number of applications is high, we might be unable to confirm receipt of all applications or the result after the first round of assessment. Therefore, should you not hear from us two weeks after the closing date of the applications, please consider that your application was not successful on this occasion. However, we would be pleased for you to apply for other roles that may suit your skills and chosen career path.

Candidates must have the right to work in Spain. BSBI is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

The post holder may be asked to undertake different or additional duties in line with business requirements at the request of their line manager.

There is an expectation that all employees will maintain the values of the company and the Group it belongs to and will comply with the code of conduct as well as equality and diversity, health and safety and safeguarding policies.