Senior Teacher

Deadline: Fri 19 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • United Kingdom, Kaplan International Manchester
  • Kaplan International English
  • Experience: 2 YEARS
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Details of Position

Main responsibilities and functions
Duties
•To assist the DoS with the overall management and administrative processes that supports the smooth running of the academic department.
• To ensure the highest quality of teaching is being delivered.
• To have a good knowledge of the KIE Teacher Standards and make reference to these for observation feedback, appraisals and other teaching related conversations.
• To provide teachers with a comprehensive induction, ongoing training and support to enable them to exploit a range of technology tools, techniques and ideas within their blended lessons.
• To mentor newly recruited teaching staff and to instruct and support them in the academic and administrative processes of the school.
• To identify training needs and areas for improvement and to lead staff training and development.
• To monitor and develop teaching and learning resources to ensure that appropriate materials and supplementary materials are available according to the syllabus.
• To assist in the interviewing of prospective teaching staff.
• To work with staff to enable the smooth operation of IT systems in the college.
• To teach a variable lesson bank in agreement with the DoS of up to 21 hours per week, plus additional cover if required.
• To plan and deliver an effective programme of induction for new students, including learner training and orientation within the college.
• To track the progress of students; offer counselling, assign and monitor individual study plans and raise their awareness of the various possibilities open to them e.g., exam courses, Pathways programmes, UPS.
• To manage and update the tracking progress spread sheet on a weekly basis.
• To work with other permanent support staff in achieving the above aims.

Qualifications

Education and Qualifications
Essential
•DELTA or equivalent such as MA TEFL/EFL including observed teaching/Trinity Diploma or International equivalent
•A bachelor’s degree as minimum

Work Experience and Knowledge
Essential
• Experience of teaching Exams, EAP, Business English and Young Learners.
• Experience and strong interest in teacher training and CPD.
• Experience in teacher observations.
• Knowledge of British Council and ISI inspection criteria.
Desirable
• E-learning experience
• Academic administration ( timetabling etc)
• Teacher recruitment
• Experience of line management of teachers
Skills and Competencies
Essential
• Excellent IT skills, including use of databases
• Has a demonstrable interest in technology and an ability to use technology in an Educational environment
• Demonstrates a high level of customer service practices
• Excellent time management and organisational skills
• Excellent communication skills
• High level of self-motivation and pro-activity
• Strong training skills and ability to adapt training to suit teacher’s individual needs and level of knowledge/ motivation

Desirable
• Curriculum /assessment writing
• Able to manage performance and development of staff
All references will be checked regarding each applicant’s suitability to have responsibility for, substantial access to, and care of children under 18.
Proof of Identity and all relevant qualifications will be required and photocopies taken of the original certificates.
An enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check will be completed prior to confirmation of appointment.
Any gaps in an applicant’s employment history must be explained satisfactorily.

Salary and Benefits

£21,500 pa for a 37.5 hour week.
25 days holiday.
Pension available.
K+ Benefits provided, which includes medical & dental cover plus cashback on High Street shops.
There are also plenty of CPD opportunities and progression within the company.

Company Details

Company/Organisation:
Kaplan International English
More Company Information
Address:
1 Portland Street
6th floor
Manchester
M1 3BE
United Kingdom
Telephone:
0161021908220
Website:
Click here to visit the Kaplan International English website
Contact person:
Sarah Shinnick, Director of Studies

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