Academic Manager

Deadline: Fri 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • United Kingdom, Manchester
  • Excel College
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Details of Position

Excel College is a British Council accredited English Language College located in Manchester city centre. We offer a range of English courses for international students aged 16 and above, including General English courses at every level. We are an established provider of IELTS, Trinity and Cambridge exam preparation courses and also deliver bespoke ESP courses.
Due to restructuring of the management team, a position has become available for an experienced, self-motivated Academic Manager with a proven track record and an understanding of British Council inspection guidelines.

The successful candidate will be required to:
Manage the academic side of the school's business
Support the development of the teaching team and ensure the highest quality of teaching is being delivered
Monitor student progress and attendance, and address related issues
Administer student placement testing
Design bespoke ESP courses, for individuals and groups
Teach up to 15 hours per week, as and when required
Develop and maintain academic resources
Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:
Strong and varied ELT background
Ability to communicate clearly and to inspire and motivate
Commitment to quality at all levels
Experience of academic management (including teacher training, CPD, observations, timetabling, knowledge of British Council inspection criteria)
Experience of course design
Knowledge of and ability to use technology in an educational environment
Ability to manage recruitment, performance and development of staff
Excellent time management and organisational skills

Excel College is committed to the safeguarding of under 18s. All adults associated with the college are expected to share the college ethos and actively engage in looking after under 18s safely. All posts are subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.


Degree plus DELTA or equivalent.
Native level English speakers only.

Salary and Benefits

£22,000 to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.

Company Details

Excel College
More Company Information
St James' Building
89 Oxford Street
M1 6FQ
United Kingdom
Click here to visit the Excel College website
Contact person:
Mian Shuttleworth, HR Officer

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