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     Posted: Fri 11st Apr 2014 16:35 GMT   Add to My Jobs' FolderAdd to My Jobs' Folder
    Summer Centre Staff
    Mackenzie School of English
    Location Edinburgh, Reading and Colchester UK, United Kingdom
    Deadline --
    Experience 2 years
    Positions18
    Details
    Are you looking for a fun, challenging and rewarding summer like never before?

    The Mackenzie School of English are now recruiting hardworking, professional and enthusiastic summer staff for their summer residential centres in both Edinburgh and Colchester. Contracts between 4 to 8 weeks are available.

    Description of school

    Mackenzie school of English specialises in the provision of language, culture and activity programmes to students aged 12 to 17 from all over the world.

    Our philosophy of being the best encourages and motivates students. Our forward thinking teaching methodology allows students to really use English. We are committed to delivering students outstanding experiences time after time.

    We are currently recruiting for the following roles:
    Centre Manager
    Director of Studies
    Activity Manager
    Teacher/Activity Leaders

    Qualifications
    CENTRE MANAGER
    You will be responsible for the day to day responsibility for the overall running of the centre and leading the team.
    Essential
    Degree qualified or equivalent
    Previous experience of summer school management
    Pastoral/welfare experience
    Team leadership skills and people management experience
    Excellent intrapersonal skills
    Excellent communication and time management skills
    Ability to remain calm under pressure
    Knowledge of IT packages
    Dedication and enthusiasm
    Desirable
    First Aid Certificate
    Experience with inspections from accredited bodies e.g. ISI & BC
    Please follow this link to view the job description: http://www.mackenzieschool.com/sites/default/files/Residential%20Centre%20Manager%202014_0.pdf

    DIRECTOR OF STUDIES
    You will play an integral part in implementing the academic programme and in the smooth running of the centre by working very closely with the Centre Manager.
    Essential
    Educated to degree level
    DELTA qualified or equivalent
    5 years teaching experience
    Knowledge of IT packages
    Previous Director of Studies summer school experience
    Excellent communication skills
    Ability to lead and support teaching staff
    Proficiency in time management
    Teacher observation experience
    Very strong organisational skills
    Can do attitude
    Approachable nature
    Desirable
    Experience with inspections from accredited bodies e.g. ISI & BC
    Please follow this link to view the job description: http://www.mackenzieschool.com/sites/default/files/Director%20of%20Studies%202014_1.pdf

    ACTIVITY MANAGER
    You will be responsible for implementing our social and activity programme and leading our fantastic team of enthusiastic activity leaders. You will also work closely with the Centre Manager and DOS to ensure there is always smooth communication across the centre.
    Essential
    Degree qualified
    Sports and social activities management
    Team leadership skills
    Knowledge of IT packages
    Strong people skills
    Residential Experience
    Excellent communication skills
    Ability to keep calm under pressure
    Approachable nature
    Boundless energy
    Can do attitude
    Desirable
    Sports and coaching qualifications
    First Aid Certificate
    Management experience in a YL environment
    Please follow this link to view the job description: http://www.mackenzieschool.com/sites/default/files/Activity%20Manager%202014.pdf

    TEACHERS/ACTIVITY LEADERS
    You will deliver high quality lessons and excellent activities to our students to provide them with an unforgettable experience.
    Essential
    Native English Speaker
    Minimum CELTA or Trinity TESOL
    First degree
    At least two years teaching experience
    Ability to multi task
    Excellent team player
    Must be enthusiastic and flexible
    Boundless energy
    Previous experience working with teenagers
    Good time management
    Desirable
    Previous residential experience
    Previous experience in a pastoral setting
    Interest in sports/drama/crafts
    Please follow this link to view the job description: http://www.mackenzieschool.com/sites/default/files/Teacher%20%26%20Activity%20Leader%202014_0.pdf

    If this sounds like you and you want to spend your summer in the Scottish Capital or the Oldest town in Great Britain (Colchester) then please send your cv with a cover letter to:
    Please make sure that you put the job title you are applying for and the location in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you.



    Eligibility and Safe Recruitment
    ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE UK
    The Mackenzie School of English takes safeguarding very seriously, these positions are regulated and will be subject to relevant Criminal Record Checks, references will be checked and all gaps in CVs will need to be explained.


    EU national preferred EU national preferred

    Compensation
    Compensation
    Centre Manager 650 p/w plus full board and accommodation
    DOS 520 p/w plus full board and accommodation
    Activity Manager 450 p/w plus full board and accommodation
    Teacher/ Activity Leader 375 p/w plus full board and accommodation.


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    Address 6 John's Place
    Edinburgh, EH6 7EP - United Kingdom
    Telephone (+44) 0131 555 5315
    Fax (+44) 0131 555 5155
    Contact person Lynne Campbell, Summer School Operations Manager
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