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     Posted: Sat 20th Sep 2014 13:47 GMT   Add to My Jobs' FolderAdd to My Jobs' Folder
    Academic Manager, Ethiopia
    British Council
    Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Deadline Monday 15. September 2014
    Experience 4 years
    Details
    THE OPPORTUNITY:

    We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Academic Manager to join the English team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The appetite for English in Ethiopia is large and the country is experiencing significant economic growth. There is a definite potential for the English and Exams to increase the reach and impact of the British Council in the country. The post holder will be responsible for realising this ambition, ensuring the quality of delivery and safeguarding the British Council’s reputation in Ethiopia.

    Some of the main duties include:
    • Operational Management:The post holder will be actively involved in defining the business strategy for the English and Exams business in Ethiopia and responsible for achievement of the agreed financial and non-financial targets. This role will involve management of the customer service function and achievement of standards prescribed in the Customer Management Framework.

    • Teaching/Exams Quality Standards (TQS/ EQS):The post holder is responsible for ensuring the operation in Ethiopia meets and maintains the quality standards stipulated in the British Council TQS and EQS frameworks

    • Staff Management:The post holder directly line manages six staff and oversees the performance of a cadre of all English and Exams related staff working in Ethiopia. The E&E staff in Ethiopia will include an Exams Manager, Customer Service Officers, a cadre of local teachers and International consultants/trainers

    Due to immigration, a UK passport is essential for this role.

    Qualifications
    We require the successful candidate to have at least two years academic management experience in a teaching centre, to have substantial teacher training experience and to have worked on large-scale English projects.

    Candidates also need to have a DELTA, Trinity Dip. TESOL or equivalent TEFL-Q as well as a first degree.



    Compensation
    £24,844 per annum plus housing allowance, school fees, transfer assistance, baggage allowance and airfares to post. BUPA Health insurance is included as well.


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    Address 10 Spring Gardens
    LONDON, SW1A 2BN - United Kingdom
    Click here to visit the British Council website
    Telephone 020 7389 4908
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    Contact person Peter Tims, Recruitment Consultant
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