Academic Manager- Language In Action
- Deadline: Mon 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
- United Kingdom, Brighton
- Language in Action Ltd
- Experience: 2 YEARS
- Positions: 1
- Degree Required
Details of Position
We seek a highly experienced, professional, energetic and dedicated Academic Manager to join our team. This role is mainly office-based in Brighton. We are passionate about improving the way English language is taught and learnt and are looking for a like- minded individual to lead our Academic team.
The successful candidate would work closely with the Academic Compliance Manger to prepare for the summer school sessions in 2018, focusing on teacher training, development of course materials that complement our communicative language approach, and dedicated academic support to all staff and students. The Academic Manger will also be responsible for all academic aspects of Language in Action including, managing the teaching team, organizing placement tests, streaming of classes, teaching when necessary, and implementing the academic programme. The purpose of the Academic Manger is to lead the team of Directors of Studies and teachers at the centres and ensure that they produce a language learning experience that meets the expectations of the participants and clients. In addition, to understand the importance of quickly putting a system in place, and a team together for a short-term contract.
The Academic Manager will work closely, not only with the teaching staff, but with the Centre Manager, Activity Manager/Welfare Officer, Group Leaders and Activity staff at all centres to produce the best possible course for our students. An understanding of the, sometimes, conflicting needs of both student-facing sides of a centre (teaching and activities) is essential.
Further details of the role and responsibilities to be discussed at interview.
Desirable: Already residing in Brighton, UK; A thorough knowledge of Trinity examinations; Experience of fast-paced and challenging summer school environment
Salary and Benefits
Typical working hours: Monday to Friday 09:30-17:30
Please send a full CV and a covering letter.
Language in Action Ltd
More Company Information
Language in Action offers a challenging, fun, and flexible environment in which to work. We work hard to ensure that staff return year after year by offering a competitive salary and taking care to encourage and facilitate professional development.
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