Director of Studies, Language In Action Ltd

Deadline: Fri 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
  • Deadline: Fri 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, Brighton
  • Language in Action Ltd
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Director of Studies, UK.
Brighton,
7th- 18th February
26th - 3rd March
5th - 10th March

Details of Position

Director of Studies, Language In Action Ltd
Job Description: Language in Action Ltd is an exciting language provider with an innovative approach to language learning. Our courses offer all students an opportunity to use newly learnt English language skills in real life English situations. We bring the English language classroom to life and the classroom to the English Language.
We seek experienced, professional, energetic and dedicated residential Directors of Studies to join our team. This role will be centre-based on our centre in Brighton for our next groups coming. Our groups are coming: 7th -14th February; 12th 18th February; 26th- 3rd March; 5th - 10th March and of course for future groups.
We are passionate about improving the way English language is taught and learnt and are looking for like-minded individuals to lead the Academic teams at our centres. The successful candidate would work focusing on teacher training, implementation of our exclusive course materials that complement our communicative language approach, and dedicated academic support to all teaching staff and students. The Director of Studies will also be responsible for all academic aspects of the centre including managing the teaching team, organising placement tests, streaming of classes, teaching when necessary.
The purpose of the Directors of Studies and teachers at the centre is to ensure that they produce a language learning experience that meets the expectations of the participants and clients. The Director of Studies will work closely, not only with the teaching staff, but with the Centre Manager, Activity and Welfare Manager, Group Leaders and Activity staff at the centre to produce the best possible course for our students. An understanding of the occasionally conflicting needs of both student-facing sides of a centre (teaching and activities) is essential.
Essential
A first degree
DELTA/DipTESOL (or equivalent)
3+ years experience
Current enhanced DBS check (and/or international police check)
Desirable
Experience of working with young learners

Language in Action Ltd is committed to ensuring that the safeguarding of our students is paramount and we expect our staff to share this commitment so an enhanced DBS check (or international equivalent) and 2 positive references are a condition of employment:
references will be followed up
all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily
proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required
reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that applicants should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18
appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment

Qualifications

MUST have:
DELTA / DipTESOL (or equivalent)
First degree
Significant teaching and managerial experience in the TEFL sector
Further details of the role and responsibilities to be discussed at interview.
Applicants must have permission to work in the UK.

Salary and Benefits

Director of Studies: £500p/w, plus full board and accommodation in modern residences for the duration of the contract.

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