Centre Manager, Director of Studies, Activity Manager

Deadline: Fri 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Fri 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, Manchester and York
  • New College Group
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Positions: 6
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Are you an enthusiastic, flexible, can-do person? We are looking for motivated, reliable and qualified team members for New College Group's Summer Schools in York and Salford (Manchester).

We have positions available for Centre Managers, Directors of Studies and Activity Managers.

We are currently recruiting for the following centres:
York (Queen Ethelburgas School) 1-29 July (11-17 age range)
Salford University 1 July 12 August (12-17 age range)

Details of Position

Centre Manager
You will have overall responsibility for the School, including ensuring the academic and social programmes are run effectively, and you will line manage the Director of Studies and the Activity Manager. You will ensure the safeguarding and welfare of the students, communicate effectively with staff, students, Group Leaders, the host institution and NCG Head Office, complete all paperwork in a timely manner, keep within the set budgets and deliver an amazing experience to both students and Group Leaders.

Director of Studies
You will be responsible for the smooth running of the academic programme and will manage a team of teachers, some of whom may be relatively inexperienced. Duties include induction of academic staff, assessment testing and placement of students, timetabling, teacher observations.

Activity Manager
You will be responsible for the efficient running of the social programme, which includes at least one half day visit and one full day trip every week, as well as sports and leisure activities onsite. You will manage a team of Activity Leaders and will ensure that the safeguarding and welfare of students is at the forefront of everything you do.

New College Group is accredited by the British Council and ISI.

New College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all staff are expected to share this commitment. Therefore, all references will be followed up, gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily and appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to appointment. A DBS check will be requested in the event of a successful application, 50% of the cost being borne by NCG.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.


Centre Manager
university degree
previous management experience essential preferably within a Summer School
excellent communication, time management and interpersonal skills
native level competence in English
flexibility and adaptability and the ability to think on your feet
experience of money management/budgets
first aid certificate desirable

Director of Studies
university degree
DELTA qualified
previous Summer School experience
excellent organisational skills

Activity Manager
previous experience of working on a Summer School social programme
managerial experience
excellent communication, time management and interpersonal skills
excellent organisational skills
boundless enthusiasm and the ability to motivate staff, students and Group Leaders
first aid certificate desirable

Salary and Benefits

Centre Manager £550 per week + 12.07% holiday pay paid at end of contract + board and accommodation

Director of Studies - £530 per week + 12.07% holiday pay paid at end of contract. Position is non-residential at Salford, residential at York (board and accommodation provided)

Activity Manager £400 per week + 12.07% holiday pay paid at end of contract + board and accommodation

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