Director of Studies - EC Bristol
- Deadline: Fri 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
- United Kingdom, Bristol (Post code: BS1 4JZ)
- EC English Language Centres
- Experience: 2 YEARS
- Positions: 1
- Degree Required
Details of Position
Established in 1991 EC Malta was ECs first and only school. This small school quickly gained a wonderful reputation and became one of the leading English language schools in Malta. Fast-forward to today we have over 20 schools in six countries on three continents and a fantastic status for delivering English Language courses to Adults and Young Learners globally. This year our 900-plus staff will help over 45,000 students from over 140 countries achieve their goals, access a bigger world and realize their dreams.
The Director of Studies is responsible for all aspects of the academic leadership and management within the school. They are responsible for creating a superior student centric learning experience through the delivery of an Academic product that exceeds the students expectations, ensuring that teacher development drives great academic learning.
They are also responsible for ensuring that the academic processes and procedures provide best practice in relation to accrediting/licensing bodies.
-Assists the Centre Director with the overall management and leadership of the centre and to meet the centres agreed key performance indicators
-Ensures that all the academic requirements as stipulated by the regulatory bodies as best practice are implemented and maintained in the school
-Builds a highly engaged, high performing and customer focussed teaching team with an appropriate range of expertise, through efficient recruitment procedures, robust induction and inspiring leadership
-Work with the Centre Director and Regional Academic Director to achieve the following academic KPIs: Classroom averages, Teacher Engagement, Student satisfaction (NPS), Student progress and Teaching delivery costs
-Organise student assessment, needs analysis and student academic induction on first day
Develops the academic and teaching team through developmental observation personalised development plans, team and individual training. Promotes success through coaching and counselling, and setting performance standards to achieve high performance and meet the teaching standards of the organisation
-Implements and ensures agreed teacher standards for classroom practice and staff room collaboration
-Ensures the smooth management of the academic department through effective administrative systems and delegation of administrative tasks
-Collaborate with other EC schools and share best practice
-Ensures that the academic progress and needs of the students are being met, by actively seeking feedback, investigating and solving any problems, counselling students on learning needs and maintaining a balance between company policy and student benefit in decisionmaking
-Builds a continuous learning culture for learners and staff
-Participates in incompany and industry events and trainings and promotes and facilitates best practice through active collaboration with other EC schools and departments
-Liaise with the Social Responsibility Manager to ensure that Social Responsibility is incorporated within the centres academic programme
-Bachelors degree plus:
-Diploma in EFL (Cambridge, Trinity or equivalent) / DELTA
-A Masters in Education
-Experience of managing a team
-Working in a multicultural environment
-Teacher training experience
-Experience of working with a budget
-We love what we do
-We go the extra mile
-We have a can-do mind-set
-We deliver what we promise
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Salary and Benefits
EC English Language Centres
More Company Information
EC is a market leader in the English language industry. We take pride in providing top quality service to our customers which, through constant improvements and innovations, touches the lives of thousands of people every year. Our business is a very human business and one that encourages self-expression, opinion and input from each and every one of our employees. Find out more about careers with EC.
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