Senior EFL Teacher

Deadline: Fri 11 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Fri 11 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, London UK
  • Kaplan International
  • Experience: NOT APPLICABLE
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

We are recruiting a Senior Teacher to assist the Director of Studies/ Deputy Principal in the overall management of the Academic department in the development of the teaching team and in ensuring that students derive the maximum benefit from their course by monitoring and providing guidance.

Details of Position

Kaplan International English, a division of Kaplan Inc., is an exciting company in the world of international education. With 41 English language schools in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, we are a leading provider of English language courses and other study abroad programmes for students from more than 100 countries around the world.
Kaplan Leicester Square is located in the heart of London, next door to the National Gallery and close to central London attractions such as Trafalgar Square and the London Eye. With a capacity of over 300 students, and a great nationality mix, we offer a great environment for our staff to work in as well as fantastic opportunities to progress within the company.
We are recruiting a Senior Teacher to assist the Director of Studies/ Deputy Principal in the overall management of the Academic department in the development of the teaching team and in ensuring that students derive the maximum benefit from their course by monitoring and providing guidance.
Main responsibilities and functions:
Duties Academic
-assist the DoS with the overall management of the academic department and to deputise for the DoS in his/her absence
-ensure the highest quality of teaching is being delivered
-have a good knowledge of the KIE Teacher Standards and make reference to these for observation feedback, appraisals and other teaching related conversations.
-mentor newly recruited teaching staff and to instruct and support them in the academic and administrative processes of the school
-identify training needs and areas for improvement and to lead staff training and development
-monitor and develop teaching and learning resources to ensure that appropriate materials and supplementary materials are available according to the syllabus.
-teach a variable lesson bank in agreement with the DoS of up to 21 hours per week dependent on time of year and circumstances

Duties Students
-plan and deliver an effective programme of induction for new students including learner training and orientation within the college
-be the primary point of contact in the academic department for all students and endeavour to -resolve issues and keep the DoS informed.
-track students progress, offer counselling and raise their awareness of the various possibilities open to them e.g. exam courses, Pathways programmes, UPS.

Duties Administrative
-assist the DoS with the administrative processes that support the smooth running of the academic department
Special requirements
The post holder is required to have a DBS (formerly CRB) check.
Application method: Apply with your CV and covering letter via our online application form.
Closing date: 11th May, 2018

Qualifications

Education and qualifications:
-DELTA or equivalent such as MA TEFL/EFL including observed teaching/Trinity Diploma or International Equivalent.
-bachelors degree as minimum
-experience and strong interest in teacher training, CPD and teacher observations
-knowledge of British Council and ISI inspection criteria
-experience of teaching exam preparation, EAP, Business English classes
-experience of conducting teacher observations
-excellent IT skills
-has a demonstrable interest in technology and an ability to use technology in an educational environment
-demonstrates a high level of customer service practices
-ability to identify suitable areas for training
-excellent time management, organisational and communication skills
-high level of self-motivation and pro-activity
-strong training skills and ability to adapt training to suit teachers individual needs and level of knowledge/ motivation
-curriculum /assessment writing (desirable)
-able to manage performance and development of staff (desirable)
-academic administration (timetabling etc.) (desirable)
-teacher recruitment (desirable)
-experience of line management of teachers (desirable)

Salary and Benefits

Salary: £25,500 per annum plus benefits

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