Director of Studies in Edinburgh, Leeds and Colchester

Deadline: Thu 31 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • Deadline: Thu 31 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, Edinburgh, Colchester & Leeds,
  • St Andrew's College Language Schools Ltd
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Positions: 6
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

St Andrew's College Language Schools is a British Council accredited provider and we have vacancies for Summer Centre staff including DoS, Teachers, Centre Manager, Activities Manager, and Activity Leader at our Junior Centres in the UK: Edinburgh,Glasgow, Colchester, Leeds and London.
We are looking for friendly, motivated staff for all positions working with students aged 11-18.
Residential and non-residential positions are available, and our centres run for 4 to 9 weeks

Details of Position

The Director of Studies is responsible for the implementation and administration of all aspects of the academic programme, including the management of the teaching team and their performance.
This is a management position and therefore, you should expect a demanding workload. It can also be a residential position. If an applicant chooses to take the residential option, duties may include assisting with supervision of students in the halls of residence and he/she should be available at agreed times to assist, if required.
The role of a DOS incorporates the following:
With the other members of the management team, ensuring that a high quality programme is delivered, following our guidelines closely.
Overall management of the academic programme and the teaching team, ensuring that it is of the highest possible standard so that the students derive the maximum benefit from their course
Ensuring that lessons and activities are integrated, following our syllabus and guidelines
Safety and welfare of all students at all times
On the application form, you will be required to sign a form declaring details of any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings, and any other information that may have a bearing on your suitability for the post. Furthermore, if your application is successful, you will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland background check / DBS to work in England. (Payable by the employee)


Essential Requirements
1. Educated to degree level (Level 6) +
2. Cambridge DELTA* or Trinity College London, Dip TESOL* or
PGCE TEFL/TESOL* or a taught post-graduate course (MA equivalent) in TEFL/TESOL, including at
least 6 hours of supervised teaching practice
3. At least 3 years full-time EFL experience.
4. Awareness of the responsibilities of working with students who are under the age of 18.
Desirable Requirements
1. Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
2. Over three years full-time EFL experience
3. Proven competence in academic leadership
4. Proven people management skills
5. Able to adapt quickly to change
6. Proven competence in administration
7. Computer literate and able to deal with large amounts of data.
8. Smart personal appearance

Salary and Benefits

Total Salary: £595 / week
Hours: 35 hours / week
Accommodation: Included
Duration: Summer 2018
Reports to: Director Of Studies: Lauren Henderson and Director of Operations.

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