Summer School Managers (Centre Director, DOS, Activity Manager) and Teachers

Deadline: Fri 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Fri 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, Kent and West Sussex
  • Emerald Cultural Institute (UK)
  • Experience: NO PREFERENCE
  • Positions: 10
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Experienced managers and teachers required for summer school in UK. Centre Director, Director of Studies and Activity Manager needed at beautiful, well run centres in Kent and West Sussex.

Details of Position

The Emerald Cultural Institute is looking for dynamic, enthusiastic and diligent staff to work in our junior residential summer programmes in the UK (Kent and Sussex). Our courses are well run and have a great reputation in market for taking excellent care of our students aged 11-17 years.
We have vacancies for a Centre Director, Director of Studies, residential and non-residential teachers and an Activity Manager.
Positions are available for between 2 and 5 weeks.
The Centre Directors key responsibility is the smooth and efficient running of all aspects of the centre. S/he takes responsibility for the overall success of the course, ensuring that lessons and the leisure programme are delivered to our high standards. The CD is expected to take on and successfully handle a demanding workload which involves implementing, participating and monitoring the day-to-day management of the Centre.
The DOS main role is to advise and support teachers in the delivery of lessons, and conduct a weekly in-house training session. They also observe teachers and provide feedback on performance. It is a management position and the DOS should enjoy being involved in all aspects of the course and be able to support the other members of the management team.
Teachers will teach English classes of maximum 15 students in well equipped classrooms (all have internet access). They teach 15 hours a week (Mon-Fri) and residential teachers are involved in the activity and excurusion programme which runs in the afternoons and evenings.
The Activity Manager is responsible for the successful and smooth delivery of the activity and excursion programme and will manage a team of activity leaders. It is a management position and the applicant should enjoy being part of a close knit team and supporting the other team members.
All residential staff have one day off per week.
All residential posts include full board accommodation.
ECI is committed to safer recruitment and requires all staff members to have read and understood our Child Safeguarding Policy (a copy will be sent to all successful candidates). Please also note:
All references will be followed up
Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason why you should not be employed in situations where you have responsibility for or substantial contact with persons under the age of 18. You will also be required to sign a statement in your conditions of employment confirming the same.
An appropriate DBS disclosure will be applied for at the expense of the school if you do not already possess one.
Proof of identity and qualifications will be required
Any gaps in your CV must be explained


Centre Director - Previous summer school experience and experience of managing staff in an educational setting.
Director of Studies - DELTA/DipTESOL qualified (or equivalent).
A University Degree.
Excellent administration & communication skills.
Previous summer school experience and experience of managing staff in an educational setting desirable.
Teachers - CELTA qualified (or equivalent)
A University degree.
Good classroom management
Previous summer school experience an advantage
Activity Manager - No formal qualifications required but sporting certificates desirable.
Experience of working with children and in a summer school environment an advantage

Salary and Benefits

Centre Director - £650 pw + holiday pay
DOS - £530 pw + holiday pay
Activity Manager - £460 pw + holiday pay
Residential teachers - £340 pw + holiday pay
Full board accommodation provided at no extra cost for all residential staff.

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