Wed May 23 07:13:08 GMT+00:00 2018

Centre Manager and Academic Manager - Residential Junior Summer School

Deadline: Thu 31 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Thu 31 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom, South of England (UK)
  • British Study Centres
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 3
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

British Study Centres are looking for experienced Academic Managers and Centre Managers to work at their Residential Junior Summer Schools across the south of England. Full job descriptions for both roles can be found on our website (link below).

Details of Position

LONDON AND OTHER LOCATIONS
ACADEMIC MANAGER - RESPONSIBILITIES
ACADEMIC
Run student test, levelling and placement efficiently
Timetabling
Manage academic resources including promotion of Bellbird
Run INSETs
Carry out at least one observation/feedback for each TAL
Administer student reports and certificates
Hold regular academic meetings with teaching staff
Cover teaching if required
TEACHER TRAINING
Potentially deliver a course of teacher training to a number of visiting group leaders
Raise the awareness of language acquisition in young learners at primary and secondary school level
Present a range of techniques for teaching English to young learners
Explore how to select, design and evaluate the use of a range of new learning materials in the classroom
CENTRE & HEAD OFFICE
Work with the management team to ensure smooth running of the course
Hold regular whole staff meetings with management team
Plan and deliver clear and informative student inductions with the management team
Communicate regularly with HO
Respond to all requests/correspondence from HO in a timely fashion
Complete any administration tasks as required by HO in a timely manner
SOCIAL & PASTORAL
Work with management team to ensure academic and social programmes are integrated
Participate in all activities /excursions enthusiastically as required
Perform all residential duties punctually and professionally
Be aware of your duties as per the weekly timetable
Actively supervise mealtimes on a rota basis
Undertake wake up duty on a rota basis
Undertake night duty on a rota basis
Be a role model for the students
CENTRE MANAGER - RESPONSIBILITIES
CENTRE
Work with the management team to ensure smooth running of the course
Manage day to day running of the centre: arrivals / departures; rooming; catering; housekeeping etc
Liaise daily with on-site centre staff
Devise weekly staff rotas
Carry out damage inspection
Be responsible for Health & Safety
With management team plan and deliver clear and informative student inductions
Hold regular staff meetings
Ensure academic and social staff work harmoniously and programmes are integrated
Oversee staff performance
Manage centre budget
HEAD OFFICE
Communicate regularly with HO before and during the summer
Work with HO to deliver staff induction prior to student arrival
Respond to all requests/correspondence from HO in a timely fashion
Complete any administrative tasks as required by HO in a timely manner
Communicate important information/messages from HO to staff as required
Inform HO of any issues/incidents immediately
Be aware of all BSC procedures
Write centre and staff reports
Ensure inventory of all materials/equipment is done on set up and close down
Maintain all records accurately and send to HO as requested
STUDENTS & PASTORAL
Ensure safety and wellbeing of students at all times
Hold regular Group Leader meetings
Work with House Parents/GLs to deal with any arising student discipline issues
Work with HPs to deal with any arising student welfare issues
Ensure all staff are aware of residential duties and what they entail
Actively supervise mealtimes on a rota basis
Undertake wake up duty on a rota basis
Undertake night duty on a rota basis
Be a role model for the students
OTHER
In addition to the above, all staff are required to:
Work positively as part of a team
Demonstrate a positive attitude
Attend and participate in whole staff meetings
Act according to accepted professional standards at all times
Act in the welfare of the students at all times
Comply with centre and BSC rules and regulations
The management team are required to attend a pre-course training weekend to meet staff from their own and other centres and to be briefed fully on all aspects of running the centre.
CONDITIONS
CONDITIONS
Salary starting from £500 per week depending on qualifications, experience and centre size. Pay scale available on request.
All accommodation and board is provided.
This post is offered on a residential basis. Working hours may be unsociable due to evening activities, night duty and the times of student arrivals and departures.
BSC adopts a smart, casual dress policy. Staff are provided with one BSC polo shirt, one t-shirts and one hoodie. BSC uniform is compulsory on excursion days and special events. BSC lanyards are to be worn at all times.
There is at least one full day off per week.
All references will be followed up and all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that they should not be employed in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.
Appropriate Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) or police check is required prior to confirmation of appointment.
Proof of identity and qualifications will be required. Only those with the right to work in the UK are eligible for any BSC position.

Qualifications

ACADEMIC MANAGER
Essential
DELTA / DipTESOL / MA in related field
First Degree
Experience of residential summer schools
Excellent computer skills
Ability to work well in a team
Ability to manage a heavy workload
Excellent communication skills
Enthusiasm for summer school life
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Proven leadership skills
Desirable
Experience of working with children / teenagers in a leisure context
Experience of running testing and placement
Experience of carrying out teacher observations and feedback
Experience of holding meetings and writing reports
Current valid First Aid certificate
Child Protection training
CENTRE MANAGER
Essential
- Experience of senior management in a residential summer school setting
- High level of computer literacy, particularly MS Office, email and use of databases ? Excellent organisational skills
- Strong leadership skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work well in a team
- Ability to remain calm under pressure
- Enthusiasm for summer school life
Desirable
- Experience of working with multi-nationality students ? Current valid First Aid certificate
- Child Protection training
- CELTA/Trinity/TESOL
- Experience of working with children/teenagers in a leisure context
- Experience of British Council inspections

Salary and Benefits

From £500/week depending on experience + full board and accommodation

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