Director of Studies
- Deadline: Sat 14 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT
- Turkey, Sisli Mecidiyekoy, Istanbul
- British Study Centres Turkey
- Experience: 1 YEAR
- Positions: 1
- Degree Required
Details of Position
The School primarily teaches General and Business English, English for Specific Purposes, IELTS and TOEFL. Our clients are likely to be professionals and so evening and weekend work may be required.
The Director of Studies has overall responsibility for the development and provision of the academic programme at the school. As a member of the centres management team, it is expected that in addition to your specified duties, you will also endeavour to support the senior management team with the general overall running of the school and care of the students and clients that you may visit or host.
You will be line managing the teaching team which will vary in size according to the student.
You will need to line manage both the full-time and hourly-paid teaching team.The size of the academic team will vary as the School grows, and so in the future, you may be required to also line manage an Assistant Director of Studies, Senior Teachers, Co-ordinators and possibly academic staff at satellite centres. You may need to manage the academic budget and be expected to travel occasionally to schools, fairs and events for meetings with potential students and clients.
Your main purpose is to:
Ensure that academic services provided are of the highest standard and are client focussed
Develop courses to ensure that they are innovative, effective and meet client and market needs
Act as a channel of communication between BSC Turkey and the wider BSC group
Teach an allocated number of classes weekly
or Working towards or successfully completed level 7 Cambridge Delta or Trinity Diploma in TESOL or equivalent. In the case of those working towards, prospective candidates will be at least a few months into the qualification and the qualification would need to be completed within a year of accepting the position.
English UK Diploma in English Teaching Management (DELTM)
International House Certificate/Diploma in Educational Management Skills
Wide and varied experience in EFL teaching, with a good understanding of current developments in EFL
Evidence of continuous professional development
Experience delivering CPD/INSET and other forms of teacher training
Experience designing courses and materials
Experience of line/team management
Specific ELT teaching (e.g. Exam English, Business English, ESP etc.)
Experience as an examiner (e.g. IELTS, Cambridge, Trinity etc.)
Knowledge of Turkish
Salary and Benefits
40 hrs per week with possible evenings and weekends required
minimum 1 year
help finding accommodation
local health insurance
visa and permits arranged
British Study Centres Turkey
More Company Information
British Study Centres is one of the UKs fastest growing English language schools and is part of the respected and long-established British Study Centres group of colleges. We are based in London and the UK but are now opening franchises worldwide. British Study Centres Turkey is our latest premium franchise school based in Sisli, Instanbul opening in early July.
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