Director of Studies - Full Time

Deadline: Fri 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • Deadline: Fri 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom: M2 3AN.
  • Manchester Central School of English
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

The Director of Studies will report to the Executive Director and is responsible for the Academic Department and all teaching staff.

Details of Position

Duties and responsibilities (list not exhaustive)

- Participate in the safe recruitment process of staff and give inductions, liaising with
Executive Director and HR Officer.

- To train, supervise and give staff appraisals every 12 months.

- To coordinate teachers/courses. Timetabling of teachers and teachers time sheets.

- To authorise staff holidays and find teachers for cover.

- Ensure the highest standards of teaching are delivered- to monitor teaching standards and
ensure that any issues are identified and remedied by in house provision (through observing

- To ensure that any new member of staff is fully conversant with CEFR levels.

- Creating handbook; ensuring that policies and procedures are developed, reviewed and adhered to
and evidence that they are reflected in the practice within the school.

- Ensure compliance with safeguarding legislation and policies.

- Ensure excellent student experience of education and care.

- To promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people.

- Support teachers when needed (regarding difficult students, planning, material etc.)
Disciplining students when needed.

- Conduct regular teachers meetings.

- Place new students in the right level (speaking test).

- Monitoring students tutorials, Learning Profiles and ILPs every 5 weeks.

- Monitoring students progression, monitoring level tests.

- Ensure that all students attendance and awareness is in accordance with Home Office / Border
Agency requirements and regulations.

- Ensure that all students and staff are aware of the emergency, evacuation and health
and safety procedures.

- Ensure that the standardized curriculum is adhered to, identify areas of improvement and
designing creative new programmes.

- Ensure that resources are efficiently and effectively used to achieve schools aims and

- To devise, co-ordinate and deliver the schools CPD programme according to needs and in
collaboration with the teachers.

- To liaise with the Social Programme Officer to ensure that the social and academic programmes
are connected.

- Ensure that student and teacher feedback is evaluated on a regular basis.

- Ensure adherence to schools accrediting bodies (British Council, ISI, etc.) and to ensure
readiness for all inspections- the successful applicant will have knowledge of British Council
and ISI Inspection criteria.

- Monitor the Junior Summer School and keep curriculum up to date.

- Flexibility to travel.

Degree Required
Preferred qualifications:
Cambridge DELTA, Trinity DipTESOL, MA TEFL, MA TESOL.
Teaching experience:
3 years
Native level English speaker preferred
Current location:



- DELTA / Trinity Diploma or equivalent such as MA TEFL/EFL including observed teaching or
International Equivalent.
- A bachelors degree as minimum


- DELTM or equivalent
- Teacher training experience

Salary and Benefits

Salary: £30,000-£33,000 based on qualifications and experience

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