Director of Studies

Deadline: Sun 15 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT
  • Deadline: Sun 15 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom: Liverpool.
  • New College Group
  • Experience: NOT APPLICABLE
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Reporting to the Principal, the DoS supports the Principal with the administration activities of the academic department. They also ensure classes are taught in a lively and stimulating learning environment, that teachers show a professional approach to the development of students’ language skills and support the overall mission of ensuring that all academic activities within the centre are carried out to the highest standard, in line with relevant accreditation bodies’ criteria.

Details of Position

Please note that while we are advertising positions for our summer schools, this is a permanent role based at our Liverpool office.

* Assist with running and developing the EFL academic department at NCG Liverpool
* Ensure clear lines of communication are maintained with teaching staff
* Provide students with appropriate guidance regarding academic performance
* Deal with student queries and complaints
* Liaise with teaching staff regarding student achievement
* Run the new student induction
* Maintain stock levels of course books and order new materials as and when necessary
* Assist with the administration, assessment and placement testing of new students
* Assist with reviewing feedback from the evaluation processes
* Assist with recruitment, interviewing and induction of new teachers
* Conduct teaching observations
* Assist with continuing professional development of teachers
* Assisting with the design and implementation of assessments
* Assisting with the management and running of the student social programme
* Act as a cover teacher as and when required
* Participating in all mandatory training re Health and Safety and Safeguarding as required by the college
* Liaising with and assisting other departments where necessary to ensure students have a positive experience at the college

New College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants are subject to a satisfactory enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously the Criminal Records Bureau) and at least two independent references.


Degree level qualified with a TEFLQ level diploma/masters
Substantial teaching experience in different contexts
Able to teach a variety of different levels and courses at short notice
Competent in Excel, Word
Strong administration skills
Strong communication skills
Previous experience in a management role
Experience in continuous enrolment at a language school in the UK
Experience of delivering workshops and seminars
Experience and strong interest in teacher training and CPD

Salary and Benefits

Permanent position with a salary of £25,000 per annum.

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