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July Residential Director of Studies

Deadline: Mon 27 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Mon 27 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom: Edinburgh.
  • Mackenzie School of English
  • Experience: ENTRY LEVEL
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Working on our residential programme, you will ensure our academic programme is delivered to a high standard, manage the teaching team, teach when necessary and carry out all testing and administrative duties as required at the center. You will be expected to work 6 days a week and will receive full training and ongoing support from the Centre Manager, the Director of Studies and the Senior teacher at our main school in Leith. Teachers at the centre are expected to prepare and teach 15 hours wee

Details of Position

Details of position

Based in Edinburgh and British Council accredited, we run a successful year-round school and a well-established residential summer centre at Merchiston Castle. This year, Merchiston Castle is once again home to our all-inclusive four-week summer residential programme for 12-17-year olds. A highly prestigious boarding school based in 100 acres of beautiful parkland, the extensive campus is only a couple of miles from the city centre and is also the location of the ruins of 13th Century Colinton Castle.

Working on our residential programme, you will ensure our academic programme is delivered to a high standard, manage the teaching team, teach when necessary and carry out all testing and administrative duties as required at the center. You will be expected to work 6 days a week and will receive full training and ongoing support from the Centre Manager, the Director of Studies and the Senior teacher at our main school in Leith. Teachers at the centre are expected to prepare and teach 15 hours weekly of high-quality, engaging and fun Task-Based Learning lessons to Young Learners as part of the academic programme, Along with taking an active role in the activity programme and with pastoral care.

Renowned for delivering high standards and paying attention to the finer details, every day is a special day at Mackenzie School of English. Join us to find out how we ensure this holds true for every one of our students on our programmes.

Find out more about our residential centre on our website (link below).

Successful candidates must be available to attend induction and training and will be expected to live on-site from the morning of 30th June 2019.

Qualifications

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. We are not able to sponsor work permit visa applications.

Essential Criteria:

Experience working with young people.

Experience of working in a similar role.

A first degree.

DELTA/Trinity Dip TESOL qualification.

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).

English proficiency.

Responsible approach to working with juniors.

Ability to cope under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Desirable

Experience with summer schools.

Teacher training.

Local knowledge.

Flexibility of working hours.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Excellent time management.

Flexibility of working hours.

DELTM or other ELT Management qualification.

Level 1 Safeguarding.

Mackenzie School of English is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its student and expects all stakeholders to share this commitment. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete an internal application form prior to interview. All interviews are face to face or via SKYPE.

Successful applicants will be expected to hold a current PVG or be willing to obtain one. Where appropriate foreign police checks will be required.

Salary and Benefits

All residential positions include free board and accommodation. Employees also receive full role specific comprehensive induction and ongoing continuous professional development.

Attractive salary, £450 - £500 Per week based on qualifications and experience plus, statutory holiday pay 12.07%
Induction paid at a competitive hourly rate.
Shared accommodation during induction (twin rooms) From Sunday 30th June free board and en suite single allocated accommodation at residential centre
Please be aware only successful applicants will be contacted

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a two-stage interview process. These interviews are expected to take place in the first week of April.

Successful candidates must be available to attend induction and training from Thursday 27 June, and will be

expected to live on-site from the morning of 30th June 2019.

Job Type: Temporary

Degree Required
Preferred qualifications:
Cambridge DELTA, Trinity DipTESOL.
Teaching experience:
1 years
Native level English speaker preferred

Qualifications

A first degree.

DELTA/Trinity Dip TESOL qualification.

Salary and Benefits

Attractive salary, £450 - £500 Per week based on qualifications and experience plus, statutory holiday pay 12.07%

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