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Centre Manager / Academic Manager / Activities Manager- Residential Juniors

Deadline: Fri 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Fri 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom: South of England (UK).
  • British Study Centres
    Responds to 70-80% of job applications usually within 12 hours
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 4
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

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

Details of Position

Various Locations Available

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.

ACTIVITIES MANAGER - RESPONSIBILITIES

ACTIVITIES

- Devise weekly activities timetable
- Ensure activities are varied and appropriate to students at the centre
- Ensure specialist sports options run smoothly
- Maintain activities notice board
- Ensure students are aware of daily activities
- Oversee sign-up sheet procedure
- Liaise with centre on facilities booking
- Plan and run evening activities
- Participate in activities
- Maintain centre and BSC equipment
- Complete accurate inventory of equipment
- Source any necessary extra material

CENTRE & HEAD OFFICE

- Work with the management team to ensure smooth running of the course
- Respond to all requests / correspondence from HO in a timely fashion
- Complete any administrative tasks as required by HO in a timely manner
- Hold regular whole staff meetings with management team
- Plan and deliver clear and informative student inductions with the management team
- Work with management team to ensure academic and social programmes are integrated
- Manage weekly budget and petty cash for activities

PASTORAL

- 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
- Encourage all students to participate fully in the programme
- Be a role model for the students


SAFEGUARDING

- To promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for and come into contact with
- To adhere to the BSC Juniors safeguarding policy

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

ACTIVITIES MANAGER

ESSENTIAL

- Proven ability to organise group activities in areas including sports, art, music and drama
- Experience of working with children/teenagers in a leisure context
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent organisational skills
- High level of computer literacy, particularly MS Office, email and use of databases
- Ability to work well in a team
- Ability to remain calm under pressure
- Strong leadership skills
- Enthusiasm for summer school life

DESIRABLE

- Recognised advanced qualifications in sports coaching, lifeguarding, dance instruction etc.
- Experience of management in a residential summer school setting
- Experience of working with non-native speakers
- Current valid First Aid certificate
- Child Protection training


CONDITIONS

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 situation 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.

Salary and Benefits

Centre Mangers: competitive depending on experience + full board and accommodation

Academic Managers: competitive depending on experience + full board and accommodation

Activities Mangers: competitive depending on experience + full board and accommodation

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