Director of Studies

Deadline: Fri 24 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Fri 24 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
  • United Kingdom: London & South East.
  • Embassy Summer
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Positions: 5
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

To support, monitor and develop teachers to ensure that they can deliver the academic programme

To ensure students are inducted, placed and receive enjoyable instruction and appropriate certification

To play an active role in the development of students life skills throughout their Embassy Summer experience

To maximise student and group leader satisfaction by ensuring their experience meets or exceeds their expectations

To promote the safeguarding and welfare of the students at all times

Details of Position

Embassy Summer Director of Studies - duties include:

. Keep the Centre Manager informed of the academic programme on a regular basis

. Liaise regularly with the Academic Co-ordinator to ensure the academic programme is being followed

. To oversee and maintain educational administration including the completion of student questionnaires and their analysis

. To help organise, hold and minute regular staff meetings, administration, attendance and reports

. Forward planning: students, courses, ratios and teachers

. Managing teaching resources and maximising interactive material use

. Teaching as required, including staff workshops

. Promote team spirit at all levels and ensure full communication with all employees within the centre

. In-centre liaison, including with the Activity Management, to ensure an integrated Academic & Activity programme

. To support other managers and carry out other duties as assigned

. To carry out emergency duty (on a rota basis)To carry out residential supervision duties, including meal and bedtime supervision


. Educated to Degree Level or equivalent (essential)

. Cambridge DELTA, Trinity Lic. Diploma in TESOL, MA in ELT or Applied Linguistics or equivalent (essential)

Salary and Benefits

Contract Dates:

Mid June - Mid August 2019

Remuneration per week:

From £575.56 - £619.00 per week

The Working week:

. 6 days* out of 7 (1 day off per week)
. All management roles are residential
. *Maximum weekly hours will be detailed in the Offer Letter

What Training will be offered?

All our managers will have the opportunity to take part in our Management Training event
(13th - 15th June 2019) where we will give you the opportunity to be involved in a number of practical and theory based workshops, whilst also taking advantage of listening to advice from both our Head Office teams and our loyal returning staff.

This event will also give you the chance to network across our portfolio, opening up useful lines of communication for the summer.

We also offer all our managers access to virtual collaborative resources.

. Pre-arrival online training
. Role specific manuals
. Centre induction

PLEASE NOTE:- Full background checks will be required

The Disclosure and Barring Service:

We will Apply and Pay for your DBS

We will reimburse you the cost of your DBS update fee (£13)

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