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Study Centre Manager

Deadline: Thu 25 Jul 2019 00:00:00 UTC
  • Deadline: Thu 25 Jul 2019 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: Cambridge.
  • Kaplan International
  • Experience: ENTRY LEVEL
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

The Role

Reporting to the Director of Studies, you will take responsibility for ensuring that K+ extra study opportunities (online learning and study clubs) are a fully integrated part of the academic programme for both students and teachers. You will lead the delivery of K+ extra study opportunities to students, ensuring high quality standards and maximum student participation.

Details of Position

Study Centre Manager

Salary: £20,000 per annum
Start Date: No later than Tuesday 27th August 2019
Location :The post is based in KIE Cambridge but may require occasional attendance at other sites within the UK.

The Company

Kaplan International English is a division of Kaplan Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools, and businesses. Kaplan employs more than 24,000 staff worldwide in nearly 400 locations in more than 30 countries. Kaplan is a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company. Kaplan International English (part of KIC) is an exciting company in the world of international education. With 44 English language schools in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, we are a leading provider of English language courses and other study abroad programmes for students from more than 100 countries around the world.


Main responsibilities and functions



To teach a variable lesson bank in agreement with the DoS of 21+ hours per week dependent on time of year, duties and other circumstances.
To take a lead role in implementing and developing K+ extra study facilities and to provide guidance to students using the Study Centres online and offline materials
Be responsible for staffing the Study Centre for either morning or afternoon sessions Monday to Friday depending on your teaching schedule
To encourage and promote the use of the centre through posters/liaison with teachers in order to increase participation in the K+ Programme and keep a record of student participation.
Be familiar with and able to help students access self-study materials through a range of media.
To encourage students to work online by checking and suggesting exercises.
To prepare, promote and run Study Centre Workshops in accordance with the agreed workshop timetable.
To monitor the use of the self-study centre, and obtain feedback from students on usefulness etc. and make improvements based on this feedback
To run testing for late arrivals and to assist with Day One testing and induction when required.
To re-set passwords for students to access their online homework and structured study materials
Ensure that the Study Centre is kept tidy, accessible and organised in such a fashion as to make it simple for students to use
To ensure the equipment is functioning and to liaise with IT about technical problems.
To liaise with the DOS over Staffroom and Study Centre resources to ensure that materials are evenly distributed and not duplicated.
To update staff on any study centre updates each week.


Person Specification

Education and Qualifications



Essential

A bachelors degree as minimum
CELTA or equivalent
Experience in teaching
Understanding of developing learner autonomy
Experience of effective student counselling and tutorials
Knowledge of British Council and ISI inspection criteria


Desirable

DELTA or equivalent such as MA TEFL/EFL including observed teaching/Trinity Diploma or International Equivalent.
Teacher training experience
E-learning experience


Skills and Competencies

Excellent IT skills, including use of technology in the classroom
Proven interest in and passion for blended learning and its benefits
Has a solution-based approach based on learners individual needs
High level of self-motivation
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to engage with students and drive up adoption of K+ extra study facilities and e-learning
High level of approachability and patience
Experience of materials development (desirable)


Special requirements

Please note that offers of employment are always subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and Ireland and satisfactory reference checks. Additionally, as part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, certain positions will be subject to enhanced DBS checks. Please note that all gaps in CVs will be investigated and that reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that you should not be engaged in situations where you have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.



Application method

Please apply with a CV and covering letter highlighting why you believe you are suitable for this role, via our internal online application form.



Closing date: July 25th, 2019



Disclaimer

This is a non-exhaustive list of the duties of the above role and the person specification of the job holder. The Company reserves the right to amend this document as the needs of the business require.

Qualifications

Essential

A bachelors degree as minimum
CELTA or equivalent
Experience in teaching
Understanding of developing learner autonomy
Experience of effective student counselling and tutorials
Knowledge of British Council and ISI inspection criteria

Salary and Benefits

£20,000 per annum

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