Academic Manager West Midlands

Deadline: Mon 30 Dec 2019 00:00:00 UTC
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Mon 30 Dec 2019 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: West Midlands, based in Birmingham.
  • The Language Gallery
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

The Language Gallery is seeking an experienced and driven Academic Manager based in Birmingham with regular travel to Nottingham. We are seeking an experienced Academic Manager with a strong track record of developing a teaching team and creating an excellent student journey.

Details of Position

We are looking for an experienced Academic Manager for our West Midlands centres. The post is based in our established Birmingham centre, but the Manager will also oversee our new smaller centre, opening in The University of Law premises in Nottingham in 2020. Regular travel to Nottingham will be expected. The Manager will ensure the academic excellence of both the Birmingham and Nottingham centers in accordance with accreditation held, and according to agreed standards and objectives.

The Academic Manager role will involve:
Working alongside other TLG staff and taking responsibility for the student experience from arrival to departure ensuring an excellent quality of service throughout. DELTA (or equivalent) and minimum three years management of an ELT school are essential.

Please note: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK. Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Please apply as soon as possible as the advert will be withdrawn as soon as we have suitable applicants.

Welfare and Safeguarding
Importantly, The Language Gallery advises that it is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. Therefore, we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Where relevant, we require applicants to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role. We may include reference checks with past employers. Additionally, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records, if appropriate. Please note:

We will follow up on references
Additionally, we will, specifically, ask reference requests whether there is any reason that applicants should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18

We expect all gaps in CVs to be explained satisfactorily

Where applicable, you will be required to provide proof of identity and proof of qualifications

Finally, appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment
TLG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.


A degree (Essential)
At least 3 years management experience (Essential)
DELTA or Trinity Dip (Essential)
Relevant MA (Desirable)
DELTM (Desirable)
Knowledge of EAP, Pre-sessional and IELTS (Essential)

Salary and Benefits

On application - competitive

Please apply as soon as possible as the advert will be withdrawn as soon as we have suitable applicants.

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