Subject Manager, English Language

Deadline: Wed 12 Apr 2023 00:00:00 UTC
  • Deadline: Wed 12 Apr 2023 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: London.
  • Trinity College
  • Experience: 5 YEARS
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Details of Position

Subject Manager, English Language

Contract:Permanent, full time
Location: London (Hybrid-working)
Closing Date: 12 April 2023

Trinity College London is an international exam board and music publisher, with a rich cultural heritage and a positive, supportive approach to assessment and development. What sets us apart in our focus on the learner and our strong reputation for innovation and achievement based on the delivery of flexible styles of learning and teaching. We provide recognised and respected qualifications in a range of communications-based subjects, including music, drama, English language and communication skills.

Our exams, assessments and publications are designed to help learners fulfil their own individual talents and abilities. Today we deliver over 850,000 assessments each year worldwide. Our international network is expanding quickly, and we now provide qualifications in more than 60 countries around the world.

About the role

The Subject Manager, English Language (EL Subject Manager) works within a team that is responsible for maintaining Trinity College Londons English Language qualification offer. The EL Subject Manager will regularly review key data about Trinitys English Language qualifications (including its English Language tests and teacher qualifications) to ensure that the offer embodies leading practice in the industry and remains competitive.

The EL Subject Manager will bring to this role a solid grounding in English language teaching research and practice and will be committed to staying current with educational/ pedagogical research, academic research, and professional practice in English Language teaching and assessment.A key interface for members of the English Language Directorate is Trinity College London Press (TCLP). The EL Subject Manager will work closely with relevant team members in the creation and management of teacher- and learner-oriented content.

Prepare and discuss with the English Language team, a quarterly report of qualification performance (enrolment trends, results trends, feedback from markets, post-results queries, validation results).
Prepare and discuss with the English Language team, a monthly update on the competitive landscape for English language teaching and assessment.
Address EL-specific queries as received from other co-ordinations, customers, markets etc.
Manage special considerations requests.
Work with TCLP to plan for and deliver new user content, ensuring academic sign-off at appropriate stages
Collaborate with the English Language Technical Content Managers to analyse item and test performance from pre-testing and live administrations.
Lead the writing and publication of annual exam reports.
Maintain records of test validation and impact research.
Support the English Language Technical Content Managers in item review and test compilation
Collaborate with other Subject Managers to share and develop good practice across subject areas.
Participate in validation and impact research and other special projects for the business as required.

About You

A degree or equivalent in a relevant field
English language teaching experience
Ability to read and understand basic statistics used in assessment (such as, facility values, discrimination indices and rater-consistency measures) and a willingness to learn additional statistical analyses/techniques
Efficient organisational and administrative abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication capabilities
A keen eye for detail
Strong interpersonal skills
Reflective and a proactive problem solver
Experience in working collaboratively
Confident in using the core Microsoft Office product suite

Whilst not essential, we will highly value:

A postgraduate qualification in Applied Linguistics, English language, or TESOL
Knowledge of and experience in the design and delivery of English language assessments and learning programmes
Experience in digital learning and testing
Experience in statistical software packages, customised database applications and virtual learning environments

Our Benefits

Trinity provides a work environment that is stimulating, inspiring and fair. Our approach to reward values our employees while ensuring each persons contribution makes us great as an organisation.

As an employee, you'll enjoy a range of benefits including private health insurance, generous annual leave, employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, training and development and a non-contractual annual bonus scheme, plus more.

Our commitment

Trinity College London is an equal opportunities employer and our talented people come from all walks of life. Trinity is open to all applicants from different backgrounds and we are committed to building a more diverse and inclusive workplace. All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

How to Apply

To apply, please click on the Apply button and you will be directed to the Trinity College London application page.

We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of the children and young people that we work with. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the organisation. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Upon successful appointment into the role, you will be required to complete our vetting procedures as with all Trinity College London employees. This is carried out by a 3rd party supplier and our standard background checks consist of Right to Work in the UK, Identity Check, Employment History check, Financial Probity Check, Highest Academic Qualifications Check and a basic DBS check.

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Salary and Benefits

£40,000-44,000 per annum, depending on experience

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The EL Subject Manager will bring to this role a solid grounding in English language teaching research and practice and will be committed to staying current with educational/ pedagogical research, academic research, and professional practice in English Language teaching and assessment.

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