Assistant Director of English (General and Executive English)

Deadline: Fri 09 Jun 2023 00:00:00 UTC
  • Deadline: Fri 09 Jun 2023 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: London.
  • IH London
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Details of Position

Role: Assistant Director of English (General and Executive English)
Salary: £33,640 £40,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Type of contract: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week, (to be worked on a rotational shift basis)
Location: Covent Garden, London
Closing Date: Friday, 9th June 2023 12:00pm (we may close the role earlier if a successful appointment is made before this date)
To Apply: Please send a CV and Cover Letter (no more than 1000 words) outlining how you meet the criteria for the role to to

About International House
International House London is an established and well-known language school, with over sixty years of experience in providing language courses and teacher training programmes. Our spacious and fully equipped school is based near Covent Garden and we are a founding member of the International House World Organisation.

Role requirements:
This exciting and varied role will entail working closely with and support the Director of English and wider English department to provide academic leadership and innovation. In addition the postholder will help create a superior student-centric learning environment and ensure that academic processes and procedures provide best practice in relation to accrediting bodies.

The roleholder will also work closely with the Director of English to ensure the continuous and progressive development of the General English and Executive English provision, contributing to strategy, driving change and development objectives. Furthermore the post holder will provide appropriate support and guidance to learners and course participants to ensure that they have a positive learning experience as well as implement agreed standards for student progress and learning outcomes; to ensure that the academic progress and needs of the students are being met.

Finally the roleholder will work with the Director of English to build a highly engaged, high performing and student-focussed teaching team with an appropriate range of expertise, through efficient recruitment procedures, robust induction, personal development plans, ongoing CPD and inspiring leadership (with support from the CPD Manager).

Person specification:
Our ideal candidate will:

Be an experienced ELT professional.
Have excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
Be able to work flexibly and as part of a small team.
Have confidence to take initiative and work autonomously.
Be resilient and be able to see complex tasks through to completion.

What we can offer:
30 days annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays, pro-rata for part-time employees)
Occasional Hybrid working
Access to Togetherall
Corporate discounted cash health plan, with additional Perkbox benefits
Training and growth opportunities
Free language training for IH courses

Please note that if you are successful at the interview stage all offers are subject to a right to work in the UK eligibility check, us receiving two references, a Disclosure and Barring Service Check and Police Check (if living abroad) that are considered satisfactory to IHLondon.

We encourage fairness and equality in our Recruitment and selection process. Our shortlisting and interviewing will be carried out by more than one person: Internal members of interview panels are informed about the companys recruitment and selection of staff policy. Interview questions will be related to the requirements of the job and not of a discriminatory nature.

International House Londons Values:
Ethical, Inclusive, Innovative, Passionate, Professional


Undergraduate degree.

Cambridge DELTA (previously DTEFLA) or Trinity College Diploma in TESOL.

Salary and Benefits

Salary: £33,640 £40,000 per annum (depending on experience)

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This exciting and varied role will entail working closely with and support the Director of English and wider English department to provide academic leadership and innovation.

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