Academic Manager

  • United Kingdom: Various across the UK.
  • Ardmore Language Schools
  • Experience: 2 YEARS
  • Number of positions: 1
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential
  • Applicant must have right to work in United Kingdom.

Job Summary

Details of Position

The Director of Studies key responsibilities are to ensure the smooth running and successful delivery of all aspects of the
academic programme on centre, and to work closely with the other managers to provide a cohesive, productive and enjoyable
experience for the students, staff and group leaders. The Director of Studies will provide ongoing support for EFL Teachers in
the preparation, co-ordination and teaching of English.

- Essential:
Minimum of 4 years experience in the ELT business
Experience of teaching YLs and VYLs
Confident computer user
Experience of managing staff
Willing to pilot and develop materials
An excellent team player
Imaginative approach to designing lesson materials
Always looking for improvements

- Preferable:
DELTA / DipTESOL-qualified (or in process of doing)
Experience of teaching YLs online
Experience of teaching EAL
Experience of operating a centre
An interest in teacher training

Ardmore committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.


Minimum: CELTA or CertTESOL or equivalent Required.
Minimum: Undergraduate Degree Required.

Salary and Benefits

starting at £700 per week + Holiday pay

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The Director of Studies uses our in-house resources and syllabus to implement the academic programme. The DOS is responsible
for planning lesson delivery, academic administration, checking class registers and monitoring student progress to achieve the
objectives of our syllabus. The DOS needs to ensure that the lessons being delivered are engaging, age and level appropriate and
student-centred to suit our young learners aged.

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