Director of Studies

Deadline: Mon 27 May 2024 00:00:00 UTC
  • Deadline: Mon 27 May 2024 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom, Ireland: London & Dublin.
  • Twin Training International
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Number of positions: 7
  • Freelance Position
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

Details of Position

The Director of Studies will provide ongoing support for EFL Teachers in the preparation, coordination, and teaching of English. We are looking for Academic Managers who are both excellent classroom practitioners, with experience in a variety of teaching contexts, and at the same time, competent EFL Managers. The position requires a steadfast commitment to delivering a high-quality experience to all key stakeholders, from students and Group Leaders to our Host Institutions, whilst ensuring that all staff are fully motivated, committed, and driven in making each day a success.

Our centres run from 4 to 6 weeks and our students, who are under the age of 18*, come from all over the world, typically staying for 13 nights where they complete a 30-hour English Language Course along with activities on site, half-day and full day excursions, and evening activities.

You will oversee the whole academic programme with the support of the Centre Manager, and in some centres, the Assistant Director of Studies. The programme runs from breakfast to lights out and you will be fully trained before the centre opening and supported throughout the summer in the day-to-day operation by our experienced Summer Centres Head Office Team.

You will use your positive, professional attitude, initiative, creativity, and exceptional organisational skills to lead the academic team.

*Some centres may include international high school students who turn 18 before they arrive at the summer centre, there will be appropriate provision and safeguarding measures in place to accommodate them on which you will be fully trained.


British Council TEFLQ Guidance:

Diploma-level qualifications are higher-level qualifications, usually taken by teachers with relevant experience who wish to follow a career in ELT/TESOL. To be considered by the Scheme as a valid diploma in ELT/TESOL, a qualification must:

Be externally validated by a reputable examination body (usually a university or recognised examination board) and/or regulated by a national regulating body such as Ofqual in England, Qualifications Wales (QW), Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), or CCEA in Northern Ireland.

Require candidates to have prior EL/ESOL teaching experience.

Contain at least five hours supervised teaching practice (i.e. teaching practice where a qualified and standardised assessor observes the trainee teacher teaching real students and gives feedback on his or her performance)

Contain at least 100 hours of ELT/TESOL input.

Salary and Benefits

Additional Information
Directors of Studies are paid from £720 to £900 per week in the UK and from 840 to 1,050 per week in Ireland depending on the size of the centre and previous experience plus accrued holiday pay of 12.07% in the UK and 8% in Ireland.
Each week includes 1 day off.

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Twin Group is an award-winning provider of education, travel, work experience, accommodation, and employment services. We offer a diverse number of life-enhancing services to our clients and every member of our team is essential in achieving this.

The Director of Studies will provide ongoing support for EFL Teachers in the preparation, coordination, and teaching of English. We are looking for Academic Managers who are excellent classroom practitioners, with varied teaching experience.

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