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Summer School Director of Studies

Deadline: Wed 31 Jul 2024 00:00:00 UTC
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  • Deadline: Wed 31 Jul 2024 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom: Malvern.

Job Summary

Details of Position

Reporting to the Centre Manager, the Director of Studies is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the academic programme and compliance of the programme with regulatory bodies. To help with the general aspects of the summer school, and provide support wherever possible.
* Organise and manage the testing and induction of students
* Organise and manage the academic programme
* Organise the recording of attendance for classes and maintain accurate records
* Establish a positive working relationship with the teachers
* Place students in appropriate classes and create class lists
* Ensure quality control for all academic delivery
* Ensure customer satisfaction with regard to the academic programme
* Ensure that what has been sold to the client regarding the Academic programme is provided at the centre
* Liaise with students and group leaders over classes etc.
* Carry out regular lesson observations for both quality control and teacher development purposes
* Manage appropriate use of teaching resources, including excursion preparation material
* Induct, line manage and support teachers
* Carry out academic administration.
* Ensure high levels of student safety and welfare, including risk assessing classrooms and
outside learning environments
* Conduct in-service Teacher development sessions and Group Leader Training
* Assist/Support other managers in other aspects of the programme
* Deputise for the Centre Manager when necessary
* Teach where required
* Liaise with Group Leaders, regarding curriculum, observations etc
* Organise academic reports and certificate awards/presentations for all leavers
* Ensure all students and Group Leaders complete and return feedback forms
* Complete an End-of-Course Report
* Responsibility for student induction and farewell procedures (in conjunction with the Welfare Manager), transfer procedures, student progress and satisfaction

Qualifications

* At least three years teaching experience with a large proportion of it being with young learners
* Educated to degree level
* Diploma level qualification (DELTA/Trinity Diploma and/or MA with a substantial element of observed teaching practice)
* Flexible and enthusiastic approach to the job
* Ability to multi-task effectively
* Ability to delegate
* Ability to lead and support a team of teachers
* Ability to work in a high pressure and fast paced environment
* Able to demonstrate good problem-solving capabilities
* Summer school experience
* Pleasant and outgoing personality in order to communicate effectively with students, staff and visitors
Desirable, but not essential:
* Previous management experience within a team
* First aid qualification
The most important requirement is that applicants are enthusiastic, energetic, outgoing and keen to
make a decisive contribution to all the aspects of a course.

Salary and Benefits

Salary - £750-00 per week - plus free board and accommodation.

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Reporting to the Centre Manager, the Director of Studies is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the academic programme and compliance of the programme with regulatory bodies. To help with the general aspects of the summer school, and provide support wherever possible.

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