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COURSE DIRECTORS and ASSISTANT COURSE DIRECTORS

Deadline: Sat 31 Mar 2018 00:00:00 UTC
Applicants with the appropriate legal status for employment in the European Union preferred
  • Deadline: Sat 31 Mar 2018 00:00:00 UTC
  • United Kingdom, Ireland: We are currently recruiting for Academic Management positions (Course Directors & Assistant Course Directors) for our junior summer courses for our centres in: Bath, Brighton, Canterbury, Chelmsford, Chester, Edinburgh, Effingham, Loughborough, London (va.
  • PLUS - Professional Linguistic & Upper Studies
  • Experience: 1 YEAR
  • Positions: 20
  • Degree Required
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential

Job Summary

We are looking for energetic and hardworking individuals for Academic Management positions to join our team this summer at various campuses in the UK and Ireland, leading and managing the academic programme. This is a great opportunity to work for one of the largest Summer School providers in the Uk and Ireland, as part of an experienced team in a professional, supportive and well-organised British Council Accredited school.
The course dates for summer 2019 are between 20th June - 14th Aug

Details of Position

The Role

Course Directors are responsible for the overall delivery of a high-quality academic programme. With excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, the successful candidate will have considerable residential summer school experience and a courteous and professional manner.

Main Duties:

-Overall management of the academic programme and the teaching team, ensuring that the highest standards of teaching are delivered to allow students to derive the maximum benefit from their course.
-To ensure that lessons and activities are integrated, following our syllabus and guidelines.
-To be familiar with the inspection criteria of the British Council, ISI, UKBA and company requirements and to ensure that those criteria are met.
-Co-operate with any British Council Inspection procedures.
-To have knowledge and understanding of relevant company handbooks and procedural documents.
-To have a good understanding of emergency & evacuation procedures.
-To behave in a courteous and professional manner with colleagues and clients at all times and to respect any such relevant codes of conduct.
-To adhere to company dress and behaviour codes.
-To assist with any other administrative duties as may be reasonably required by the Academic Management team at Head Office.
-Reside on campus for the duration of employment and to form part of the supervisory staff to student ratio of 1:15 inclusive of overnight supervision.

Child Safeguarding, Protection and Welfare

-To promote and safeguard the welfare of all students at all times and to monitor their wellbeing, actively seeking to resolve any issues or areas of concern.
-To be fully conversant with and to adhere to Health & Safety and Child Safeguarding guidelines as per Government legislation, the British Council Handbook and PLUS policies and procedures.
-To be familiar with risk assessment documentation, both onsite and offsite, updating records where necessary.

Qualifications

BA Degree and DELTA/Trinity Diploma or equivalent such as MA in Applied Linguistics TEFL/EFL, including observed teaching or international equivalent

Experience and Skills

Previous management experience in a residential summer course
Minimum 5 years of teaching experience
Experience of working with young Learners
Familiar with a Task Based Learning approach
Ability to work under pressure
Strong communication skills
Ability to positively lead and motivate the academic team
Some previous management experience
All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Salary and Benefits

Weekly salary for Course Directors is between £485-£560 and £380-£430 for Assistant Course Directors (depending on experience). Statutory holiday pay is included. Full board and/or accommodation provided for residential staff, if required.

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