Assistant Director of Studies

Berlitz Manchester
Manchester, North West, M1 3HU
Closing date
Jul 4, 2022

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Job Role
Manager / Director
Job Type
Berlitz are the longest establish language school in the world dating back to 1878. Berlitz Manchester are delighted to grow it's academic team and invite applications for an Assistant Director of Studies (ADOS) - an exciting career opportunity for a qualified and experienced EFL teacher with management experience.

The ADOS will assist with the effective academic management of the school, ensuring that all academic activities within the centre are carried out to the highest standard - Berlitz / IBCM/Choice International.

The following outlines your main responsibilities without being a complete list of all duties you may have to carry out.

All duties are subject to change at the discretion of the Managing Director.


Specific duties include:

Induction and placement testing of new students.Student tutorials.Authorising the teachers weekly schedule.Authorising purchase of new academic materials.Professional development of teachers.Overseeing writing of progress reports.Overseeing evaluation processes.TeachingArranging Cover teaching.Welfare Duties

To advise students on coping and dealing with unfamiliar situations.To assist with student welfare problems.To communicate any welfare problems to the Managing Director.To liaise with the Managing Director to find appropriate solutions to students problems.Other Key Duties

To ensure that all teaching, processes and paperwork meet British Council standards at all times.To lead a team of EFL teachers and to provide the necessary guidance and support to ensure they are teaching to an acceptably high level.To create and maintain a positive atmosphere amongst EFL staff and language students within the EFL programme.To observe all teachers and provide constructive feedback.To monitor teachers' lesson plans and lesson records, ensuring lessons plans show variety and a good pace and are challenging for the students.To assess the standard of all language students and to place them into classes according to their ability.To oversee student discipline during teaching times.To deal with any queries or problems that staff, students, parents or agents may have about the teaching of EFL in a calm and efficient manner.To undertake report writing at the end of each week.To teach an agreed teaching schedule according to business needsTo act as cover teacher when necessaryTo lead, co-ordinate and attend regular staff meetingsQualities Needed

First degree or equivalent.CELTA essentialDELTA, Trinity Diploma in TESOL or equivalent - an ADVANTAGEHighly organised with excellent time management skills.Flexible and adaptable approach to working hours.Independent and able to problem solve.Able to deal well with pressure.Enthusiastic and friendly.Excellent communication skills.Previous DOS or ADOS experience ESSENTIALAble to lead and motivate a team of staff ESSENTIALJob Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000.00-£28,000.00 per year

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