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Director of Studies

Chichester College
Chichester, West Sussex, , PO18
£42067 - £45974/annum
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Job Role
Manager / Director
Job Type
Chichester College have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Director of Studies - International & English as a Foreign Language at our Chichester campus. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return, we will offer a competitive salary of £42,067 - £45,974 per annum.

The Director of Studies role:

A fantastic career progression opportunity has arisen in the Chichester College Group International team as Director of Studies - International & English as a Foreign Language.

The ideal candidate for our Director of Studies role will be working in a similar position in either the private or public sector. It is essential that you have experience of managing a team of highly experienced EFL teachers. You must also be able to deliver to the highest standards as expected by the British Council. You will have a Bachelor's degree and be TEFLQ as defined by the British Council. Ideally, you will have or be willing to study towards the DELTM.

Key Responsibilities of our Director of Studies:

Lead and manage staff, finances, management information and resources within the curriculum area, in accordance with College core values, policies, procedures and regulations and in pursuit of a high quality, effective and efficient provision.

Work with Heads of Learning, Teaching and Learning Managers, Professional Learning Coaches (teaching and learning and ILT), study programme/course leaders and course teams to ensure that target enrolments are met, high standards of teaching and learning are reached and maintained, and student retention and achievement are maximised.

Improve the quality of delivery in accordance with College policies, quality assurance systems and ensure all evaluation and verification documentation are appropriately maintained, to strengthen the culture of self-assessment and continuous improvement.

Ensure that the department operates within the British Council Accreditation framework maximising Areas of Strength.

Lead and support the area through any change initiatives.

Make a significant contribution to the College's planning, marketing and promotional activities to recruit to target in own curriculum area.

Our ideal Director of Studies should have the below skills and experience:

A Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults or equivalent (TEFLQ as per British Council guidelines)

A Bachelor's degree

Coaching/Mentoring qualification, or willingness to work towards

Level 2 literacy, numeracy and ICT

Experience of English as a Foreign Language curriculum delivery planning and administration

Previous experience as ADOS / DOS or equivalent

Experience of managing a budget and physical resources

Closing date: 22 July 2024

The Chichester College Group has seven colleges, Anglia Examinations, First Steps Childcare Group, Chichester English School and 2,600 staff spread across West Sussex and Brighton & Hove. This makes us the largest college group in Sussex, providing high quality learning opportunities for over 25,000 students every year.

We offer generous pension schemes, hybrid working opportunities, college closure days over the Christmas period (which is not deducted from annual leave entitlement) plus the option to purchase up to 10 days additional leave, and discounts at onsite facilities such as gym membership and nursery fees at certain campuses

If you would like to learn more about our Director of Studies role, then please click 'apply' today!

All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which may include a check of the barred lists and any relevant overseas checks

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