Academic Manager - Young Learners

Academic Manager - Young Learners

Company: British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body

 

 

Location company: Seoul. South Korea  

Pay Band: Senior Teacher

Duration: 24 months

Benefits :Salary, Income taxes and national insurances, Fares and travel, Baggage allowance, Annual leave allowance, Medical allowance, Settling-in allowance, Accommodation allowance, Other allowances, Everthing as applicable.

 

Role Purpose

 

To lead on operational and academic management of one of our Metropolitan Seoul YL teaching centres
To lead on the design, development, implementation and evaluation of the centre’s young learners programme and services
To provide on-going support and development for teachers of young learner courses
To contribute to and implement Korea Teaching Centre strategy and objectives in order to meet young learner income and impact targets and enhance British Council’s reputation in Korea as an ELT expert
To lead on global course products and product development for young learners in Korea

 

 

Challenges & Accountabilities

Accountabilities:

 

Efficient operational management of the centre to meet and exceed financial and KBI targets
Regional Quality in the Classroom initiatives for young learner product and delivery
Efficient and professional management of centre operations to TQS standards

Implementation of global child protection policies
Customer Feedback Survey targets for young learner parents
YL Key Business Indicator targets
Line manage up to 6 young learner teachers including one to two coordinators, ensuring the quality of teaching is met.

 

Responsibilities & Main Duties:

 

Lead on the operational management of one of our Metropolitan Seoul YL centres, including timetabling, cover, placement testing and day to day running of the centre
Lead on development of the young learner offer and academic management of the courses
Ensure resources (including teachers) are monitored, evaluated, reviewed to support and improve the quality of learning and teaching
Contribute to planning, monitoring and reporting of KBI targets for YL programme
Liaise with Resources and local Child Protection lead to ensure Health and Safety for young learners meets TQS standards in the centre and implement necessary changes
Actively participate in the wider Marketing and Communications team leading on YL market research, promotional and media events (Open Days, Parents’ events, contributions to on-line & off-line media with the marketing team
To teach up to 9 hours per week and substitute as required
To line manage up to 6 teachers including 1-2 coordinators
To recruit, deploy and develop teaching staff appropriately to include delivering YL training
Actively participate in wider TC Management Team

 

Other important features or requirements of the job

 

You will be expected to liaise with Managers at other premises involving some travel around the Seoul area. You could be asked to attend regional meetings in other countries. You can expect to work 38 hours over a 5 day week, between 11.00am and 7.30pm on weekdays and on a weekend day (Saturday or Sunday) between 9.00am and 6.45pm.

 

 

Requirements

Passport requirements/ Right to work in country

 

To obtain a teaching visa, teachers’ nationalities and university degrees must be from a native English-speaking country defined by the government of South Korea.
Visas are not obtained for partners unless they are married.
The British Council Korea will provide full assistance throughout the visa application process.

 

Direct contact or managing staff working with children?

 

Yes

If offered the role, British Council will ask you to go through pre-appointment screening appropriate for the role you apply for. The screening will be carried out by British Council, but you are required to provide necessary documents or information to check your records up to 10 years on

 

Prohibited Transactions
Enhanced Criminal Record Check
References
Professional Qualifications
Education

 

Language requirements

 

High proficiency in English i.e. full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module

 

Qualifications

 

Cambridge DELTA/Trinity Dip TESOL
Undergraduate degree

 

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience

Minimum / essential

 

Minimum of 4 years’ YL pedagogical knowledge and experience of Primary Education and YL ELT with recent relevant YL teaching experience (5-18 year olds)

 

Desirable

 

At least two years’ experience of YL academic management at Senior Teacher level or above
Experience as CELTYL/TYLEC Trainer
Experience as Trinity Dip TESOL or DELTA local tutor
Experience in teaching Early Years and/or training Early Years teachers

 

Please note: The deadline for application is 22 May 2020 

 

What we offer

Benefits :Salary, Income taxes and national insurances, Fares and travel, Baggage allowance, Annual leave allowance, Medical allowance, Settling-in allowance, Accommodation allowance, Other allowances

What we want

Role Purpose

 

To lead on operational and academic management of one of our Metropolitan Seoul YL teaching centres
To lead on the design, development, implementation and evaluation of the centre’s young learners programme and services
To provide on-going support and development for teachers of young learner courses
To contribute to and implement Korea Teaching Centre strategy and objectives in order to meet young learner income and impact targets and enhance British Council’s reputation in Korea as an ELT expert
To lead on global course products and product development for young learners in Korea

 

 

Challenges & Accountabilities

Accountabilities:

 

Efficient operational management of the centre to meet and exceed financial and KBI targets
Regional Quality in the Classroom initiatives for young learner product and delivery
Efficient and professional management of centre operations to TQS standards

Implementation of global child protection policies
Customer Feedback Survey targets for young learner parents
YL Key Business Indicator targets
Line manage up to 6 young learner teachers including one to two coordinators, ensuring the quality of teaching is met.

 

Responsibilities & Main Duties:

 

Lead on the operational management of one of our Metropolitan Seoul YL centres, including timetabling, cover, placement testing and day to day running of the centre
Lead on development of the young learner offer and academic management of the courses
Ensure resources (including teachers) are monitored, evaluated, reviewed to support and improve the quality of learning and teaching
Contribute to planning, monitoring and reporting of KBI targets for YL programme
Liaise with Resources and local Child Protection lead to ensure Health and Safety for young learners meets TQS standards in the centre and implement necessary changes
Actively participate in the wider Marketing and Communications team leading on YL market research, promotional and media events (Open Days, Parents’ events, contributions to on-line & off-line media with the marketing team
To teach up to 9 hours per week and substitute as required
To line manage up to 6 teachers including 1-2 coordinators
To recruit, deploy and develop teaching staff appropriately to include delivering YL training
Actively participate in wider TC Management Team

 

Other important features or requirements of the job

 

You will be expected to liaise with Managers at other premises involving some travel around the Seoul area. You could be asked to attend regional meetings in other countries. You can expect to work 38 hours over a 5 day week, between 11.00am and 7.30pm on weekdays and on a weekend day (Saturday or Sunday) between 9.00am and 6.45pm.

 

 

Requirements

Passport requirements/ Right to work in country

 

To obtain a teaching visa, teachers’ nationalities and university degrees must be from a native English-speaking country defined by the government of South Korea.
Visas are not obtained for partners unless they are married.
The British Council Korea will provide full assistance throughout the visa application process.

 

Direct contact or managing staff working with children?

 

Yes

If offered the role, British Council will ask you to go through pre-appointment screening appropriate for the role you apply for. The screening will be carried out by British Council, but you are required to provide necessary documents or information to check your records up to 10 years on

 

Prohibited Transactions
Enhanced Criminal Record Check
References
Professional Qualifications
Education

 

Language requirements

 

High proficiency in English i.e. full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module

 

Qualifications

 

Cambridge DELTA/Trinity Dip TESOL
Undergraduate degree

 

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience

Minimum / essential

 

Minimum of 4 years’ YL pedagogical knowledge and experience of Primary Education and YL ELT with recent relevant YL teaching experience (5-18 year olds)

 

Desirable

 

At least two years’ experience of YL academic management at Senior Teacher level or above
Experience as CELTYL/TYLEC Trainer
Experience as Trinity Dip TESOL or DELTA local tutor
Experience in teaching Early Years and/or training Early Years teachers

 

Please note: The deadline for application is 22 May 2020 

You need to have the requirements below:

AND one of the following sets to apply:

Degree
Bachelors
TEFL Certificate
CELTA/Cert.TESOL
How to apply

Please apply by clicking on the job link here 

 

https://performancemanager.successfactors.eu/sf/jobreq?jobId=496&company...

 

 

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TEFL Cert.
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