Kaplan International Colleges (KIC) is part of Kaplan Inc., a Fortune 500 company and a leading global provider of educational services to individuals, schools and businesses, serving over one million students with operations in more than 30 countries around the world.
Operating in a characterful, period building in Temple Bar overlooking the Liffey and welcoming up to 50 nationalities, KIC Dublin offers high quality English language programmes as well as a suite of support services including social programmes and accommodation.
We are now looking for a highly commercial, experienced manager to lead the team at KIC Dublin.
Responsible for the leadership and direction of KIC Dublin, the focus of the role will be to ensure that the college delivers an exceptional educational experience to each student – from the quality of the teaching through to the standard of the facilities and to the high level of customer service provided by staff in the college. You will also work to ensure that the budget is well managed, that operational and financial targets are met and that development and motivation of staff remains a priority at all times. Finally, you will take care to nurture and development relationships with key external bodies and partners.
To succeed in the role, you’ll need to be a first-rate people manager, great organiser, highly experienced in the operations side of an education, tourism, travel, leisure or hospitality business, with vision, drive, commercial acumen and the ability to provide clear leadership and direction. The role would suit a range of potential applicants so whether you are an experienced educational manager seeking a substantial challenge in international education and the EFL industry, or perhaps experienced business manager in another related field with transferable skills, then we would like to hear from you.
The successful applicant will be joining an entrepreneurial culture, which encourages progression and places a lot of emphasis on retaining good people. We do this by keeping jobs interesting, giving people real responsibility, offering opportunities to move around the company and work in different parts of the world and by providing an environment which is informal but professional, relaxed but hard-working.
If this sounds like the kind of place you’d like to work, you think your skills could be put to good use in this role and company, then please get in touch with us, by sending CV and a covering letter via our online form
Monday 9th July, midday with interviews to be held in mid-July in Dublin and/or London.