Bayswater Education is a vibrant network of global educational centres dedicated for over 70 years to educate and inspire global people through a life-changing educational experience. We’re passionate about growing communities of global thinkers and explorers, at home and abroad – whatever their story. We set up Bayswater Education because we want young people from every walk of life to get a buzz from discovering new cultures, exploring new flavours, and learning what’s out there. We think of them as global spirits, like ourselves.

 
At Bayswater Education, we're not just reimagining education; we're revolutionizing it. We're on a mission to provide young minds, locally and globally, with life-changing adventures and a chance to cultivate a social conscience. Our promise is simple - "Bayswater offers global education experiences with captivating course content, expert delivery methods, and soft skills to help our students prepare for the future of work."


About the role:

Due to continuous growth, we are on the lookout for a dedicated Centre Director to join our team working in Vancouver!

The Centre Director is ultimately accountable for the commercial, operational, and academic needs of the centre, as well as the welfare needs of the staff and students. We are looking for a sales-minded, customer service-oriented leader with strong business management skills and passion to make our centre attractive to students through the delivery of an industry-beating student experience.

 
Key responsibilities:

  • Leads on the development plan for the center, including commercial and business development initiatives as well as operational needs. 
  • Manages all operational functions and ensures the running of the Center is efficient, effective, and profitable.
  • Oversees the set up and management of the Private Career College.
  • Maintains compliance and accreditation for both provincial and national bodies.
  • Plans, designs, and implements an accommodation strategy that caters for the center’s accommodation needs.
  • Reviews performance on a monthly basis using data, ensuring service and delivery are in line with objectives.
  • Assists in the day-to-day accounting processes for the school and preparation of any required financial reports.
  • Ensures budgets are adhered to and are reviewed as determined by the CFO, implementing any required changes.
  • Nurtures excellent relationships with agents and sales team.
  • Manage, guide and coach school staff encouraging team spirit and a positive work environment in line with Bayswater Values: Love your community, keep an open mind and an open door, challenge what we know, champion the spirit of adventure.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • An undergraduate degree is essential. A teaching qualification is desirable.
  • Senior management experience in a school/college environment.
  • Management experience within a Private Career College.
  • Experience of managing groups of international students.
  • Knowledge of safe-guarding of children and best practices.
  • Numerate and IT literate with competence in Excel.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organised, multitasking and able to prioritise. 
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to be a mentor for the team.
  • Results and customer oriented with strong commercial mindset.
  • A team player and able to build rapport and engage with a diverse range of people.
  • Committed to continuous improvement through being outward looking and reflective.

 

Legal Requirements

  • Eligibility to live and work in Canada.

 

Bayswater Education provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bayswater Education Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 

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