St Giles New York City is a fun and exciting place to work. We are a modern English language school in Midtown Manhattan that attracts adult students from all over the world to learn in high quality, learner-centered classes of General English, Exam Preparation, Business English and Private 1-1s.

We're looking for an ESL academic manager to join the school (on a full-time basis) who is able to lead and inspire the academic team to deliver excellent academic output. The successful postholder will also form a key part of the school's management team and will be able to deputize for the school Director. The Director of Studies will hire responsible for ensuring HR practices are followed, including, recruitment, discipline and training; as well as working to meet organizational priorities.

The school offers competitive compensation, modern teaching resources, academic support, including regular Teacher Development sessions and observations, and opportunities to teach a range of levels. Classrooms are equipped with digital boards and internet-enabled computers.

The successful candidate:

  • will have a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • will have a minimum of CELTA or equivalent qualification
  • will preferably hold a DELTA or MA TESOL or equivalent
  • is punctual and well presented
  • is creative and engaging
  • is hard working and flexible to change
  • is motivated to develop professionally
  • has experience teaching in a similar ESL environment and preferably has experience teaching Business English

The successful applicant should hold the right to work in the USA. Due to visa restrictions, the company is only able to help with this for suitably experienced UK citizens, who commit to a minimum term.

Job Type: Full-time


  • ESL teaching: 3 years (minimum)
  • academic management: 1 year (Preferred)

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