At Stafford House International we have over 60 years’ experience of providing international students with great English language courses. Whether students want to learn English for everyday life, their career or to progress into academic studies, we have great locations in the UK (London, Brighton, Canterbury and Cambridge), USA (Boston, Chicago, San Diego and San Francisco), and Canada (Toronto and Calgary) for them to choose from.

Job Overview

The post-holder will assist the School Principal in managing the School and assume responsibility for any professional duty of the Principal as delegated. The Director of Studies (DoS) is responsible to the Principal/Manager for the academic management of the School and ensuring the teaching and learning component of the programmes are delivered to the highest standards.

Key Responsibilities 

Management of Teaching Staff

-  Responsible for teacher recruitment in line with student enrolments, in accordance with Company policy (including child safeguarding and welfare).

-  Accountable for teacher induction, teacher training and development: ensures regular lesson observations and constructive feedback take place, designs INSET sessions and provides information and advice on external training for staff.

-  Responsible for the provision of regular INSET training sessions for teaching staff.

-  Holds regular staff meetings and INSET sessions for teachers.  Ensures that major points are included in the Minutes of the meeting and filed for future reference.

-  Arranges teaching cover when teachers are absent from work; ensuring that teachers have instructions available on what is to be taught in their absence using the Scheme of Work.  Briefs the cover teacher accurately to ensure students have continuity of class content.

-  Ensures teachers are up to date with administrative procedures including registers, progress reports and certificates.  Ensures teachers produce weekly Schemes of Work and that these are filed and referred to systematically to avoid repetition of work.

-  Arranges teaching cover when teachers are absent from work; ensuring that teachers have instructions available on what is to be taught in their absence using the Scheme of Work.  Briefs the cover teacher accurately to ensure students have continuity of class content.

- Ensures teachers are up to date with administrative procedures including registers, progress reports and certificates.  Ensures teachers produce weekly Schemes of Work and that these are filed and referred to systematically to avoid repetition of work.

-  HR administration:

-  Arranges for contracts of employment and all documentation pertinent to pre-appointment to be drawn up in a timely manner;

-  Ensures checks are carried out for Right to Work in the UK in accordance with UKBA compliance prior to a new teacher starting employment with the School;

-  Ensures a DBS check is carried out for each member of the teaching staff prior to a new teacher starting employment with the School;

-  Ensures references are taken up and received prior to a new teacher starting employment with the School;

-   Maintains records of sickness and holidays on the ADP system;

-   Authorises holiday dates with teaching staff directly reporting to him/her; holidays to be taken at such times to be convenient to the School.

-  Provides teacher’s completed/authorised timesheets and any relevant information to the Payroll Department within the set timescale.

-  Carries out Appraisals for reviewing the performance of all academic staff directly reporting to him/her in accordance with Company policy, with appropriate target setting and monitoring of progress.

-  Carries out the disciplinary of staff, when required, in line with the Company procedures as outlined in the Staff Handbook.

Please apply before  28th April 2017

To view full job description, person specification and to apply, please see our website, http://www.cambridgeeducationgroup.com/careers/vacancies.htm

or contact soerecruitment@staffordhouse.com

 

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