For over 40 years Bell has offered a range of outstanding Young Learner Programmes to overseas students aged 7 – 17. These unparalleled courses combine academic excellence with an exciting cultural and social programme and provide students with a unique experience and exceptional care.

We are now looking to recruit enthusiastic, dedicated and responsible Directors of Studies for our Young Learner Courses running at four UK independent schools between June and August.

Directors of Studies are responsible for the effective running of the academic side of the Young Learner programme including management of EFL Teachers, provision of academic advice, managing resources and preparation of study tours and excursions, as well as participation in activities.

- Bell St Albans, Hertfordshire
- Bloxham School, Oxfordshire
- The Leys, Cambridge
- Wellington College, Berkshire

Each school provides both staff and children with excellent premises and facilities and we offer accommodation, meals and professional development opportunities.

Person Specification

- Director of Studies: Delta qualified or equivalent
- Assistant Director of Studies: CELTA qualified or equivalent
- Degree qualified or equivalent
- Teaching experience
- Excellent communication skills
- Team leadership/people management
- Proficiency in time management
- Residential experience
- Teacher observation and teacher development experience

- Experience of academic management of a Young Learner centre
- Experience of materials development

Eligibility and Safe Recruitment
Applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK

Bell is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment:

- A DBS Check will be requested in the event of a successful application
- Completion of a DBS application is condition of employment
- We do not accept DBS checks undertaken by other organisations
- All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily
- Proof of identity and qualifications will be required
- All references will be followed up and reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason you should not be engaged in situations where you have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18
- Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

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