Head of English

Study Group
Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
Circa £39,000 per annum
06 Nov 2018
06 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are Study Group, a global pathway provider in International Education, working in partnership with a number of Top Tier University Partners. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe. Using innovative teaching methods in an autonomous working environment, we empower our students to reach their potential, providing an unforgettable student experience, and a positive introduction to the UK and its culture.

What is this role and where does it fit in?

  • You will lead and motivate a team of Academic English Tutors to contribute to ensuring the best possible student outcomes and student experience on our English and Academic Skills courses and modules.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to plan and oversee the design and delivery of all English, and Academic Skills courses and modules, ensuring the best possible student outcomes and student experience.
  • Ensure that the design and delivery of all English, and Academic Skills courses and modules are conducted with reference to and according to Study Group’s, Durham University’s and relevant external agencies’ quality frameworks, policies, procedures and codes of practice.

What experience do you need?

  • Proven success with Leadership and management of Academic English Tutors in a teaching and learning environment,
  • Experience of leading a team to achieve high levels of student academic performance and outcomes against agreed targets.
  • This role will have input into the Senior Management team, so a strategic thinker with experience managing and analysing performance data is essential.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree and a CELTA are essential, with a DELTA or MA Linguistics being highly desirable.
  • Experience of teaching English to international students in UK Higher or Further Education.
  • You must be a team player with the ability and experience of managing a diverse group of staff.

What can we offer?

  • 30 days holiday per year that can be taken at any time.
  • Professional Development opportunities. The opportunity to work with students from all over the world.
  • The chance to work as part of a global highly collaborative network.
  • A unique HE working environment, with the advantages of FE such as teaching training, innovation, and smaller class sizes.
  • As we have full ownership of our curriculum - we are able to adapt and consistently provide current, relevant and engaging material to our students.
  • We value flexibility within the workplace - creating an adaptive working environment with a number of different working arrangements available to our people.

We will be reviewing, and progressing with successful candidates from when an application is received.  This is a rolling recruitment process so please do not hesitate to apply to avoid disappointment.

Organisational Compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations.

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