Bachelors degree, Masters preferred, PGCE, CELTAFields of Expertise:
ESL/EFL , Elementary , Curriculum Developer , ESL to Children , Adults
Details: The role, Manager of Instruction, encompasses six key areas, as listed and described below:
Staff Training – Providing Continuous Professional Development
The company demands a high standard of teaching from all of its employees. As a result, teaching provided by the company requires audit and evaluation, to ensure expected standards are met. It is the job of the Manager of Instruction to provide such.
Consequent to critique, it is required in this role to provide guidance/ training to teachers, where they might require help in attaining company standards.
A thorough and deep technical understanding of the art and science of teaching is required. As is the ability to reflect constructively on this knowledge to provide critique and a plan for teacher development.
Providing beneficial, effective and stimulating staff training is key.
Often at the request of the client, the company is required to provide an assessment of a student’s abilities in the English language.
It is required of the Manager of Instruction to undertake this task.
As a result, the role calls for one to have the ability to assess and describe student language production in a professional manner, underpinning language ability in line with common assessment methods/ means.
The role requires one to identify key areas for development, directing the student through continued development.
The role requires the writing of, and confident in-depth discussion, of academic reports - commenting on student abilities, progress and development. Further, one must communicate such notions in a professional manner.
To design and administer in-company examinations for various purposes
Course, Materials and Syllabus Design
The position demands responsibility and accountability for the planning and design of high quality English courses. This necessitates a good understanding of student expectations and abilities across various client demographics.
One must be able to plan a series of lessons, working towards various suitably-selected aims and objectives.
The role requires the management of and collaboration with other staff members, to achieve the successful delivery of a course.
The design of stimulating and effective educational materials is necessary.
Designing and maintaining syllabi for the key student profiles of the company’s client base is further, a part of the job.
Alongside your above mentioned managerial roles, you will be required to deliver classes of English to company clients, to an exceptional, exemplary standard.
Classes may be one-to-one or involve groups of students. The student demographic is extremely varied, in terms of ability level, nationality, age, expectations, aims and so on.
The job requires a ‘can do’ mentality and attitude to work. The ability to work within time constraints and excellent time management are vital to the role. Professional communication skills are a necessity, to ensure that the company is publicly and privately represented in a suitable manner. Also, building understanding and coordination between company employees is necessary.
An expert knowledge, understanding and application of the English language is a prerequisite.