Academic Manager – Adults, Korea (KOR-S-3036)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
South Korea
Location
Seoul
Department
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Senior teacher
Pay Band
Senior Teacher
Vacancy Description
Location: Seoul, Korea | Contract: 2 years | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 21 January 2020 (23:59 UK Time)
 
Details

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM
Our Adult Teaching Centres run myClass courses and Other Adult courses and we currently have more than 2500 students studying with us with more growth planned for the future. More information about myClass can be found on our homepage.  Our branches are open 7 days a week throughout the year and teachers work either a Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday week and work either an early or a late shift. From Monday to Friday, the earliest class starts at 7:00am and the latest class finishes at 9:45pm with classes being offered in morning, afternoon & evening. The busiest times are weekends and evenings and we currently have very few teachers on morning shifts. 

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY
The main focus of the role is supporting teachers through line management, a structured training plan and also general support and also focusing on improving the customer experience by having strong re-reg figures for the center and managing refunds well.   The post holder has to be highly skilled at communicating with others and also very organised at managing their schedule.  

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT
The successful candidate will work closely with other Academic Managers and the Branch Manager from the Sales and Customer Management team. This group will share responsibility for the day-to-day academic and operational management of the branch and the team based there.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
To be considered, you should have:

·  Cambridge DELTA/Trinity DipTESOL/relevant Master’s degree (e.g. TEFL, TESOL, ELT, Applied Linguistics)

·  High proficiency in English i.e. full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module

·  Undergraduate/University Degree

·  At least 2 years post TEFL-Q teaching/training experience

·  Experience as a coordinator or a higher level in and educational institute.  


BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- Incoming flights, baggage & Settling-in allowance (Incoming flights, baggage & Settling-in allowance apply only to teachers recruited from outside Korea.)
- Enjoy 35 days of Annual leave


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ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

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We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

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