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  • UK Summer Schools Centre Manager

    Salary to be discussed at interview stage

    To be responsible for the smooth running of all aspects of the designated summer school, ensuring the overall success of the school while maintaining excellent  working relationships with the host schools and other agents.
     
    The Centre Manager is expected to accept and successfully handle a demanding workload and assume responsibility for  the preparation, installation, operation and outcomes of the programme at the designated summer school. You will utilise your interpersonal skills as well as your trouble-shooting abilities to effectively manage and deliver a successful summer school to the students and agents.
     
    You will have a strong managerial team to support operations and in return, we expect you to be proficient in all areas of the summer school environment. A strong yet approachable persona is essential to ensure you effectively lead and support all your staff throughout the summer. Your priority will be the overall success of the school and the continuing success of its professional relationships.
     
    The ideal Centre Manager will be highly organised and have successful experience of managing a team of up to 40 staff. They will be able to confidently delegate and deputise for any of the senior positions. They will be driven, goal orientated and a proven operator at this level.
     
    Location: (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)
     
    ·         Mount Kelly, Tavistock,Devon, PL19 OHZ
    ·         Taunton School,Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD
    ·         St Swithun’s School, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HA
    ·         St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London, TW1 4SX
    ·         Berkhamsted School, Kings Campus, Kings Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 2BB
    ·         Amex Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9BL
    Line Manager:                      
    Summer Schools Operations Manager
     
    Hours of Work/Contract Type:       
    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week with a 60 minute unpaid break each day. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business.  This position involves working at weekends and other unsocial hours.
     
    To Apply:
     
    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form. Please also download and complete the skills sheet.
    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
     
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    Location

    United Kingdom

    Department

    Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    UK Summer Schools Centre Manager

    Salary to be discussed at interview stage

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    • To attend an induction day prior to the beginning of the contract and to have read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent British Council requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from four days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the day after all students have left).
    • To carry out/oversee all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the summer school as advised by the Summer Schools Operations Manager (SSOM). 
    • To manage all staff, as necessary, ensuring the successful running of the summer school and all policies/procedures and deadlines are adhered to.
    • To manage the staff rota in a timely and accommodating manner.
    • To actively promote the welfare of LAL clients, including agents, students and International Group Leaders at all times.
    • To ensure proper discipline is maintained throughout the duration of the course.
    • To ensure consistent and effective communication between all staff, students and International Group Leaders is maintained throughout the course.
    • To have read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook prior to the start of the period of employment.  
    • To monitor and communicate the student and staff bed numbers to the host school on a daily basis.
    • To assist the SSOM in all aspects of the final preparations, prior to the beginning of the summer school.
    • To be fully conversant with regard to British Council Accreditation and legal & statutory provisions for the welfare and protection of children and minors in relation to all aspects of the course (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    • To understand and be conversant with LAL Risk Assessment methods and conclusions.
    • To be fully conversant and compliant with the LAL Summer Schools Health & Safety policy and ensure the same for all staff.
    • To assist the Leisure Management and liaise with the Summer Schools Transfers Department and the SSOM to coordinate smooth airport transfers to and from the school.
    • To be apprised of all necessary welfare, activity, excursion and transport information from within LAL, the host school and agencies guaranteeing a smooth operation.
    • To deal with all student, International Group Leader and Host school representatives issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.
    • To protect the property and equipment of the designated host school and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the host school into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office, appropriate clothing for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of employment.
    • To maintain and develop the good working relationship with the designated host school and its employees.
    • To be fully conversant with the budget and other financial constraints of the summer school and keep the SSOM fully informed of all financial transactions.
    • To fully understand British Council accreditation and ensure all standards are maintained throughout the course.
    • To ensure a clean handover of all financial, administrative and welfare documentation, materials and other items which pertain to the summer school at the end of the course.
    • To ensure, when not on duty, that the designated deputy is appraised of all necessary information.
    • To be fully conversant with the job descriptions of all summer school staff.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Summer Schools Operations Manager and/or LAL London Management.
    • Any additional duties as required by the business.
     
     
    This position required a face to face interview in London or Torbay.
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. general Office administration experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) Educated to degree level or NQF level 6 equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Thorough understanding of transport logistics (A/I)
    ¨ c) Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel (A/I)
    ¨ d) Understanding of welfare provisions and duty of care (A/I)
    ¨ e) Knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)
    ¨ f) A good understanding of the law pertaining to child welfare issues and knowledge of British Council accreditation.
    ¨ g) Native English speaker or a very good level of spoken and written English (equivalent IELTS 8.0)
    ¨ 
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) At least 2 years’ experience in an EFL summer schools environment (A/I)
    ¨ b) Previous experience in a similar role (A/I)
    ¨ c) Previous line management experience (A/I)
    ¨ d) Ability to thrive in a high pressure environment
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Strong proven communication, problem solving and managerial skills (A/I)
    ¨ b) Strong discipline skills and the ability to maintain authority (A/I)
    ¨ c) Meticulous and thorough approach to work (A/I)
    ¨ d) The ability to manage a team towards a common goal (A/I)
    ¨ e) A professional approach to work with effective time management (A/I)
    ¨ f) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work and ability to work under pressure whilst being adaptable (A/I)
    ¨ 
     
    Other Attributes
    ¨ a) An approachable attitude and a team-player mentality (A/I)
    ¨ b) A smart appearance (I)
    ¨ c) Clean criminal record (A)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) or equivalent in a relevant discipline (A)
    ¨ b) Current Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL Certificate , PGCE or equivalent (A)
    ¨ c) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
    ¨ d) First Aid certificate/Life Guard certificate. (A)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) At least 1 year’s experience in a senior role directly concerned with the service industry or similar (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Strong administrative skills. (A/I)
    ¨ b) Current driving licence. (A)

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • UK Summer Schools Transfers Co-ordinator

    From £290.00

    To assist the Summer Schools Transfers Manager in preparing and running the airport arrival and departure transfers of the UK and US summer school centres. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.
     
    The role of Transfers Co-ordinator is an important one, directly concerned with the welfare and enjoyment of overseas junior students. This requires the post-holder to have an understanding of UK and US Summer Schools transfer procedures whilst also being proficient in MS Office software (Excel/Word) to ensure that all arrival and departure details are both accurate and consistent.
     
    The post-holder might, depending on the transfers department workload, offer constructive assistance as required to all aspects of the summer school operation. The ideal Transfers Co-ordinator will be meticulous with great attention to detail, flexible with the ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines as well as having a high level of responsibility and authority.
     
     
    Location:                   
    Twickenham, Greater London
     
    Line Manager:                      
    Summer Schools Transfers Manager
     
    Hours of work/contract type:        
    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.
     
    To Apply:
     
    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form. Please also download and complete the skills sheet.
    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
     
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    Location

    United Kingdom

    Department

    Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    UK Summer Schools Transfers Co-ordinator

    From £290.00

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    • To attend an induction period prior to the beginning of the contract (date to be confirmed) and to have read and be fully conversant with the relevant handbooks (employee, specific role and Centres).
    • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day.
    • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, preparation and administration of summer schools transfers.
    • To ensure that all aspects of summer schools transfers run smoothly and safely as requested by line management.
    • To consistently ensure the welfare of the students remains paramount.
    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL's agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
    • To always act as a positive role model and representative of LAL whilst on site or in the presence of students or International Group Leaders.
    • To address any student, International Group Leader or host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of employment.
    • To be responsible for any particular aspect of summer schools transfers as designated by line management.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Summer Schools Transfers Manager and/or Summer Schools Operations Manager.
    • To be fully conversant with regards to British Council Accreditation and statutory provisions for the welfare and protection of children and minors in relation to transfers.
    • Any additional duties as required by the business.
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. experience of and responsible approach to working with young people will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at interview (I)
     
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) A Level Standard or equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Strong command of the English language (A/I)
    ¨ c) Computer literate with good knowledge of Excel spreadsheets (A/I)
    ¨ d) Native English speaker or a good level of spoken and written English (equivalent to IELTS 8.0)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Experience of and responsible approach to working with young people (A/I)
    ¨ b) Experience of working within a team (A/I)
     
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Meticulous with attention to detail (A/I)
    ¨ b) Able to maintain consistent performance (A/I)
    ¨ c) Have a head for figures and be good with numbers (A/I)
    ¨ d) Excellent communication skills including a professional telephone manner (A/I)
    ¨ (e) Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines (A/I)
     
      
     
    Other Attributes
    ¨ a) Dynamic and flexible ‘can do’ approach to work with the ability to think on their feet (A/I)
    ¨ b) Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (A)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) or equivalent in a relevant discipline (A)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) At least 1 year’s work experience in a similar role (A/I)
    ¨ b) Previous summer schools experience (A/I)
     
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
    ¨ b) Good knowledge of London airports (A/I)
         
    Pay Scale
     
    Gross Basic Salary:                               £290.00*
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid:
    Holiday Pay (calculated at 12.07% of hours worked based on Basic Salary)
     
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid in a ‘lump sum’ assuming successful completion of agreed contract.
     
    Contract Completion Bonus:
    £14 per week assuming successful completion of agreed contract
     
    Returning Staff:
    An extra £15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional £5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools. Value is capped at £30 per week.
     
    Early Bird Bonus:
    Early Bird bonus which equates to £10 per week for returning staff or new teachers who sign up to work for LAL by 31st January 2015.
     
    *Accommodation allowance (£35.56)   has already been deducted from this figure.
     
    All amounts are gross (pre-tax and NIC), weekly and subject to statutory deductions at current rates.
     
     
     
     
     

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • UK Summer Schools EFL Teacher

    From £300.00

    To teach English to foreign students aged 8-17 years and participate in activities, excursions, transfers and registration as required.
     
    The role of Summer School Teacher is one of responsibility, directly concerned with the education and welfare of overseas junior students. This requires the post-holder to engage in all aspects of summer school work as directed by the Academic Manager, Leisure Manager and Centre Manager. Our residential teachers are not expected to perform night or morning duties and in return we expect dynamic, engaging classes for all our students.
     
    The ideal Teacher will be fun, energetic, outgoing and have a high level of responsibility and authority and be more than capable of providing interesting and involving lessons for Young Learners.
     
    LAL use our own course book, written and designed by our academic staff across the globe to help our teachers provide unforgettable lessons. Newly qualified teachers will find themselves fully supported by our detailed syllabus, resources and academic management team, while the more seasoned teacher will be allowed a greater degree of freedom in the classroom.
     
    Location: (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)
     
    ·         Mount Kelly, Tavistock,Devon, PL19 OHZ
    ·         Taunton School,Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD
    ·         St Swithun’s School, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HA
    ·         St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London, TW1 4SX
    ·         Berkhamsted School, Kings Campus, Kings Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 2BB
    ·         Amex Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9BL
    Line Manager:                      
     Summer Schools Academic Manager / Leisure Manager
     
    Hours of Work/Contract Type:       
    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a  six day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working at weekends and other unsocial hours.
    To Apply:
     
    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form. Please also download and complete the skills sheet.
    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
     
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    Location

    United Kingdom

    Department

    Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    UK Summer Schools EFL Teacher

    From £300.00

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    ·           To live on-site with board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day.
    ·           To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
    ·           To assist in the placement testing and classroom allocation of all students.
    ·           To maintain accurate and up-to-date records of work, classroom registers, lesson plans and any other administrative records as required by the British Council.
    ·           To prepare and teach dynamic and communicative lessons across a range of levels to multinational classes comprising students aged 8 – 17 years for a minimum of five teaching sessions a week (one further session will be allocated for preparation, training and administration). 
    ·           To assist and/or teach Trinity Exam preparation, Intensive English or One-to-One lessons (information and instruction will be given) where necessary.
    ·           At certain centres to undertake a full timetable of teaching (mornings and afternoons).
    ·           To take responsibility for the successful academic outcomes of all students taught including the setting and marking of progress tests.
    ·           To actively link the academic programme with the leisure programme through meaningful activities in the classroom.
    ·           To actively participate in excursion and activity sessions both on and off-site as required by line management.
    ·           To be fully engaged in the rigours of summer school work.
    ·           To follow the prescribed syllabus and develop strategies for successful learning in accordance with directives from line management. 
    ·           To write individual student reports for all students taught.
    ·           To submit to periodic classroom inspections by line management and the British Council.
    ·           To assist in daily administrative and pastoral tasks as requested by line management, including meal monitoring.
    ·           To assist in transfer duties as requested.
    ·           To assist with the registration of students as required.
    ·           To address any student, International Group Leader or host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
    ·           To protect the property and equipment of the designated host school and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    ·           To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
    ·           To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position: smart casual for teaching, LAL uniform for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of employment.
    ·           To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Summer Schools Operations Manager, Centre Manager , Academic Manager or Leisure Manager.
    ·           To read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook and all pertinent British Council requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    ·           Any additional duties as required by the business.
     
     
     
    Notes
    ·           A teaching session comprises 2 x 90 minute lessons.
    ·           A teaching workshop carried out by either the Academic Manager or one of our DELTA qualified teacher trainers will form part of the preparation period at the beginning of the appointment. You will also be observed at least once by a suitably qualified member of staff, where you will be invited to take part in a feedback session at the end of the lesson.
    ·           One session per week will be for teachers to use for lesson preparation, training or other academic administration.
    ·           Except in very exceptional circumstances, teachers will NOT be actively involved in residential pastoral or welfare duties such as waking and putting to bed of students. This should not detract from the fact that all staff still have a duty of care towards minors while on site.
    ·           At St Mary’s University teachers will teach on a full timetable (lessons in both the morning and afternoon) Teachers will be expected to participate in one full day excursion on Sundays or assist with transfers and registration.
    ·           At all other schools teachers will teach in the mornings and participate in activities, excursions and transfers in the afternoons, evenings and at weekends.
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. experience with working with young learners will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I).
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) Educated to degree level or NQF level 6 or equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Current Cambridge CELTA/Trinity TESOL Certificate, PGCE or equivalent (A)
    ¨ c) Native English speaker or a very good level of spoken and written English (equivalent to IELTS 8.0) (A/I)
     
     
    Relevant Work experience
    ¨ a) Experience with and a responsible approach to working with young learners (A/I)
     
    Skills and abilities
    ¨ a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
    ¨ b) Energy and enthusiasm (A/I)
    ¨ c) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
    ¨ d) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)
     
    Other Attributes
    ¨ a) Some knowledge of foreign culture (A/I)
    ¨ b) Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (A)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) Good knowledge of either sports and/or arts & crafts/performing arts (A/I)
    ¨ b) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
    ¨ c) First Aid certificate/Life Guard certificate (A)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Previous summer school experience (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Computer literate (A/I)
    ¨ b) Driving licence (A/I)
     
     Pay Scale
     
    Gross Basic Salary:                               £300.00*
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid:
    Holiday Pay (calculated at 12.07% of hours worked based on Basic Salary)
     
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid in a ‘lump sum’ assuming successful completion of agreed contract.
     
    Contract Completion Bonus:
    £42  per week assuming successful completion of agreed contract
     
    Returning Staff:
    An extra £15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional £5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools. Value is capped at £30 per week.
     
    Early Bird Bonus:
    Early Bird bonus which equates to £10 per week for returning staff or new teachers who sign up to work for LAL by 31st January 2015.
     
     
     
    *Accommodation allowance (£35.56)   has already been deducted from this figure.
     
    All amounts are gross (pre-tax and NIC), weekly and subject to statutory deductions at current rates.

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • UK Summer Schools Assistant Academic Manager

    From £325.00

    The role of Assistant Academic Manager is one of responsibility, directly concerned with the education and welfare of overseas junior students. Whilst performing the same duties as a Teacher, the Assistant Academic Manager is also expected to assist the Academic Manager in ensuring the successful running of the academic programme. This will involve keeping abreast of all relevant administrative details and issues whilst maintaining an open flow of information between all academic staff. The Assistant Academic Manager will also be expected to act as cover for the Academic Manager when necessary.
     
    The ideal Assistant Academic Manager will be conscientious and organised with a high regard for the education of overseas junior students. They will be both a fun and energetic teacher and a competent administrator. They will also keep the flow of communication open within the academic department to ensure that all parties are apprised of all relevant information.
     
    LAL use our own course book, written and designed by our academic staff across the globe to help our teachers provide unforgettable lessons. Newly qualified teachers will find themselves fully supported by our detailed syllabus, resources and academic management team, while the more seasoned teacher will be allowed a greater degree of freedom in the classroom.
     
    Location: (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)
     
    ·         Mount Kelly, Tavistock,Devon, PL19 OHZ
    ·         Taunton School,Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD
    ·         St Swithun’s School, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HA
    ·         St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London, TW1 4SX
    Line Manager:                      
    Summer Schools Academic Manager
     
    Hours of Work/Contract Type:       
    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a six week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working at weekends and other unsocial hours
     
     
    To Apply:
     
    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form. Please also download and complete the skills sheet.
    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
     
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    Location

    United Kingdom

    Department

    Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    UK Summer Schools Assistant Academic Manager

    From £325.00

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    ·           To live on-site and/or in a host family (to be discussed at interview), board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day .
    ·           To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
    ·           To assist the Academic Manager in the placement testing and class allocation of all students.
    ·           To prepare and teach dynamic and communicative lessons across a range of levels to multinational classes comprising students aged 9 – 17 years for a minimum of five teaching sessions a week (one further session will be allocated for preparation and administration). 
    ·           To actively encourage and maintain open communication between all academic staff.
    ·           To assist teachers in actively linking the leisure programme with meaningful lessons/activities in the classroom.
    ·           At certain centres to undertake a full timetable of teaching (mornings and afternoons).
    ·           To assist in transfer duties as requested.
    ·           To maintain accurate and up-to-date records of work, classroom registers, lesson plans and any other administrative records as required by the British Council.
    ·           To take responsibility for the successful academic outcomes of all students taught including the setting and marking of progress tests.
    ·           To follow the prescribed syllabus and develop strategies for successful learning in accordance with directives from line management. 
    ·           To write individual student reports for all students taught.
    ·           To submit to periodic classroom inspections by line management and the British Council.
    ·           To read and be fully conversant with the staff handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent British Council requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    ·           To be fully engaged in the rigours of summer school work.
    ·           To actively participate in excursion and activity sessions both on and off-site as required by line management.
    ·           To assist in daily administrative tasks as requested by line management, including meal monitoring.
    ·           To address any student, International Group Leader or Host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
    ·           To protect the property and equipment of the designated host school and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    ·           To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
    ·           To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office and teaching, LAL uniform for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of employment.
    ·           To assist and/or teach Trinity Exam preparation, Intensive English or One-to-One lessons (information and instruction will be given) where necessary.
    ·           To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Summer Schools Operations Manager, Centre Manager and/or Academic Manager.
    ·           To deputise for the Academic Manager as and when necessary.
    ·           Any additional duties as required by the business.
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. previous Summer School experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I).
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) Educated to degree level or NQF level 6 equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Current Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL certificate, PGCE or equivalent (A)  
    ¨ c) Knowledge of young learners’ ELT materials (A/I)
    ¨ d) Native English speaker or a very good level of spoke and written English (equivalent to IELTS 8.0) (A/I)
     
    Relevant Work experience
    ¨ a) Previous summer school experience (A/I)
    ¨ b) Experience of working with young people (A/I)
    ¨ c) Experience of full range of Microsoft Office Suite use (A/I)
     
    Skills and abilities
    ¨ a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
    ¨ b) Energy and enthusiasm (A/I)
    ¨ c) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
    ¨ d) Effective people management skills (A/I)
    ¨ e) Responsible approach to working with juniors (A/I)
    ¨ f) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)
     
    Other Attributes
    ¨ a) Some knowledge of foreign culture (A/I)
    ¨ b) Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (A)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
    ¨ b) Good knowledge of either sports and/or arts & crafts/ performing arts (A/I)
    ¨ c) First Aid certificate/Life Guard certificate (A)
     
     Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Computer literate (A/I)
    ¨ b) Driving licence (A/I)
     
     
    Pay Scale
     
    Gross Basic Salary:                               £325.00*
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid:
    Holiday Pay (calculated at 12.07% of hours worked based on Basic Salary)
     
     
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid in a ‘lump sum’ assuming successful completion of agreed contract.
     
    Contract Completion Bonus:
    £45 per week assuming successful completion of agreed contract
     
    Returning Staff:
    An extra £15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional £5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools. Value is capped at £30 per week.
     
    Early Bird Bonus:
    Early Bird bonus which equates to £10 per week for returning staff or new teachers who sign up to work for LAL by 31st January 2015.
     
     
     
    *Accommodation allowance (£35.56)   has already been deducted from this figure.
     
    All amounts are gross (pre-tax and NIC), weekly and subject to statutory deductions at current rates.

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • UK Summer Schools Academic Manager

    From £400.00

    To implement, co-ordinate and manage the academic programme for the full duration of the course with the assistance of the LAL  academic department in the UK.
     
    To both lead and support all academic staff in ensuring students receive the best possible education during their stay.
     
     
    The role of Academic Manager is one of high responsibility, directly concerned with the education and welfare of overseas junior students as well as the management of all academic staff on site. This requires the post-holder to engage in all aspects of summer school work as directed by the Centre Manager and the Academic Department at LAL.
     
    The ideal Academic Manager will be conscientious and organised with a high regard for the education of overseas junior students. They will have experience of managing a team of teachers, delivering effective teaching training and conducting developmental observations.
     
    Location: (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)
     
    ·         Mount Kelly, Tavistock,Devon, PL19 OHZ
    ·         Taunton School,Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD
    ·         St Swithun’s School, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HA
    ·         St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London, TW1 4SX
    ·         Berkhamsted School, Kings Campus, Kings Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 2BB
    ·         Amex Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9BL
    Line Manager:                      
    Summer Schools Centre Manager
     
    Hours of work/contract type:        
    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a six day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.
     
    To Apply:
     
    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form. Please also download and complete the skills sheet.
    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
     
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    Location

    United Kingdom

    Department

    Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    UK Summer Schools Academic Manager

    From £400.00

    ·           To attend an induction day prior to the beginning of the contract (date and location to be arranged) and to have read and be fully conversant with the staff handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent British Council requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    ·           To live on-site with board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day.
    ·           To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
    ·           To act in a responsive manner to all academic requests/concerns put forward by staff, students and International Group Leaders.
    ·           To brief teachers on all aspects of their responsibilities, including teaching and the leisure programme (activities and excursions).
    ·           To organise and carry out training sessions for teachers.
    ·           To observe lessons and give teachers feedback.
    ·           To manage the academic staff as necessary to ensure all policies, procedures and deadlines are adhered to.
    ·           To administer the placement testing and class allocation of all students.
    ·           To maintain accurate class lists for all students and manage changes appropriately and promptly.
    ·           To maintain accurate and up-to-date records of work, classroom registers, lesson plans and any other administrative records as required by the British Council and ensure that teachers do the same.
    ·           To administer, explain and follow the prescribed syllabus and develop strategies for successful learning outcomes in accordance with directives from the Centre Manager and the Academic Department of LAL.
    ·           To ensure that all teachers are actively linking the academic programme with the leisure programme through meaningful activities in the classroom.
    ·           To work with the Centre Manager and Summer Schools Recruitment Officer in ensuring the teachers rota is adequate for the needs of the academic syllabus.
    ·           To take responsibility for the successful academic outcomes of all students taught, administer the setting of progress tests and ensure that teachers do the same.
    ·           To administer the issuing of individual student reports and attendance certificates to all students.
    ·           To submit to periodic classroom inspections by line management, academic staff from LAL and the British Council.
    ·           To issue end-of-course feedback reports on the summer school and submit to appraisals by line management.
    ·           To address any student, International Group Leader or Host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
    ·           To appraise all members of the teaching staff and submit reports to the Centre Manager.
    ·           To cover for teachers in the event of their sickness and/or absence, i.e. to prepare and teach dynamic and communicative lessons across a range of levels to multinational classes comprising students aged 8 – 17 years.
    ·           To assist in daily administrative tasks as requested by line management.
    ·           To be fully engaged in the rigours of summer school work.
    ·           To protect the property and equipment of the designated host school and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    ·           To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
    ·           To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office and teaching. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of employment.
    ·           To assist and/or teach Trinity Exam preparation, One-to-One or Intensive English (information and instruction will be given) where necessary.
    ·           To ensure, when not on duty, that the Assistant Academic Manager(where applicable) is apprised of all necessary information.
    ·           To deputise for the Centre Manager as required.
    ·           To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Centre Manager.
    ·           Any additional duties as required by the business.
     
     
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. previous summer school experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) Educated to degree level or NQF level 6 equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Current Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL Certificate, PGCE or equivalent (A)
    ¨ c) Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word & Excel (A/I)
    ¨ d) Knowledge of Young Learner’s ELT materials (A/I)
    ¨ e) Native English speaker of a very good level of spoken and written English (equivalent IELTS 8.0) (A/I)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Minimum three years’ experience teaching (A/I)
    ¨ b) Previous summer school experience (A/I)
    ¨ c) Minimum one year’s experience of teaching juniors (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Effective people management skills (A/I)
    ¨ b) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
    ¨ c) Excellent communication and proven management skills (A/I)
    ¨ d) Responsible approach to working with juniors (A/I)
    ¨ e) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)
     
     
    Other Attributes
    ¨ a) Willingness to work non-standard hours when necessary (A/I)
    ¨ b) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)
    ¨ c) Clean criminal record (A/I)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) DELTA or Trinity Diploma or British Council equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
    ¨ c) First Aid certificate / Life Guard certificate (A)
     
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Previous experience in academic management at Academic Manager/Senior Teacher level (A/I)
    ¨ b) Proof of materials development (A/I)
     
    Skills and abilities
    ¨ a) Driving licence (A)
     
    Pay Scale
     
    Gross Basic Salary:                               £400.00*
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid:
    Holiday Pay (calculated at 12.07% of hours worked based on Basic Salary)
     
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid in a ‘lump sum’ assuming successful completion of agreed contract.
     
    Contract Completion Bonus:
    £50 per week assuming successful completion of agreed contract
     
    Returning Staff:
    An extra £15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional £5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools. Value is capped at £30 per week.
     
    Early Bird Bonus:
    Early Bird bonus which equates to £10 per week for returning staff or new teachers who sign up to work for LAL by 31st January 2015.
     
    *Accommodation allowance (£35.56)   has already been deducted from this figure.
     
    All amounts are gross (pre-tax and NIC), weekly and subject to statutory deductions at current rates.
     
     
     
     
     
         

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • UK Summer Schools Assistant Welfare Manager

    From £285.00

    To work with the Welfare Manager to oversee the welfare of all students, both on and off-site at the designated summer school. This role is also to assume all responsibilities and obligations expected of a House Parent.
     
    The role of Assistant Welfare Manager is an important one of high responsibility directly concerned with the welfare and enjoyment of overseas junior students. This requires the post-holder to not only supervise a student residence but also to work with the Welfare Manager in ensuring the safety and security of the students plus their enjoyment on a successful summer school programme.
     
     The Assistant Welfare Manager will  ensure that all the students in their residence are happy, healthy and well behaved at all times. The post-holder will also offer constructive assistance as required to all aspects of the summer school operation including activities and excursions.
     
    The ideal Assistant Welfare Manager will be highly organised and conscientious in their approach to welfare issues. The post holder must adhere to LAL’s Child Safeguarding policy and British Council requirements. The Assistant Welfare Manager will be responsible for assisting the Welfare Manager in the allocation of rooms to all students and staff and will require a good understanding of Microsoft Excel.
     
    Location: (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)
     
    ·         Mount Kelly, Tavistock,Devon, PL19 OHZ
    ·         Taunton School,Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD
    ·         St Swithun’s School, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HA
    ·         St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London, TW1 4SX
    ·         Berkhamsted School, Kings Campus, Kings Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 2BB
    ·         Amex Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9BL
    Line Manager:                      
    Summer Schools Welfare Manager
     
    Hours of work/contract type:        
    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business.  This position involves working at weekends and other unsocial hours.
     
     
    To Apply:
     
    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form. Please also download and complete the skills sheet.
    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
     
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    Location

    United Kingdom

    Department

    Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    UK Summer Schools Assistant Welfare Manager

    From £285.00

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    ·           To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day.
    ·           To manage the residence allocated to you, ensuring that it is a welcoming and functioning environment and assisting in allocating students to rooms.
    ·           To be responsible for security within your designated residence
    ·           To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
    ·           To assist the Welfare Manager in all aspects of the individual welfare needs of every student in the summer school.
    ·           To assist the Welfare Manager in briefing House Parents of their responsibilities and then support them throughout the course.
    ·           To assist the Welfare Manager in any of their administrative tasks.
    ·           To occasionally deputise for the Welfare Manager and be responsible for the welfare team during that time.
    ·           To brief House Parents of their responsibilities and then both lead and support them throughout the course as required.
    ·           To assist students in all aspects of personal hygiene, including laundry, maintaining order and cleanliness and the upkeep of their accommodation.
    ·           To assist the Welfare Manager in elements of pastoral care, especially making arrangements to benefit students who are unwell, homesick or otherwise inconvenienced.
    ·           To supervise the laundering of students’ clothes.
    ·           To protect the property and equipment of the designated host school and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    ·           To assist students in getting up, being on time for meals, lessons, transport arrangements and all planned activities. 
    ·           To assist in ensuring students go to bed on time and that order is kept at night times.
    ·           To accompany students living in Host Families to and from the summer centre. 
    ·           Assisting the Welfare Manager in ensuring the shuttling of students living in Host Families is run successfully.
    ·           To actively discourage students from engaging in improper behaviour, including sexual liaisons, bullying, rowdiness or any other activity which could be of harm to other students or bring LAL or the host school into disrepute.
    ·           To actively participate in excursion and activity sessions both on and off-site as required by line manager.
    ·           To actively encourage students to take a full part in the leisure programme.
    ·           To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
    ·           To address any student, International Group Leader or Host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
    ·           To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; LAL uniform for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    ·           To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Centre Manager, Welfare Manager or Leisure Management.
    ·           To read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent British Council requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    ·           Any additional duties as required by the business
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. previous Summer School experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) A Level Standard or equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel (A/I)
    ¨ c) A good understanding of children’s welfare (A/I)
    ¨ d) Native English speaker or a good level of spoken and written English (equivalent to IELTS 7.0) (A/I)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Previous Summer School experience (A/I)
    ¨ b) Experience with and a responsible approach to working with young people (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
    ¨ b) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
    ¨ c) Ability to both lead and support a team (A/I)
    ¨ d) Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable (A/I)
     
    Other Attributes
    ¨ a) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)
    ¨ b)  Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (A)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) or equivalent in a relevant discipline (A)
    ¨ b) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
    ¨ c) First Aid certificate/Life Guard certificate (A)
    ¨ d) Good knowledge of either sports and/or arts & crafts/performing arts (A/I)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Previous summer school experience in a similar role (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Driving licence (A)
         
    Pay Scale
     
    Gross Basic Salary:                               £285.00*
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid:
    Holiday Pay (calculated at 12.07% of hours worked based on Basic Salary)
     
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid in a ‘lump sum’ assuming successful completion of agreed contract.
     
    Contract Completion Bonus:
    £20 per week assuming successful completion of agreed contract
     
    Returning Staff:
    An extra £15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional £5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools. Value is capped at £30 per week.
     
     
    Early Bird Bonus:
    Early Bird bonus which equates to £10 per week for returning staff or new teachers who sign up to work for LAL by 31st January 2015.
     
     
    *Accommodation allowance (£35.56)   has already been deducted from this figure.
     
    All amounts are gross (pre-tax and NIC), weekly and subject to statutory deductions at current rates.

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • UK Summer Schools Welfare Manager

    From £375.00

    To be responsible for and oversee the welfare of all students both on and off-site of the designated summer school. To both lead and support all house parents in ensuring students receive appropriate care and supervision whilst maintaining discipline throughout the course.
     
    The role of Welfare Manager is one of high responsibility, directly concerned with the welfare of overseas junior students as well as the training, management and support of all welfare staff. This requires the post-holder to take overall responsibility for the preparation, installation, operation and finalisation of all welfare provisions outlined in the staff handbook and discussed by the Centre Manager and/or Summer Schools Operations Manager.
     
    The ideal Welfare Manager will be highly organised and conscientious in their approach to welfare issues and must adhere to LAL’s Child Safeguarding policy and British Council requirements. The Welfare Manager will be responsible for the allocation of rooms to all students and staff and will rely on their Microsoft Excel skills and knowledge to be efficient and methodical in this.  They will have successful experience of leading and motivating a team of House Parents as well as effectively dealing with the First Aid and the pastoral needs of overseas junior students.
     
    Location: (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)
     
    ·         Mount Kelly, Tavistock,Devon, PL19 OHZ
    ·         Taunton School,Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD
    ·         St Swithun’s School, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HA
    ·         St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London, TW1 4SX
    ·         Berkhamsted School, Kings Campus, Kings Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 2BB
    ·         Amex Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9BL
    Line Manager:                      
     Summer Schools Centre Manager
     
    Hours of work/contract type:        
    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours.
    To Apply:
     
    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form. Please also download and complete the skills sheet.
    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
     
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    Location

    United Kingdom

    Department

    Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    UK Summer Schools Welfare Manager

    From £375.00

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    ·           To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from three days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the day after students have left).
    ·           To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course as advised by line management.
    ·           To deal with and be responsible for the individual welfare needs of every student in the summer school.
    ·           To brief House Parents of their responsibilities and then both lead and support them throughout the course.
    ·           To be responsible for allocating students to accommodation houses and rooms, and arranging any student moves, after consultation with the Centre Manager.
    ·           To actively ensure that damage is kept to a minimum and all damages are investigated and followed up.
    ·           To protect the property and equipment of the designated host school and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    ·           To maintain the Accident/Incident Logs regarding any problems or illnesses to students or staff.
    ·           To work closely with the Summer Schools Operations Assistant and LAL London Welfare and Accommodation Assistant to ensure the successful and safe running of the Host Family package (where applicable).
    ·           To work with leisure management in arranging transport and staff supervision for students staying with host families to and from the school (where required).
    ·           To work with the Centre Manager in ensuring the House Parents rota is adequate for the needs of the course.
    ·           To advise students on coping and dealing with unfamiliar situations.
    ·           To be on call for any welfare problems.
    ·           To ensure proper discipline is maintained throughout the duration of the course.
    ·           To communicate any welfare problems to the Centre Manager.
    ·           To liaise with House Parents to find appropriate solutions to students’ problems.
    ·           To liaise with International Group Leaders with regard to the welfare of students in their charge.
    ·           To liaise with other senior staff to ensure that any students that are absent from class or activities/excursions are located.
    ·           To arrange doctor/dentist/hospital appointments and supervision as required.
    ·           To actively promote the welfare of LAL Summer Schools’ clients, including students, agents, and International Group Leaders at all times.
    ·           To assist all International Group Leaders and LAL agents with regard to their students’ welfare.
    ·           To actively discourage students from engaging in improper behaviour, including sexual liaisons, bullying, rowdiness or any other activity which could be of harm to other students or bring LAL or the host school into disrepute.
    ·           To assist students where necessary in being on time for meals, transport arrangements and all planned activities. 
    ·           To assist House Parent where necessary in ensuring students are in their accommodation in time for bed.
    ·           To address any student, IGL or host sites  issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
    ·           To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of the school’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the host school into disrepute.
    ·           To attend and run meetings as detailed within the staff handbook.
    ·           To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office, LAL uniform for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of the course.
    ·           To occasionally cover a House Parent on his/her day off.
    ·           To ensure, when not on duty, that the Deputy Welfare Manager is appraised of all necessary information.
    ·           To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Centre Manager.
    ·           To deputise for the Centre Manager as required.
    ·           Any additional duties as required by the business.
     
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. previous Summer School experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) A Level Standard or equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Native English speaker of a very good level of spoken and written English (equivalent IELTS 8.0) (A/I)
    ¨ c) Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel (A/I)
    ¨ d) A good understanding of children’s welfare (A/I)
     
     
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Previous Summer School experience (A/I)
    ¨ b) Experience of working with young people (A/I)
     
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
    ¨ b) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
    ¨ c) Ability to both lead and support a team (A/I)
    ¨ d) Responsible approach to working with juniors (A/I)
    ¨ e) Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable (A/I)
     
     
    Other Attributes
    ¨ a) Clean criminal record (A)
    ¨ b) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) or equivalent in a relevant discipline (A)
    ¨ b) First Aid certificate/Life Guard certificate (A)
    ¨ c) Good knowledge of either sports and/or arts & crafts/performing arts (A/I)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Previous summer school experience in a similar role (A/I)
    ¨ b) Experience working in a similar position. (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
    ¨ b) Driving licence
     
    Pay Scale
     
    Gross Basic Salary:                               £375.00*
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid:
    Holiday Pay (calculated at 12.07% of hours worked based on Basic Salary)
     
     
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid in a ‘lump sum’ assuming successful completion of agreed contract.
     
    Contract Completion Bonus:
    £35 per week assuming successful completion of agreed contract
     
    Returning Staff:
    An extra £15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional £5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools. Value is capped at £30 per week.
     
    Early Bird Bonus:
    Early Bird bonus which equates to £10 per week for returning staff or new teachers who sign up to work for LAL by 31st January 2015.
     
     
     
    *Accommodation allowance (£35.56)   has already been deducted from this figure.
     
    All amounts are gross (pre-tax and NIC), weekly and subject to statutory deductions at current rates.
     
         

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • UK Summer Schools Office Manager

    From £345.00

    To be responsible for all financial management, student registration and to assist the Centre Manager/Senior Staff in all aspects of office administration at the designated summer school.
     
    The role of Office Manager is one of high responsibility, directly concerned with the welfare and administration of overseas junior students, their money and important documents. This requires the post-holder to take overall responsibility for the financial and administrative management of the course and manage a small office subject to high volume and high-pressured workloads.  
     
    The ideal Office Manager will be a capable and experienced book keeper and administrator. They will be highly organised and conscientious in regards to the safe keeping of student documentation. They will be able to work effectively in a highly pressurised environment. 
    Location: (To be discussed at interview and upon job offer)
     
    ·         Mount Kelly, Tavistock,Devon, PL19 OHZ
    ·         Taunton School,Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD
    ·         St Swithun’s School, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HA
    ·         Berkhamsted School, Kings Campus, Kings Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 2BB
    ·         Amex Stadium, Village Way, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9BL
    Line Manager:                      
    Summer Schools Centre Manager
     
    Hours of work/contract type:        
    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business. This position involves working on weekends and other unsocial hours
     
    To Apply:
     
    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the application form   Please also download and complete the skills sheet.
    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
     
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    Location

    United Kingdom

    Department

    Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    UK Summer Schools Office Manager

    From £345.00

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    ·           To attend an induction day prior to the beginning of the contract (date and location to be confirmed) and to have read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent British Council requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    ·           To live on-site or in a host family, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from four days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the day after students have left). It may also be possible for the Office Manager to be non-residential if access to the Summer School is convenient.
    ·           To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course office as advised by line management.
    ·           To assist the Centre Manager in establishing systems for the effective management of the course office, including IT and telephonic communication.
    ·           To assist the Centre Manager and Leisure Management in organising and maintaining staff, meal and other rotas.
    ·           To assist the Centre Manager in establishing systems for the managing of student pocket money, valuables, passports and flight tickets.
    ·           To manage the depositing and withdrawing of student pocket monies, course fees, sale of merchandise and other transactions on a day-to-day basis.
    ·           To manage flight tickets, passports and damage deposits pertaining to up to 360 foreign students.
    ·           To safe-keep valuables as requested.
    ·           To liaise with LAL Summer Schools Operations Manager on a regular basis and act as a hub for all communication, ensuring all messaging flows smoothly and promptly.
    ·           To liaise with the designated host school’s management and authorities as appropriate.
    ·           To assist the Centre Manager in all duties as required ensuring a high quality of administration.
    ·           To assist, if necessary, other senior staff with the maintenance and management of administrative files/documents.
    ·           To be in charge of inventories for all departments and ensuring that the correct information is returned to LAL London at the end of the course.
    ·           To protect the property and equipment of the designated host school and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    ·           To be responsible for ensuring all details on student bookings are understood by the appropriate departments including welfare, academic and leisure.
    ·           To handle and account for petty cash on a day-to-day basis.
    ·           To actively promote the welfare of LAL clients, including agents and students at all times.
    ·           To address any student, International Group Leader or host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
    ·           To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
    ·           To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of employment.
    ·           To be fully engaged in the rigours of summer school work.
    ·           To ensure, when not on duty, that the appointed deputy is appraised of all necessary information.
    ·           To deputise for the Centre Manager as and when necessary.
    ·           To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Centre Manager.
    ·           Any additional duties as required by the business.
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. experience in an office environment experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I).
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) A good level of computer literacy (A/I)
    ¨ b) Educated to A Level standard or equivalent (A)
    ¨ c) A thorough understanding of Microsoft Office with particular emphasis on Word, Excel and Outlook (A/I)
    ¨ d) Native English speaker or a very good level of spoken and written English (equivalent IELTS 8.0) (A/I)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) At least 1 year’s experience in an office environment (A/I)
    ¨ b) Experience of handling large sums of cash (A/I)
    ¨ c) Experience of reconciling local accounts, both electronically and manually (A/I)
    ¨ d) Experience or understanding of safekeeping valuables in a professional environment (A/I)
    ¨ e) Experience of working with young people (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) A good telephone manner (A/I)
    ¨ b) Patient and unflappable demeanour (A/I)
    ¨ c) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
    ¨ d) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
    ¨ e) Responsible approach to working with juniors (A/I)
    ¨ f) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)
     
    Other Attributes
    ¨ a) Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (A)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) Educated to degree level or equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Relevant NVQ in Office Administration, book keeping or related field (A/I)
    ¨ c) Microsoft Office qualification (A)
    ¨ d) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
    ¨ e) First Aid certificate (A)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Experience of working with banks (A/I)
    ¨ b) At least 1 year’s experience in an ELT environment (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)
    ¨ b) Knowledge of the flight and travel industry (A/I)
    ¨ c) Driving licence (A/I)
     
    Pay Scale
     
    Gross Basic Salary:                               £345.00*
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid:
    Holiday Pay (calculated at 12.07% of hours worked based on Basic Salary)
     
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid in a ‘lump sum’ assuming successful completion of agreed contract.
     
    Contract Completion Bonus:
    £45 per week assuming successful completion of agreed contract
     
    Returning Staff:
    An extra £15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional £5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools. Value is capped at £30 per week.
     
    Early Bird Bonus:
    Early Bird bonus which equates to £10 per week for returning staff or new teachers who sign up to work for LAL by 31st January 2015.
     
     
     
    *Accommodation allowance (£35.56)   has already been deducted from this figure.
     
    All amounts are gross (pre-tax and NIC), weekly and subject to statutory deductions at current rates.

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • UK Summer Schools Office Administrator

    From £290.00

    To assist the Customer Services and Office Manager in financial management, student registration and  all aspects of office administration at our summer school at St Mary’s University.
     
     
    The role of Office Administrator is one of importance, directly concerned with administration within a large and busy summer school.  This requires the post-holder to be highly organised and responsible for student registration, the safe keeping of student documentation and on-site finances. They will be able to work effectively within an office subject to high volume and a demanding workload.  
     
    Location:
     
    St Mary's University
    Waldegrave Road
    Strawberry Hill
    Twickenham
    TW1 4SX
    England
     
                                                               
    Line Manager:                      
    Summer Schools Customer Service and Office Manager
     
    Hours of work/contract type:        
    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business.  This position involves working at weekends and other unsocial hours.
     
     
    To Apply:
     
    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the application form.   Please also download and complete the skills sheet.
    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
     
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    Location

    United Kingdom

    Department

    Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    UK Summer Schools Office Administrator

    From £290.00

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    ·           To attend an induction day prior to the beginning of the contract (date and location to be confirmed) and to have read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook, relevant Child Protection issues and all pertinent British Council requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    ·           To live on-site or in a host family, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from four days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the day after students have left). It may also be possible for the Office Administrator to be non-residential if access to the Summer School is convenient.
    ·           To assist the Customer Service and Office Manager in carrying out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course office as advised by line management.
    ·           To assist theCustomer Service and Office Manager in establishing systems for the management of student pocket money, valuables, passports and flight tickets.
    ·           To be responsible for the distribution of student pocket monies and other transactions such as sale of merchandise.
    ·           To be responsible for the safekeeping of flight tickets, passports and damage deposits.
    ·           To safe-keep valuables as requested.
    ·           To assist the Customer Service and Office Manager in all duties as required ensuring a high quality of administration.
    ·           To assist, if necessary, other senior staff with the maintenance and management of administrative files/documents.
    ·           To protect the property and equipment of the designated host school and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    ·           To help ensure all details on student bookings are understood by the appropriate departments including welfare, academic and leisure.
    ·           To handle and account for petty cash on a day-to-day basis as advised by the Customer Service and Office Manager To actively promote the welfare of LAL clients, including agents and students at all times.
    ·           To address any student, International Group Leader or host site representatives issues, complaints or suggestions by ensuring that the relevant LAL staff are made aware.
    ·           To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the designated host school into disrepute.
    ·           To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of employment.
    ·           To be fully engaged in the rigours of summer school work.
    ·           To ensure, when not on duty, that the Customer Service and Office Manager is appraised of all necessary information.
    ·           To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Customer Service and Office Manager.
    ·           Any additional duties as required by the business.
     
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. experience in an office environment experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I).
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) A good level of computer literacy (A/I)
    ¨ b) Educated to A level standard or equivalent (A)
    ¨ c) A thorough understanding of Microsoft Office with particular emphasis on Word, Excel and Outlook (A/I)
    ¨ d) Native English speaker or a very good level of spoken and written English (equivalent to IELTS 8.0) (A/I)
     
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Some experience in an office environment (A/I)
    ¨ b) Experience of handling sums of cash (A/I)
    ¨ c) Experience of reconciling local accounts, both electronically and manually (A/I)
    ¨ d) Experience or understanding of safekeeping valuables in a professional environment (A/I)
    ¨ e) Experience of working with young people (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) A good telephone manner (A/I)
    ¨ b) Patient and unflappable demeanour (A/I)
    ¨ c) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work (A/I)
    ¨ d) Excellent communication skills (A/I)
    ¨ e) Responsible approach to working with juniors (A/I)
    ¨ f) Ability to work under pressure (A/I)
     
    Other Attributes
    ¨ a) Satisfactory DBS disclosure or equivalent (A)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) Educated to degree level or equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Relevant NVQ in Office Administration, book keeping or related field (A/I)
    ¨ c) Microsoft Office qualification (A)
    ¨ d) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
    ¨ e) First Aid certificate (A)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) Experience of working with banks (A/I)
    ¨ b) At least 1 year’s experience in an ELT environment (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Some knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)
    ¨ b) Knowledge of the flight and travel industry (A/I)
    ¨ c) Driving licence (A/I)
     
    Pay Scale
     
    Gross Basic Salary:                                            £290.00*
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid:
    Holiday Pay (calculated at 12.07% of hours worked based on Basic Salary)
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid in a ‘lump sum’ assuming successful completion of agreed contract:
     
    Contract Completion Bonus:
    £15 per week assuming successful completion of agreed contract
     
    Returning Staff:
    An extra £15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional £5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools. Value is capped at £30 per week.
     
    Early Bird Bonus:
    Early Bird bonus which equates to £10 per week for returning staff or new teachers who sign up to work for LAL by 31st January 2015.
     
    *Accommodation allowance (£35.56)   has already been deducted from this figure.
     
    All amounts are gross (pre-tax and NIC), weekly and subject to statutory deductions at current rates.

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

  • UK Summer Schools Customer Service & Office Manager

    From £335.00

    To help the Centre Manager organise, prepare and oversee all aspects of the designated summer school, ensuring the overall success of the school and the continuing success of its professional relationships.
     
    To be responsible for all financial management, managing the Office Administrator in maintaining an efficient, organised office and ensuring that  student registration runs smoothly from week to week. We would like the post-holder to have experience leading successfully within a team.
     
    The ideal Customer Service and Office Manager (CSOM) will be customer facing with effective communication skills and a high level of professionalism enabling them to deal with requests, queries and complaints from clients quickly and calmly. The ideal post-holder will develop a strong rapport with  Group Leaders which will foster a cooperative and harmonious relationship between LAL and its clients.
     
    The Customer Service and Office Manager will need to work closely with the Centre Manager to ensure that all customer concerns, issues and complaints are dealt with swiftly and professionally.  The post holder will assume responsibility for this area in the event that the Centre Manager is unavailable.
     
    This requires the post-holder to assist the Centre Manager in the preparation, installation, operation and outcomes of the programme at our Summer School at St Mary’s University. It is important to have a have a strong yet approachable personality that will ensure you can  support the Centre Manager and the team throughout the summer.
     
     
    Location:       
    St Mary's University
    Waldegrave Road
    Strawberry Hill
    Twickenham
    TW1 4SX
    England
                                       
                                                   
    Line Manager:                      
    Summer Schools Centre Manager
     
    Hours of Work/Contract Type:       
    Your normal hours of work are 48 per week over a five and a half day week. You may be required to work additional hours when requested to meet the needs of the business.  This position involves working at weekends and other unsocial hours.
     
    To Apply:
     
    To apply for a post, please read the Job Description and then download and complete the Application Form. Please also download and complete the skills sheet.
    Please ensure that you meet the requirements in the Job Description and Person Specification before applying.
     
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    Location

    United Kingdom

    Department

    Summer Schools

    Contract Length

    Summer Job

    Full Details / Apply

    UK Summer Schools Customer Service & Office Manager

    From £335.00

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
    • To attend an induction  prior to the beginning of the contract and to have read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook, relevant Child Safeguarding issues and all pertinent British Council requirements prior to the start of the period of employment (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    • To live on-site, board and lodging provided as part of the salary package, from four days prior to the start of the course until the last contracted day (which will include the day after all students have left).
    • To carry out all tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the course office as advised by line management.
    • To organise and attend regular Group Leader (IGL) meetings.
    • To manage the Office Administrator to ensure that the office is organised, efficient and professional.
    • To ensure the Office Administrator manages the registration of students on arrival effectively and competently.
    • To work with the Office Administrator to make sure all students receive relevant travel documents, remaining pocket money and deposits before their departure from St Mary’s.
    • To work with the Office Administrator in establishing systems for the managing of student pocket money, valuables, passports and flight tickets.
    • To supervise the Office Administrator in the management of the depositing and withdrawing of student pocket monies, course fees, sale of merchandise and other transactions on a day-to-day basis.
    • To supervise the Office Administrator in the management of flight tickets, passports and damage deposits for all students.
    • To liaise with LAL Summer Schools Operations Manager on a regular basis and act as a hub for all communication, ensuring all messaging flows smoothly and promptly.
    • To liaise with the designated host school’s management and authorities as appropriate.
    • To be in charge of inventories for all departments and ensuring that the correct information is returned to LAL London at the end of the course.
    • To assist the Centre Manager and Leisure Management in organising and maintaining staff, meal and other rotas.
    • To be responsible for ensuring all details on student bookings are understood by the appropriate departments including welfare, academic and leisure.
    • To oversee the handling and accounting for petty cash on a day-to-day basis.
    • To carry out/oversee  tasks concerned with the setting up, administration and closing down of the summer school as assigned by the Centre Manager.
    • To deputise for the Centre Manager as required.
    • To actively promote the welfare of LAL clients, including agents, students and International Group Leaders at all times.
    • To ensure consistent and effective communication between all staff, students and International Group Leaders is maintained throughout the course.
    • To have read and be fully conversant with the employee handbook prior to the start of the period of employment.   
    • To be conversant with regard to British Council Accreditation and legal & statutory provisions for the welfare and protection of children and minors in relation to all aspects of the course (documents supplied prior to start of employment).
    • To be fully conversant and compliant with the LAL Summer Schools Health & Safety policy.
    To be apprised of all necessary welfare, activity, excursion and transport  information from within LAL, the host school and agencies guaranteeing a smooth operation.
    • To assist the Centre Manager in dealing with all student, International Group Leader and Host school representatives issues, complaints and suggestions in a positive and effective manner and in adherence with the relevant LAL policies and procedures.
    • To protect the property and equipment of the designated host school and LAL, maintaining security and avoiding loss and/or damage in the residences.
    • To act in a seemly and professional manner with all of LAL’s agents, clients and staff and not to engage in any activity which may bring LAL or the host school into disrepute.
    • To dress in a manner commensurate with the roles demanded of the position; smart casual for the office, appropriate clothing for activities/sports and excursions. Any uniform supplied by LAL is to be returned at the end of employment.
    • To maintain and develop the good working relationship with the designated host school and its employees.
    • To develop and maintain good working relationships with the International Group Leaders and students.
    • To be fully conversant with the budget and other financial constraints of the summer school and keep the Centre Manager fully informed of all financial transactions.
    • To ensure a clean handover of all financial, administrative and welfare documentation, materials and other items which pertain to the summer school at the end of the course.
    • To ensure, when not on duty, that the Centre Manager is appraised of all necessary information.
    • To be fully conversant with the job descriptions of all summer school staff.
    • To carry out any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Centre Manager.
    • Any additional duties as required by the business.
    Person Specification:
    The letters in brackets denote how LAL will establish if you meet our criteria and how that will be determined. The letters have the following meaning: (A) = Application Form, (I) = Interview, (R) = Reference and (T) = Test.
     
    E.g. general Office administration experience will be determined by the information provided by the candidate on the application form (A) and through questions at Interview (I)
     
    Essential
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) Educated to degree level or NQF level 6 equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel (A/I)
    ¨ c) Understanding of welfare provisions and duty of care (A/I)
    ¨ d) Knowledge of foreign cultures (A/I)
    ¨ e) A good understanding of the law pertaining to child welfare issues and knowledge of British Council accreditation.
    ¨ f) Native English speaker or a very good level of spoken and written English (equivalent to IELTS 8.0) (A/I)
    ¨ 
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) At least 2 years’ experience in an EFL summer schools environment (A/I)
    ¨ b) Previous experience in a similar role (A/I)
    ¨ c) Previous line management experience (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Strong proven communication, problem solving and managerial skills (A/I)
    ¨ b) Meticulous and thorough approach to work (A/I)
    ¨ c) The ability to manage a team towards a common goal (A/I)
    ¨ d) A professional approach to work with effective time management (A/I)
    ¨ e) Dynamic ‘can do’ approach to work and ability to work under pressure whilst being adaptable (A/I)
    ¨ f) Strong administrative skills. (A/I)
    ¨ 
     
    Other Attributes
    ¨ a) An approachable attitude and a team-player mentality (A/I)
    ¨ b) Clean criminal record (A)
     
    Desirable
    Education, Training and Knowledge
    ¨ a) Current Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL Certificate , PGCE or equivalent (A)
    ¨ b) Good working knowledge of at least one foreign language (A/I)
    ¨ c) First Aid certificate/Life Guard certificate. (A)
     
    Relevant Work Experience
    ¨ a) At least 1 year’s experience in a senior role directly concerned with the service industry or similar (A/I)
     
    Skills and Abilities
    ¨ a) Current driving licence. (A)
    ¨ b) Strong discipline skills and the ability to maintain authority (A/I)
     
     
    Pay Scale
     
    Gross Basic Salary:                                            £335.00*
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid:
    Holiday Pay (calculated at 12.07% of hours worked based on Basic Salary)
     
    At the end of the contract the following will be paid in a ‘lump sum’ assuming successful completion of agreed contract:
     
    Contract Completion Bonus:
    £40 per week assuming successful completion of agreed contract
     
    Returning Staff:
    An extra £15 per week Loyalty Bonus for their second year, with an additional £5 for each extra year they have worked at our summer schools. Value is capped at £30 per week.
     
    Early Bird Bonus:
    Early Bird bonus which equates to £10 per week for returning staff or new teachers who sign up to work for LAL by 31st January 2015.
     
    *Accommodation allowance (£35.56)   has already been deducted from this figure.
     
    All amounts are gross (pre-tax and NIC), weekly and subject to statutory deductions at current rates.

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Contract Length

    Summer Job