This is a management position and you should therefore expect a demanding workload. Working hours are spread over a 40-hour working week*.
*Working hours may vary according to the needs of the campus, your working week may be 5 or 6 days and may include a Saturday or Sunday
The role incorporates the following:
On the application form, you will be required to declare any criminal convictions and your eligibility to work in the UK.
In accordance with British Council accreditation criterion S4, you must provide a Disclosure (PVG from Disclosure Scotland /'Enhanced' from Disclosure and Barring Service in England) and that this must be dated within three months from the start date of employment in 2020. If you have been working abroad for more than 3 months, you must provide the equivalent 'police check' from that country. Whichever one you choose to supply, it must be specific to your suitability to work with under 18s. Disclosure checks made through St. Andrew’s College Language Schools are payable by the employee (£18 to £65). The Company reserve the right to deduct the cost of these checks as soon as the process has started and regardless of the completion of the process. Any employees appointed after 31st of May will automatically be required to complete a DBS check due to time constraints.
You must also provide an email address and contact telephone number of 3 referees who can verify your suitability for the post and suitability to work with those aged -18. One of which can be a character reference.
Please bear in mind that the procedure to receiving a Disclosure check can take up to 18 weeks. In the event your disclosure is still pending at the commencement of your employment, you must agree to comply with St Andrew’s College Language Schools, Safeguarding and Recruitment policy.
All new Disclosure checks made through St Andrew’s College Language Schools are payable by the employee and will be deducted from your salary. This may range from £18 to £65 depending on the Disclosure you need.
Meetings and Working Environment
Maintaining Staff Records
Teachers’ duties and responsibilities
*Formal Observations can only be conducted by TEFL-Q members of staff, usually performed by Director of Studies. If Senior Teacher is of TEFL-Q status, they may be asked to assist in observations.
Teaching and Learning Management positions (Senior Teacher and Director of Studies/Academic Manager) are required to attend a 2-3 day face-to-face practical induction covering the main aspects of the job: the Google Drive, Teaching and Learning expectations, Child Protection and Safeguarding and company Health and Safety guidelines and, if an inspection year, inspection. Attendance is mandatory as the information and guidance you will receive is essential to your ability to successfully carry out your job.
Induction will be paid at the rate of £8.50 / hour. This payment will be made on completion of agreed contract and on return of all company resources and property.
If your position is residential, meals will be provided from the first students’ arrival and while meals for students are organised on campus.