Jobs - Communicate School

Jobs

Communicate School is a family-run, British Council accredited school in Manchester centre. The school opened in 2010 and has seen a gradual expansion over the last 8 years. In 2018 we’ve welcomed over 700 students from 70 different countries.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Open

English teachers

Part-time position

Recruiting: now

We’re looking for:

  • a part-time teacher either for 2 evenings per week 6-8:30 pm or for ad-hoc cover classes during the day

You will teach General English and/or exam preparation classes mainly to groups of international students.

We offer:

  • Friendly, supportive atmosphere in a family-run company
  • Good rates of pay (depends on experience and qualification)
  • Regular CPD in-house training and development opportunities
  • 28 days of paid holidays per year for a full-time teacher

Applicants must (essential requirements):
– have a Degree (min. BA/BSc)
– have minimum a CELTA qualification
– currently live within a travelling distance from Manchester centre
– have a satisfactory DBS check before the job commences

Experience of teaching Cambridge exam classes (TOEIC/IELTS/CAE/FCE) is an advantage.

Ideally you will:

  • have a sociable and adaptable personality
  • have a high degree of self-motivation and planning
  • work well using your own initiative and as part of a team
  • be results orientated
  • have a personal ambition to perform to a high professional standard
  • be progress and performance oriented

To apply:

Send your CV and cover letter to office@communicateschool.co.uk. Please state your availability. Candidates who applied in the past are welcome to reapply. Many thanks.

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* References will be checked and gaps in CVs will be investigated
* Proof of qualifications and identity will be checked
* Specific questions will be asked relevant to the Safeguarding Policy
* Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment. Proof of qualifications and certificates must be seen at the interview stage. Applicants must have proof of right to work in the UK.

Open

Assistant Director of Studies

Full-time position

Recruiting: now

Communicate School of English is a British Council accredited school in Manchester. We are looking for a talented, experienced and enthusiastic ADOS.

The ideal candidate will be an inspiring teacher and manager, with excellent administrative and analytical abilities and fantastic people management skills. This is an opportunity for an experienced senior teacher / academic manager looking for new opportunities who wants to develop in education management.

Job description outline:
– To support the DOS and Principal in the overall management of the centre
– Assist in monitoring systems, processes and policies in accordance with British Council requirements and general laws in the UK
– Support teachers and help them plan lessons when necessary
– Conduct lesson observations
– Help conduct monthly staff training sessions
– Assist in updating course programmes
– Assess and test new students
– Deal with students’ requests
– Monitor academic resources and equipment
– Teach own courses or cover teachers e.g. teacher absence / sickness/ insufficient student numbers or occasionally teach specialist courses, eg. teacher courses CLIL, methodology, etc.
– Attend training courses and TEFL conferences

Experience required:
– academic management at coordinator level in a British Council accredited centre
– at least five years teaching experience
– materials development and coordination
– training, mentoring and managing teachers
– managing quality in accordance with corporate quality assurance frameworks

IMPORTANT – Please note that experience of working at a British Council accredited centre is essential.

Academic Management
Proven ability in the following: syllabus design, course planning, using technology in the classroom, teacher observations, teacher training and line management.

Desired behaviour
Being Accountable
Connecting with others
Making it happen

Other information
* References will be checked and gaps in CVs will be investigated.
* Proof of qualifications and identity will be checked
* Specific questions will be asked relevant to the Safeguarding Policy (DBS check required)
* Proof of qualifications and certificates must be seen at the interview stage. Applicants must have proof of right to work in the UK.

The job can commence asap.
Competitive salary – depends on experience.

Qualifications

Essential qualifications:
Cambridge ESOL DELTA or recognised equivalent
First degree

Desired:
Qualification in ELT management or Masters level qualification in relevant subject.

To apply:
Please send your CV and cover letter to Marza – marza@communicateschool.co.uk.

 

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How to find us

Our Address

Communicate School
Murray House
85 Piccadilly
Manchester
M1 2DA

Phone

+44 (0)161 2358 480

Email

office@communicateschool.co.uk