Teaching Manager

The Teaching Manager is responsible for supervising and supporting a team of EFL teachers, and ensuring that the academic programme runs smoothly and that the highest possible academic standards are maintained.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Read, understand and follow the ‘Teaching Manager’ and ‘Teacher’ manuals and be fully aware of ISV USApolicies for the safeguarding of children
  • Attend a TM training session before the centre open
  • Prioritise the safety and welfare of students at all times
  • Represent ISV USApositively in all conversations with clients, staff and the host centre
  • Establish and maintain open communications among staff, with students and clients and with Head Office
  • Be proactive in providing support and guidance to teachers, including leading teacher induction sessions
  • Ensure teaching staff follow the ISV USAsyllabus and teach communicative lessons
  • Be proactive incover teacher recruitment and keep the cover list updated daily (New York and New Jersey centres)
  • Organise and supervise the testing, induction and placement of students
  • Assign teachers to groupsaccording to their strengths and experience
  • Hold morning teacher meetings
  • Effectively manage resources and materials, making sure that they are returned to the staff room at the end of each teaching day and keeping an accurate record of course books given to students
  • Carry out lesson observations and feedback as directed by the Academic Manager and write feedbackon teaching staff at the end of the summer
  • Work to ensure the academic and recreational aspects of the programme are integrated
  • Teach as required to meet operational demands
  • Deal with day-to-day issues as and when they arise and with student and group leader enquiries on academic matters
  • Supervise completion of weekly reports
  • Print certificates
  • Maintain accurate and complete records, including completing and sending off staff timesheets forpayment
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of classroom bookings
  • Make sure teachers are in their classrooms before the start of each lesson and do not leave until the end
  • Check for student absences and/or illness at the start of each lesson
  • Encourage smart dress and professional behaviour at all times.•Supervise the completion of necessary administrative documentation - class registers, lesson plans, student profiles, end of course certificates, feedbacks
  • Make sure teachers leave their classrooms clean and tidy
  • Deal with student discipline issues and report any persistent bad behaviour to the Centre Director
  • Support the Centre Director and ISV USA Head Office staff
  • Attend student welcome meetings as required by the Centre Director (CD)
  • Distribute and Supervise on-line student questionnaires and teacher feedback forms
  • Display absolute commitment to the highest standards of professional behaviour and, at all times, to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children
  • Act at all times as an outstanding ambassador for the school


Person Specification

  • Education Level: Masters in either TESOL, ELT or Applied Linguistics (essential)
  • Professional Qualifications: State Teacher Licensure (essential) / DELTA, Trinity Dip TESOL - Educational management experience in a summer setting (desiderable)
  • Experience: A minimum of three years’ teaching experience of 10-17-year olds - Experience in working with Excel and google spreadsheets (essential) / Management experience with responsibility for a team, preferably in ESL/EFL (desiderable)
  • Skills/Qualities: Be inspirational as a classroom teacher - Be inspirational as a classroom teacher - Be passionate about driving up standards in teaching and learning - Be very well-organised and hard-working - Be able to work accurately and calmly when under pressure - Be prepared and able to initiate andmanage change, where necessary - Be committed to continuing personal and professional development - Ability to cope with working irregular hours - Native or native-level English speaker (essential)
  • Special Requirements: Native or native-level English speaker (essential)


Notice

  • No notice is required from the Employer where the period of employment is less than one month
  • 1 week’s notice is required from the Employee where the period of employment is less than one month
  • Where employment has lasted for one month or more, not less than 1 week’s notice is required from either party


Right to work

  • Staff will be asked to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the country they apply to
  • Please note that ISV USAdoes not provide any assistance in securing permission to work


ISV USA is an Equal Opportunities employer.
The information above is not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive, and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties to ensure the smooth running of ISV USAoperations.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND YOUR ROLE AS A TEACHER BEFORE YOU SIGN YOUR CONTRACT WITH ISV USA.


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