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We are always happy to hear from enthusiastic and talented individuals who want to work in the international education sector, whether it is in an academic role or a position in marketing, sales or operations.

Please contact us through the enquiry form and we'll refer you to the best person to contact, depending on the type of role you are interested in.

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Director of Operations, USA

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Location: Los Angeles, CA

Reporting to: Managing Director

Supervisory responsibility: Yes

Position Summary

The Director of Operations is responsible for the successful leadership and management of all US program locations according to the strategic direction set by the company.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability or disabilities to perform the essential function:

  • To ensure the delivery of the best quality programs and service to all students studying on Kings Education courses in the US
  • To meet and exceed budgetary expectations at all US program location
  • To enhance the quality and development of all ESL and Academic programs, working closely with the Director of Product and Academic Development to achieve the highest possible standards of provision
  • To enhance the reputation of Kings Education with US universities and colleges as well as agents/ clients/ stakeholders overseas and US regulatory bodies
  • As part of the Senior Management Team (SMT), regularly evaluate the performance of locations and set strategy and vision for the growth of the organization

Job Accountabilities

Including but not limited to the following areas:

Operational Planning and Management

  • Develop and operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the organization
  • Ensure the operation of the organization meets the expectations of our university partners, agents and employees

Product/Program Management and Development

  • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and services
  • Ensure that the programs and services offered by Kings Education contribute to the overall mission and reflect the priorities of Kings Education

University and College relationship

  • Establish a collaborate relationship with all University and College partners

Admissions, Compliance, Recruitment, Finance, HR relationship

  • Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with all internal partners and stakeholders

Marketing and Communication

  • Support our Recruitment and Marketing teams on all marketing and media campaign
  • Identify, assess, and inform the Managing Director of internal and external issues that may affect the organization

Leadership

  • Develop a vision and strategic plan to guide the operations team toward the achievement of the organization’s operational goals and objectives
  • Foster effective team work between all levels of Kings Education

General

  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization in the USA
  • Act as a spokesperson for the organization vis a vis vendors, clients and other business contacts

Position Requirements

Competency, Skills, Knowledge and Ability

  • Proven track record in delivering operational efficiency
  • Experience in identifying and eliminating flaws related to a business model by developing alternate solutions to achieve overall efficiency
  • Experience in the design and execution of strategic plans leading to palpable growth
  • Cultural sensitivity with experience teaching ESL to students from a variety of cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills along solid management skills
  • Tact, patience, diplomacy and demonstrated ability to work well with other members of the senior management team
  • Good problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Acute attention to detail, especially in what pertains to managing P&L results
  • Professional demeanor
  • Customer service experience (preferred)

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Master's Degree preferred

Travel 

  • Travel, both local (40 – 50%) and international, may be requested on an as-needed basis

Security Clearance or Work Authorization

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume along with salary history to uscareers@kingseducation.com. Only candidates providing all information will be considered.

Recruitment Manager, Mexico and Central America

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Job location: the ideal candidate would be based in Mexico

Reports to: Regional Director, Latin America

As a result of exciting developments in both the USA and UK, the company is now looking to recruit an outstanding individual for the position of Recruitment Manager for Mexico and Central America with a proven track record of success in the relevant fields, for regions of key future strategic importance to Kings. The position represents an excellent opportunity for someone looking to join an innovative international education group and to further develop a career in an international marketing and recruitment context.

Responsibilities

  • Actively initiate, develop and maintain relationships with agents in Mexico and Central American countries
  • Achieve annual targets set during Enrolment Budget process
  • Train agencies on a regular basis so that they gain a keen understanding of Kings 
programs/services
  • Directly impact Kings growth of Mexico and Central American students for Kings UK University Prep courses and US Pathway courses
  • Attend student fairs, workshops and other venues as needed in your region
  • Initiative to develop and to implement market specific promotions or scholarships
  • Research and report on market trends that have a direct impact on student enrollment for Mexico and Central America
  • Act as a liaison between the schools and agents
  • Responsible for projecting sales and budgeting within the region of responsibility
  • Responsible for overall logistics and management of the regional marketing strategy, hosting overseas fairs and assist colleagues with collateral creation, market research, due intelligence and other related functions
  • Extensive domestic travel to visit agents and attend fairs/workshops
  • Ensure agents always receive appropriate levels of customer service

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Experience working with educational agencies and students in Mexico
  • Understanding of the US/UK education systems
  • Preferably graduate from a US University
  • Dynamic individual who enjoys giving presentations to different types of audiences
  • Pro-active with a proven track record of solving problems
  • Demonstrable success in business development in international education
  • Driven, results-orientated and focused nature
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Customer-service orientated approach
  • IT literate
  • Comfortable in dynamic environments
  • Comfortable working independently and ability to act with limited supervision
  • Cultural sensitivity and awareness

Remuneration

To be agreed, commensurate with a position of this profile.

We require a full CV with covering letter stating how your experience and qualifications match our expectations.

Competitive salaries and conditions are on offer. For further information and a job specification, please write in confidence to Jose Corrie at jose.corrie@kingseducation.com

Regional Manager, Turkey

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Job location: the ideal candidate would be based in Turkey

Reports to: Regional Director, Turkey

As a result of exciting developments in both the USA and UK, the company is now looking to recruit an outstanding individual for the position of Regional Manager for Turkey with a proven track record of success in the relevant fields, for regions of key future strategic importance to Kings. The position represents an excellent opportunity for someone looking to join an innovative international education group and to further develop a career in an international marketing and recruitment context.

Responsibilities

  • Actively initiate, develop and maintain relationships with agents and sending partners in Turkey
  • Achieve and exceed annual recruitment targets
  • Conduct regular training sessions with sending partners
  • Open new and innovative channels in market
  • Focus on Kings Colleges UK University Prep courses and US Pathway courses
  • Attend student fairs, workshops and other venues as required
  • Oversee and implement market specific promotions or scholarships
  • Research and report on market trends
  • Provide first class service to schools and sending partners
  • Ensure agents always receive appropriate levels of customer service

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Direct relevant experience working with educational agencies and students in Turkey
  • Keen understanding of the US/UK education systems
  • Graduate, preferably from a US University
  • Dynamic individual who enjoys giving presentations to different types of audiences
  • Driven, results-orientated, problem solver
  • Demonstrable success in business development in international education
  • Driven, results-orientated and focused nature
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in Turkish and English
  • IT literate

Remuneration

To be agreed, commensurate with a position of this profile.

We require a full CV with covering letter stating how your experience and qualifications match our expectations.

Competitive salaries and conditions are on offer. For further information and a job specification, please write in confidence to Jose Corrie at jose.corrie@kingseducation.com

Recruitment and Marketing Manager, US Pathways

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Location: Los Angeles or Shanghai

Remuneration: TBA, commensurate with a position of this profile 

Accountabilities

Recruitment

  • Meet/ exceed annual recruitment targets for Kings USA Pathways delivered through multiple channels from designated regions
  • Conduct regular and successful overseas recruitment visits, set up by in close conjunction with the Regional teams
  • Work closely and collaboratively with each target Regional Director/ Regional Manager to oversee the delivery of the annual recruitment objectives
  • Represent the regional voice actively during US team meetings and with admissions staff ensuring that colleagues have a clear understanding of the regions; key agents and regional admissions specifics
  • Support the US team to build recruitment based on tangible market oriented improvements to processes, outcomes and service
  • Provide ongoing training, support and detailed product knowledge to Kings regional recruitment team and key agents in the target regions
  • Assist with the development and delivery of an annual (and 3-year) student recruitment plan
  • Take a lead role in the set-up, organization and successful execution of agent visits to USA, including follow up.

Marketing

  • Liaise closely with the Progression and Recruitment teams to develop large bank of video/photo testimonials of student progression stories and a network of alumni or ambassadors, happy to work with Kings
  • Work with Kings marketing and operations team to develop training tools for colleagues and external partners highlighting key unique selling features
  • Gain and share in-depth market and competitor knowledge of the US higher ed
  • Actively contribute to improving the marketing communications strategy for Kings US Pathway programs in concert with the global marketing team.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Meeting/ exceeding annual recruitment targets
  • New product developed and published
  • Feedback from colleagues
  • Feedback from partners and students

Position requirements/ skills required

  • Experience in successfully planning and executing recruitment and marketing strategies
  • Excellent organization, research skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as demonstrated ability to proactively and effectively work in a team environment
  • Fluency in Chinese preferred
  • Fluency in both oral and written English
  • International travel including weekends (50% international travel)

Desirable skills

  • Previous experience in promoting educational programs across Asia
  • Experience working in an international organization
  • Experience recruiting in higher education in the US
  • US degree preferred

Applications

We require a full CV with covering letter stating how your experience and qualifications match our expectations. Please send applications to USCareers@kingseducation.com.

 

Recruitment Manager, China

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The role

The role offers extensive opportunities for travel with a focus on the West of China, with additional international travel. We are currently looking for a student recruitment professional to join our recruitment team, based in the West of China. This position is suitable for someone with experience in the industry, looking to build their profile by working in an innovative, and rapidly growing, international education group and to further develop a career in an international marketing and sales context.

Reporting to the China Director, you will be given considerable responsibility at the outset, and will be expected to manage your own schedule. You will be encouraged to take ownership of and strongly develop your region, while also giving strong input into programme development, company-wide. In return, we offer a competitive salary, with excellent bonus structure, as well as good welfare and holiday benefits, and very strong support in career development.

Specific accountabilities

  • Increasing student enrolments by maintaining and developing agent relationships
  • Developing a multi-channel recruitment strategy to build enrolments for both on and off-shore studies
  • Working with US and UK admissions teams to ensure high standards of service to all stakeholders
  • Ensuring maximum awareness of competitor organisations in the industry
  • Working closely with the China recruitment team in order to build on Kings' growing reputation and brand awareness in the region
  • Involvement in programme development for both US and UK products

Key performance indicators

  • Meeting/ exceeding annual enrolment objectives
  • Executing a multi-channel recruitment strategy
  • Excellent feedback from all stakeholders
  • Visible contribution to product and service development

Key skills required

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with the following skill set:

  • Minimum level of working proficiency in English and Mandarin (both spoken and written)
  • Familiarity with both the US and UK education systems essential
  • Bachelor's degree (from an English speaking country preferred)
  • A team player
  • Hard working and self-motivated, and willing to work to recruitment targets

Excellent local and expatriate candidates will be considered for the role.

Applications

We require a full resume, with covering letter stating how your experience and qualifications match our expectations.

Please send applications to Anna Trott at anna.trott@kingseducation.com.

Interviews will be held for successful candidates.

Campus Support Coordinator, Concordia College New York, USA

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Job location: Kings New York/ Concordia College

Reporting to: Center Director

Purpose of Role

Responsible for student support and satisfaction.

Responsibilities

Create a welcoming and supportive environment for international students studying at Kings New York at Concordia College and provide guidance and management of F-1 student enrollments.  

  • Work closely with staff at Kings New York and Concordia College to deliver programming that promotes campus integration and cross-cultural communication
  • Assume responsibility for student engagement and success
  • Counsel students in need of F-1 student benefits/documentation as DSO
  • Track student attendance and ensure student compliance with F-1 attendance policies
  • Maintain F-1 student files: Admission records, attendance, counseling notes, and other official documentation
  • Act as a general information resource, providing guidance and community resource support
  • Liaise with Kings Central Marketing and Recruitment to create marketing materials and in-market social media to highlight the student experience on campus
  • Assist with new student orientations in collaboration with other departments
  • Coordinate and facilitate the weekend arrivals and departures of students
  • Plan social activities designed to expose students to US culture and create leadership and growth opportunities
  • Create monthly activity calendar and flyers, and promote upcoming activities
  • Lead activities as needed, including some evenings
  • Use social media to regularly communicate with students
  • Answering telephone calls, emails, and greeting arrivals
  • Engage students in friendly and energetic manner providing support and guidance in assimilating to US academic culture and life in the US
  • Promote the use of the English language in all circumstances and create a culture that is all-inclusive and accepting of other cultures

The above is not an exclusive listing of all duties for this position and others may be added and/or those specifically listed may be expanded, de-emphasized, or deleted.

Position Requirements and/or Skills Preferred

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent
  • 2-3 years student service experience, preferably with international students
  • Prior experience as a Designated School Official (DSO)
  • Experience with InDesign or similar preferred
  • Cross-cultural communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work with others
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Ability to deliver on detail-oriented processes
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

How to apply

Please send your application with a cover letter to Vanessa Zuidema, Center Director, at vanessa.zuidema@kingseducation.com.

 

Teacher of Biology and Chemistry, Brighton, UK

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Location: Kings Brighton

Start date: January 2018

Summary of role

This role is part of the teaching team for supporting the Biology and Chemistry development of students on any course. This could be an A-level, Advanced Level Foundation or GCSE course.

You will be responsible for delivering any or all of the following:

  • A-level modules as agreed
  • Advanced Level Foundation modules as agreed
  • GCSE as agreed
  • Group or 1:1 sessions

Duties and responsibilities

  • To teach Biology and Chemistry courses to groups of students at levels ranging from A-level to GCSE as agreed and as directed using up-to-date teaching methodologies and approaches
  • To plan, prepare and deliver well-structured lessons appropriate to the students' age, nationalities, levels and needs; to differentiate appropriately and respond to the strengths and needs of all students
  • To reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching
  • To demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
  • To set, mark and assess students' course work, homework and other assignments as appropriate
  • To write student progress and end-of-course reports as required
  • To encourage students to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study by incorporating study skills into their teaching
  • To establish a positive, safe and stimulating learning environment for international students, rooted in mutual respect
  • To attend regular meetings for planning, co-ordination and development purposes, as directed
  • To complete administrative tasks necessary for the smooth running of the college
  • To engage in professional development as appropriate to the needs of the college and your own interests and level of qualification
  • To maintain a professional demeanor at all times within the college, helping to create a positive working environment for both students and staff
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of self and others who may be affected by acts or omissions related to your work
  • To implement the Kings Behaviour and Discipline policy
  • To adhere to all statutory regulations and to Kings policies and procedures
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as required

Please note:
These duties defined in this Job Description are not definitive and may be subject to future amendments following appropriate consultation.

Person specification

Qualifications and experience

Essential

  • University degree
  • Native speaker competence in English

Desirable

  • Education qualification
  • IT literacy as the role involves use of Microsoft Office programs, Interactive Whiteboard software, and other computer systems the college may acquire

Personal Qualities and Skills

  • Good time management, organisational and administration skills
  • Flexibility to respond and adapt to the demands of the job
  • Understanding of customer service and sensitivity to different cultures
  • Ability to deal sensitively and courteously with students
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability and/or willingness to teach or cover a range of levels
  • Ability to take initiative and to recognise when and how to do so
  • Energy and enthusiasm and a sense of humour

Notes

  • Any gaps in CVs must be fully explained
  • Original degree certificates must be shown
  • Kings Colleges is an Equal Opportunities Employer
  • Kings Colleges is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
  • Should your application be successful, a disclosure will be requested from the DBS

How to apply

To apply for this position, or to request further information, please email Nigel Addison, Principal: nigel.addison@kingseducation.com.

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Teacher of Mathematics, Brighton, UK

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Location: Kings Brighton

Start date: January 2018

Summary of role

This role is part of the teaching team for supporting the Mathematics development of students on any course. This could be an A-level, Advanced Level Foundation or GCSE course.

You will be responsible for delivering any or all of the following:

  • A-level modules as agreed
  • Advanced Level Foundation modules as agreed
  • GCSE as agreed
  • Group or 1:1 sessions

Duties and responsibilities

  • To teach Mathematics courses to groups of students at levels ranging from A-level to GCSE as agreed and as directed using up-to-date teaching methodologies and approaches
  • To plan, prepare and deliver well-structured lessons appropriate to the students' age, nationalities, levels and needs; to differentiate appropriately and respond to the strengths and needs of all students
  • To reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching
  • To demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
  • To set, mark and assess students' course work, homework and other assignments as appropriate
  • To write student progress and end-of-course reports as required
  • To encourage students to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study by incorporating study skills into their teaching
  • To establish a positive, safe and stimulating learning environment for international students, rooted in mutual respect
  • To attend regular meetings for planning, co-ordination and development purposes, as directed
  • To complete administrative tasks necessary for the smooth running of the college
  • To engage in professional development as appropriate to the needs of the college and your own interests and level of qualification
  • To maintain a professional demeanor at all times within the college, helping to create a positive working environment for both students and staff
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of self and others who may be affected by acts or omissions related to your work
  • To implement the Kings Behaviour and Discipline policy
  • To adhere to all statutory regulations and to Kings policies and procedures
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as required

Please note:
These duties defined in this Job Description are not definitive and may be subject to future amendments following appropriate consultation.

Person specification

Qualifications and experience

Essential

  • University degree
  • Native speaker competence in English

Desirable

  • Education qualification
  • IT literacy as the role involves use of Microsoft Office programs, Interactive Whiteboard software, and other computer systems the college may acquire

Personal Qualities and Skills

  • Good time management, organisational and administration skills
  • Flexibility to respond and adapt to the demands of the job
  • Understanding of customer service and sensitivity to different cultures
  • Ability to deal sensitively and courteously with students
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability and/or willingness to teach or cover a range of levels
  • Ability to take initiative and to recognise when and how to do so
  • Energy and enthusiasm and a sense of humour

Notes

  • Any gaps in CVs must be fully explained
  • Original degree certificates must be shown
  • Kings Colleges is an Equal Opportunities Employer
  • Kings Colleges is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
  • Should your application be successful, a disclosure will be requested from the DBS

How to apply

To apply for this position, or to request further information, please email Nigel Addison, Principal: nigel.addison@kingseducation.com.

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

International Student and Agent Liaison Officer, Oxford, UK

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Location: Oxford

Reports to: Principal

Salary range: £26,000 – £28,000 (dependent on experience)

Type of contract: Full time, permanent

Anticipated start date: October 2017

Role description

Kings Education offers high quality education across the USA and UK. The post of International Student & Agent Liaison Officer (ISALO) is a key instrumental role, involved in all varieties of marketing and networking with our international connections.

Acting as the first point of contact for Kings Oxford enquiries, you will be, along with the Student Services Manager, managing all school site parent and agent visits, promoting the school courses and facilities offered.

Liaising, negotiating and preparing quotes, working with the Student Services Manager and Central Sales Department, Regional Managers, Directors and the Admissions Team.

During the summer school periods, you will be acting as Summer Centre Manager and coordinating the different aspects and staff involved. You will ensure that all courses run smoothly and that all international groups have a rewarding and memorable time while they are with us.

Energy, passion and humour are essential, along with a good work ethic and reliability. You will be creative and approachable and have the ability to use your initiative, be able to work to strict deadlines and provide the highest level of customer service at all times.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Act as single point of contact for regional sales staff and respond promptly to all types of enquiries within 24 hours
  • Deal with queries, always finding 'same day' answers and solutions to issues
  • Manage Kings Oxford direct enquiries (walk-ins, phone, parent query, on-line/web enquiries) for UK academic students liaise with the Academic team to assist with individual needs
  • Maintain an up-to date knowledge and understanding of current brochure information and train local colleagues
  • Work closely with Registrars to start the process of enrolment for direct applications
  • Counsel/advise students/agents towards appropriate Kings Centres, when required
  • Preparing year round group quotations in conjunction with regional sales staff
  • Work with various Departments to ensure the Classmate Student Pre-arrival facility is maintained and updated. Each Department will provide the necessary information to the ISALO, to upload. The ISALO will take the lead in reviewing with the various departments, at regular agreed points of the year

Marketing/Agent relationships

  • Conduct, meet and greet for parent, student and agent visits, following Kings protocol
  • Meet with local agents regularly according to UK Regional Manager plans 

Upselling/ Course Training/ Monitoring enrolments

  • Ensure upselling procedures are rigorously implemented and that students are tracked to help upgrade into academic courses from EFL, or, from Intensive Summer Academic courses to the range of pre-University courses at Kings Oxford
  • Keep Kings Oxford Principal continuously informed of market trends, issues, key accounts etc.
  • Continuously devise ways to improve speed and quality of service from college to agents (professional, motivational visits and follow up, regular communication)
  • Working with the Student Services Manager to ensure the appropriate training and support of frontline staff, so that they can confidently advise on courses

Emergency on-call

Kings Oxford offers a 24-hour emergency facility to our students and cover is required during all periods of closure including bank holidays, Easter and the Christmas period.

You will be required to be on the emergency on-call weekday and weekend rota. The number of emergency on-call periods you must contribute to will depend on the number of staff on this rota. Responsibilities are defined within the emergency on-call job description as well as rates of pay. Full training will be provided during your probationary period.

Person specification

Kings is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

Professional/formal experience

  • Marketing qualification to degree level or the equivalent in experience

Personal attributes

  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to provide exceptional customer service
  • Excellent presentation skills and energy to sell our service with enthusiasm and confidence
  • Committed work ethic and reliability
  • To be creative and approachable, using initiative and working to strict deadlines
  • To be a 'Team Player' and able to support and maximise people’s strengths

Desirable attributes include: 

  • Extra dimension of passion, humour and commitment

How to apply

To apply for this position please send your CV and a brief covering letter, detailing why you are applying for this role to: oxford.careers@kingseducation.com

Applications should be made by:  5pm on Friday 20 October 2017
Interviews will commence: As soon as application has been received and considered

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check (including photo ID check)
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

It is Kings Education's policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted for a position.

Teacher of Mathematics (Maternity Cover), Oxford, UK

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Job location: Kings Oxford

Reports to: Head of Department (Mathematics)

Type of contract: Full time, maternity cover, 1 year

Salary range: Dependent on experience

Anticipated start date: 8 January 2018

Role description

To teach on the Kings Foundation programme and A-level programme to small groups of international students.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims and learning objectives
  • To ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies
  • To take into account the differing ability lessons of students and differentiate work accordingly
  • To take into account and be sensitive to the linguistic and cultural challenges students may face
  • To encourage all students to become independent learners and be actively engaged in their own learning
  • To ensure that all students are known by name and that the classroom atmosphere is positive at all times
  • To check that all subject matter is effectively communicated and understood by all groups of students
  • To keep careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy
  • To ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom, which is changed frequently
  • To keep work areas tidy and well organised
  • To attend meetings in the Academic Department
  • To make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including setting and marking examinations, attending departmental meetings, and undertaking administrative and other tasks as delegated by the Director of Academic Programmes
  • To enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Academic Department and through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, and collaborative teaching
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of children
  • To support the school’s aims and objectives for teaching and learning

Person specification

The right person for the position will:

  • Have excellent academic qualifications (preferably with QTS status) and good subject knowledge
  • Be adept at producing and sharing teaching resources
  • Be capable of delivering dynamic and effective lessons to the full age and ability range of students
  • Be an innovative classroom teacher capable of developing mathematical ideas and concepts through discussions, experimentation and investigations
  • Have highly effective communication skills for dealing with international students
  • Have a willingness to engage with Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Desirable attributes include:

  • Experience of teaching the subject to groups of students who are not native speakers of English
  • Experience of preparing students for examinations up to A-level standard
  • Experience of advising students preparing to make university applications

Kings Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and young people and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

How to apply

To apply for this position or to request further information, please contact oxford.careers@kingseducation.com

Applications should be made by: 30 October 2017
Interviews will commence: At the earliest oportunity

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

It is Kings Education's policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted for a position.

Teacher of Mathematics, Oxford, UK

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Location: Oxford

Reporting to: Head of Department

Salary: Dependent on experience

Type of contract: Part time

Anticipated start date: 8 January 2018

Role description

To teach on the Kings Foundation and A-level programmes to small groups of international students.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To teach GCSE, A-level and Kings Foundation Mathematics to small groups of international students
  • To ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims and learning objectives
  • To ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies
  • To take into account the differing ability lessons of students and differentiate work accordingly
  • To take into account and be sensitive to the language and cultural challenges students may face
  • To encourage all students to become independent learners and be actively engaged in their own learning
  • To ensure that all students are known by name and that the classroom atmosphere is positive at all times
  • To check that all subject matter is effectively communicated and understood by all groups of students
  • To keep careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy
  • To ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom, which is changed frequently
  • To keep work areas tidy and well organised
  • To attend meetings in the Academic Department
  • To make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including setting and marking examinations, attending departmental meetings, and undertaking administrative and other tasks as delegated by the Director of Academic Programmes
  • To enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Academic Department and through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, and collaborative teaching
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of students
  • To support the school's aims and objectives for teaching and learning

Person specification

Kings Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent academic qualifications (preferably with QTS status) and subject knowledge
  • Be adept at producing and sharing teaching resources
  • Be capable of delivering dynamic and effective lessons to the full age and ability range of students
  • Be an innovative classroom teacher capable of helping to develop a syllabus that brings Mathematics to life for our students
  • Have highly effective communication skills for dealing with international students

How to apply

To apply for this position please send your CV and a covering letter to: oxford.careers@kingseducation.com.

Applications should be made: as soon as possible

Interviews will commence:  as soon as application has been received and considered

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

It is Kings Education's policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted or a position.

Subject Teachers: Biology, Chemistry, Physics – Oxford, UK

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Location: Oxford

Reporting to: Head of Department

Salary: Dependent on experience

Type of contract: Part time

Anticipated start date: 8 January 2018

Role description

To teach on the Kings Foundation programme and A-level programme to small groups of international students.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To teach your subject (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics) at GCSE, A-level and Kings Foundation to small groups of international students
  • To ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims and learning objectives
  • To ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies
  • To take into account the differing ability lessons of students and differentiate work accordingly
  • To take into account and be sensitive to the language and cultural challenges students may face
  • To encourage all students to become independent learners and be actively engaged in their own learning
  • To ensure that all students are known by name and that the classroom atmosphere is positive at all times
  • To check that all subject matter is effectively communicated and understood by all groups of students
  • To keep careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy
  • To ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom, which is changed frequently
  • To supervise the students' laboratory work and guide them during experiments
  • To keep work areas tidy and well organised
  • To collect samples, set up scientific apparatus, and do calculations
  • To attend meetings in the Academic Department
  • To make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including setting and marking examinations, attending departmental meetings, and undertaking administrative and other tasks as delegated by the Director of Academic Programmes
  • To enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Academic Department and through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, and collaborative teaching
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of students
  • To support the school's aims and objectives for teaching and learning

Person specification

Kings Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent academic qualifications (preferably with QTS status) and subject knowledge
  • Be adept at producing and sharing teaching resources
  • Be capable of delivering dynamic and effective lessons to the full age and ability range of students
  • Be an innovative classroom teacher capable of helping to develop a syllabus that brings your subject to life for our students
  • Have highly effective communication skills for dealing with international students

How to apply

To apply for this position please send your CV and a covering letter to: oxford.careers@kingseducation.com.

Applications should be made:  as soon as possible

Interviews will commence:  as soon as application has been received and considered

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

It is Kings Education's policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted or a position.

Subject Teachers: Business Studies, Economics, Government & Politics – Oxford, UK

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Location: Oxford

Reporting to: Head of Department

Salary: Dependent on experience

Type of contract: Part time

Anticipated start date: 8 January 2018

Role description

To teach small groups of international students on the following programmes:

Business Studies: International Business Foundation or Kings Foundation programmes
Economics: Kings Foundation or A-level 
Government and Politics: Kings Foundation

Duties and responsibilities

  • To ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims and learning objectives
  • To ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies
  • To take into account the differing ability lessons of students and differentiate work accordingly
  • To take into account and be sensitive to the language and cultural challenges students may face
  • To encourage all students to become independent learners and be actively engaged in their own learning
  • To ensure that all students are known by name and that the classroom atmosphere is positive at all times
  • To check that all subject matter is effectively communicated and understood by all groups of students
  • To keep careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy
  • To ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom, which is changed frequently
  • To keep work areas tidy and well organised
  • To attend meetings in the Academic Department
  • To make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including setting and marking examinations, attending departmental meetings, and undertaking administrative and other tasks as delegated by the Director of Academic Programmes
  • To enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Academic Department and through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, and collaborative teaching
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of students
  • To support the school's aims and objectives for teaching and learning

Person specification

Kings Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent academic qualifications (preferably with QTS status) and subject knowledge
  • Be adept at producing and sharing teaching resources
  • Be capable of delivering dynamic and effective lessons to the full age and ability range of students
  • Be an innovative classroom teacher capable of helping to develop a syllabus that brings your subject to life for our students
  • Have highly effective communication skills for dealing with international students

How to apply

To apply for this position please send your CV and a covering letter to: oxford.careers@kingseducation.com.

Applications should be made by: as soon as possible

Interviews will commence:  as soon as application has been received and considered

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

It is Kings Education's policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted or a position.

Facilities Officer, Oxford, UK

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Location: Oxford

Reporting to: Marcus Gray, Site and Facilities Manager

Salary range: £20,000 – £22,000 (dependent on experience)

Type of contract: Full time, permanent (45 hours per week)

Anticipated start date: ASAP

Role description

  • To ensure that Kings Oxford sites are maintained to a high standard
  • To support Kings staff and promptly deal with all maintenance and facility requests
  • To communicate with staff on the progress of all maintenance and facility requests until the task is complete
  • To ensure all Kings Sites are secure and safe for staff, students and visitors
  • To maintain and assist with regulatory compliance, completing weekly/monthly facility tasks and retaining and maintaining relevant records
  • To ensure that Kings Oxford meets and exceeds its Health & Safety and Fire Safety obligations

Duties and responsibilities

Maintenance and Facilities

  • Deal with all general maintenance requests in a timely manner. This will include gardening, basic plumbing, basic carpentry, small electrical tasks, flooring, painting etc.
  • When making equipment purchases ensure each purchase is cost effective and within the budget perimeters imposed on you
  • Set up rooms for teaching, meetings and exams
  • Hire and drive vehicle for transporting equipment as required
  • Test portable electrical appliances annually
  • Assist the Site & Facilities Manager to complete regulatory obligations including site inspections and servicing of equipment

Health & Safety

  • Qualified First Aider
  • Carry out monthly stock check of First Aid supplies
  • Ensure all sites are safe and deal with any outstanding Health and Safety issues
  • Be aware of procedures relating to asbestos containing materials
  • Be aware of procedures relating to potential sources of legionella
  • Report any potential health and safety issues promptly

Fire Safety

  • Carry out and maintain records of weekly/monthly Fire Safety checks and inspections including:
    • Coordinating weekly test of fire alarm systems.
    • Monthly inspection of portable firefighting equipment.
    • Monthly test of emergency lighting.
    • Monthly inspection of structural means of escape
  • Complete general Fire maintenance remedial work on request from your Manager
  • Maintain an awareness of potential fire risks at all times
  • Report any potential Fire safety concerns promptly
  • Assist the Site and Facilities Manager with coordinating fire drills
  • Assist the Site and Facilities Manager with other aspects of Fire Safety as required

Facilities

  • Be alert to maintenance issues and respond to such issues within a suitable timeframe while keeping relevant staff updated
  • Assist with cleaning duties in the absence of a cleaner
  • Coordinate remedial work on request from you Manager or a member of the Senior team
  • Assist with gaining quotes for new installations and remedial work on request
  • Source and order new and replacement equipment
  • Supervise contractors who are on site to carry out inspections, servicing and maintenance work

Building security

  • Open building: unlock doors and get the site ready for staff and students. Monitors safety and security constantly while on site and deal with any facility issues promptly
  • Lock up: doors and windows secured, lights and electrical equipment switched off, no staff/students are remaining, alarm is set and front door locked
  • Be alert to security issues and respond to such issues within a suitable timeframe while keeping relevant staff updated
  • Be aware of procedures relating to Kings’ Security and Intruders policy

Person specification

Kings Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

Professional experience

  • Experience of dealing with general repairs and maintenance (preferably in a learning environment)
  • Experience of working with Microsoft Office, especially Outlook (email), Word and Excel
  • Basic knowledge of fire safety and general health and safety
  • Some experience of basic plumbing, carpentry and/or electrical work an advantage
  • Full UK driving licence

Personal attributes

  • Fit, active and able to carry out duties involving manual handling
  • Team player able to work with and around student, staff and contractors
  • Proactive, self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Willing to work occasional evening/weekend overtime as required
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Able to prioritise tasks effectively under pressure
  • Able to multi-task
  • An eye for detail and desire to complete work to a high standard
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills

Formal qualifications

  • Educated to A-level or an equivalent vocational qualification

Desirable attributes include:

  • Knowledge of building/ facilities regulations and guidelines
  • Qualified First Aider
  • Basic building, plumbing, carpentry, or electrical skills
  • Any qualifications or training relating to First Aid, Health & Safety, maintenance or facilities an advantage

How to apply

To apply for this position you will need to provide a covering letter detailing how you meet the essential criteria from the Person Specification. Please email this along with your CV to: oxford.careers@kingseducation.com

Interviews will commence as soon as applications have been received and considered. It is therefore recommended that you submit your application at the earliest possible opportunity.

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process. It is Kings Education's policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted for a position.

It is Kings Education's policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted for a position.

Technical Assistant (IT), Oxford, UK

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Location: Oxford

Reports to: Geoffrey Ma, Network and IT Systems Manager

Salary range: £18,000 – £20,000 (dependent on experience)

Type of contract: Full time, permanent

Anticipated start date: As soon as possible

Role Description

The Technical Assistant will work with the IT team at Kings Oxford, under the auspices of the Network and IT Systems Manager. They will provide front line computer and audio-visual support to all staff, students and visitor "end-users". The services provided to end-users include assistance with well-known desktop applications such as Microsoft Office; specialist packages such as FireFly, Turnitin, Active Inspire, Sage Payroll, Sage HR and Adobe Creative Suite; support educational specific hardware such as Interactive Whiteboards, projectors and audio-visual equipment; and Apple and PC based hardware/software.

In order to be effective in the role, the post holder will be a versatile communicator, with excellent written and spoken English, and be able to make appropriate inferences based on the available non-technical information as supplied by the end-user. With this information, they will use sensible and justifiable reasoning to resolve the issue. The post holder will need to maintain appropriate working relationships with students and colleagues in all academic, EFL and administrative departments.

Technical Assistants will partake in the day-to-day operation of all IT Infrastructure in Kings Oxford. These duties include the maintenance and monitoring of the “back-end” network infrastructure; upkeep of Apple and Microsoft Servers; maintenance of key services such as the telephone system, email and CCTV; and ensuring the organisation is compliant with software licensing and E-Safety obligations. Administrative duties include procurement, the accurate upkeep of documentation and periodically deliver end-user training and student inductions. Under exceptional circumstances, Technical Assistants will be required to work longer hours to complete all of your duties and facilitate clearly defined IT projects. Arrangement such as this will be mutually agreed, in advance, between the line manager and/or Principal.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Respond to End-User support requests and act as appropriate to resolve the issue on school equipment, without jeopardising the integrity of the system or business continuity
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to teachers, administrative staff and students
  • Support and promote use of the Firefly Virtual Learning Environment
  • Support the use of the Kings software suite, including: Adobe Creative Suite, ActiveInspire / Classflow, iSams, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office 365, Sage HR, Sage Payroll and Turnitin
  • Assist in set-up and maintenance of audio and visual equipment, including whiteboards, televisions, audio systems and projectors within the campus
  • Perform housekeeping and routine maintenance on hardware & software
  • Troubleshoot all networked devices including desktop computers, laptops, interactive whiteboards, projectors, telephones, printers, photocopiers, CCTV and wireless access points
  • Support photocopiers and printers, including print server maintenance and audit printer use. Diagnose printer driver and hardware issues
  • Install, support and troubleshoot peripheral devices such as USB sticks, ID card printers, web cameras, microphones and headsets
  • Perform maintenance of wired and wireless networks and network trouble shooting
  • Support students’ use of IT in the classroom in conjunction with teaching staff
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Apple Mac Server, iMac, iPad and other Apple Products
  • Install software and enforce license compliance
  • Maintain anti-virus software on client devices
  • Assist with the monitoring of the school’s networks, including anti-virus, unlicensed software and E-Safety
  • Diagnose, repair, build/rebuild and provision desktop or laptop computers as needed
  • Install, updating and configure software/firmware on computers and other network devices as required
  • Provide technical advice, research and procure products as required
  • Create purchase orders
  • Organise return of faulty orders
  • Advise Network and IT Systems Manager on technical issues
  • Induct new students and staff
  • Manage End-User expectations
  • Prepare and dispense training sessions
  • Conduct IT inventory
  • Create student wireless passwords
  • Create student and staff computer accounts
  • Remove student and staff computer accounts
  • Set up computer rooms for examinations
  • Any other duty as required

Work Conditions

  • This post is located at Kings Oxford, St. Joseph’s Hall, with regular travel to all Kings Oxford sites and residences in the city centre
  • Sometimes sitting at a desk for extended periods of time
  • There will be substantial amounts of work involving visual display units
  • Walking between departments and classrooms
  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals
  • Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings

Person Specification

Kings is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

Professional experience

  • Familiarity with commodity hardware (PCs, Macs, printers, webcams, routers, switches, cabling etc.) in a corporate environment
  • Experience of Microsoft Operating systems (Windows 7/ 10) and Apple MacOS in a networked corporate environment
  • Familiarity with common off-the-shelf commercial software (Microsoft Office 2016, Sage Payroll, Adobe Acrobat etc.)
  • Familiarity with specialist software packages (Infospeed Class, iSAMS, FireFly, TurnItIn etc.)
  • Experience with Windows 2008/ 2012 server and Apple Open Directory administration
  • Ability to use the command line or PowerShell to perform file manipulation tasks
  • Hands-on experience of VLANs, IP Routing, Well-Known application layer protocols on the Internet Protocol Suite and Virtualisation
  • Knowledge of current IT legislation and licencing requirements
  • Experience of specification, procurement, installation, configuration, deployment and troubleshooting and maintenance of desktop computers, laptops, tablets, Interactive whiteboards, printers, projectors and associated hardware

Personal attributes

Energy, patience and empathy are essential, along with a good work ethic and dependability. You will be amiable, and approachable, with an authoritative yet friendly demeanour. The ability to use your initiative, be pro-active, multitask and prioritise, along with a positive attitude towards team work is vital.

You will need to consider the wider implications of your actions, and to think on your feet to seek solutions. You will have a sensitive and diplomatic approach in order to deliver the best End-User service.

Formal qualifications

  • Educated to GCSE level with good literacy and numeracy (GCSE Maths and English)
  • A relevant IT technical qualification from an accredited provider

Desirable attributes include:

  • Experience with Office 365
  • Demonstrate a methodical and organised approach to data security
  • Experience of Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, NTFS Permissions and Group Policies
  • Functional familiarity of Smart Cards, Smart Card Readers and the PC/SC Interface in a Microsoft environment
  • Appreciation of the 7-layer OSI Model

How to apply

To apply for this position please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are applying for this role to: oxford.careers@kingseducation.com   

Applications should be made by: 5pm on Friday 3 November 2017

Interviews will commence: upon receipt and consideration of application

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

It is Kings Education’s policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted for a position.

Teacher of Business, Bournemouth, UK

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Location: Bournemouth

Reports to: Director of Studies — Academic Programmes

Salary: Dependent on experience

Type of contract: Fixed term, annually renewable

Anticipated start date: January 2018

Role description

The Teacher of Business is a key member of the teaching team at Kings Bournemouth, based in the Academic Department and working with the Director of Studies and Course Directors. Working closely with the Director of Studies and Course Directors, he/she facilitates effective learner-centred teaching and the academic progress of students in the college's range of A-level, GCSE and pre-university (sixth form) programmes, such as Advanced Level Foundation.

Responsibilities also include the management of teaching and learning records, reporting, collaboration with subject-teaching peers, and taking a lead in Group Tutor pastoral duties. This post requires professional and responsible conduct and the demonstration of Kings values at all times.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Teach their specialist subject or subjects on the Kings Foundation programme, iGCSE and A Level to small groups of international students, including 1:1s, as necessary and other activities as required;
  • Ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims, varied tasks and materials, and learning outcomes;
  • Support the school's aims and objectives for teaching and learning;
  • Ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies;
  • Take into account the differing needs of students and adapt teaching approaches to meet the behavioural, linguistic, and cultural challenges students may face;
  • Support student-centred learning and autonomy at all times;
  • Check that all subject matter is effectively communicated and understood by all groups of students;
  • Provide a positive role model for students, demonstrating and supporting the school’s positive behaviour management policies;
  • Know and meet the criteria of inspection bodies such as Ofsted and British Council;
  • Ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom and school.
  • Keep up-to-date and accurate records of student attendance, progress, attainment and conduct in line with departmental and school policy;
  • Ensure that homework and other course work is marked and recorded accurately and punctually, to include effective learner feedback and guidance for improvement;
  • Perform a Tutor role to a small group of students, providing academic, pastoral, behavioural and developmental support;
  • Participate in the after-school clubs or detention duties when required;
  • Enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Academic Department and through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, collaborative teaching and peer training;
  • Use technology effectively and efficiently in teaching, planning and administration;
  • Manage email and other communications in an efficient, professional and timely way;
  • Make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including attending meetings in the Academic Department as and when required;
  • Set and mark examinations, report writing, markbook management and academic assessment;
  • Take part in the performance management process, including appraisals or reviews, peer observations, formal observations and professional target setting;
  • Undertake training and development as and when required, both on and offsite;
  • Undertake administrative and other academic team tasks as delegated by the Director of Academic Programmes;
  • Be prepared to take training such as Safeguarding, and promote the welfare of children and young people, in according with Kings policies;
  • Keep work areas tidy and well-organised, and leave classrooms clean, neat and secure;
  • Follow absence procedures and to provide cover for absent teachers or staff as required;
  • To dress and act professionally, in accordance with the Kings HR Manual and the Staff Handbook;
  • Be onsite for the contracted hours and to arrive at school, lessons and other appointments punctually;
  • Communicate with colleagues and students in a respectful and professional manner and uphold and demonstrate the school's ethos and values at all times.
  • To undertake such other duties as may reasonably be asked of you by your line manager or a senior manager.

Person specification 

Kings is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

Professional experience

  • Have excellent up-to-date knowledge of content, syllabus and assessment in their subject
  • Promote and a student-centred approach to learning at all times
  • Deliver dynamic, innovative and effective lessons to the age and ability range of students
  • Will recognise and demonstrate the values of the school

Personal attributes

  • Be committed to the effective teaching of language learners and have highly effective communication skills for dealing with international students
  • Behave in a professional way and present a professional image at all times
  • Manage communications and administrative tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Be an excellent contributor and team worker

Formal qualifications

  • QTS status or a relevant PGCE and a first degree in your specialist subject
  • Desirably, additional language teaching qualifications such as CELTA or DELTA

Desirable attributes include:

  • Be IT literate and able to able to use technology efficiently and effectively in the delivery of the subject
  • Be innovative, flexible and interested in professional development and departmental improvement

How to apply

To apply for this position or to request further information please contact: Charlotte.Searle@kingseducation.com

Applications should be made by: 31 October 2017
Interviews are expected to commence from: 1 November 2017

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

Teacher of Science, Bournemouth, UK

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Location: Bournemouth, UK

Reporting to: Director of Studies — Academic Programmes

Type of contract: Fixed term, annually renewable

Salary range: Dependent on experience

Anticipated start date: January 2018

Role description

The Teacher of Science is a key member of the teaching team at Kings Bournemouth, based in the Academic Department and working with the Director of Studies and Course Directors. Working closely with the Director of Studies and Course Directors, he/she facilitates effective learner-centred teaching and the academic progress of students in the college's range of A-level, GCSE and pre-university (sixth form) programmes, such as Advanced Level Foundation.

Responsibilities also include the management of teaching and learning records, reporting, collaboration with subject-teaching peers, and taking a lead in Group Tutor pastoral duties. This post requires professional and responsible conduct and the demonstration of Kings values at all times.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Teach their specialist subject or subjects on the Kings Foundation programme, iGCSE and A Level to small groups of international students, including 1:1s, as necessary and other activities as required
  • Ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims, varied tasks and materials, and learning outcomes
  • Support the school’s aims and objectives for teaching and learning
  • Ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies
  • Take into account the differing needs of students and adapt teaching approaches to meet the behavioural, linguistic, and cultural challenges students may face
  • Support student-centred learning and autonomy at all times
  • Check that all subject matter is effectively communicated and understood by all groups of students
  • Provide a positive role model for students, demonstrating and supporting the school’s positive behaviour management policies
  • Know and meet the criteria of inspection bodies such as Ofsted and British Council
  • Ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom and school
  • Keep up-to-date and accurate records of student attendance, progress, attainment and conduct in line with departmental and school policy
  • Ensure that homework and other course work is marked and recorded accurately and punctually, to include effective learner feedback and guidance for improvement
  • Perform a Tutor role to a small group of students, providing academic, pastoral, behavioural and developmental support
  • Participate in the after-school clubs or detention duties when required
  • Enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Academic Department and through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, collaborative teaching and peer training
  • Use technology effectively and efficiently in teaching, planning and administration
  • Manage email and other communications in an efficient, professional and timely way
  • Make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including attending meetings in the Academic Department as and when required
  • Set and mark examinations, report writing, markbook management and academic assessment
  • Take part in the performance management process, including appraisals or reviews, peer observations, formal observations and professional target setting
  • Undertake training and development as and when required, both on and offsite
  • Undertake administrative and other academic team tasks as delegated by the Director of Academic Programmes
  • Be prepared to take training such as Safeguarding, and promote the welfare of children and young people, in according with Kings policies
  • Keep work areas tidy and well-organised, and leave classrooms clean, neat and secure
  • Follow absence procedures and to provide cover for absent teachers or staff as required
  • To dress and act professionally, in accordance with the Kings HR Manual and the Staff Handbook
  • Be onsite for the contracted hours and to arrive at school, lessons and other appointments punctually
  • Communicate with colleagues and students in a respectful and professional manner and uphold and demonstrate the school’s ethos and values at all times
  • To undertake such other duties as may reasonably be asked of you by your line manager or a senior manager

Person specification

Kings is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

Professional experience

  • have an excellent up-to-date knowledge of content, syllabus and assessment in their subject
  • promote and a student-centred approach to learning at all times
  • deliver dynamic, innovative and effective lessons to the age and ability range of students
  • will recognise and demonstrate the values of the school

Personal attributes

  • be committed to the effective teaching of language learners and have highly effective communication skills for dealing with international students
  • behave in a professional way and present a professional image at all times
  • manage communications and administrative tasks effectively and efficiently
  • be an excellent contributor and team worker

Formal qualifications

  • QTS status or a relevant PGCE and a first degree in your specialist subject
  • Desirably, additional language teaching qualifications such as CELTA or DELTA 

Desirable attributes include:

  • Be IT literate and able to able to use technology efficiently and effectively in the delivery of the subject
  • Be innovative, flexible and interested in professional development and departmental improvement

How to apply

To apply for this position or to request further information, please contact charlotte.searle@kingeducation.com

Applications should be made by: 31 October 2017
Interviews are expected to commence from: 1 November 2017

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references

Maintenance Assistant, Bournemouth, UK

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Location: Bournemouth, UK

Reporting to: Site Manager

Salary range: £9,000 per annum based on a 3-day week

Anticipated start date: ASAP

Type of contract: Full-time permanent

Role description

To ensure that all equipment, systems, buildings and associated services that form the Kings Bournemouth are kept in a safe and functional condition and to carry out works required to repair, maintain and improve the buildings and facilities within the designated areas of the estate in order to ensure that high Property standards are kept at all times.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Carry out checks on areas of the buildings and surrounding areas as required and ensure they are kept in a neat and tidy order
  • Carry out regular tests, for example to fire extinguishers, and complete records as required
  • Carry out repairs and maintenance work as required by the Site Manager, ensuring that work is carried out safely, efficiently, and with minimum disruption to staff, students and visitors
  • Take receipt of deliveries and store items or goods pertaining to Maintenance
  • Ensure that all effort is made to repair faults to all rooms without delay to avoid inconvenience to classes and meetings
  • Ensure any daily maintenance or cleaning is carried out and records are kept as required
  • Ensure familiarisation with all safety rules and company policies in place
  • Ensure use of protective clothing and equipment
  • Ensure allocated machinery is kept in safe working order
  • Report all potential accidents and ensure that any accidents are recorded in the accident book
  • Ensure own Health and Safety and that of colleagues and students
  • Take responsibility as Fire Warden and understand the Company Fire Drill procedures and direct staff and students to the nearest fire exits and direct them to the relevant meeting points
  • Carry out any other ad-hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business
  • Locking up and opening the facilities on a rota system outside of normal working hours will also be required

Person specification

Kings Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

Professional experience

  • Working knowledge of using power tools
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of trade disciplines (plumbing, electric, carpentry etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
  • Previous experience in a similar role

Personal attributes

  • Able to work alone in a clean and professional manner
  • Active interest in learning all aspects of maintaining the Kings Education buildings
  • Ability to use own initiative with minimal supervision
  • A keen eye for detail to spot anything requiring repair before being informed
  • Full clean UK driving licence and own vehicle

Formal qualifications

  • Trade discipline associated qualifications would be advantageous but not essential

How to apply

To apply for this position or to request further information, please contact: charlotte.searle@kingseducation.com.

Applications should be made by: 29 October 2017 although interviews will take place as soon as a suitable applicant is found and therefore early application is encouraged

Interviews will commence: ASAP

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

Subject Teachers: Biology, Business and Economics, Chemistry, Maths, Physics – London, UK

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Location: Beckenham

Reporting to: Emma Carlile, Academic Director of Studies

Work hours: Part-time, 20 hours per week

Type of contract: Fixed term with possible renewal

Dates: 4 January to 29 June 2018

Salary: £26,660 per annum pro-rata for a qualified teacher

Role description

Teachers deliver GCSE, A-level and Advanced Level Foundation lessons in their subject to international students during the academic year.

At Kings, the focus is very much on small classes and on providing high levels of individual help and support. On average, an A-level class will consist of 4–8 students and a Foundation class will have 8–12 students. At such an intense and significant period in a student's life, you will play a crucial role in their development.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims and learning objectives.
  • Ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies.
  • Account for the differing ability levels of students and differentiate work accordingly.
  • Be sensitive to the language and cultural challenges students may face.
  • Check that all subject matter is effectively communicated and understood by all groups of students.
  • Encourage all students to become independent learners and be actively engaged in their own learning.
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
  • Ensure that all students are known by name and that the classroom atmosphere is positive at all times.
  • Keep careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy.
  • Ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom. 
  • Attend the Academic Department meetings.
  • Contribute positively to the efficient running of the Department, including setting and marking examinations, attending departmental meetings, and undertaking administrative and other tasks as delegated by the Director of Academic Programmes.
  • Enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Department through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation and collaborative teaching.
  • Participate in training for subject tutors on methodology for teaching international students.
  • Support the school’s aims and objectives for teaching and learning.
  • Keep work areas tidy and well organised.

Person Specification

Kings is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The right person for the position will:

  • have excellent academic qualifications and subject knowledge
  • be adept at producing and sharing teaching resources
  • deliver dynamic and effective lessons to the full age and range of students
  • be an innovative classroom teacher capable of helping to develop a syllabus that brings their subject to life for our students
  • communicate well with international students.

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

How to apply

To apply for this position or to request further information, please contact: joan.dawson@kingseducation.com

Applications should be made by: Monday 6 November 2017

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check (including photo ID check)
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (two references required — comments on suitability to work with under 18s will be sought)

Activity Leader, London, UK

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Location: Beckenham

Reporting to: Activities Coordinator

Start date: As soon as possible

Hours: Varies, from 0–10 sessions per week (each sessions lasts 3–5 hours). Shifts tend to be in the afternoon with occassional mornings/ evenings

Salary: £36 per 4-hour session

Type of contract: Permanent

Role description

This role involves supervising and engaging international students to ensure they are safe and maximising their enjoyment of the programme. The work hours vary, depending on student demand and events timetabling.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Lead student activities both on- and off-site (including cultural, social and sporting)
  • Be responsible for groups of international students and take them on excursions prioritising students' safety and security
  • Complete risk assessments for any off-site activities
  • Represent Kings London in a positive way at all times to students, staff, providers, and partners (e.g. Police, NHS staff, TFL staff etc.)
  • Be a bright and dynamic individual who inspires young international students to stay engaged with all aspects of the programme
  • Remain calm at all times
  • Communicate problems or queries to the Manager clearly and promptly
  • Familiarise yourself with London and be able to map read and follow directions
  • Follow all Kings London discipline and other procedures
  • Be responsible for travel cards, oyster cards and entrance fees for trips, calculating total spend and returning receipts and change to the college Accounts Department
  • Use your initiative to work in a team, supporting colleagues and working with a variety of people of different ages from different cultural backgrounds and with varying levels of English language ability
  • Be punctual
  • Be prepared to contribute ideas to the Student Services Manager
  • Invigilate exams on occasions
  • Assist Estate Manager with light maintenance work
  • Assist other departments as needed

Person Specification

Kings Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

Applicants must be comfortable working with younger students and must have a warm and positive attitude towards young people from other countries and the interpersonal skills necessary to work with them. Strong candidates for this post are likely to be outgoing individuals with experience of participation in and organisation of activities and the ability to work with a range of people calmly and with good humour.

How to apply

To apply for this position or request further information please send a CV and cover email to Joan.Dawson@kingseducation.com

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check (including photo ID check)
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (2 references required — comments on suitability to work with under 18s will be sought)