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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.

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

Kings aims to ensure that no job applicant or worker receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, gender orientation, nationality, religion or belief (or lack of belief), ethnic or national origin, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or disability.

Principal, Kings Bournemouth

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Following the departure of the current Principal at the end of the summer, Kings Education is seeking a suitably-qualified candidate for this key role at Kings Bournemouth.

Kings Bournemouth is part of the Kings Education group. Along with our other UK-based colleges, it is registered as an independent school with the Department for Education and accredited by the British Council.

The college, with 3 school buildings and 4 residences, delivers a broad range of English language courses for young adults as well as academic programmes for university-bound students aged 15 and over - including GCSE, A-Level and specialist Foundation courses. Kings Bournemouth is also a well-known provider of summer courses for junior students.

The Principal will provide effective leadership and management across the whole college.

The role requires a clear vision for, and the leadership of:

  • the educational standards to which our college aspires
  • the expectations and ambitions of ou college in relation to its students, parents, agents and staff
  • the style, character and culture of the college

The role also requires a clear understanding of the context in which our colleges operate, including:

  • the commercial, financial and competitive imperatives of the college
  • the statutory and regulatory environment of the college
  • the strategic objectives of the wider Kings Education group

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • the ability to manage operations in both an EFL and academic context, including a large summer season
  • a demonstrable track-record of effective leadership and senior management experience within an independent school context
  • the energy, judgement, integrity and professionalism required to succeed in such a role

This represents a superb opportunity for an experienced educational professional to lead the college to the next level of excellence.

Suitably qualified candidates should apply, in writing, to:

Nicola Nobes, Director of Operations, UK.
nicola.nobes@kingseducation.com

The closing date for internal applications is Friday 16 June.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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

Recruitment 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 Recruitment 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, Los Angeles, USA

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Location: Los Angeles

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.

 

Undergraduate Preparation Program Instructors, Rider University, USA

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Job location: Rider University Campus, Lawrenceville, NJ

Purpose of Role: University Preparation Program Instructors teach the English for Academic Studies course, a key component of the University Preparation Program.  

Responsibilities:

  • Instruct international students bound for undergraduate and graduate programs in the US. Instruction will include linguistic, academic, and university preparation elements.
  • Create weekly lesson plans following established curricula and outcomes, supplementing with authentic materials when necessary. 
  • Administer regular quizzes, exams, and writing assignments.
  • Possess a strong comfort level with college level materials and course structure and know how to teach academic skills required in college - research papers, analytical reading, presentations, etc. 
  • Help students adjust to academic college culture in the US - plagiarism, note-taking skills, and other skills needed to succeed in college. 
  • Develop and refine curricula in collaboration with the center’s Academic Affairs Manager.
  • Conduct scheduled advising sessions with students to determine progress.
  • Create a syllabus, maintain a daily/weekly grade book for homework, quizzes, journals, recitations, papers, and presentations.
  • Embrace and develop new ways of engaging students through the use of technology in and out of the classroom.
  • Participate in weekly teacher meetings and regular training sessions.
  • Embrace opportunities to lead teacher-development meetings.
  • Aid in regular workshops and advising sessions to help build student profiles.
  • Maintain database for students’ academic progress and prepare regular external reports.

Qualified candidates should possess:

  • MA in TESOL/MA in English or closely related field or equivalent experience. 
  • Cultural sensitivity with experience teaching ESL to students from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
  • Proven classroom experience in college preparatory classes with a minimum of 2 years teaching.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience using technology in the classroom, such as interactive white boards, Blackboard, digital video/audio, and online course components, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Tact, patience and diplomacy, particularly with non-native English speakers.
  • Good problem solving and creative thinking skills.
  • Authorization to work in the United States.
  • Experience teaching test prep courses SAT/GMAT/GRE/TOEFL a plus.

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to the 
Center Director, Erin Thompson at erin.thompson@kingseducation.com.

EFL Teacher, Oxford, UK

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Location: Oxford

Reporting to: Jeanette Lindsey-Clark (Director of English Language Programmes)

Salary range: £25.57 per hour (including holiday pay) for DELTA-qualified/ £21.96 per hour (including holiday pay) for CELTA-qualified

Work hours: Part-time and full-time roles available, up to 28 lessons plus up to three non-teaching hours per week. Lessons are 45 minutes long and non-teaching sessions are paid at an admin rate of £11 per hour

Type of contract: Casual/ fixed term up to mid-August 2017

Anticipated start date: Immediate

Accommodation: En-suite accommodation is available for suitable candidates with valid DBS/ overseas police check, at £100 per week

Role description:

The EFL Teacher delivers English Language lessons to groups of international students at Kings Oxford, a busy college. Kings empowers international students to achieve their fullest ambitions, whether developing English skills for life or graduating from British or American universities. At Kings, students always come first.  

Duties and responsibilities

  • To teach English Language courses to groups of adults at levels ranging from Beginner to Advanced, as directed, using up-to-date teaching methodologies and approaches; to reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching.
  • 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 prepare weekly progress tests and complete weekly progress reports to monitor student progress
  • 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 plan out-of-class educational visits and activities as appropriate to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding students have acquired
  • To attend regular meetings for planning, co-ordination and development purposes, as directed
  • To maintain a professional demeanour at all times within the college, helping to create a positive working environment for both students and staff alike
  • To implement the Kings Behaviour and Discipline policy
  • To adhere to all statutory regulations and to Kings policies and procedures
  • To adhere to the processes and procedures detailed in the Teachers’ Manual and to the Kings Education Teachers’ Standards
  • To work collaboratively with other members of teaching or administrative staff
  • To maintain high standards in your own attendance and punctuality
  • 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

Kings 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 able to demonstrate:

Professional experience

  • CELTA or equivalent qualification
  • Degree 

Preferred

  • DELTA or equivalent qualification
  • FCE, CAE, or IELTS experience

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: 1.00pm on Friday 30 June 2017

Interviews may commence and appointment may occur prior to closing date, therefore your swift application is encouraged.

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)

EFL Teachers, Brighton, UK

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Location: Brighton

Reporting to: Head of English

Salary range: on application

Work hours: Part-time and full-time roles available, up to 28 lessons per week — lessons are 45 minutes long

Type of contract: Fixed term for two weeks between 10th-22nd July 2017, with possibility of extension

Start date: 10th July 2017

Role description:

The EFL Teacher delivers English language lessons to groups of international students at Kings Brighton. Kings empowers international students to achieve their fullest ambitions, whether developing English skills for life or graduating from British or American universities. At Kings, students always come first.  

Duties and responsibilities

  • To teach English Language courses to groups of adults and young teenagers at levels ranging from Beginner to Advanced as directed using up-to-date teaching methodologies and approaches; to reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching.
  • 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 demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
  • To prepare weekly progress tests and complete weekly progress reports to monitor student progress
  • To set, mark and assess students' course work, homework and other assignments as appropriate
  • To assess and provide timely feedback on achievement, progress and developmental needs to students, sponsors, parents, and academic managers
  • 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 provide academic advice, counselling, educational guidance and regular tutorial support to students; to encourage students to set learning targets
  • 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 manage classroom equipment appropriately and report any malfunctioning equipment to the relevant member of staff
  • 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 attend and contribute to conferences, courses and other special interest groups as directed
  • To maintain a professional demeanour at all times within the college, helping to create a positive working environment for both students and staff alike
  • 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 adhere to the processes and procedures detailed in the Teachers’ Manual and to the Kings Colleges Teachers’ Standards
  • To make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the college
  • To work collaboratively with other members of teaching or administrative staff
  • To maintain high standards in your own attendance and punctuality
  • 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

Kings 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.

Essential

  • CELTA or equivalent qualification
  • Degree 

Preferred

  • DELTA or equivalent qualification
  • FCE, CAE, or IELTS experience

The right person for the position will

  • 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 their subject to life for our students
  • have highly effective communication skills for dealing with international students

How to apply

To apply for this position or to request further information, please contact nigel.addison@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)

Business and Economics Teacher (GCSE, A-level, Foundation), 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

Salary: From £26,010 per annum pro-rata for a qualified teacher

Duration: 4 September 2017 to 29 June 2018

Role description:

The Business and Economics Teacher delivers GCSE, A-level and Advanced Level Foundation lessons to international students during the academic year. This is a part-time position with a possible increase in weekly hours, starting in September 2017.

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 of 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 Education 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:  Tuesday 6 June 2017
Interviews commencing: Monday 12 June 2017

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)

EFL Teacher, London, UK

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Location: Beckenham

Reporting to: EFL Director of Studies

Salary range: £15.82 per lesson for DELTA-qualified / £14.50 per lesson for CELTA-qualified

Work hours: 8.45 – 15.00 weekdays; 28 lessons + two non-teaching hours per week. Lessons are 45-minutes long

Type of contract: Fixed term up to 31 August 2017

Start date: Immediate

Role description:

The EFL Teacher delivers English language lessons to groups of international students at Kings London, a busy college. Kings empowers international students to achieve their fullest ambitions, whether developing English skills for life or graduating from British or American universities. At Kings, students always come first.  

Duties and responsibilities

  • To teach English Language courses to groups of adults at levels ranging from Beginner to Advanced as directed using up-to-date teaching methodologies and approaches; to reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching.
  • 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 demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
  • To prepare weekly progress tests and complete weekly progress reports to monitor student progress
  • To set, mark and assess students' course work, homework and other assignments as appropriate
  • To assess and provide timely feedback on achievement, progress and developmental needs to students, sponsors, parents, and academic managers
  • 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 provide academic advice, counselling, educational guidance and regular tutorial support to students; to encourage students to set learning targets
  • To plan out-of-class educational visits and activities as appropriate to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding students have acquired
  • 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 manage classroom equipment appropriately and report any malfunctioning equipment to the relevant member of staff
  • 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 attend and contribute to conferences, courses and other special interest groups as directed
  • To maintain a professional demeanour at all times within the college, helping to create a positive working environment for both students and staff alike
  • 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 adhere to the processes and procedures detailed in the Teachers’ Manual and to the Kings Colleges Teachers’ Standards
  • To make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the college
  • To work collaboratively with other members of teaching or administrative staff
  • To maintain high standards in your own attendance and punctuality
  • 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

Kings 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.

Essential

  • CELTA or equivalent qualification
  • Degree 
  • Minimum 2 years' English language teaching experience

Preferred

  • DELTA or equivalent qualification
  • FCE, CAE, or IELTS experience
  • Business English teaching experience
  • English plus Law teaching experience

The right person for the position will

  • 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 their subject to life for our students
  • have highly effective communication skills for dealing with international students

How to apply

To apply for this position or to request further information, please contact 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)

Chef/Manager, London, UK

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Location: Kings London, Beckenham

Reports to: Lynne Brown, Bursar

Salary range: £24,000 – £26,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Type of contract: Full time, fixed term for one year with possible renewal

Start date: Monday 24 July 2017

Role Description

The Chef/Manager has full operational responsibility for all food production and services at Kings London, a college for international students. The operation is 100+ covers but goes up to 300 over the summer. The Chef/Manager promotes and develops food quality to the highest standards within budget, ensuring all the team are committed to improving the existing operational standards.

The Chef/Manager needs to be inspirational, flexible and will have a good understanding of modern international food and hospitality. Food safety training will be provided.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for all areas of the kitchen and front of house
  • Able to control a small team in a fast-paced environment
  • Stock ordering, kitchen management, recruitment, training and financial management including menu costing
  • Work with fresh food
  • Provide hot and cold lunches for up to 300 students during the summer period

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 able to demonstrate:

Professional experience

  • Catering experience (working with fresh food)
  • Kitchen management skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Stock management skills
  • Management of kitchen staff, including cover when necessary
  • Good communication skills in kitchen and with other departments

Desirable qualifications and skills:

  • NVQ2 or City and Guilds 706/1 and 706/2 or equivalent
  • Email and spreadsheet skills

Desirable attributes include:

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled, passionate chef looking for a work-life balance, and who loves working with internationally diverse young people. We particularly welcome applicants who are skilled in Chinese and Asian cuisine as well those with a mix of English and international experience.

How to apply

To apply for this position please email your current CV to: Joan.Dawson@kingseducation.com.

Application deadline: Tuesday 20 June 2017
Interviews on: Thursday 22 and Friday 23 June 2017 (interviews both days from 2pm to 4pm)

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

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

Marketing Officer, Oxford, UK

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Location: Kings Oxford

Reporting to: Principal

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

Type of contract: Full time, permanent

Anticipated start date: August 2017 or before

Role description

The post of Marketing Officer is a key instrumental role, involved in all varieties of marketing and networking with our intentional 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

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

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/ 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 or to request further information, please contact oxford.careers@kingseducation.com

Applications should be made by: 5pm on Friday 7 July 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 (inc. 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 Psychology, Oxford, UK

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Location: Oxford

Reports to: Vice Principal

Salary range: Dependent on experience

Type of contract: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Anticipated start date: 6 September 2017

Role description

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

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful applicant for this post will be expected to:

  • To teach A-level and Kings Foundation Psychology 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, report writing, 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 Psychology 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: 30 June 2017
Interviews will commence: As soon as applications have 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 for a position.

Teacher of Mathematics, Oxford, UK

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Job location: Kings Oxford

Reports to: Vice Principal

Type of contract: Full time

Salary range: Dependent on experience

Anticipated start date: September 2017

Role description

To be a member of the Mathematics team delivering the subject to the Kings Foundation programme and the A-level programme, aiming to enable students to fully develop their abilities and confidence, and to achieve results leading to successful university applications.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To teach Mathematics on the Kings Foundation programme and A-level 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 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 Continued Professional Development (CPD)

Professional experience:

  • Experience of teaching Mathematics up to A-level standard
  • Experience of working with international students is desirable
  • Experience of advising students preparing for UCAS is desirable

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent subject knowledge and a wish to maintain and update it
  • A wish to have opportunity for CPD
  • A willingness to contribute to wider school activities and the pastoral programme

Formal qualifications:

  • A first degree in an appropriate subject area
  • QTS is desirable
  • A higher degree in an appropriate subject area is also desirable

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: Friday 30 June 2017
Interviews will commence on: As soon as possible

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 Biology, Oxford, UK

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Location: Oxford

Reporting to: Head of Department

Salary: Dependent on experience

Type of contract: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Anticipated start date: 6 September 2017

Role description

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

Duties and responsibilities

  • To teach GCSE, A-level and Kings Foundation Biology 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 Biology 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:  Friday 30 June 2017

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.

Teacher of Physics, Oxford, UK

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Job location: Oxford, UK

Reports to: head of Department

Type of contract: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Anticipated start date: 6 September 2017

Salary range: Dependent on experience

Role description

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

Duties and responsibilities

The successful applicant for this post will be expected to:

  • Teach GCSE, A-level and Kings Foundation Physics to small groups of international students
  • 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
  • Take into account the differing ability lessons of students and differentiate work accordingly
  • Take into account and be sensitive to the linguistic and cultural challenges students may face
  • Encourage all students to become independent learners and be actively engaged in their own learning
  • Ensure that all students are known by name and that the classroom atmosphere is positive at all times
  • Check that all subject matter is effectively communicated and understood by all groups of students
  • 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, which is changed frequently
  • Supervise the students' laboratory work and guide them during experiments
  • Keep work areas tidy and well organised
  • Collect samples, set up scientific apparatus, and do calculations
  • Attend meetings in the Academic Department
  • 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
  • Enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Academic Department and through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, and collaborative teaching
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of students
  • 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:

  • 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 helping to develop a syllabus that brings Physics to life for our students
  • Have highly effective communication skills for dealing with international students

How to apply

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

Applications should be made by: 30 June 2017
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 for a position.

Teacher of Geography, 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: September 2017

Role description

The Teacher of Geography 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: 23 June 2017
Interviews are expected to commence from: 27 June 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 PSHE, Bournemouth, UK

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Location: Bournemouth

Reporting to: Director of Studies, Academic Programmes

Type of contract: Fixed term, annually renewable 

Anticipated start date: September 2017

Salary range: Dependent on experience

Role description

The Teacher of PSHE 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@kingseducation.com

Applications should be made by: 9 June 2017
Interviews are expected to commence from: 14 June 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 Economics, 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: September 2017

Role description

The Teacher of Economics 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: 9 June 2017
Interviews are expected to commence from: 14 June 2017

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

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

Summer EFL Teacher, Bournemouth, UK

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Location: Bournemouth, UK

Reports to: EFL Director of Studies

Anticipated start date: June/ July

Salary range: £16 - £20 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

Kings Bournemouth are looking for EFL teachers for summer contracts starting in June or July. 

Teachers typically teach 21 – 30 hours per week to international classes of young adults or teenagers. Excellent resources and support available, including an ongoing teacher development programme. Contracts will run until at least mid-August, with the possibility of continued work after the summer. 

Person Specification

Teachers must have a university degree and CELTA/TESOL as a minimum.

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

How to apply

To apply for this position please send CV and cover letter to: alex.clark@kingseducation.com

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

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

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.