Academic Coordinator

Job Title: Academic Coordinator

 Location: Dublin 

 Salary: DOE

 Bonus: Yes

Application Deadline:30th April 2018 – please submit applications to ghensey@delfin.ie

Job Description

Delfin English School has a reputation for providing an excellent standard of teaching and customer service to our students, delivered by passionate teachers and administrative staff. Key to Delfin’s success is our teacher’s ability to build a rapport with their students, identifying the individual needs of each student. Our teachers are known for the high level of care they show their students and the fun atmosphere they create for their students to learn.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Academic Coordinator to join our team. It is an exciting opportunity to join a committed and dynamic team, working in a fast-paced environment. Your personality, attitude and teaching approach are all important qualities in making this role a success.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Teach a minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Provide academic support and advice to teachers
  • Cover classes as necessary
  • Observe teachers as directed and provide feedback to the DoS on teaching quality
  • Participate in the peer observation programme, encouraging best practice in teaching
  • Manage attendance registers so attendance meets statutory regulations
  • Process exam applications and liaise between students and exam centres
  • Address students’ exam-related queries
  • Play a key role in new student induction, including conducting placement testing of new students and all aspects of preparation
  • Carry out a weekly stocktake of coursebooks and update the stocktake spreadsheet
  • Maintain, organise, and develop supplementary material resources
  • Ensure the teachers’ room and academic office are well maintained & tidy
  • Spotcheck class folders and give feedback to the DoS on any issues that are identified
  • Publish weekly objectives for the week ahead
  • Make yourself available to answer student queries & questions in the Academic Office and via email as scheduled by the ADoS
  • Attend weekly finishers and new starters feedback and pass any academic feedback onto the DoS

Requirements

  • A level 7 degree
  • ACELS accredited EFL qualification (CELT/ Cambridge CELTA / Trinity TESOL qualification)
  • Eligibility to work in Ireland
  • 2 years + teaching experience at all levels 

Desired

  • Flexibility around teaching additional classes if required
  • Higher qualification such as DELTA / MA TESOL
  • Proficiency in a 2nd language