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Director of Studies – UK Summer Schools

Competitive salary + full board accommodation and holiday pay!


English Language Schools



m2r Education are proud to be working with this British Council accredited provider of residential junior summer courses for groups of students aged 10 -17.

They operate junior summer schools for international students aged 10-17 in 7 locations across the UK. The schools are based on university or further education college campuses, all with good quality residential accommodation, teaching and leisure facilities on-site. Summer courses offer a balanced mix between learning in the classroom and learning during activities and on excursions.

They need a Director of Studies to implement and administrate all areas of the academic programme in various locations between the 24th June and 28th July OR 24th June and 11th August (dates depending on location), on a full board residential basis.


Hull, Hatfield, Harrow, Liverpool, York


You will have overall responsibility for the successful implementation and administration of all aspects of the academic programme, including managing the academic staff and their performance. In addition to optimising students’ academic programme and environment, you will also ensure their safety and wellbeing at all times.


  • Be present at Senior Management Induction in order to acquire detailed information pertinent to position and centre
  • Liaise with the centre management team on organisation and procedures of the centre
  • Hold and be present at Group Leader welcome meetings alongside the Centre Manager
  • Organise and manage the academic programme
  • Become familiar with the Shoolia booking system prior to group arrivals, taking note of dates and numbers of groups and students arriving
  • Create a plan of your working weeks for arrivals, testing and Trinity dates alongside the Trinity Exam Coordinator
  • Communicate with the Centre Manager and Conference team on location of classes and procuration of extra rooms, if necessary, for Trinity exam dates
  • Set up classrooms and staffrooms according to Trinity guidelines and ensure labelling of books and materials to BC specifications
  • Ensure quality control for all academic delivery and manage appropriate use of teaching resources
  • Carry out academic administration, ensuring all paperwork is clear and necessary information is communicated to Head Office
  • Organise and manage the testing and induction of students
  • Place students in appropriate classes, taking into account age, level of English, multi-national mix and continuity, and create class lists
  • Ensure that accurate and up to date academic and class information is available for students, clients and staff in the assigned areas on the campus
  • Assist the Trinity Exam Coordinator with the organisation and administration of Trinity ESOL Exams where required
  • Alongside the Trinity Exam Coordinator, manage and conduct meetings with Group Leaders regarding Trinity grade levels and accurate students details.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CELTA or TrinityTESOL (A PGCE with QTS in either MFL or English may also be considered)
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service (if you do not have this, one will be applied for on your behalf)
  • Have undertaken a safeguarding course in the past 12 months (we can provide further details if you need to do this)
  • Right to Work in the UK
  • Experience of working in EFL summer schools
  • Knowledge of Trinity GESE exam requirements
  • Experience and genuine interest in working with young people
  • Ability to demonstrate sound knowledge and awareness of the use of English and the linguistics system underlying it
  • Ability to cope with long working hours


  • Management staff are required to attend a paid induction and training weekend in Hull immediately prior to the start of their contracts. This includes their statutory induction, first-aid training, safeguarding and welfare training among other sessions led by both members of the company, and outside consultants.
  • Management staff are required to read and understand the relevant job manual given to them at the induction weekend and fully implement procedures according to the company policy given with said manuals.


Competitive salary between £600/wk to £675/wk Residential

24th June 2023 Start

For safeguarding purposes, a valid police clearance certificate / DBS is required, plus 2 professional references.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you have not been contacted within 5 working days of submission then please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

Contact us for more details.

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