Director of Studies 1404006 (Malta)
This position calls for a meticulous, organised and smart individual with excellent leadership and communication skills (both written and oral). Strong attention to detail and confidentiality with proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Outlook, Word and Access) is a must for this role. Candidates must have the ability to interface effectively with various departments and external contacts together with the ability to effectively organise time and workload to meet deadlines. Experience in school management or curriculum development is considered an asset whilst knowledge of school-related budgeting, maintenance and operations is a must. Applicants having experience in supervising and training new employees will be preferred. Candidates must hold at least one of the following degrees or certifications: Bachelor’s Degree in English (or Linguistics if which 80%+ is English) from a recognised post-secondary; recognised TEFL or TESL certificate; BA in English and/or Delta or Trinity; Diploma in TESOL and/or Linguistics degree in 100% English whilst also having at least Protected content teaching time.
The chosen candidates responsibilities will include but are not limited to: managing and administering; promoting and maintaining a positive and effective school climate by ensuring that all interactions with staff, students, parents (or legal guardians) and the public at large are prompt, efficient, helpful and friendly; assisting with logistics for school-wide events and school’s health and safety protocols; developing and implementing operational policies for documentation and improvement within the studies department; ensuring staffing levels are met and managed within studies department; liaising between studies department and administration department; directly supervising and overseeing the daily operations of studies department; ensuring all reports and certificates are issued and completed; participating in budget and forecast meeting; editing and developing curriculum; responsibility for equipment and materials relating to the academic program; attending conferences for professional development; supporting the academic staff; interviewing and hiring teaching staff; preparing payroll for the teaching staff; conducting teachers’ performance appraisals and collecting informal feedback from students and the administration team; managing course timetables and assigning appropriate teachers to the courses; offering guidance and support to teachers, including course/lesson planning; holding and leading regular teachers’ meetings; observing lessons and teachers reports; developing research workshop for teachers’ professional development; acting as backup coverage for teacher absences; supervising student service enrolment, transfer, discharge and readmission process for students; supervising and overseeing all student testing and placement in classes and ensuring student records are properly maintained and updated.
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