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Director of Studies/English Tutor

Job Title: Director of Studies/English Tutor
Contract Type: Long Term
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: September 2017
Reference: KHDofSE627_1500654139
Contact Name: Ken Hayes
Contact Email: secondary@astarteachers.com
Job Published: July 21, 2017 17:22

Job Description

Currently looking to hire for a Director of Studies/English Tutor.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Student welfare: promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the students for
whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.

Student supervision: providing pastoral and academic support to approximately
50 students, including the writing references, covering reports and other
correspondence with parents and guardians. Directors of Studies are expected to
have regular one-to-one meetings with their students throughout each term to
discuss issues such as academic progress, involvement in extra-curricular
activities, university applications etc and to maintain frequent contact with
parents and guardians.

Teaching: approximately 12 hours of group or individual teaching per week
during term time and up to one week of Easter Revision tuition.

Student discipline: ensuring students follow all college rules and generally
behave in a manner which enhances the reputation of the college as whole.

Student recruitment: interviewing prospective students and their parents,
taking up references from previous schools and keeping them up to date with
former pupils' progress.

Liaison with external bodies: maintaining links with external academic bodies
including examination boards and universities and with professional

Planning and implementation: assist members of the SMT with the
development, implementation and review of the College Development Plan.

Events planning: assist with the organisation of events such as prize-giving,
parents' evenings, Open Days and A level options seminars.

Special projects: from time to time you may be asked, individually or with
others, to work on unspecified projects of an administrative or academic nature.
Such projects might include organisation of seminars for external students, being
an Easter Revision Course Director, authoring/editing Trotman University
entrance guides or organising extra-curricular activities.

General: assist other senior staff in ensuring the day-to-day activities of the
college run smoothly, including attending college committees on pastoral

You may also be required to undertake such other comparable duties as the
College may require from time to time

* You must have the legal right to work in the UK
* You must hold QTS or a UK recognised equivalent teaching qualification
* This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks

It is A* Star Teachers' policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, due to the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to each applicant individually. If we have not contacted you within three working days, your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may feel suitable for in the future. A* Star Teachers is a Quality Marked Agency (continuously since 2002) and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.