Area Operations Manager
Private Language Schools
Start date: Oct / Nov / Dec
Are you looking for the next big step in your education and management career? Do you have proven young learner teaching experience as well as experience managing a school and training teachers?
We are seeking an Area Operations Manager who will be responsible for training and supporting primarily teaching staff and school managers over a group of centres throughout Indonesia. You will be required to ensure that the quality and quantity of educational services provided to students are of a consistently high standard by actively promoting and maintaining a culture of teamwork, collaboration and support at all times.
Essential qualities for this challenging position include strong people management skills and the ability to motivate and lead teams of international teachers as well as school Directors of Studies. A proven track record in teaching young learners, teacher training through workshops, class observations and one-on-one support are vital to this role.
The right candidate will be organized and logic in planning and implementation of new school initiatives. Excellent creativity and problem solving skills are also needed.
You will have a degree in any subject and credible TEFL qualification (preferably DELTA or equivalent) as well as a wide range of teaching experience, especially to young learners and teenage students. You will be well versed in TEFL methodology and teaching techniques and have previous management experience in an educational setting.
We are a truly global company, established in 1965 and now with over 400 centers around the world. We teach over 20,000 students in 65 schools throughout Indonesia and have established ourselves as the market leader for private language learning. This position is based in the capital city of Jakarta and will involve visits to over 20 schools in a number of locations throughout Indonesia, which fall under your control.
Course materials & technology
Popular with students and teachers alike, our course materials have been developed by a dedicated team of linguistic and educational experts. Course books are accompanied by a wide range of supplementary materials including flashcards, posters, handouts, CD’s, videos, songs and in-class computer applications, all essential for teachers to deliver varied and engaging classes. All schools have interactive white boards, connected to the internet and loaded with multimedia resources which add an exciting new dimension to how you teach.
Jakarta - Indonesia
Indonesia is a wonderful blend of people, cultures and ethnicities with a population of over 245 million, the fourth largest in the world. Located in South East Asia, Indonesia is a collection of 16,000 islands spread along the equator with Australia to the south and Singapore and Vietnam to the north. Enjoy a pleasant climate ranging from 16 – 35 degrees throughout the year with two distinct seasons. Indonesia boasts some of the most break-taking natural beauty on the planet with endless possibilities for adventure and exploration, from the pristine beaches of Bali to the jungle treks in Bukit Lawang and much more.
The capital city of Jakarta on the main island of Java is a hub of activity appealing to a diverse range of interests and lifestyles. Experience a mix of chic shopping malls and trendy bars alongside traditional food stalls and backstreet markets.
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-Ensure a consistently high and constantly improving level of educational service is provided
-Provide support, training, observations, feedback and coaching to Directors of Studies and teachers
-Act as an exemplary role model both as a leader and teacher
-Liaise with Center Directors, Centre Sales Managers and Partners to ensure required teacher numbers and the optimum utilization of teacher schedules are maintained in order to meet the needs of each centre’s students, sales and service
-Work with the Center Directors and service staff to address any student queries, concerns and complaints
-Ensures change management is driven through appropriate communication resulting in team buy in
-Actively works to promote and implement ongoing communication and cooperation between all departments within centres and region
-Participates in all regional and national meetings, product testing and relevant projects as required
-Undertakes all necessary human resource and administrative duties
-Contract completion bonus
-12 vacation days per year plus 14 days public holiday
-Legal work visa and permits provided and paid for by the company
-Full medical insurance provided
-Airport pick up
-Reasonable relocation assistance
-Salary increase for second year contracts
-Career development opportunities worldwide
-Bachelor’s degree in any subject
-TEFL certificate (DELTA or equivalent preferred)
-At least 5 years of teaching experience and 1 year of management experience
-Candidates can be from ANY country provided they have fluent English and a clear accent
How to apply
Please send the following to Aidan at jobs@GoldStarTeachers.com:
-Degree & TEFL certificates (scan)
-Passport photo page (scan)