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Director of Studies (DoS) – Thornton College, Milton Keynes & Embley Park, Romsey

Cavendish School is seeking a Director of Studies (DoS) to head the academic requirement at our two summer centres based at Thornton College and Embley Park. After full inductive training in March 2020 you will oversee the management of the academic provision at both of the summer centres. The DoS will support the ADoS at each centre. You will direct the academic staff as they teach students on the short junior holiday courses ensuring that the safety of our stakeholders take precedence. It will be necessary to co-ordinate training programmes and monitor the quality of the teaching with the assistance of the ADoSs. You will also have overall responsibility for the completion of all related administration in line with the requirements of the British Council Accreditation scheme. The DoS must also be prepared to cover for the Centre Manager in their absence.

  • The DoS must be suitably qualified with a Level 6 or 7 Degree and DELTA/Trinity Diploma.
  • Previous summer school management experience is essential.
  • A competent user of computer applications is required.
  • Training will be provided, including first aid and safeguarding training.
  • Thornton College dates: 4 July – 9 August 2020 (6 weeks).
  • Embley Park dates: 11 July – 9 August 2020 (5 weeks).
  • DBS is essential, although all staff are subject to our Safer Recruitment policy.
  • A full clean driving licence is required to fulfil the travel requirements of this role between the two sites.
  • The DoS should own their own vehicle which will be used to travel between the two centres (fuel will be reimbursed).
  • Cavendish is supportive company, the work is interesting and set in a convivial work environment.
  • Please note that you will often be working when students are present at the school.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION, WHICH FORMULATES PART OF OUR SAFER RECRUITMENT POLICY:

A DBS certificate of an Enhanced Disclosure for the Children’s Workforce is required for this position; any certificate must be no more than 3 months old. For applicants who do not already hold such a certificate, Cavendish School of English is able to process DBS applications.

Cavendish School of English is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of under-18s and expects all of its employees to share this ethos. We see it as our duty to rigorously check any potential members of staff to ensure that they are fully suited to working in an environment where they will come into regular contact with under-18s.

All applicants should note that:

References will be followed up.

  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required.
  • Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that the candidate should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.
  • Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

Job Types: Full-time, Residential.

Salary: To be discussed at interview, package to include accommodation and meals for the duration of the 6 week summer season.

Company benefits: Completion bonus and holiday pay at the end of the contract.

To apply, email your CV and a cover letter to dbooker@cavendishschool.com

Assistant Director of Studies (ADoS) – Embley Park, Romsey

Cavendish School is seeking an Assistant Director of Studies (ADoS) position at our Embley Park summer centre near Romsey. After full inductive training in March 2020, you will assist the DoS with to manage the academic provision at the summer centre. The ADoS will direct the teaching staff and students on the short holiday courses ensuring that the safety of our stakeholders take precedence. It will be necessary to lead training programmes and monitor the quality of the teaching on top of the necessary administrative requirements of the centre. The ADoS will must also be prepared to cover for the DoS and for any absent teacher.

  • ADoS must be suitably qualified with a Level 6 Degree and DELTA/Trinity Diploma.
  • Previous summer school management experience is essential.
  • A competent user of computer applications is required.
  • Training will be provided, including first aid and safeguarding training.
  • Teaching usually occurs during the weekday mornings for a fixed period of 5 weeks from 11 July to 9 August 2020.
  • DBS is essential, although all staff are subject to our Safer Recruitment policy.
  • Friendly team and welcoming company.
  • Fun and interesting work environment. Please note that you will often be working when students are present at the school.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION, WHICH FORMULATES PART OF OUR SAFER RECRUITMENT POLICY:

A DBS certificate of an Enhanced Disclosure for the Children’s Workforce is required for this position; any certificate must be no more than 3 months old. For applicants who do not already hold such a certificate, Cavendish School of English is able to process DBS applications.

Cavendish School of English is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of under-18s and expects all of its employees to share this ethos. We see it as our duty to rigorously check any potential members of staff to ensure that they are fully suited to working in an environment where they will come into regular contact with under-18s.

All applicants should note that:

  • References will be followed up.
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required.
  • Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that the candidate should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.
  • Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

Benefits: Continuous Professional Development opportunities, i.e. conducting observations

Job Types: Full-time, Residential.

Salary: To be discussed at interview, package to include accommodation and meals for all the 5 weeks of the centre

Company benefits: Completion bonus and holiday pay at the end of the contract.

To apply, email your CV and a cover letter to dbooker@cavendishschool.com

Assistant Director of Studies (ADoS) – Thornton College, near Milton Keynes

Cavendish School is seeking an Assistant Director of Studies (ADoS) position at our Thornton College summer centre near Milton Keynes. After full inductive training in March 2020, you will assist the DoS with to manage the academic provision at the summer centre. The ADoS will direct the teaching staff and students on the short holiday courses ensuring that the safety of our stakeholders take precedence. It will be necessary to lead training programmes and monitor the quality of the teaching on top of the necessary administrative requirements of the centre. The ADoS will must also be prepared to cover for the DoS and for any absent teacher.

  • This role will also require the candidate to be the guide for most half-day and full-day excursions.
  • ADoS must be suitably qualified with a Level 6 Degree and DELTA/Trinity Diploma.
  • Previous summer school management experience is essential.
  • A competent user of computer applications is required.
  • Training will be provided, including first aid and safeguarding training.
  • Teaching occurs during the weekday mornings for a fixed period of 6 weeks from 4 July to 9 August 2020
  • DBS is essential, although all staff are subject to our Safer Recruitment policy.
  • Friendly team and welcoming company.
  • Fun and interesting work environment. Please note that you will often be working when students are present at the school.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION, WHICH FORMULATES PART OF OUR SAFER RECRUITMENT POLICY:

A DBS certificate of an Enhanced Disclosure for the Children’s Workforce is required for this position; any certificate must be no more than 3 months old. For applicants who do not already hold such a certificate, Cavendish School of English is able to process DBS applications.

Cavendish School of English is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of under-18s and expects all of its employees to share this ethos. We see it as our duty to rigorously check any potential members of staff to ensure that they are fully suited to working in an environment where they will come into regular contact with under-18s.

All applicants should note that:

  • References will be followed up.
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required.
  • Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that the candidate should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.
  • Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

Benefits: Continuous Professional Development opportunities.

Job Types: Full-time, Residential.

Salary: To be discussed at interview, package to include accommodation and meals for all the 6 weeks of the centre

Company benefits: Completion bonus and holiday pay at the end of the contract.

To apply, email your CV and a cover letter to dbooker@cavendishschool.com

Teacher – Thornton College, Milton Keynes or Embley Park, Romsey

Cavendish School is seeking enthusiastic, self-motivated and energetic English language teachers to work at one of our busy and friendly summer schools. After full inductive training you will teach small classes of international junior students following a flexible syllabus and using our own course materials. Teachers receive full academic support from the academic management.

  • Prospective Teachers must be qualified with a Level 6 Degree and CELTA/Trinity Cert ESOL.
  • Previous classroom experience is desirable although not essential.
  • Training will be provided, including safeguarding training.
  • Hours required are Monday - Friday mornings only for a fixed period of 5 – 6 weeks from July into August 2020.
  • 16 hours per week.
  • DBS is essential, although all staff are subject to our Safer Recruitment policy.
  • Training to take place in March 2020.
  • Friendly team and welcoming company.
  • Fun and interesting work environment. Please note that you will often be working when students are present at the school.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION, WHICH FORMULATES PART OF OUR SAFER RECRUITMENT POLICY:

A DBS certificate of an Enhanced Disclosure for the Children’s Workforce is required for this position; any certificate must be no more than 3 months old. For applicants who do not already hold such a certificate, Cavendish School of English is able to process DBS applications.

Cavendish School of English is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of under-18s and expects all of its employees to share this ethos. We see it as our duty to rigorously check any potential members of staff to ensure that they are fully suited to working in an environment where they will come into regular contact with under-18s.

All applicants should note that:

References will be followed up.

  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required.
  • Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that the candidate should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.
  • Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

Benefits: Continuous Professional Development opportunities.

Job Types: Part-time, Non-residential.

Salary: £16.50 / hour

To apply, email your CV and a cover letter to dbooker@cavendishschool.com

Teacher - Bournemouth

Cavendish School is seeking English language teachers to work at our busy and friendly school.
After full inductive training you will teach groups of international juniors on short closed group and holiday courses. Teachers should be enthusiastic, self-motivated and energetic to guide their young learners adequately using English. Teachers will receive full academic support from the DoS team.

  • Prospective candidates must be qualified with a Level 6 Degree and CELTA/Trinity Cert ESOL.
  • Previous classroom experience is desirable although not essential.
  • Training will be provided, including safeguarding training.
  • Would possibly suit an applicant with an additional job/s.
  • Hours required are Monday - Friday daytime and some weekends. There can be some flexibility with these arrangements for the right candidate.
  • Approximately 8 to 16 hours per week.
  • Some flexibility for increased hours during our peak periods, and the opportunity of additional hours during the summer or occasional busy periods.
  • DBS is essential, although all staff are subject to our Safer Recruitment policy.
  • Training to take place in mid-February, and then on timetable from March 2020.
  • Friendly team and welcoming company.
  • Fun and interesting work environment. Please note that you will often be working when students are present at the school.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION, WHICH FORMULATES PART OF OUR SAFER RECRUITMENT POLICY:

A DBS certificate of an Enhanced Disclosure for the Children’s Workforce is required for this position; any certificate must be no more than 3 months old. For applicants who do not already hold such a certificate, Cavendish School of English is able to process DBS applications.

Cavendish School of English is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of under-18s and expects all of its employees to share this ethos. We see it as our duty to rigorously check any potential members of staff to ensure that they are fully suited to working in an environment where they will come into regular contact with under-18s.

All applicants should note that:

  • References will be followed up.
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required.
  • Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that the candidate should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.
  • Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.
  • Benefits: Continuous Professional Development opportunities.

Job Types: Part-time.

Salary: £12.00 – £16.50 / hour (low to high, sliding salary scale based on quieter/peak periods)

To apply, email your CV and a cover letter to dbooker@cavendishschool.com

Receptionist - Bournemouth
Cavendish School of English is a popular language school based in Bournemouth; we have an exciting opportunity available to join our team and we are looking for a friendly and flexible individual who is looking for a new challenge.
The ideal candidate will be someone who is presentable, reliable, hardworking and with excellent communication skills. Ideally you will have worked within a reception, administrative, language school or hospitality role before.
This position does include working some weekends during our busy summer months as well as being available for occasional weekend days throughout the year (on a rota basis). In order to meet our requirements for this role it is essential you hold a current and valid driving licence.
 
Duties include:
  • Liaising with host families and students and solving any problems
  • Correspondence between school & host families
  • Keeping up-to-date records in accordance with the school computer system
  • Manning the emergency mobile phone and dealing with problems as they arrive (on a rota basis)
  • Cashing up of the till at the end of the day
  • Booking activities and ensuring payments are made
  • Student Welfare
  • Training provided
  • Good possibility of internal promotion for the right candidate
  • Start date end of February / beginning of March
Cavendish School is a fun and interesting place to work. We can be exceptionally busy during our peak summer months and the ideal candidate should have the ability to problem solve and remain calm under pressure. If you believe you have the right skills to join our friendly team please apply directly.
 
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION, WHICH FORMULATES PART OF OUR SAFER RECRUITMENT POLICY:
A DBS certificate of an Enhanced Disclosure for the Children’s Workforce is required for this position; any certificate must be no more than 3 months old. For applicants who do not already hold such a certificate, Cavendish School of English is able to process DBS applications.
Cavendish School of English is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of under-18s and expects all of its employees to share this ethos. We see it as our duty to rigorously check any potential members of staff to ensure that they are fully suited to working in an environment where they will come into regular contact with under-18s.
All applicants should note that:
  • References will be followed up.
  • All gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily.
  • Proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required.
  • Reference requests will ask specifically whether there is any reason that the candidate should not be engaged in situations where they have responsibility for, or substantial access to, persons under 18.
  • Appropriate suitability checks will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary is dependent on experience, but including overtime you can expect to make £19,000 to £20,000 per year

To apply, email your CV and a cover letter to cevans@cavendishschool.com

* Please note, all applications for Summer staff for 2020, including Centre Manager, Activity Leader, Academic Staff, Auxiliary Staff, etc. are currently closed whilst we assess candidates.

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