Sunday, 27 May 2018

Job Opportunity - Academic Programme Manager at British Council Tanzania

CAREERS - BRITISH COUNCIL TANZANIA, MAY 2018

Region: Sub Saharan Africa
Country: Tanzania
Location: Dar es Salaam
Department: Teaching Centres
Job Category: Senior teacher
Pay Band: Senior Teacher

Vacancy Description
Duration: 1 Year Fixed Term
Location: Tanzania
Closing Date: 4 June 2018 (23:59 UK Time)

Role Purpose
To take the lead role in realising the British Council’s ambition to be the market leader in EL learning in Tanzania.  The post will involve developing, expanding and managing the current portfolio to achieve ambitious growth targets and contribute to the overall development of the Teaching Centre operation in Tanzania.

Main Accountabilities
Working closely with the Centre Manager and Business Development Manager, the successful post holder will be responsible for the following: 

Academic Programme Management 
Lead on academic management of the Centre programmes in accordance with British Council global policy, best practice and market research findings
Lead on initiatives in product and service development, e.g. syllabus design, assessment procedures and reporting. Lead on the development of dynamic clubs and wrap around services to increase customer satisfaction levels.
Ensure that adult products, services and premises create a positive image of the British Council and create impact for the UK
Lead on production of the centre guide and website and other promotional material
Field and act on suggestions and complaints
Ensure Teaching Quality Standards for teaching, learning and promotion are met
Ensure courses meet needs of students and differentiate us from competitors through their quality and measured impact
Positively manage relationships with students, internal stakeholders (Customer Services, Resources, and Examinations) external stakeholders (corporate sponsors) in order to maintain and develop adult business. 

Professional Support
Responsible for identifying training needs and ensuring the delivery of an appropriate INSETT programme
Line manage up to six members of staff, taking an active role in their professional development and delivering high levels of performance management 

Teaching/Training  
Plan, prepare and deliver an average of 8 hours a week of teaching

Role Requirements
Open to everyone
Full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module.
Appropriate police check required

Qualifications
Undergraduate Degree
DELTA or Trinity Diploma in ESOL or equivalent
Overall (Post TEFL I) 4 years full time and relevant EFL Teaching Experience
Current IELTS Examiner

More Information
This role is a 1 years fixed term contract ; Open to everyone ; No gender restriction ; Benefits include accommodation allowance, flights, settling in allowance, Alliance Medical Cover
Successful candidate is expected to be on the network or willing to join the network.

For further information please view the attached documents
Academic Programme Manager, Tanzania.pdf
BC Behaviour.pdf
BC Core Skills.pdf

Closing Date: 4 June 2018 (23:59 UK Time)

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