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Dutch/Belgian Country Manager

Reporting to: Sales & Marketing Director

Working hours: Mon-Fri, 08:00-16:30 or 08:30-17:00 (includes 1 hour lunch break)

Location: ADC College London, Station House, 11-13 Masons Avenue, Harrow HA3 5AD

Start: June 2018

Job description

ADC College London is looking for a Dutch/Flemish speaker to join our team of international Country Managers. As a Country Manager your tasks a varied. You manage education projects we run in cooperation with 25 schools from the Netherlands and Belgium and look after more than 200 students per year who are funded by the European Erasmus+ programme to gain work experience in British companies. You also act as central information point for all ADC internal departments and our customers and make sure that everybody receives information on time and in great quality.

Tasks

  • Information: Collecting information from schools, chasing documents according to deadlines and updating ADC's database. Creating documents as required to support funding applications;
  • Face-to-face interaction: Dealing with any issues that students, group leaders, head masters or other representatives would like to discuss. Helping students and group leaders deal with problems during their stay. Holding induction presentation for new students;
  • Telephone and e-mail interaction: Providing extensive information about our programmes over the phone and e-mail. Negotiate contract terms.
  • Promoting programmes: Growing existing number of partner schools by reaching out to potential partners over the phone.

Your profile

Personality

  • known to get along well with other people and bring positive energy to work;
  • driven to improve yourself and your work all the time;
  • work well under pressure and according to strict deadlines;
  • enjoy variety in your work and independently learning new things;
  • enjoy autonomy and taking responsibility for your work;
  • like to challenge yourself to do something nobody has done before or make suggestions to change existing processes for the better.

Skills

  • Ability to achieve your goals even when juggling various tasks at the same time;
  • Good attention to detail keeping our database always accurate;
  • Strong emotional awareness and emotional management skills;
  • Although no specific IT knowledge is required, you need to learn quickly about our internal database system, use emails and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes.
  • Ability to positively encourage students, diffuse conflict situations and negotiate under pressure.

Values

We value teamwork, loyalty, hard work and trust. Working for ADC, you are more than a number – when we make decisions we consider and involve our staff. We encourage autonomy, supporting each other, and independent learning and encourage an atmosphere of teamwork and mutual support.

Benefits of the role

Making a difference: You can make a real difference in helping students at the beginning of their career. You will be involved in a wide variety of tasks and as a result you will see the impact of your work when you speak to students, companies and host families.

International environment: You will be part of an international team and the wider ADC College team across Dublin and London. You will meet students from many European countries and have the chance to learn how to successfully deal with a wide range of cultures.

Join a growing business: You will be part of a small but growing team. With the support of your colleagues based both in Dublin and London, you will have the chance to be part of a successful new company and get the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of work and training.

Travel

No travel to other countries required.

Training

You will receive training on all aspects of the job and your colleagues will be available to help you with growing into your role. 


Director of Studies

Reporting to: Managing Director

Working hours: Mon-Fri, 08:30-17:00

Location: ADC College London, Station House, 11-13 Masons Avenue, Harrow HA3 5AD

Start: June 2018

Role

As Director of Studies you will ensure the smooth running of ADC’s EFL and teacher training courses. As we are a small team, you will oversee all aspects of our academic programmes, from managing external teachers and developing course materials to course administration and quality/feedback management. This role is ideal for entrepreneurial individuals interested in academic and business management, making an impact on ADC’s academic direction and high-quality teaching in line with British Council standards.

Responsibilities

  • EFL courses: Business English to students aged 17-25. Teaching is shared between Director of Studies and external teachers;
  • Train the trainer: Teacher training courses for EU teaching professionals aged 30-60. Teaching is done by Director of Studies;
  • Overall course administration and co-ordination. Dealing with admin matters relating to the academic department such as room bookings, teaching licences, communications with academic bodies like the British Council, English UK etc. and anything else as required;
  • Quality management and adherence to British Council standards;
  • Development of existing course materials and creation of new material as required;
  • Recruitment and coordination of external English teachers; and
  • Advice and support to other departments and senior management team as required.

Required qualifications

  • Qualified to TEFLQ level (i.e. Cambridge DELTA or Trinity DipTesol); and
  • Educated to degree level.

Other skills and experience

  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Previous experience with teaching business English and teacher training courses
  • Good knowledge of CLIL methodology

Professional development

ADC encourages all members of staff to continuously develop themselves. ADC runs regular performance reviews, observations and encourages you to attend internal and external training opportunities.


 
 
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ADC College London
Station House
11-13 Masons Avenue
Harrow HA3 5AD
United Kingdom