English School Head Teacher (Inquiry Learning)

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School DescriptionEnglish Studio is a well-established English language school offering a variety of classes to ESL and Returnee students. Inquiry learning forms the basis of our programs: we believe the best way to engage and motivate students is through fun, creative learning which stimulates students’ natural curiosity in the world around them, and develops their openness to new experiences. We look at each student as an individual with their own particular needs, interests and experiences of the world, and strive to adapt our approach accordingly. The nurturing environment in our small classes enables students to develop into confident global communicators. Position OverviewEnglish Studio is looking for a dedicated, energetic Head Teacher with a passion for education, and the ability to nurture teachers’ skills as learning facilitators. You will oversee a team of 4 full-time and 3 part-time native English teachers, play a pivotal role in curriculum development, and liaise closely with the Managing Directors to achieve school objectives.Main Working ResponsibilitiesAcademic DutiesSupervise effective implementation of curricula via training and professional developmentOversee curriculum and resource developmentTeach up to 20 hours in a weekly 40 hour block time period, Tuesday - SaturdayManagement DutiesLiaise with management and teachers to address teaching-related and other performance issues Recruit teaching staffOversee lesson coverQualificationsRequired: BA/BSc. or equivalentPreferred: MA/MEd. PGCE or other post-graduate teaching qualificationExperienceRequired- Minimum 3 years teaching young learners- Team leadership, preferably in an educational setting- Curriculum development experiencePreferred- Facilitating staff training and professional development - Experience of inquiry learning or IB PYPWe offer:- Genuinely education-focused environment- Flexible working hours- Supportive, open-minded company culture- Over 5 weeks of paid holidays- Transportation costs fully reimbursedInterested candidates are requested to apply with resume including referees, photo, and cover letter detailing suitability for the position with reference to English Studio program aims and ethos. We look forward to hearing from you.