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===> INDONESIA: Director of Studies position for a well established adults language school in the capital city Jakarta

Posted By: Gold Star Consulting <Indonesia@GoldStarTeachers.com>
Date: Tuesday, 15 April 2014, at 11:53 a.m.

Director of Studies (adult school)
Private Language School
Jakarta, Indonesia

Reference no: DOSINDE04M
Position: Director of Studies
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Interviewing: Now

Summary
Are you looking for a Director of Studies position in a dynamic and exciting education environment? Can you lead a team of international teachers and ensure the highest possible academic standards for our students?

We are seeking a Director of Studies who can lead our modern adult and business English school on to great things in the vibrant capital city of Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Job
Essential qualities for this challenging position include strong people management skills and the ability to motivate and lead a team of international teachers. A proven track record in 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 an English related subject (Education, TEFL, Linguistics or Literature) and credible TEFL qualification as well as a wide range of teaching experience, especially to adult and business English students. You will be well versed in TEFL methodology and teaching techniques.

The Schools
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.

The Students
Students at our adult schools are typically 20 to 40 year old professionals, well educated and from a wide variety of backgrounds. They are motivated to learn English and recognize that it as a skill essential for their career development. Levels range from beginner right through to advanced and all students are clearly placement tested to ensure they are studying alongside students of the same abilities.

Teaching Methods
Teachers are encouraged to use their creativity to bring the lessons alive and make the most of a variety of activities such as role plays, group work and discussions. The class sizes are kept small, from 1 to 6 students in the ‘face to face’ classes which allows for noticeable progress to be made and also makes classroom management that much easier and up to 25 students in the ‘workshop’ classes. Classes are 50 minutes in lengths.

Course materials & technology
Popular with students and teachers alike, our course materials have been developed by a dedicated team of linguistic and educational experts. Each lesson is accompanied with pre-made Powerpoint presentations displayed through a projector in the classroom. Teachers have a wide range of supplementary materials including activity sheets, videos and conversation activities. Teachers are encouraged to use their creativity to adapt the materials and bring in their own materials where they see fit to meet the lesson aims.

Indonesia – The Country
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 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.

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.

Outside of the capital 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.

Main Responsibilities
-Teacher training and development
-Teacher management
-Teaching high quality lessons (max 12 hours per week of teaching)
-Scheduling and timetabling
-Administrative reports
-School development and operation
-Attending professional development seminars and DoS training sessions

Compensation
-Excellent salary: 22,000,000 Rupiah per month (roughly 2,200 USD)
-Contract completion bonus: 22 million Rupiah (roughly 2,200 USD)
-Performance based bonuses
-12 days paid vacation per year in addition to public holidays
-Legal work visa and permits provided
-Full medical insurance (employee pays 24 USD / month)
-Indonesian classes
-On-going training and professional development
-Salary increase for second year contracts
-Career development opportunities worldwide
-Airport pick up

Requirements
-Native English speaker from USA, UK, Canada, Australia or New Zealand
-Bachelor’s degree in an English related subject (Education, TEFL, Linguistics, or Literature)
-TEFL certificate
-At least 3 years of teaching experience and 1 year of management experience

How to apply
Please send the following to Mark at Indonesia@GoldStarTeachers.com

-Covering letter
-Resume
-Recent photo
-Degree & TEFL certificates (scan)
-Passport photo page (scan)
-Reference letters

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