Director of studies
Work as employee
IH Riga has over 30 teachers (including modern languages) and has a student body of more than 1,700, mostly under the age of 18.
The Director of studies leads the academic management team and is responsible for maintaining teaching and training excellence through observations and feedback, weekly training seminars and IH courses.
The DoS is also responsible for the running of the exams centre, updating end of course tests, placement testing, meeting with publishers and organising social events for staff and students.
The DoS needs to work with the Managing Director and marketing managers to continue to enhance the school's online presence and reputation within Latvia and IHWO.
The DoS is also expected to teach up to 12 timetabled academic hours per week and be available for cover lessons as the need arises.
There are exciting training opportunities available, including training as a teacher trainer, organising and participating in local and international conferences and examiner training.
Start Date: September 2019
Duration or End Date: 2 year contract
Min. 1 year
Master degree (MA) in a relevant subject + Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.
(You must have a CELTA, Trinity TESOL, or equivalent initial teaching qualification, You must have a DELTA, DipTESOL, or MA TESOL. YL qualification is desirable)