Embassy Summer Centre Manager

Center Manager / Director wanted by Embassy Summer First work day: ASAP
Proficient speakers
Min. 1 year
BA in any subject
As a Centre Manager you will be responsible for inspiring, leading and motivating an entire school of students and staff, in order to ensure the delivery of the teaching and activities programmes, with the exemplary level of dedication to the students' development and welfare.

Job details


Center Manager / Director

Work hours:


Student type:


Group size:


Contract term:


Contract type:

Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

School authority:


Centre Manager duties include:

Training, induction and inspiring the centre team
Overseeing staff performance and behaviour and ensuring that staff demonstrate and adhere to safe and healthy working practices at all times
Conducting assemblies and inductions for students and Group Leaders
Reviewing or completing accurate occupancy administration
Liaising with the Recruitment team to ensure they are aware of day to day staffing requirements
Supporting the Activity Management team
Supporting the Welfare Officer and Guardian team
Reviewing and completing accurate accounting administration
Conducting staff and Group Leader meetings
Completing and updating staff rotas consistent with actual working hours to inform payroll within the deadlines set
Ensuring that managers and junior staff work within compliant working hours and do not exceed maximum contract hours.
To provide justification for exceeding stated hours alongside payroll submission
Completing or reviewing accurate rooming and allocation plans
Ensuring accurate and comprehensive departure transfer plans are completed
Managing zig zag split with support from the Excursion Manager and Director of Studies
Managing the centre's weekly rota and schedule
Managing the host college relationship and creating a positive relationship
Demonstrate safe and healthy working practices at all times and manage the workplace so that it is a safe and healthy environment for staff and students, working in partnership where necessary with any host premises to achieve this

In accordance with our Company Code of Conduct, and any local policies and operating procedures relating to academic, welfare and safeguarding matters, you will need to demonstrate:

The ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and demonstrate boundaries with children and young people
Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
A positive attitude to the use of authority and maintaining discipline
A high level of attention to detail

Working Week:

6 days* out of 7 (1 day off per week)
All management roles are residential
*Maximum weekly hours will be detailed in the Offer Letter

London, UK

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    Min. 1 year

    (Management experience in junior education / learning (Essential))

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject

  4. Valid First Aid Certificate (Desirable)
  5. Valid Driving Licence (Desirable)
  6. Managing multiple departments and teams (Desirable)
  7. Management experience in a summer school environment (Desirable)
  8. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  9. Excellent organisational and planning skills
  10. Ability to deal with complexity and resolve problems and issues
  11. Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  12. An excellent understanding of Excel
  13. A good understanding of Outlook

What we offer

  1. All our managers will have the opportunity to take part in our Management Training Weekend, where we give you the opportunity to be involved a number of practical and theory based workshops, whilst also taking advantage of listening to advice from both our
  2. Pre-arrival online training
  3. Role specific manuals
  4. Centre induction
  5. Our competitive Management weekly pay, inclusive of accommodation, will be based on the size of the centre and experience. We will discuss this with you at the time of your interview.
  6. We will Apply and Pay for your Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
  7. We will reimburse you the cost of the DBS update fee (£13)

London, United Kingdom

Job location

Embassy Summer

About the employer

We deliver rewarding English language programmes for young learners during the summer, providing a truly life-changing experience in the UK or North America.

Embassy Summer courses are designed to ensure young language students make the most out of their summer when it comes to learning English, personal development and meeting new international friends. We offer English language classes for all levels of learner, from beginner to advanced, and great quality accommodation in both college and boarding school residences, as well as homestay options with local families.

Our social programme is built to support the development of essential Life Skills and give students the chance to explore local places of interest and some of the most iconic and historic sights!

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