Academic Director of English Schools

DEC School is a leading company in the Ukrainian Market for studying English as the secondary language, established in 2008. DEC School provides high quality English courses in a warm and professional atmosphere at 6 location in Kyiv.

The Academic Director is a new position for DEC School and will help the school build a successful franchising model.

The Academic Director will take on responsibilities with the aim of delegating many of them to School Principals — building up their autonomy over time — with the Academic Director more concentrated on creating a good management team, ensuring clear communication occurs and looking for new ideas to ensure DEC remains at the forefront of ESL teaching

There are responsibilities that come with this title:

  • Build and train a middle management team
  • To consult with HR and recruit a strong teaching team, and to train School Principals in the recruitment process- Consult with methodology regarding current curriculum and developing new learning methods- Consult with marketing and make sure accurate information regarding courses is passed over and marketed accordingly
  • Recruit a strong team, giving good feedback to those applicants who were not successful- Maintaining a good impression of DEC School in all professional company
  • Project Managing new projects
  • delegating tasks effectively and keeping updated on all developments and aims and objectives
  • Always looking for new ways to improve current systems and processes
  • To inspire the team into working to the best of their ability
  • To make decisions quickly and firmly, ensuring all involved fully understand and carry out the decision
  • To ensure clear communication is passed to all relevant subjects
  • To report to Director of DEC School the progress of the school, of new projects that would be beneficial and current updates and problems/challenges- To distribute and collect feedback and analyse the information for areas of improvement- To fulfil any ad hoc task that becomes required forDEC Schools smooth running —

All things that fall into Academia are the responsibility of the Academic Director It’s an incredibly varied role with one day holding completely different tasks to the next.

Therefore to be successful in the position a person must:

  • Strong leader and management skills
  • Experience in teaching and management of school (minimum 3 years)
  • Have the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once
  • Be decisive and quick to act
  • Be structured and logical
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have the ability to up-manage
  • Creative and ambitious
  • Look at the bigger picture
  • Ability to successfully project manage

Why work with us?

  • office near Druzhby Narodiv metro station
  • everything needed for work is provided
  • friendly atmosphere and supportive staff at any of 6 locations
  • 50% teacher’s team are English native speakers
  • help with document package preparation and accommodation
  • competitive compensation and official employment

Send your CV on HR@dec.ua

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