English for Schools Classroom Manager

  British Council Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Multi Location Full Time 3256
Date Posted:Jul 18, 2017
Closing Date:Aug 11, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:5
Functional Area:Administrative
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About British Council Afghanistan:


The British Council is the United Kingdom's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We operate in 100 countries. Our purpose is to build mutually beneficial relationships between people in the UK and other countries and increase appreciation of the UK's creative ideas and achievements.

Job Summary:

To supply and co-ordinate the provision of high quality English Language learning opportunities to individual/ female/male school students, program participants and groups to help them achieve their English language goals.

To ensure the successful and smooth running of the centre.
o Number of hours per week: 0800-1600 Saturday- Thursday = 40 hours.
o Working will vary depending on the needs of the centre.

Duties & Responsibilities:

This role is accountable for

Delivering well-planned and appropriate lessons to timetable and self – access users.

The smooth-running of one of our centres or self-access centres (including facilities, opening hours, resources etc.)

Monitoring and reporting of attendance and progress.

The role is responsible for

Promoting independent study as agreed with the Programme Manager

The recruitment and retention of users.

Helping users (master trainers, programme participants, school teachers, and school students) to gain maximum benefit from the centre.

Maintaining and developing client/partner relations.

Playing an active role in the wider English for Schools team

The main duties are:


Monitoring and reporting of attendance/ timesheets and progress of the attendees

Assisting the Master Trainers and School teachers in placement testing and its process

Needs analysis of the programme participants and planning, designing an delivering basic IT courses if needed.

Having English programmes for school students.

Recording number of school students who come to the Centre for self-study

Helping with the establishment & instalment of accessories of the Centres in designated schools.

Supporting users by;
o Giving advice and helping them select self –study materials.
o Drawing up “study paths” with individual learners.
o Running induction and learning sessions & workshops.
o Providing technical support as required (e.g. with educational software)

Day –to-day management of the centre and its resources including
o The security of materials and equipment.
o The maintenance of an up-to-date inventory.

Developing and maintaining a good knowledge of the resources available and contributing to the development and /or selection of new resources to meet users’ needs.

Attending meetings as required as being an active and supportive member of the English for Schools team.

Attending and participating in Professional Development training (face-to-face/ online) organised for English for Schools staff.

Other administrative duties related to courses and lessons

Job Requirement:

Bachelor or equivalent

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Balkh, Kabul, Herat, Kandahar, Bamian
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