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Course Director in London

Oxford Summer Courses seeks an enthusiastic, organised leader with a passion for education, with experience working with summer schools or in education to act as Course Director for our London-based programme.

What are you going to do

As a Course Director you will be responsible for overseeing the successful delivery of our residential courses for international students, in July 2018, taking the lead in student welfare and working with the head office to ensure the effective delivery of all elements of the course.

You will manage a team of Teaching Assistants, all current or recent undergraduate or graduate students, responsible for looking after their student groups of around 12 students. You will receive training in Oxford Summer Courses’ policies, child safeguarding, Mental Health First Aid and basic First Aid.

Main duties of the role will include:

  • Manage the Teaching Assistants through daily meetings
  • Oversee the running of all non-academic aspects of the course acting as lead for student welfare and discipline
  • Ensure effective delivery of the course's social and cultural programme
  • Leading a cohesive team of on-course delivery staff to ensure staff and students' experience is a positive and memorable one
  • Manage day-to-day relations with the conference and events staff on-site
  • Manage the generation of marketing material in co-ordination with the Oxford Summer Courses Marketing Officer
  • Decision maker in emergencies

What we offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Training in safeguarding, basic first aid and mental health first aid

What we ask:

  • At least finished university degree
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in education or for a summer school in a similar capacity
  • An undergraduate degree
  • Enthusiasm for higher education
  • Excellent team-work skills and a team player
  • Fast learner with attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of London
  • Enthusiasm for higher education

Extra information

The role is residential; you will be staying in University of London halls for the duration of the course (1-29 July).

Education Level
Working hours per week
8 - 22
Type of Contract
Summer / Holiday Jobs
Salary indication
Between £2,800 and £3,500 Per Month
Responsible for
Ensuring the effective delivery of the programme; managing a team of Teaching Assistants; liaising with conference and events staff; Decision making in emergencies
Type of Job
Teaching / Instructors / Guides, Project Management
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

London | Teaching Jobs | Project Management Jobs | Summer / Holiday Jobs | University

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