Assistant Director of Studies, Vorchdorf, Austria

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The English Teacher Training College and Bilingual Classroom Initiative (ABCi) - VorchdorfVorchdorf, Austria

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 26 236.00 Euros
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Director of Studies (40 hours) 

Organisation Profile

The English Teacher Training   College and its associated Bilingual Classroom Initiative (ABCi) is a   not-for-profit Austrian College based in Vorchdorf and Vienna with a dual   mission: Firstly, as a college, to provide a practical education in teacher   training for student teachers from the English-speaking world based solely on   the candidate's academic merit. Secondly, as a charity outreach, to promote language   learning, cultural exchange and foster understanding between English-speaking   countries and Austria by bringing hundreds of teachers from England,   Scotland, Wales, Ireland, America, Canada, New Zealand and Australia into   Austrian classrooms to reach every child with a free English project by the   year 2020. As the College is growing there are several vacancies right now:


As a Assistant Director of Studies you’ll   have the opportunity to be part of a world-class educational organization, 

· Work with Trinity College   London and Cambridge University English to assist DoS as directed with the   running of the College’s teacher training courses 

· Organize and communicate   course input and observation schedules to student teachers

· Work with external moderating   bodies to organize and administer the paperwork to ensure the proper running   of the college’s TEFL courses 

· Schedule events and   coordinate with course staff to ensure all input sessions run well for all   courses 

· Keep accurate record of   teaching practice hours for all student teachers

· Oversee the use of the   Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

· Hold regular office hours for   student teachers with professional development days 

· Serve as course tutor and   teach inputs on various courses if so required due to illness or other   emergency

· Assist course tutors to mark   assignments from student teachers as required

· Help prepare final grades and   TEFL certificates

· Grade observation tasks and   give feedback as necessary

· Help facilitate the spread   and standardization of best practice between course tutors 


The ideal candidate will speak   English at a native-speaker level, have a Bachelor’s degree, TEFL   certification, manual driving license and have experience that demonstrates   both a genuine talent for working with children and teacher training skills.

· DipTESOL or DELTA   certification or equivalent required (level 7 qualification). Please note   that a pass in DipTESOL Unit 4 or Delta Module 2 or pass in the teaching   practicum element of an MA/L7 PGCE (or equivalent) is required.

· Two years' ESL experience

· Candidates with experience in   a non-traditional teaching environment such as summer camps, youth groups or   outdoor education will be preferred

· Residence and work permit for   Europe

Salary   and benefits

26 236,00 Euros gross annual salary   (depending on experience) including a Christmas and Summer bonus and a   variety of employee benefits. The College provides extensive health,   accident, disability and unemployment insurance for all employees. A high   quality lifestyle in Austria also provides a range of child care and   maternity benefits as well as being enrolled on generous State and College   pension schemes and severance package. Each employee is entitled to 30 days   holiday days per year, not including an additional 13 public holiday days in   Austria. Exceptional work will be rewarded with raises/promotion. 

· Full room and food expenses   with internet access when based away from home

· Work-related travel costs

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More about The English Teacher Training College and Bilingual Classroom Initiative (ABCi) - Vorchdorf
Phase: Further Education
Address: Head Office, Vorchdorf Campus, Bahnhofstraße 13, Vorchdorf, 4655, Austria
Telephone: +43 7612 65040
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The English Teacher Training College and its associated Bilingual Classroom Initiative (ABCi) is a not-for-profit Austrian College and NPO headquartered in Vorchdorf, Austria, promoting cultural exchange and understanding between Austria and the Engl...