Assistant Director of Studies, Cork English Academy

  • Full Time
  • Cork
  • Posted 2 months ago

Cork English Academy

Assistant Director of Studies, Cork English Academy
The Assistant Director of Studies (ADOS) is a core member of the academic management team and provides vital support to the Director of Studies (DOS).

The role also involves contributing to the continued development and improvement of the academic programme and to the success of the school.

Core duties:

  • · The ADOS may have a teaching timetable. More or fewer hours may be necessary as required.
  • · Covering for late or absent teachers, sometimes at very short notice.
  • · Setting and maintaining exemplary standards of organisation, teaching, planning, time-management, and professionalism.
  • · Covering the duties of the DOS during periods of absence.
  • · Assisting the DOS with the organisation of external examinations.
  • · Assisting the DOS with the interviewing and induction of new teachers.
  • · Providing support and advice for teachers.
  • · Assisting the DOS with CPD teacher development sessions to convey information on pedagogical methodology, school policy and technology.
  • · Assisting the DOS with academic administration.
  • · Assisting with intake of new students: organisation and orientation.
  • · Responding to students’ academic queries and concerns.
  • · Working with the DOS to raise the standard of teaching by carrying out observations.
  • · Attending the weekly academic staff meeting.
  • · Contributing to implementing the educational philosophy of the school and to promoting a culture of best practice.
  • · Attending senior management meetings as required.

Employee Profile:

  • · Degree + Cambridge CELTA or equivalent
  • · Strong commitment to excellence in customer service
  • · Ability to work hard and operate well under pressure
  • · Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • · Positive and friendly disposition

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €30,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
All COVID-19 protocols for English Language Schools are adhered to and enforced in all areas of the workplace.
Mask wearing is optional in school.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Cork, CO. Cork T12 KP40: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor’s (required)


  • Do you have a valid EFL teaching qualification? (required)

Work Location: One location

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