Director of Studies, Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN

Santiago de Compostela
Director of Studies, Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN
Start Date: 
Length of Contract: 
ASAP for 12 months
End Date: 
No of vacancies: 
Job Description: 

The successful candidate will have the responsibility of

  • Leading and managing the heads of studies and assistant directors of studies to develop schemes of work, and ensure relevant planning and evaluations are completed.
  • Developing and promoting a culture of best practice by implementing practices which enhance the learning experience of students.
  • Monitoring the performance of 30+ teachers and provice them with the support needed to enhance their teaching practice.
  • Developing and carry out a professional development plan for all teachers, including weekly professional development meetings.
  • Ensuring effective extra-curricular activities and events.
  • Interviewing applicants for teaching posts and advice on the appointment of staff.

We are looking for individuals who are energetic, organized, have problem solving skills, are able to organize and motivate a team of professionals and posses effective communication skills.  It is necessary to have a B2 level of Spanish and have a general understanding of Spanish culture.

Only applicants with over 2 years experience in this position need apply.

Deadling to apply: 2 June 2017

Initial EFL Qualification Required: 
Trinity TESOL, or
IH Certificate, or
other equivalent qualification
Higher EFL Qualification Required: 
other equivalent qualification
Date Posted
Tue, 16/05/2017 - 20:16
We are located in the beautiful and historic city of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia in northwest Spain. The city is an UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for the awe-inspiring cathedral of St. James. Santiago is also known for great food, wine, music and atmosphere. Some of the world's most beautiful beaches are located in Galicia. With over 800 miles of breath-taking coastline and ¨rias¨, sandy beaches and lagoons, Galicia is an ideal destination for lovers of nature, surfing and wilderness.