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School Director


Closing Date Friday 4th February 2022.

Alba English is currently recruiting a new School Director. It’s an amazing opportunity to experience running a small language school with a fantastic team of teachers and a wonderful multicultural group of students. 

The position of School Director encompasses the roles of Director of Studies (DOS) and Centre/Operations Manager that are found in larger organisations.

The School Director will be responsible for the smooth running of the school including day-to-day operation and some teaching as well as marketing, recruitment, human resources, and compliance/accreditation. They will report to the School Owner.

If you’ve got a TEFLQ qualification (DELTA/DipTESOL or equivalent), a genuine passion for teaching, extensive teaching experience (4+ years), excellent admin skills and a desire to learn new things, this could the perfect opportunity for you to take your career in English Language Teaching to the next level.

The successful candidate will start in Spring 2022, with the exact date negotiable. There will be a period of overlap with the current School Director to ensure a smooth transition.

Working hours are 37.5 per week with 6 weeks’ paid holiday. Salary range from £25,000 - £28,000 with end-of-year profit share. We also offer help with relocation costs if applicable. 

First read Job Description and Person Specification, then start your application with the School Director Application Form. For any questions, please contact the current School Director, Chris, at chris@albaenglish.co.uk.


English Teachers - Permanent Information

Are you a CELTA-qualified, native/proficient English Teacher?

Do you have experience teaching English as a second language?

Are you a friendly and enthusiastic teacher who cares about their students' progress?

Are you a great person to work with?

If the answer to these questions is yes, please send your CV to chris@albaenglish.co.uk with a covering letter. When a vacancy becomes available, we can then contact suitable candidates. We advertise vacancies on Edinburgh Gumtree. You can set up a Gumtree 'alert' for "Alba English" so that you will receive an email notification whenever we publish a job advertisement.

Please note that we only employ teachers with a Cambridge CELTA or Trinity TESOL qualification. Online-only TEFL courses are not accepted.

Equal Opportunities

We recognize that it is unlawful, unethical and against the best interests of both Alba English School and individuals for an employer to discriminate against a candidate for a job because of their age, disability, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity in any part of the recruitment process. Alba English School will treat all applications fairly and equally and adhere to the Equal Opportunities legislation.

We encourage candidates to submit an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Click here to download an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.