English language, Cultural and Activity courses for teenagers from 9 – 17 years UK, 10 – 19 years USA.
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Centre Director

Job title: Centre Director (CD)

Reports to: Operations Manager (OM)

Location: 15 residential and 2 non-residential centres across the UK

Contract and remuneration:

  1. 4 weeks with a possible extension
  2. 48 hours a week
  3. Full board and accommodation provided free of charge for all residential staff

Job overview:
The CD’s key responsibility is the smooth and efficient running of all aspects of the centre. The CD must ensure that communication channels are open between Head Office (HO) and all managers within their centre. The role is a Senior Management position. The CD is expected to take on and successfully handle a demanding workload which involves implementing, participating in and monitoring the day-to-day management of the centre and is ultimately responsible for its smooth running.  The CD is responsible for maintaining an excellent working relationship with the host school/college administrative staff (e.g. the Head, the Bursar, the Lettings Manager and their staff). The CD must supervise other staff in night duties from 10pm to 1am once a week.

Job tasks:

Person specification:





18 or over

Criminal Check

Enhanced DBS or CRB certificate




Managerial qualification

First Aid certificate

Safeguarding Children Level 1 certificate


Previous experience of managing teams

Experience of managing teams in summer school environment

Personal attributes

Ability  to lead and manage teams, Group Leaders, liaise with Host School

Smart appearance, approachable and trustworthy

Skills and abilities

Proficient in Excel

Excellent communication skills and proficient in English language

Excellent organisational skills

Ability to multi-task

Ability to work in high pressure environment

Proven leadership skills


Eligible to live and work in the UK

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Contact Details

Ardmore Language Schools Ltd, Berkshire College, Hall Place, Burchetts Green, Berkshire, SL6 6QR, England
Registered in England and Wales No: 1647636
T: 01628 826699F: 01628 829977E: info@theardmoregroup.com

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