Director of Studies Vacancy

we have a great team of leaders, teachers and support staff

We are looking for a qualified Director of Studies for our summer season in Weymouth from 30th June to 10th August.

We have a great team of people who work in a very positive and encouraging environment. The Director of Studies has the important role of looking after the academic side of the operation, maintaining high standards and managing the teaching staff.

The successful applicant will be well organised, enthusiastic and passionate about leading a team of teachers.

Your duties will include:

  • supporting and helping a team of teachers
  • observing lessons and giving appraisals and constructive feedback
  • teacher development by means of regular workshops
  • organising the testing, interviewing and placement of students on the first day of their course


  • a DELTA, Trinity Dip TESOL, MA in Linguistics or TESOL or recognised equivalent and a degree
  • experience of teaching English to foreign students of this age range
  • a native or near native level of English
  • contact details of two recent, professional referees

Please see the Person Specification for more details.



Our 2019 season runs from 30th June to 10th August.



£640 per week, depending on experience, plus holiday pay.

Self-catering accommodation is provided with one of our homestays for any members of staff who are not local.



To apply for this position, please


Please note

Weymouth English Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

  • we follow up references in detail
  • we will ask you to explain any gaps in your CV
  • we have to ask for proof of identity (along with your qualifications)
  • we will ask in reference requests whether there is any reason that you should not be employed in situations where you have responsibility for students under 18
  • a clean certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required
  • All staff are required to sign a Declaration of Suitability to work with under 18s
  • Any candidates with a non EU passport must be able to prove that they have the right to work in the UK


  • a supportive environment within a family-run school
  • £640 per week plus holiday pay
  • self-catering accommodation provided for non-local staff
  • full induction and ongoing support provided