Work for the Language in Group

Work for Language in Group

Current vacancies

1. 2 x Language in Group Young Learners - Accommodation Co-ordinator

Job Description:

Role: You will work alongside a second staff member to coordinate the host family provision for our Young Learners Centre (Under 18 students). This includes host family recruitment, quality assurance, and student placement, all in accordance with external accreditation and LinG standards. You will be expected to maintain a constant communication with host families and management to ensure student welfare. As a group we are expanding and are looking for someone who would like to grow with us.

Report to: Head of Young Learners and LiT School Manager

Based at: 1 x Totnes, Devon, UK / 1 x Dublin, Ireland                                                            

Key responsibilities:

Recruitment and Management:

  1. Recruiting and maintaining the community of host families within the area to meet the needs of our client base.
  2. Ensuring the ongoing development and support of the host families through excellent communications and activities such as host family evenings, social events etc.


  1. Inspecting suitable homestay families according to the needs of the business and in accordance with LinG’s quality criteria.
  2. Maintaining accurate, up to date records of homestay accommodation, both paper and on the database, in accordance with Data Protection Laws.
  3. Maintaining records of accommodation availability, arranging placements with host families and confirming accommodation placements with students and agents prior to arrival.
  4. Ensuring that host families receive appropriate communication in relation to student matching.
  5. Being the first point of contact for students and host families and all their accommodation queries and issues. Taking appropriate action in response to these.
  6. Recording feedback from host families at the end of the summer/the student’s stay and communicating this with management.
  7. Ensuring that the safeguarding policies of LinG are adhered to at all times.
  8. Ensuring that all arrivals into and departures from Totnes are met efficiently and safely.

Flexibility of Working Pattern:

  1. The needs of the job does change throughout the year. You will be expected to work one day on the weekend in exchange for a day off during the week, evening work can be necessary, and you will have shared responsibilities of the emergency phone. Arrival and Departure times can also vary.   

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation, the overall business objectives of the organisation, and as delegated by your manager.

Closing date for applications:  19th December 2014

Start Date: 16th February 2015

End Date: 28th August 2015

Salary: Rate of £16,500 per year (pro-rated for the year)

Holiday: 25 days + public holidays (pro-rated for the year)

Hours: 40 hours per week

Please complete the application form and return to Ned Bowie, Head of Young Learners -

Full Job Description

Application Form


Working for Language in Group

We have a dynamic, fun and challenging culture in which passionate people are provided with freedom and support to enable them to succeed.

We believe that having the right people is integral to our success. When you work with us you will enjoy a vibrant and positive environment, committed to investing in the development of our people and inspiring them to grow.

Being part of the Language in Group is being part of a group of language schools with ambitious aims. The family atmosphere in our schools, along with learning and development opportunities ensure that our workplace is a great place to be.

Our employees - from the teachers to the sales team - are always learning, setting personal targets and testing themselves.

If there are no "current vacancies" advertised here, we still welcome an email from you with your C.V. and please remember to tell us when you will be available, which location and type of job you are interested in:

  • Teaching English to Adults
  • Teaching English to Young Learners
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • IT
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience Placement

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