Work for the Language in Group

Work for Language in Group

Current vacancies

1. Junior Student Experience Supervisor (full-time, temporary contact)

Position: Junior Student Experience Supervisor (full-time, temporary contract)

 Reports to: School Manager

Job purpose:  To ensure that from initial enquiry to the day they leave the school that clients receive a quality language learning experience with the Language in Group

Key responsibilities:

  • Welcome new students to the school; give an induction talk, explaining life as a student
  • Obtain and respond appropriately to Client feedback.
  • Answer and follow up Client and Agent enquiries by telephone, email, skype or face-to-face and log all correspondence through the Language in Group database.
  • Prepare and issue quotations and invoices to direct and agent bookings accurately, and within 24 hours. Arrange transport and liaise with partners regarding transport details.
  • Assist in maintenance and records of Accommodation availability, arrange placements with host families and confirm Accommodation placements with students and agents two weeks prior to arrival.
  • Ensure that the role of SES is conducted in a way that meets/exceeds criteria of external inspection and accreditation bodies.
  • Issue documentation to assist students applying for Student Visas and ensure that this is done within the parameters of applicable Immigration authorities. Continuously maintain Visa students’ personal records.
  • Ensure prompt payment of fees for clients and group bookings, and assist the School Manager with credit control
  • Complete administration for groups, and be the first point of contact for them and their leaders prior to arrival and in school.
  • Provide a level of culturally sensitive pastoral support to the Clients on Welfare issues.
  • Recruit Work Placement companies, manage relationships with companies and place students in Work Placements as necessary.
  • Manage interns to provide appropriate administrational and operational support.
  • To maintain a consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to health and safety procedures.
  • Man 24 hour Emergency phone on a rota basis with other key staff members.
  • Undertake other duties as appropriate within your competence as required by the School Manager.
  • Assist Director of Studies with administrative duties and maintenance of academic documentation. 

*This is not an exhaustive list of duties 

Timetable: This is a sample timetable as the position requires flexibility to cover key times (eg. summer and out of season groups).

Monday:                      08.00 – 17.30

Tuesday:                      08.30 – 17.30

Wednesday:                 08.30 – 17.30

Thursday:                     08.30 – 17.30

Friday:                         08.30 – 17.30

 Contract: Temporary (6 months) – 25 days holidays days holiday (some of which should be taken when the school is closed at Christmas) + UK Public Holidays.


Salary:        £20,000 – pro rata 

Start date:  Preferable start date is 19/05/2014

Closing date for applications:  09/05/2014 – 0900 am

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2. LinG Totnes Social Leader 

Job Description

Role purpose: To ensure that clients are provided with a high quality social programme to facilitate and enhance their language learning experience in a safe environment.    

Role outline: The role requires assisting the Head Social Leader with running activities for groups of students. Assisting with professional delivery, pre-planning when required and providing an enjoyable educational experience for students.

Reports to: School Manager

Role tasks:

Planning: To assist in the delivery of appropriate social activities for our language learners in accordance with their profiles and stated requests. To encourage learning outside of the classroom and encourage spoken English at all times. To assist in carrying out all appropriate risk assessments for activities when required.  

Publicity: To promote and report on all activities among our clients through the use of social media (facebook, blogs, etc), on-site posters, and other media.  

Delivery and Feedback: To lead/accompany our clients on activities as appropriate, acting as at all times in a professional and courteous manner. To ensure adherence to all health and safety procedures during any activity. To obtain and act upon feedback from our clients.  

Timetable: 20 hours – 40 hours. The role requires flexibility this is because your hours can vary week on week depending on volume.

Contract: Temporary from 01/03/2014 – 09/03/2014 with occasional work until August 2014.  

Salary: £7.50 per hour  

Location: Totnes, Devon

Download an application form here or contact for more information


3. Language in Group Young Learner Summer Centres- Staff needed for 2014!

The Language in Group (, an innovative and high quality group of English language schools, is seeking motivated, positive and creative staff members for our 5 summer young learner centres in England and Ireland.

In 2014 the LinG Young Learner summer centres will be:

UK: London Roehampton, Penryn (Cornwall), Totnes (Devon)

Ireland: Dublin (South & Central)


What we offer:

-          A well-designed, teacher-friendly interactive syllabus specifically aimed at young learners.

-          Beautiful, well-appointed campuses, with excellent working conditions.

-          A membership of an experienced and supportive organisation.

-          Comprehensive and highly-practical induction and on-going training processes.

-          Very competitive salaries and professional development opportunities.

Positions available:

-          Director of Studies: Responsible for the overall management of the academic programme, including student welfare and behaviour, staffing and relations with clients.

Qualifications: First Degree and DELTA or equivalent, 5 years minimum teaching experience

-          Centre Manager: Responsible for overseeing the day to day running of a LinG Summer Centre. The role involves managing a team of activity leaders and an activity manager to successfully run a full social programme, and liaising with a Centre DOS to manage an academic programme and team of teachers. The Centre Manager will liaise daily with Group Leaders, students and staff to monitor quality and follow up on feedback. The team should maintain a high quality, safe and enjoyable programme in accordance with the Language in Group vision and mission.  

-          EFL Teachers: Responsible for delivering our hugely popular Dynamic English course, ensuring lessons are fun and motivating for our young learners (between 12 and 17 year olds). There are both full and part time positions available.

Qualifications: CELTA or equivalent

-          Activity Leaders

Responsible for planning and running a variety of sports, creative arts, and cultural activities, and supervising students on local excursions.

For detailed job descriptions and application forms please contact  stating the position you are interested in.

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.

Alternatively you can download an application form here.


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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