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If you enjoy working with people and helping them realise their language learning goals, being a course adviser could be a great job for you. As a course advisor you will provide information, advice and guidance to help students make realistic choices about their English language course. You will deal with a range of students, from academic students over the age of 11, up to adults who may want to enhance their English communication skills or need help with soft skills.
Course advisers usually work 48 hours a week, Monday to Saturday, but they may be required to be flexible with the hours and some may need to do evening or weekend work depending on the learning centre they’re employed. There are opportunities for part-timers but this varies from centre to centre.
As a course adviser will need to show:
- a high level of communication and listening skills;
- the ability to motivate and build a rapport with people;
- flexibility and adaptability;
- an empathetic, non-judgmental and ethical approach;
- the ability to work individually or as part of a team;
- the ability to manage your own caseload;
- the capability to work under pressure;
- organisational skills;
- problem-solving skills;
- familiarity with basic computer knowledge.
Centre managers are responsible for organising all of the administrative activities and sales that facilitate the smooth running of a learning centre.
They must make sure that required sales targets are achieved, office equipment is maintained, student records are up to date and that all administrative processes work effectively. The office manager may carry out most of the tasks themselves, while in others they will supervise the work of a team of staff.
Although the work of a centre manager differs greatly across centres, they all have the responsibility for ensuring that their centre runs efficiently. Job titles vary and office managers typically enter at centre administrator level and work their way up with experience.
The role of a centre manager varies according to the centre, the size of the centre and the management structure, but activities typically include:
- Looking for the sales and revenue of the centre.
- Developing and implementing new administrative systems, such as record management;
- Recording office expenditure and managing the budget;
- Organising the office layout and maintaining supplies of stationery and equipment;
- Maintaining the condition of the office and arranging for necessary repairs;
- Overseeing the recruitment of new staff, sometimes including training and induction;
- Ensuring adequate staff levels to cover for absences and peaks in workload.
- Carrying out staff appraisals, managing performance and disciplining staff;
- Delegating work to staff and managing their workload and output;
- Promoting staff development and training;
- Writing reports for senior management and delivering presentations;
- Responding to student enquiries and complaints;
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English Language & Soft Skills Trainer :
Involves teaching adults and children whose first or main language is not English. This can be done in the classrooms or at companies and the students may be learning English for either business or leisure reasons.
Trainers use a range of course books and materials, plus a variety of audio-visual aids. A strong emphasis is placed on dialogue and role-playing, but more formal exercises, language games are also used.
The content of lessons varies depending on the reason why the students are learning English, e.g. whether it’s for business, Improving social status, or just for fun and so on. The aim of each lesson is to encourage the students to communicate with each other using the structures and vocabulary they’ve learnt and to improve the four basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Typical responsibilities that may be carried out include:
- Classroom management;
- Planning, preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes and age groups;
- Preparing and setting tests, examination papers and exercises;
- Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
- Devising, writing and producing new materials, including audio and visual resources;
- Attending and contributing to training sessions;
- Participating in marketing events for the language school;
- Preparing information for inspection visits and other quality assurance exercises;
- Freelance teaching on a one-to-one basis;
- Basic administration, such as keeping student registers and attendance records.
Working hours vary considerably between centres and may include late evening and weekend work. A considerable amount of time is also spent on planning lessons, which may not be included in your normal working hours.
Having a good command of English and the relevant qualifications, you will need to show evidence of the following:
- A friendly and confident manner;
- Good planning and organisation skills;
- The ability to work under pressure;
- Flexibility and an adaptable teaching style;
- Creative skills and ideas for planning practical and interesting lessons;
- Excellent spoken and written communication skills;
- Effective listening skills;
- Sensitivity, tolerance and patience.
Business development executives sell a Institute’s products and services. Customers include individuals, businesses and government organisations and sales may be domestic (within the country) or international, or a combination of both.
As well as approaching potential customers with the aim of winning new business; sales executives work to maintain good relationships with existing clients, gaining repeat business wherever possible.
Typical work activities are focused on business expansion through franchise network and selling training services to corporate clients.
Corporate sales involve selling services and institute’s learning programs to companies, Institutions and government agencies. This is a typical avenue for graduates.
Important activities and skillsets include
- Relationship building;
- Researching the market and related products;
- Presenting the service favourably and in a structured professional way face-to-face
- The ability and desire to sell;
- Excellent communication skills;
- A positive, confident and determined approach;
- Resilience and the ability to cope with rejection;
- A high degree of self-motivation and ambition;
- The skills to work both independently and as part of a team;
- The capability to flourish in a competitive environment;
- A good level of numeracy.
- Fluency in regional language can be helpful.