We are seeking an ESOL Manager to provide co-ordination and project management support to the delivery and development of our ESOL program. In this role you will oversee the running of the ESOL service ensuring an effective system of work supervision in in place for the ESOL volunteers and staff, verifying quality standards, supervising operational delivery and supporting learners to deal with some of the issues they are facing. This will involve close coordination with the BRS’s other services and outside agencies including local colleges.
ESOL is one of the most popular services within BRS reaching over 150 adult client learners each week. Most of these are delivered by volunteers – we currently have over 20 qualified volunteers teaching, facilitating and mentoring our learners.
You will have an appropriate English language teaching qualification (Diploma in Education & Training, DTLLS, PGCE or equivalent with ESOL specialism) and substantial teaching experience, preferably gained working in a community learning environment. You will have experience of supervising or managing staff/volunteers in the workplace, and of developing services.
With proven commitment to supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people to improve their own lives, you will also have a strong understanding of the issues faced by this particular client group.