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Posted on 29th July 2019


  • Location

    BARCELONA, Spain
  • Salary

    £1076 - 2689/month (€1200 - 3000)
  • Contract Length

  • Start date

    2nd September 2019

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Job description

Academic Director at Oxford House, Barcelona
A full-time or part-time post for an experienced ELT professional who can drive academic quality and business results in a language school with around 70 teachers of English and Spanish.


The Academic Director has overall responsibility for the student and teacher experience in the school and for developing the business.

The post is open from September, but we can consider a later start for the right candidate.

The current range of courses Oxford House offers includes:
English and Spanish language courses to adults in our centre in Barcelona and off site to businesses
English language courses for Young Learners in our centre and off site.

More details on our website.

The Academic Director has overall responsibility for:

– The teacher experience: recruitment, induction, training, evaluation, management and coaching of the teaching team.
– The student experience: learning outcomes, support from teachers, resources and the school, satisfaction with the course
– Business development: expanding and developing our range of courses, monitoring profitability, looking after the brand and shaping and developing the mission.

They will mentor and supervise the three Directors of Studies, assess the quality of teaching and the student experience and collaborate with the Marketing Director in developing new courses.

Salary & benefits

  • We will consider applicants for a Part-time post (Academic Director with no teaching commitment) or a Full-time post (Academic Director with additional teaching /teacher training commitment)
  • Salary to be negotiated accordingly
  • 7 weeks holiday
  • Permanent contract
  • Location

    BARCELONA, Spain
  • Salary

    £1076 - 2689/month (€1200 - 3000)
  • Contract Length


Job requirements

  • Diploma in TESOL/DELTA essential, MA in ELT and/or management qualification desirable
  • At least 10 years ELT experience, including in a management/leadership role/roles
  • Fluent English; B2 Spanish
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Focused on results: learner success and satisfaction, building an excellent team and company culture
  • Adept at setting goals and managing competing priorities.
  • Able to understand, analyse, and present data to support business decisions.


Oxford House - Acadèmia d'idiomes, Carrer de la Diputació, Barcelona, Spain

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