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Assistant Director of Studies - Dublin

Posted on 2023-08-16


Dublin, Ireland
Job Description

Twin Group is an award-winning provider of education, travel, work experience, accommodation, and employment services.  We offer a diverse number of life enhancing services to our clients and every member of our team is essential in achieving this.

Assists the Director of Studies in managing the academic team of Twin English Centre Dublin, including school administration, all classroom activity, health and safety, the social/ activity programme, and excursions. Works with the Director of Studies to ensure that teaching quality is monitored, school administration is completed to a high standard, welfare standards are maintained, and regulatory compliance is adhered to.

The job is extremely varied and requires someone who is dynamic, creative, approachable, caring, and able to work accurately under pressure and think on their feet.


  • Assist with student induction and placement testing.
  • Assist with Timetabling and allocation of teachers.
  • Run level change testing.
  • Assist with booking end-of-course exam and communicate with students reaching the end of the course.
  • Assist with booking TOEIC exams for groups and other exams as they arise.
  • Assist with teacher induction and training on TEL
  • Assist with attendance and lesson plan monitoring.
  • Mentor new teachers
  • Organise TOEIC exam and invigilators on the day of the exam.
  • Run CPD for staff on TIE and TOEIC exams.
  • Conduct Clil classes upon completion of training
  • Conduct specialised classes.
  • Participate in the Teacher Training programme.
  • Teach on G.E. classes where necessary.
  • Run TIE prep tutorials for students.
  • Assist with student queries.
  • General Admin

Education /Qualification 

Educated to degree level.

Diploma level qualification (DELTA/Trinity TESOL Diploma and/or MA with a substantial element of observed teaching practice) desired

HSE-recognised First Aid certificate (such as St John's First Aid at Work) desirable.

Skills and Experience

Essential requirements:

· At least three years of full-time teaching experience including some with young learners

· Experience working in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment

· Experience working as part of a team

· IT literate

Desirable, but not essential:

Previous managerial experience · Administrative experience · Safeguarding training · Customer service experience · Ability to speak a second language.

Additional Information

Salary: €40,000.00 - €45,000.00 per annum dependent on experience

Location: Dublin 

Contract:  Permanent - Full Time

Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30

Benefits: 20 days annual leave + bank holidays + Birthday Day off; Career development opportunities; Access to a wide range of local and national discounts.  

Please Note:  

The successful candidate must be able to work in Ireland. 
Twin is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
Successful applicants will be required to undertake a standard or an enhanced disclosure via the Garda Vetting, depending on the role itself. 

We are dedicated to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, or age. 

Disability Confident Employer 

Disabled applicants should indicate in the Equality of Opportunity section of the application form if they wish their application to be given consideration under the Disability Confident scheme.  

If you are invited to interview, please advise the recruitment administrator what adjustment you would require at the interview in as much detail as possible to enable arrangements to be put into place.  

We ask all applicants if they want to be considered under this scheme.  By opting-in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable adjustments you may need if you are employed. 

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