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Head of English

Deadline for applications: N/A

Would you like to lead a team of Academic English Tutors, in a dynamic, innovative, and creative learning environment?

Job overview

This is an exciting time at our Kingston University International Study Centre. We are looking to welcome a new Head of English, in a key position that will manage the Academic English modules across our 3 different programmes.

Leading a small team of staff, you will collaborate, motivate, and encourage, the team to ensure that the best possible student outcomes and student experience are achieved. With leadership responsibility, you’ll be a part of the senior management team working closely on ensuring a high level of quality is maintained across the centre. You will have the opportunity to engage with a number of key stakeholders from the University partner, and the wider Study Group network, acting as an ambassador for the Kingston centre.

No day is the same, deadlines can be tight, and an element of resilience will be required, however, for the right person, this role offers excitement, variety, and a fantastic platform in a fast growing centre.

Salary: £40,000 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time

Why choose us

We’re a global pathway provider in International Education, working in partnership with a number of Top Tier University Partners, and over 60,000 students each year. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe. Using innovative teaching methods in an autonomous working environment, we empower our students to reach their potential, providing an unforgettable student experience, and a positive introduction to the UK and its culture.

Our Kingston University International Study Centre is a high achieving, fast-paced, and forward-thinking centre that has experienced some very exciting growth. Based in the centre of the beautiful Kingston University campus, the centre offers excellent modern facilities and is only a short commute from London.

What we offer

  • Professional Development opportunities. The opportunity to work with students from all over the world.
  • The chance to work as part of a global highly collaborative network.
  • A unique HE working environment, with the advantages of FE such as teaching training, innovation, and smaller class sizes.
  • As we have full ownership of our curriculum - we are able to adapt and consistently provide current, relevant and engaging material to our students.
  • We value flexibility within the workplace - creating an adaptive working environment with a number of different working arrangements available to our people.

What experience do you need?

  • You will have previous leadership and management experience in a teaching and learning environment. If you are a senior Tutor, with coordination or lead experience, then this will also be considered.
  • Experience of leading a team to achieve high levels of student academic performance and outcomes against agreed targets
  • DELTA Qualified or equivalent.
  • Experience of teaching international students in UK higher or further education
  • Experience in planning and running complex education courses in English for Academic Purposes.
  • You’ll be innovative and creative, with the desire to work in an autonomous working environment.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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The application process

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

We will be reviewing, and progressing with successful candidates from when an application is received. This is a rolling recruitment process so please do not hesitate to apply to avoid disappointment.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.