Academic Support Manager


Reference number: JR229341

Location: Cambridge

Working pattern: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Number of roles: 1

Salary:£25,000 - £26,000 per annum




We are looking for a Academic Support Manager to join our team. 


This full-time position may be the role for you - particularly if you are looking for a step on the ladder to ELT management. At our vibrant, friendly school in Cambridge, we're looking for an Academic Support Manager, who will work alongside the DoS to support the English language teaching team and assist with academic administration and the delivery of K+ products and services.

As this role combines academic administration and teaching, you will also deliver well-planned, engaging and successful lessons in line with the Kaplan International Languages Teaching Standards. As part of our team, you will help to promote the welfare and safeguarding of students, whilst ensuring that students have the very best Kaplan experience, with first-class customer service.


This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated English Teacher, who is looking to expand their skills and build their career with an industry leader. 



A detailed job description can be viewed here.

What you’ll bring to the role 

  • TEFLI Status - For example via a CELTA/Cert TESOL or equivalent

  • Experience in administration work (preferably in an ELT environment)

  • Experience in developing learner autonomy

  • Experience in effective student counselling and tutorials

  • Experience in teaching a variety of levels

  • Experience in teaching exam preparation and/or business classes



What we do 


Every year, Kaplan International Languages (KIL) helps students from various countries to develop and improve their English language skills. With a network of schools spanning 6 countries, KIL has the largest presence of any international language school in the English-speaking world. Our schools are in vibrant, sought-after and convenient locations, providing our students with the right environment to achieve their goals. We offer a wide selection of courses from General English and exam courses through to 8-month intensive programs. 



What we offer 


As well as a competitive salary, hybrid/home working where possible, and paths for career progression, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: 


  • 28 days annual leave* 

  • Big discounts on Kaplan courses for you and your family 

  • 24/7 confidential helpline providing counselling and other support services 

  • Company pension contributions 

  • Maternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Paternity/Partner pay which is well above statutory levels 

  • Medicash Health Cash Plan 


*Please note that the annual leave entitlement will be calculated on a pro rata basis if the role is part time. 



How to apply 


Please apply with CV and cover letter. Please note, we recommend that you apply at the earliest as this vacancy will be closed once, we have gathered a suitable shortlist.   

Additional Application Information 


As part of our commitment to safeguarding, depending on the nature of the role, successful candidates may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Applicants working outside the UK may be required to produce a police check from the relevant country. 


Application Support

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Disability Confident Scheme and Reasonable Adjustments 

At Kaplan International, we are committed to working in a diverse organisation and strive to provide equality of opportunity for all. We encourage and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or identity, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.  

Following the submission of an application, applicants will receive details of how to request their application be considered under our Disability Confident Scheme. Applicants will also be given information on how to request reasonable adjustments if selected for interview. 


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