OVERALL POSITION PURPOSE
The Campus Liaison Supervisor (CLS) plays an essential role in managing English Specialists on an individual campus under the guidance of his/her Campus Principal and the Deputy Head of the English Department. The CLS typically serves as member of campus management and the position is considered to be a low management level position within the organization. As such, the CLS provides functional leadership. The CLS generally is responsible for direct academic management, guidance, and support to all English Specialists in his/her designated campus.
Campus Liaison Supervisor
Campus Principal 60% (Administrative Campus Functions, Marketing, etc.) and Deputy Head of the English Department 40% (All Academic Issues); in the absence of the Deputy Head, the Head of the English Department or English Department Regional Supervisors
English Department Coordinators, English Specialists (on his/her campus)
English Department, R&D Department, Regional Academic Coaches
• Proactively assist and manage English Specialists in his/her designated campus within the organization in the implementation of curriculum and special English Department projects; regularly observe, supervise, and evaluate English Specialists’ instruction and curricula (at least twice a month) and formally evaluate each during their probation period; check and evaluate environments, materials, records, and reports of English Specialists as well as maintain a standard list of required materials as well as inventory for his/her campus and classrooms, including the English Corner and objects in each classroom; and provide appropriate feedback, address issues/concerns, and identify follow-up tasks when conducting evaluations.
• Act as a coach and mentor to help English Specialists expand their repertoire of instructional activities and provide advice on all curricula issues for successful implementation; provide orientation for new English Specialists within his/her campus as well as ongoing field training to improve instruction and curricula delivery, modeling effective and appropriate teaching strategies when needed; and identify developmental needs of English Specialists within his/her campus and organize and conduct meetings and trainings, workshops, and professional development. In addition, take pictures/videos of English teachers in the field for training purposes.
• Work together with the International Human Resources Department in providing administrative support to foreign teachers within his/her assigned campus as well as assist in resolving disputes, when deemed necessary; assist in the recruitment process of English Specialists within his/her assigned campus, serving on the Etonkids Hiring Committee and making recommendations for hiring, retaining, or releasing of English Specialists; and help cover classes in the event of an English Specialist’s extended absence when needed in his/her campus.
• Assist the Deputy Head of the English Department in implementing the organization’s academic strategy and promoting its activities to internal stakeholders; ensure all content created by the R&D Department is appropriate for use by young children within the Etonkids early childhood settings and provide ongoing feedback; and participate as a member of the Etonkids Curriculum Committee meeting; and alert the Deputy Head of the English Department of any relevant issues/concerns within the department or in regard to the curriculum.
• Meet with prospective parents and give them a tour of the campus, highlighting the positive aspects of the English program and school; address concerns of the parents of currently enrolled students and address any issues, questions, or concerns that arise regarding the English program, acting as an international campus representative; support the Campus Principal and Operations Department in achieving all enrollment goals set by the organization and help setup and supervise recruitment events where deemed necessary; and promote the corporate image of the organization and its educational activities to all individuals, groups internal and external to the organization.
• Develop the role of the English Department within the organization, sharing good practice, setting standards, and operating processes where appropriate; attend and participate actively in regular organization meetings and trainings; and maintain, update, and develop personal and professional knowledge and skills, using the KPI System.
• Coordinate, lead, and participate in promotional activities to market and promote campus and increase enrollment; identify, develop and evaluate marketing strategy based on knowledge of school objectives and enrollment goals; liaise with Principal and Regional Marketing Supervisor to receive regular updates regarding student enrollment and goals; formulate, direct, and coordinate marketing policies to promote the campus; and use enrollment forecasting and strategic planning to ensure school enrollment, analyzing business development, and monitoring competitor styles.
• Establish and maintain cogent working relationships with the organization’s other departments; develop formal presentation skills (either written or verbal) to highlight the Campus Liaison Supervisor’s role and the service that the English Department provides; and be actively involved in the development of organization policies and procedures as well as their implementation and reinforcement of their use.
• Serve as liaison between English Specialists, other teaching staff, campus administrators, parents, and Head Office, where necessary and appropriate.
• Fulfill additional duties and responsibilities that are in line with the employment contract as instructed by Etonkids management.
• Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (preferred)
• Minimum 3+ years in ELL early childhood education experience (preschool preferred)
• TEFL/TESOL/ELL Certification
• 0-3 or 3-6 Montessori Certification (preferred)
• 1+ years academic management and leadership experience
• Bilingual ability in both English and Chinese (preferred).
• Proven experience in the implementation of different ELL curricula.
• Proven experience in the field of preschool education.
• Proven experience in marketing/enrollment preferred.
• Proven experience leading a team of 2 to 5 people or strong leadership skills.
• Proven experience working in an international school (in China) preferred.
• Proven experience dealing with parents and with administrative duties.
Skills: Coaching, evaluating English teacher, providing training, interviewing
Language: Native English speaker
~ 0 years experience required - none - full-time - tianjin, tianjin