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Recruitment for BABSSCo 2017 at Harrow and Mill Hill centres is now open. Please browse our list of our vacancies below and click the 'Apply Now' button if you are interested in working with us.

We regret that it will not be possible to apply online for vacancies at any other of our centres. For information about jobs at our other centres, see Contact Us.

 

EFL Roles

 

EFL Teacher

EFL Teachers are responsible for planning and delivering a course of dynamic and effective lessons to develop students' listening, speaking and pronunciation skills.  Lessons are student-centred and communicative, with a focus on functional language that will enable students to participate fully in the course when outside the classroom.  BABSSCo has an open curriculum to which EFL Teachers are expected to contribute, planning their courses based on an analysis of the needs of their students and considering the language that will be useful for the activities and excursions in the students' schedules. Click here for the full job description.

EFL Lead Teacher

The Lead Teacher has a full teaching timetable and additionally has responsibility for coordinating some aspects of the course such as the group planning sessions, fieldwork trips and project presentations.  The Lead Teacher acts as a point of communication between other teachers on their course and the DOS team, relaying information, feedback and reminders. Click here for the full job description.

EFL Senior Teacher

The Senior Teacher has a full teaching timetable and works an additional 5 hours per week providing support to teachers.  This support may be with lesson planning, selecting and adapting materials for use in class, creating materials for fieldwork and assisting and/or training teachers in IT skills needed in order to complete student projects. Click here for the full job description.

 

EFL Management Roles


Assistant Director of Studies (ADOS) - Harrow

The Assistant Director of Studies (ADOS) is responsible for helping the Director of Studies (DOS) to supervise and support the team of EFL teachers and ensure the smooth running of the academic aspect of all English Language Courses run for international and single nationality groups of students aged 13-17.  The DOS and ADOS are assisted by an EFL Administrator, a Senior Teacher and for each group of teachers allocated to a particular course of students, a Lead Teacher. The ADOS assists the DOS in running the EFL department and is responsible for conducting lesson observations and providing developmental guidance on teaching.  All non-academic matters are overseen by the Activities Director, who is responsible for the delivery of the course schedule and for student welfare. Click here for the full job description.

Assistant Director of Studies (ADOS) - Mill Hill

The Assistant Director of Studies is responsible for helping the Director of Studies to supervise and support a team of EFL teachers and ensure the smooth running of the academic aspect of all English Language Courses run for international and single nationality groups of students aged 9-13.  The Assistant Director of Studies is an EFL Teacher who is contracted on key dates (set up, testing and pack up) to assist with academic administration.  This job description should therefore be read in conjunction with that for an EFL Teacher.  All non-academic matters are overseen by the Centre Director, who is ultimately responsible for the running of the centre. Click here for the full job description.

Director of Studies (DOS) - Harrow

The Director of Studies is responsible for supervising and supporting a team of EFL teachers and ensuring the smooth running of the academic aspect of all English Language Courses run for international and single nationality groups of students aged 13-17.  He or she is assisted by an Assistant Director of Studies, an EFL Administrator, a Senior Teacher and for each group of teachers allocated to a particular course of students, a Lead Teacher.  The Director of Studies line manages these staff and is responsible for the overall quality of the teaching provision.  All non-academic matters are overseen by the Activities Director, who is responsible for the delivery of the course schedule and for student welfare. Click here for the full job description.

Director of Studies (DOS) - Mill Hill 

The Director of Studies is responsible for supervising and supporting a team of EFL Teachers and ensuring the smooth running of the academic aspect of all English Language Courses run for international and single nationality groups of students aged 9-13.  He or she is assisted by an EFL Teacher who is contracted as an Assistant Director of Studies on key dates (set up, testing and pack up).  The Director of Studies line manages the teaching staff and is responsible for the overall quality of the teaching provision. All non-academic matters are overseen by the Centre Director, who is ultimately responsible for the running of the centre. Click here for the full job description.

 

Activities Roles

 

Activities Staff

Activities Staff are the backbone of the summer school, taking day to day pastoral responsibility for the children under the guidance of Activities Leaders and House Parents. They are flexible, hard-working and engaging. Staff are expected to supervise students in all activities outside of the classroom.

Click here for the Harrow job description.

Click here for the Mill Hill job description.

Activities Leader

Activities Leaders are responsible for a particular group of students, to include caring for their well-being, pastoral needs and maintaining discipline. They are responsible for supervising excursions and leading key events on site.

Click here for the Harrow job description.

Click here for the Mill Hill job description.

 

Activities/Pastoral/Office Management Roles

 

Activities Director (Harrow) / Centre Director (Mill Hill)

The Activities/Centre Director is the lead member of staff on site for all activities and pastoral care. Alongside the Director of Studies, they are responsible for the delivery of our courses. This individual needs to be experienced in student welfare, discipline, pastoral care, and staff management. This individual has responsibility for up to 50 members of staff at any one time.

Click here for the Activities Director (Harrow) job description.

Click here for the Centre Director (Mill Hill) job description.

Activities Manager (Harrow Only)

The Activities Manager is responsible, under the direction of the Activities Director, for delivering all leisure activities for students outside of their lessons. This involves planning and executing theme evenings, options afternoons and other activities. This individual also has administrative responsibilities for activities rotas, line management responsibility for the Activities Leaders, and is a deputy to the Activities Director when not available. Click here for the full job description.

Pastoral Manager (Harrow Only)

The Pastoral Manager, under the Activities Director, is the lead member of staff on site with responsibility for pastoral care. This involves care in Boarding Houses, welfare provision, student discipline records, child protection, medical care, management of residential care and rotas for pastoral activities. This individual also has line management of House Parents which includes the rooming of all students on the courses. They are also a deputy to the Activities Director and Activities Manager when not available. Click here for the full job description.

Course Office Manager (Harrow Only)

The Course Office Manager (COM) is responsible for day to day management of the Harrow Summer School Course Office. They will line manage two junior staff, deal with staff enquiries, assist agents and visiting staff with their requests and manage the Harrow Summer School finances. The individual must be flexible, approachable, meticulous, organised and with a mind for figures. The COM will work closely with the Senior Operations Manager ensuring they are kept up-to-date with both course expenditure and administration. Click here for the full job description.

 

Pastoral Roles

 

House Parent

The House Parent is responsible for the pastoral care of students in their Boarding House. They ensure students are well looked after, solve personal issues, maintain overnight discipline and provide medical cover to the School Nurse. They are also responsible for student rooming and the management of some evening activities in the house.

Click here for the Harrow job description.

Click here for the Mill Hill job description.

 

Office Roles (Harrow Only)

 

Course Office Administrator

The Office Administrator, under the direction of the Programmes Manager is the first point of contact for all enquiries into the Course Office, be they physical, e-mail or telephone. They provide reception duties for visiting agents and parents, alongside managing staff activity in and around the office to maintain a professional environment at all times. The Office Administrator is also responsible for preparing all information and bookings for off-site excursions. This includes where appropriate booking tour guides, buying tickets, confirming coaches, liaising with agents regarding their attendance on excursions, and preparing detailed packs for each excursion in advance. This individual also maintains the excursions manual, obtains feedback on excursions, and conducts risk assessments on each location we take our students. Click  here  for the full job description.

EFL Administrator

The EFL Administrator assists with the administration tasks necessary for the running of the EFL department.  He or she works alongside the Assistant Director of Studies (ADOS) under the leadership of the Director of Studies (DOS) to help ensure the smooth running of the academic aspect of all English language courses for international and single nationality groups of students aged 13-17.  The EFL Administrator assists with collecting and collating the administrative requirements of up to 25 EFL teachers at any given point in the summer, and is responsible for IT support and stock control for the EFL department. Click here for the full job description.

Facilities Coordinator

The Facilities Coordinator (FC), under the Course Office Manager (COM) is responsible for the maintenance and usage of Harrow School facilities which have been made available for use to BABSSCo and tenant groups. Based in the Course Office, the FC will work alongside Harrow School's support departments in ensuring the Boarding Houses, teaching blocks and sports facilities are maintained throughout the summer and returned back to the school as received. The Facilities Coordinator will also be responsible for maintaining BABSSCo operational stock and the booking of all facilities as and when required.  Click here for the full job description.

Operations Assistant

The Operations Assistant (OA) supports the Senior Operations Manager (SOM) in the day to day running of Harrow Summer School. Based in the Course Office, the OA will assist with the preparations for Summer School, setup of various facilities around the Hill, liaise with Harrow School support departments for smooth transition, meet & greet suppliers, assist with the planning and execution of arrival and departures days, provide cover in the absence of the SOM and assist in troubleshooting throughout the summer programme. Click here for the full job description.

 

Other Roles (Harrow Only)

 

Photographer & Videographer

The BABSSCo Photographer & Videographer chronicles the summer school through visual presentation. This is both for the benefit of students to remember their experience, and for use in future marketing of the courses. Click here for the full job description.

 

Information for Applicants

All applicants should read our 'Application & Recruitment Process' document to familirise themselves with our procedures before applying.

BABSSCo staff have significant access to students under 18, therefore our recruitment process follows strict safeguarding guidelines.

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