Director of Studies (Portsmouth) - 6 month contract

Our client is seeking a delta qualified individual with a genuine passion for academic excellence.  As an interim Director of Studies, you will have overall management of the academic programme and the teaching team.  Reporting to the Director of Sales and deputising in their absence, you will be working to achieve a high standard of performance which will enable your team to deliver an outstanding academic programme for students.

The ideal candidate will be hard-working, dynamic, organised and ambitious with the added responsibility for overseeing and coordinating preparation for British Council inspections for 2 sites, one in Hampshire and the other in Devon.


  • DELTA qualified or equivalent
  • Educated to degree level
  • Integrity, honesty, and reliability
  • Experience in management of people and programmes
  • Ability to effectively lead and motivate both staff and students
  • Strong customer-service focus with a commitment to the highest possible standards
  • A strategic thinker and planner, able to prioritise and multi-task
  • Excellent communicator, with ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Resourceful
  • Working to deadlines whilst remaining flexible at all times
  • Able to handle difficult situations with confidence and remain calm under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Commitment to the academic success and broader success of students and the School
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced, exciting work environment
  • A strong sense of ownership and the drive to succeed
  • Cultural awareness and ability to communicate with individuals from different backgrounds
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude to work
  • Highly motivated, cheerful, approachable and dynamic
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Well presented

LOCATION:  Portsmouth

SALARY:  £28,000 pa