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Academic Manager EAP

InstitutionOxford International
Job TypePermanent, Full-time
LocationLiverpool, United Kingdom

Job Details

Job Profile

We are seeking an Academic Manager for EAP to manage the Oxford International’s EAP provision for Liverpool Hope University. The Academic Manager will also be an essential person in all communications with the university.

This is a permanent, full-time position based face-to-face in Liverpool, UK. The successful candidate would report to the Head of EAP at Oxford International.

Main duties and responsibilities


Initially, some teaching on in-sessional programmes will be required

Academic support for students in the form of 1:1 scheduled sessions

Academic Management

Assisting with planning, preparing and delivering induction sessions as directed by the Head of EAP.

Oversee the day-to-day running of the Liverpool Hope language programmes.

Supporting and managing the staff in terms of material and delivery expectations, platform use, and academic administration; co-producing staff handbooks.

Revising and delivering assessment and final exams; collating and releasing results

Updating existing material to ensure it meets industry standards and remains relevant and engaging to students.

Contributing to the ongoing innovative process of development of new programmes.

Take initiative in exploring new delivery routes and platforms.

Conducting observations and CPDs to ensure high academic standard are delivered

Support Academic Recruitment Process

Identifying suitable candidates from applications

Interviewing shortlisted candidates when necessary.

Maintaining professionalism throughout.


Assuming responsibility for further developing and nurturing working relationship with the university

Partaking in Oxford International inset and conference days.

Support other departments as needed e.g., deliver language sessions or workshops for other departments, cooperate with the sales team etc., represent and promote the department favourably at every opportunity as directed.

Gain an understanding of relevant accreditation requirements and contribute to any accreditation process as directed by the Head of EAP.

Person specification


Eligibility to live and work in in the UK

Undergo an Enhanced DBS disclosure check or overseas equivalent

Native or near native level of English speaking and writing.

Undergraduate degree in any discipline

CELTA. Trinity TESOL and / or QTS in English or a Modern Foreign Language with ELT subsidiary

Teaching experience across a variety of levels.

Experience teaching EAP

Experience of establishing and maintaining effective academic administration systems and quality assurance procedures

Experience with managing a team and working with staff at all levels.

Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.

Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise a varied workload.

Experience of delivering presentations confidently and effectively.

Good numeracy and literacy skills.

Have a positive and proactive attitude to work.

Demonstrate high levels of professionalism.

A drive to work collaboratively with fun, likeminded people and contribute to team success.

To be constantly aware of improving standards and adapt to them where possible.


Experience of working in a university PSE setting or equivalent.

Experience of using a variety of platforms for online delivery

Experience with language exams – systems and student preparation.

Experience with material development

DELTA or Trinity Dip. TESOL or MA TESOL

This job description is provided as a guide to the role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive description of duties and responsibilities and may be subject to periodic revision.

Job Salary & Benefits


Further Information

Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to

Closing Date17/06/2024
Interview Date
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