Explore Learning is an ambitious and fast growing company dedicated to making a difference in children’s education.
In 2013 Explore Learning were ranked 16th best company to work for in the UK by The Times Top 100. Explore Learning were praised in particular for their excellent staff training and well structured career development. As a result they were ranked 2nd overall for Personal Growth.
Explore Learning recruit graduates who want to make an impact with them as an Assistant Director- both on running the centres as a business, and on the lives of the members who attend. Explore offers you the opportunity to take a hands on approach to management from day one. A high level of responsibility and extensive training will allow you to thrive and rapidly progress your career.
Explore Learning is a national network of education centres providing maths and English tuition to children aged 5-14, aiming to improve knowledge, confidence and enjoyment of learning. Each child has a tailored learning programme that meets their individual needs and maps to the National Curriculum.
Launched in 2001, Explore now have 80 centres in operation across the UK benefiting over 40,000 children ambitious expansion means they aim to have 150 centres in the UK by 2015.
The Role of Assistant Director
You will gain broad business experience, learning to promote, market and sell this concept in education; how to operate a business unit, and be responsible for the recruitment and development of a team of tutors as part of the Management team. You will embrace the opportunity to progress to Centre Director within 12-24 months where you will directly supervise staff and have overall responsibility for the Centre’s development, operations and profitability.
The role of Assistant Director is varied, challenging and very rewarding; offering you the chance to gain broad business experience, while working in a fun environment to benefit children. No day is ever the same and you will never find yourself short of a challenge! Starting as an Assistant Director you will be in a team of three, either launching a new centre or running an established centre. The key to the success of each centre is down to the three managers: the Centre Director and two Assistant Directors. The full time team are graduates from leading universities, all sharing a passion for education and the desire to help children reach their full potential.
We recognise that our strength as a company comes from our people. This is why we place a heavy emphasis on your career development through training from you first day. We provide a wealth of training and support to all of our staff. We are dedicated to the development of each and every employee. We recruit only the very best graduates and are committed to training each individual in a wide variety of educational and business skills.
Further opportunities exist within the company beyond the position of Centre Director. As the company grows we will look to our most competent Centre Directors to become Regional Managers, or take up a position in Head Office across various departments, such as, Marketing, Recruitment, Training, Retention, Content, Sales and HR.
What we are Looking For
We are looking for exceptional graduates with:
Preferably 2:1 in any discipline and GCSE (or equivalent) grade B in maths and English. Some experience of working with children in any capacity is essential within the last 5 years. Assistant Directors need to be willing to take on the responsibility to drive forward the growth and development of our learning centres using their promotional and managerial strengths.
Candidates must be:
All applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK.
We offer a competitive salary of £21,000 PA (plus London weighting). A target based monthly bonus scheme with the potential to earn up to £2,880 PA.
We recommend applying early if you are interested in working in a particular centre/region at a specific time, that way we can offer you a position early and will put you ahead of other applicants interested in the same area.
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