Community Liaison Director – TSL Education

2017, February 9
Community Liaison Director – TSL Education 2017-02-09
TSL Education is based in the north-east of Beijing next to Maquanying subway station. Aside from our small school, we are also involved in a government project working with twenty public schools, a number of publishing projects, an organic farm, a literary journal for teenagers and a new university initiative. Most importantly, we have an incredible team who are passionate about finding innovative solutions to improving global education.
The Community Liaison Director (CLD) will work with the HR Director, Director of Studies and TSL management to help recruit and onboard all new team members while making sure all existing staff are positive and motivated. They also oversee school engagement and work closely with our content manager. The CLD currently has responsibilities for helping to organise both the China and UK summer courses.
This is a challenging multi-faceted role that requires an extremely positive personality, confidence to drive things forward and impeccable organisation and attention to detail.
Period: Two Year Contract
Community Liaison Director Responsibilities  
Community Liaison
• Maintain staff happiness
• Write the newsletter every Friday
• Organise and promote staff socials
• Hire and manage interns
• Organise TSL Induction for new staff members
• Help new staff settle into Beijing
• Manage all contract and visa issues for foreign staff
• Update the Staff Handbook
• Take and distribute minutes, where required
• Interview current staff and obtain feedback
• Overseeing the School Calendar
• Keeping on top of staff birthdays
• Making sure PEEPPS are being kept to, updated and maintained
• Proofreading, copy editing and writing
• Working closely with the designer
• Overseeing and filing Internals & Blasts
School Engagement 
• Maintain noticeboards in the school
• Share positive developments in the school
• Develop a strong sense of community within the school
Human Resources 
• Seek new avenues for recruitment
• Manage foreign staff hiring flow
• Update job descriptions regularly
• Screen incoming CVs/resumes and interview candidates
• Arrange interviews with DOS/Co-founders
• Maintain and update the staff database (paper and electronic)
• Organise the timetables for Training Weeks
• Account for same-day absences, sickness, holiday and other leave
• Attend Scheduling and Management meetings
• Arrange mid-contract and exit interviews with the co-founder
• Coordinate part-time teachers’ schedules
• Liaise with the Admin Manager before payday
Summer Courses
• Planning or updating the timetable using the Camford Handbook
• Booking activities well in advance
• Recruitment and arranging mentor interviews in Cambridge (March/April)
• Ongoing communication with student mentors and delegation of tasks
• Organising post-Camford events and promotion
• Reimbursement and payment arrangements with Camford Education
• Interview and recruit temporary summer staff
• Coordinate teacher-student schedules
• Build the course timetable with Head of Academic Support and Director of Studies
Essential Requirements 
• Native English speaker
• University degree
• Two years of post-degree work experience
• Work experience in schools or university (preferred)
• Working Mandarin speaking ability (preferred)
Additional Requirements 
• Continuing to develop professionally
• Treating all staff equally and respectfully
• Communicating professionally with students, staff and parents
• Balancing quality education with the requirements of the business
• Acting as a positive ambassador for the company
• Assisting at promotional events
Job Details
• 9am-5pm Monday to Friday
• 15,000RMB a month salary in year one
• 17,000RMB a month salary in year two
• One-to-one tutoring overtime available (240RMB an hour)
• Full work visa (Z-Visa)
• Maquanying location
To apply for this position, please email: sally@tslbritain.com

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