Assistant Director of Training in London (Aug 2020)

Start Date
As soon as possible
Duration or End Date
Interim – 1 year post


Job description:

International House London is looking to appoint an interim Assistant Director of Training to cover a one-year sabbatical, from August 2020 until August 2021.  The role is to assist the Director of Training by providing additional management capability in the areas of strategic, operational and academic management. The post-holder will also work as part of the wider academic management team that is responsible for the management (planning & quality control), and effective administration of all academic provision.

Please see here for the full job description and person specification. 

To apply

Please send a CV and covering statement to In your covering statement, you should describe how you meet the essential criteria detailed in the job description above – please note that this is an important part of the application process.

The deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 3rd July.


About the school and city

We want all students to be confident booking a course at IH London amid the current Covid-19 restrictions.

We are currently running CELTAs fully online - you'll be in a virutal classroom with your classmates in real time - it's not like taking a self study online programme. You'll even have online teaching practice - developing really useful skills at the moment that are not usually on the CELTA! 

If you'd prefer to apply for a face to face course, and if they don't run, you'll be able to transfer to a future course. Your application and any payments will all be accepted for later course dates.

IH London opened in 1959. We are the no. 1 Language school in Central London, judged by the latest British Council inspections and reported in the EL Gazette (2019). Every year we, IH London, teach over 500 new teachers and enable them to embark on exciting new journeys across the globe to inspire and teach others

IH London was started by John and Brita Haycraft, and its classrooms saw the very first CELTA courses back in the 1060s. Since then we have moved premises a couple of times, and are now very centrally located in Covent Garden. 

The centre is now a charitable trust, and is most well-known for English language courses and teacher training. We have, from our beginnings, been a leading contributor in the ELT field and we strive to continue to make a significant contribution to the international language education community.