At Language Services Direct we recognise the importance of providing our clients with business language trainers of the highest calibre. All our trainers must therefore meet the minimum requirements outlined below.
Qualifications & experience
university degree or equivalent, preferably with a post-graduate qualification
a recognised language training qualification to teach their native language
at least two years’ experience teaching business learners
a thorough understanding of key business roles and issues
preferably, personal business experience working in a commercial environment
Language teaching skills
able to deliver highly effective and enjoyable language lessons
able to train learners of varying backgrounds and abilities
the flexibility to adapt teaching methods to suit each learner’s needs and preferred learning style
experience designing and developing tailored courses in line with learner and business requirements
the ability to provide constructive feedback to learners about their progress, both in writing and face-to-face
a dynamic, enthusiastic and engaging teaching style
a commitment to keep up-to-date with recent developments in teaching methodologies and materials
Professional & personal skills
excellent administration, communication and time-management skills
flexible and responsive to short-notice changes of schedule
able to receive and respond to both positive and negative feedback
able to complete reports and records in a clear and unambiguous manner within deadlines
maintain high levels of professionalism
client-service and business orientated
A rigorous recruitment policy is in place, which includes the following:
screening of CVs against our Language Trainer Specification
face-to-face interview at Language Services Direct, including a 30-minute demonstration lesson
two references (one professional and one academic), checked and verified
thorough induction on Language Services Direct (and our clients’) policies, procedures and expectations
If you are a UK-based business language trainer with the above skills and knowledge, please check here to visit our recruitment page. Here you will find information on how to apply to work with us.
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