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Become an Assistant Director
Could you help drive the growth of a tuition centre? At Explore Learning, our mission is to change children’s lives by nurturing the skills and attitudes to become fearless learners. We are looking for passionate and inspiring people to lead and manage our vibrant tuition centres, and make a difference to the children that attend.
What you will be doing
During a typical day at Explore, you can expect to find yourself doing a huge range of things to ensure you achieve your ultimate goal of centre growth.
Once you have developed into a top performing Assistant Director, you have the opportunity to be promoted to a Centre Director! Further along in your career you may even work as part of our Head Office team; over 75% of our Head Office team started our as Assistant Directors or Tutors.
Sales & Marketing You’ll be an ambassador for your centre and the business, taking every opportunity to promote the benefits of our tuition
Education You will impact children’s learning every day – nurturing the next generation of fearless learners.
Leadership You’ll create an inspiring environment for your team, developing them to be the best they can be.
Customer Service You'll build long lasting relationships with the families that attend your centre and impact children’s learning every day.
What you will have
As an Assistant Director, you will:
• Be a confident communicator with the ability to build strong relationships with children and adults.
• Show drive and ambition, embracing new challenges and showing resilience.
• Be passionate about education and committed to getting it right for every child.
Hours: Our staff are there to support our members after school and at the weekends. You'll be working a mixture of 11am-8pm in the week, and 9am to 6pm at the weekend.
Company benefits: • Salary: £23,000 – £26,500 depending on location + monthly bonus potential • Monthly and quarterly competitions • Cycle-to-work scheme • Interest-free loan • Generous pension scheme • Referral bonuses • Generous holiday allowance • Paid charity volunteer day • Length-of-service benefits including: private medical insurance, well-being benefits, enhanced maternity package and additional holiday allowance
We are Explore Learning
As the Sunday Times 2nd Best Company To Work For in the UK, we deliver a vast amount of brilliant training to ensure you develop and progress both personally and professionally.
We’re an award-winning maths and English tuition provider, supporting 4-14 year olds after school and at the weekends in a dynamic and engaging environment.
95% of our people agree that working at Explore is good for their personal growth
Just like our members at Explore we never stop learning. The direction that you take your professional journey on is completely up to you. Most of your training and development will happen in your centre with on the job coaching and mentoring from your colleagues. Other learning opportunities that you can get involved with include training days, coaching, mentoring and conferences.
Why work at Explore Learning?
• We are proud of what we do, and we are committed to getting it right for every child, every day. Since we launched, we have supported over 200,000 children to become fearless learners, and create a welcoming environment where each individual feels a part of our Explore Learning family.
• Our success is fuelled by our incredible people who each play a part in bringing our mission to life.
• As the Sunday Times 2nd Best Company to work for in the UK, we are recognised for providing brilliant training to ensure you develop and progress both personally and professionally.
Celebrations – We love any opportunity for a get together and every year we host a glamorous Recognition Awards Dinner (the RADs). We celebrate the previous year’s achievements in style; our black tie event includes a 3 course meal, DJ & dancing and our Recognition Awards ceremony. You’ll also spend time celebrating with your region and centre team throughout the year. Our teams do everything from pub quizzes, crazy golf and bowling to team brunches, rounders competitions and summer BBQs.
Quarterly Competitions – Every quarter, we be reward the region that has had the biggest impact on their membership growth . The winning region celebrates in style with a bumper regional social budget to spend how they wish!
What is it like to work at Explore Learning?
“It’s amazing to be a part of building children’s confidence and changing their attitude towards learning, as well as supporting them academically.” Anna, Centre Director
“I love that Explore provides you with so many opportunities to develop yourself as a manager and there are so many different avenues to discover. Explore Learning encourages you to do what you are passionate in and to share your experiences to help develop other staff in the company.” Yasmin, Centre Director (and former Explore Learning Tutor)
“I read the advert for Explore Learning online and knew that I had to apply straight away, I was finishing off my Masters and hadn’t come across anything that would give me such broad business experience within an educational environment. The high levels of expectation put upon Assistant Directors was compelling and I already knew that I would want to progress with the company” Louise, Assistant Director