Language Coordinator – German

Imperial College London

Job description
Job abstract

We’re in search of a full-time Coordinator of German to affix the administration workforce for Languages within the Centre for Languages, Tradition and Communication (CLCC) at Imperial School, London.

 An skilled instructor of German, you’ll be part of a longtime workforce of language coordinators and can lead the German instructing workforce. You’ll have general duty for the administration of German instructing provision, guaranteeing there may be sufficient skilled instructing useful resource to fulfill all service necessities. The Language Coordinator is a part of the workforce which presents a high-quality language instructing service to college students and identifies, recommends, and implements enhancements and progressive proposals within the Languages Part of the CLCC.

 Imperial is dedicated to offering an academic expertise that empowers graduates to be leaders of their chosen careers and contribute meaningfully to society. Within the educational yr 2012–13, the School efficiently launched the Imperial Horizons programme for undergraduate college students which, in 2020, grew to become embedded throughout the curriculum as a part of college students’ diploma programmes. The programme goals to place science within the context of the broader world and to develop interdisciplinary approaches to studying and considering. This programme features a vary of modules within the fields of Languages, the Humanities and Social Sciences.  

Duties and duties

In this function, you’ll:

  • Plan, organise and develop the instructing of the related language, together with selection and improvement in fact supplies and getting ready and updating syllabuses within the topic subject.
  • Keep and develop the digital studying atmosphere for the language, offering steering throughout the language workforce and main the creation of fabric, to make sure the VLE’s capabilities are absolutely maximised to help instructing supply and evaluation, and consistency throughout coursework, evaluation, examinations, and generic assets.
  • Undertake instructing utilizing acceptable instructing, studying help and evaluation strategies together withdigital studying applied sciences.  
  • Set and standardise examinations and evaluation procedures within the related language, along with the administration of the examination processes.
  • Assess the work (together with examinations and coursework) and progress of scholars utilizing acceptable strategies and standards.
  • Present constructive and actionable suggestions on the right track assessments inside School’s laws and guarantee outcomes are recorded in pertinent on-line methods.
  • Supply, nominate and liaise with the Exterior Examiner, together with preparation of evaluation samples consistent with School laws.
  • Line-manage and co-ordinate the work of all part-time academics of the related language to ship a high quality service. Together with, the place acceptable, main workforce conferences, efficiency administration of employees, recruitment and number of employees, and employees improvement.
  • Symbolize and advocate for the German workforce at inner conferences as required and attend School open days and occasions as essential.
  • Keep and foster the event of contacts and collaborations with comparable Language Departments, Centres, and different exterior our bodies.

Important necessities

Important necessities

  • A level or equal qualification in German
  • Related postgraduate {qualifications} and particular skilled {qualifications}
  • In depth expertise of instructing German at college degree and of administrative administration duties.
  • Confirmed expertise of fabric and course design and planning together with syllabi and evaluation for the entire vary of language ranges (A1 to C1/C2) in numerous educational environments.
  • Demonstrable familiarity with quite a lot of student-centred methods to advertise and assess studying.
  • Wonderful information of Microsoft Workplace/Microsoft 365
  • Properly-developed information of the upper training sector and present developments in institution-wide language programmes.
  • Native or near-native speaker of German
  • Substantial expertise of ICT and e-learning instruments for studying/instructing and administration and a willingness to have interaction with e-learning instruments and to maintain updated with the most recent studying know-how.
  • Potential to work flexibly, each independently and as a part of a workforce in an open-minded and cooperative method to handle and efficiently ship agreed outcomes.
  • Sturdy interpersonal abilities, together with the flexibility to barter, inspire, affect, and construct relationships with colleagues and college students to attain optimistic outcomes.
  • Demonstrable capability to take initiative, prioritise effectively and work autonomously, generally underneath strain.
  • Wonderful written and oral communication abilities, together with correct grammar, spelling and punctuation and good consideration to element.

Additional info

Functions for this publish have to be accomplished on-line.

It is a full-time open-ended publish which covers in-person instructing of German language modules, coordinating and educational administration duties, and employees line administration. The publish is based totally on campus.

The School’s phrases & circumstances present extra info.

Do you have to require any additional particulars on the function please contact the Centre Managers: melanie,[email protected] or [email protected]:

 The School is at present trialling a Work Location Framework till early 2023.  Hybrid working could also be thought-about for this function and the function holder could also be anticipated to work 60% or extra of their time onsite, with 40% the minimal time spent onsite.  The chance for hybrid working can be mentioned at interview.


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