Head of Language

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Non-profit - Harare

Wanted is a Head of Language to join an organisation in the Non-profit sector in Harare . Candidates invited to apply.  

Salary: Not specified    Applications Received:  2    Job Posted: 2021-10-11 05:05:59    Job Deadline: 2021-11-06    Job Status: Placement



Years of Experience: 5

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities

In collaboration with Course Administrator:

  • Planning and Organisation of physical, hybrid and online Language Courses (including economical aspects)
  • Curriculum planning and teacher allocation Hosting Teacher's meetings
  • Ordering of Learning material Maintenance of Teacher's library
  • Statistics and Reporting for internal purposes and to Goethe Institut in Germany
  • Evaluation of Courses Consultation of Learners as well as interested parties and - where required - their parents
  • Planning and Organisation of Teachers' training
  • Quality management of Language Courses
  • Collaboration with Institutions (f. ex. Language Schools, Cultural Institutions, Universities, Institutions of Tertiary Education)
  • Marketing activities, Social Media, Open Day programmes etc.

Budget planning for Language Department:

  • Language Courses Project funding Bildungskooperation Deutsch
  • Definition of Course and Exam fees (in collaboration with Exam Administrator)
  • Budget planning for Internal training and Learning material

Stipends and Stipend Processing Human Ressource management of Teaching personnel:

  • Selection and Induction of new Teaching personnel
  • Functional supervision

Selection of Personnel for special tasks Internal Training:

  • Organisation of „Hospitationen“ (collegial Sitting-in-class) and Professional Training Participation in.
  • Organisation of Course Enrolment
  • Marketing activities for Language Courses and Programmes
  • Planning and Conceptualisation of Language Courses
  • Evaluation and Recruitment of Teaching Staff
  • Preparing income overviews (Course fees and Selling of Learning material for Accounts department.

Profile and Requirements:

  • Proficient in German Language (at least C1 level or Mother tongue)
  • University degree in Germanistics, German as Foreign language or similar Experience in Administration of Language course enterprise
  • Experience in Teaching German as Foreign language (DaF) to Adults (experience in digital or hybrid tuition as an advantage)
  • Broad Acquaintance with current DaF teaching materials
  • Acquaintance with regional studies / Good knowledge of German Culture, Current affairs, History Acquainted with current MS Office software as well as Communication Tools (Zoom, MS Teams etc.)
  • Willingness to get acquainted with Goethe Institut software systems / platforms
  • High level of intercultural and social competence
  • Ability to work under pressure / deadlines / capacity for teamwork
  • Proficient in English Language

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