DUBLIN - Academics Internship - Atlas Language School

Communication and Information Sciences, Education and/or Teacher Training, Languages and Philological Sciences
Ireland
Dublin
Period: 
2 Sep, 2024 to 21 Mar, 2025
Deadline: 
26 May, 2024

General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Atlas Language School is a multiple award-winning language school with operations in Ireland, the UK, and Malta. Our mission is to make each day of our students' language travel programme an unforgettable life and learning experience, and we are dedicated to providing the highest level of service in every aspect of what we do. Join our team that looks after students from all over the world who come to Ireland to learn English!

 

Title: Academic Internship, Dublin.

Internship duration: 2nd September to 21st March 2025 (6.5 months). Full-time internship of 35.25 working hours per week. This internship is normally Mondays from 8.15 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. and Tuesdays to Fridays from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. However, you may be required to work occasional evenings when we start new evening courses. The internship could also include occasional Saturday work when we are running exams in the school or organising social programme excursions to various places of interest in Ireland. If you do work on a Saturday, you will be given time off during the week.

The 6.5 months is actually only 6 months of internship duration, as we are closed for 2 weeks during the Christmas period, and there is no work for the interns to be done.

Accountabilities: This position reports to the Academic Manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The following points outline the main areas which the intern will work, but tasks need not be limited to the list below:

  • Inducting new students with a range of English language levels and from a range of countries on their first day.

  • Coordinating week one tutorials with new students to ensure they have settled into school life and living in Dublin.

  • Preparing course guides based on our templates.

  • Monitoring student attendance on our student management system..

  • Supporting the Exams Coordinator on exam test days.

  • Organising Modern Foreign Language (MFL) open days, ensuring that prospective students have complete information about the courses.

  • Creating and editing educational videos and other course materials for the Academic Department

  • Creating and posting content on our social media platform

This internship is aimed at university students and graduates who are interested in gaining experience in an international environment. You will get an insight into the running of a large language school and learn about how we organise and monitor our teaching and learning provision. A good level of English (C1), an interest in teaching and learning, and some familiarity with Google docs and drive would be essential. For this particular role, a keen interest and/or experience with digital content creation and social media platforms would also be important.

 

Compensation and benefits:

Salary: €800 per month

Accommodation: 2 free weeks in a host family (self-catering); after the first two weeks, self-catering homestay accommodation costs €150 per week. In case we are not able to secure a self-catering host family for the first two weeks of your internship, you will be placed in a half-board host family (includes breakfast and dinner but not lunch) until we can find a self-catering host family for you.

In addition, you're more than welcome to take part in our part-time evening language classes for free throughout your stay (General English, Cambridge Exam Preparation, and Foreign Languages available).

You can also sit for a Cambridge Exam (FCE/CAE) at Atlas for free, if there are dates available and as long as it doesn't interfere with your working hours.

You will receive a 50% discount on our paid social programme activities.

You will receive 10 paid days of holiday pay for a 6 month internship.

Compensation: 
Financial compensation
Salary
Accommodation
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: 
Bachelor