These teams will lead our summer language immersion and pre-college programs in Spain, France, Italy, Greece and the U.S. for high school students. We continually screen candidates for all positions: Instructors, Program Directors, Program Coordinators and RAs. Our summer faculty and staff are typically outstanding high school teachers, university instructors, graduate students, and highly-qualified college graduates. It is important that those interested in a summer staff position with Abbey Road possess genuine interest in working with teenage students, in mentoring and fostering cultural immersion, in using their own creative abilities to shape exciting programming (such as academic or artistic workshops, cultural events, recreational sports, travel excursions, and more), as well as in cooperating with other team members. We are now accepting applications for our Summer program staff. We look forward to reviewing your application!
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Application are now accepted for the upcoming summer
Abbey Road is seeking strong leaders to serve as Program Directors for each of our summer programs in Europe. The Program Director oversees the overall operation of the program, manages the program staff team, and serves as the primary liaison to the local partner school and local host families.
Abbey Road is seeking detail-oriented and hyper-organized Program Coordinators to play a critical role in thoughtfully planning and perfectly executing a program calendar full of travel, social, cultural, and recreational activities.
Abbey Road is seeking dynamic individuals with strong academic and teaching credentials to serve as Instructors (French, Spanish, Italian, Art History, History, Studio Art, etc.) Instructors have an important, primary role in shaping and executing the academic curriculum but are also very much a part of the rest of the program staff with shared responsibility for student supervision, mentoring and leading program activities.
Abbey Road is seeking highly energetic, well-rounded, and caring individuals to serve as Resident Advisors. The primary role of the RA is supervise and mentor the students on their summer abroad experience – to ensure their safety and encourage the educational and growth process. The RAs also work to build the spirit of the staff team and the entire program camaraderie.
If you are passionate about study abroad and international education, and if you want to share your passion with students in your town, region and beyond, consider applying for a Student Admissions position with Abbey Road. This position will give you an opportunity to talk to students, parents and educators about your study abroad experiences; answer their questions about our programs; travel, network, and promote our academic programs.
This is NOT a generic sales position. We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, energetic, passionate about international education, who are able to speak with authority and inspiration about study abroad and other academic programs.
To apply, send your resume to email@example.com, with your name and “Student Admissions Representative” in the subject heading.
We do not offer our staff members paid vacations; the vacation is for our students, the work is for us. We demand the highest standards of organization, safety consciousness, and professionalism from all our staff members. These standards are never compromised – the safety and education of our students is always our top priority.
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Our summer faculty and staff are outstanding high school teachers, university instructors, graduate students and highly-qualified college graduates. Staff positions are best suited towards dynamic individuals with a passion for education, travel and youth. Because our programs have a serious academic component, we look for academic credentials and experience in educational programs.
While we do not have age requirements, applicants must hold a college degree by the time of employment. Typically, our summer staff and faculty are outstanding university-level instructors or professors, young high school teachers and graduate students. We will gladly accept applications from all qualified individuals.
The number of staff members per program varies by the number of students participating. Each program will have one Program Director, one Program Coordinator, and then one Instructor/RA for each 8-10 students. Overall we maintain a staff to student ratio of approximately 1:8.
Yes. We believe that good training is essential for making our staff more knowledgeable about our operations and safety procedures as well as to form stronger teams. Each staff member receives a training manual and program operations manual to help provide orientation to our academic philosophy, training on our operational and safety procedures, and program team building. All new staff will also participate in online training and video conferencing as well as on-site training during summer Program Orientation.
The type of housing varies for each program. For residential and college prep programs, staff members will live together in an apartment or university residence and will typically share a double room with another staff member of the same gender. For homestay programs, the staff residence would be central to many of the families where our students live.
Our summer staff work schedule differs from that of a regular “9 to 5″ job as it is more demanding. Our staff members are always supervising, participating, and interacting with the students regardless of position and are on-call at all times. The work schedule demands great energy, a positive attitude, flexibility, organization, coordination, discipline and self-motivation.
A typical weekday morning starts with a staff meeting at 8:30am, followed by morning and afternoon classes, position-specific duties and general errands. After dinner, the workday continues with the organization and supervision of the evening activities. Ensuring the safety of the students during evening hours and their safe return to their residence at a designated time is essential. Curfew is typically between 12 and 1am, and staff must be available until all students are checked-in before they may retire for the evening. Occasionally, late night events or emergencies may require staff members to stay on duty until unusually late hours.
Each staff member will typically have one day off per week. In all cases, taking free time will be coordinated with and approved by the Program Director in advance. Free time schedules may be changed and even canceled in the case of unforeseen events, pressing circumstances, compelling interests of the program and students, as well as emergencies.
Application are now accepted for the upcoming summer