Student Education & Welfare Co-ordinator

Recruiter
Direct Appointments
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1158890738
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is growing exponentially and are seeking a number of people to join their team over the next 6-12 months or so. They are looking for a Student Education Officer/Coordinator who is fluent in Chinese/Mandarin.
This role is responsible for liaising directly with a range of prestige UK based boarding schools and universities, as well as with graduates/students, their families in China, and host families in the UK to ensure the students' individual welfare, well-being and personal development is maintained consistently to the highest quality.
Our client assists foreign students travelling from China to the UK for short & long-term educational attendance at schools and universities, in addition they also organise a range of school/university short-term study placements, provide full UK welfare guardianship, as well as summer camps.
Suitable candidates must be fluent in Mandarin, possess excellent organisation skills to consistently provide a first-class welfare, guardianship and support service to graduates, students and pupils as well as their families.
Key Responsibilities of the Student Education Officer/Coordinator:
* Communicate with parents to support and ensure graduates, students and pupils academic, emotional and pastoral care needs;
* Manage and maintain a good working relationship with host families in the UK;
* Manage students school holidays and weekend travel/logistical arrangements in a timely and accurately, including transportation, accommodation, activities etc;
* Liaise with boarding school and universities to understand student's academic, emotional and social development and compile student's school reports accordingly;
Experience & Personal Competencies of the Student Education Officer/Coordinator:
* Possess excellent personal organisation and attention to detail are essential competencies,
* A former or current background in either student welfare, student support, PA, Secretarial, Legal, education or support services - will be an advantage although not essential;
* Excellent English/Mandarin communication skills are essential - verbally and in writing;
* Good interpersonal skills with the ability to multi-task;
* Good Microsoft Office skills (especially Word and Excel);
* Possess a good understanding of the Chinese culture.
Applications required ASAP as interviews will commence immediately.
In return, you can expect a £competitive salary (dependent on experience), permanent employment, pension, a range of benefits and superb career opportunities supported with personal advancement as the company is growing exponentially and possesses a work-based culture, high job satisfaction levels and personal development opportunities that any employer in this educational and customer service sector will be hard pressed to beat

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