Team Support Midlands are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of their client based in Birmingham for an Educational Area Manager to join their successful tam on a permanent basis.
A cover letter as to why you’d be suitable/are interested in this role is required.
Must be degree educated and have a full UK driving license.
The role involves regular travel with use of company pool cars, or fuel reimbursement should you need to use your own vehicle.
Hours will need to be flexible due to franchise opening times, however there’s holiday and financial reimbursements for weekend or late working hours, which will be required on occasion.
On average, you’ll work one day a weekend once every 4 weeks, however you’ll gain holiday in lieu, including 1.5x on Sundays.
Salary: £25k, rising to £27k after the 6-month probationary period.
-Generous 28 days holiday, including bank holidays, as well as additional fixed-date holiday in the Christmas period.
-Non-contributory pension: Auto enrolled into a pension scheme, contributing 3%. This rises to 5% after two years.
-Potential sponsorship for external courses and continued development.
Role: The role will entail managing assigned children’s training centres across the midlands and areas surrounding.
There will be a mix of travel, office-based work and direct work with children where necessary.
Through regular visits, meetings and other forms of communication, you’ll provide regular hands on support to your franchisees, including mentoring to ensure they meet agreed business plans and growth targets. You’ll also review and support the franchises in order to improve their performances, resolving any problem areas, assessing market conditions and creating brand building strategies.
As well as managing your assigned franchises, you’ll engage in all other aspects of the businesses, including but not limited to conducting student enrolments and assisting with study centre events, i.e. award ceremonies and national campaigns.
If you’re ideal for this role, you’ll be passionate about making a difference by improving the standard of children’s education centres and the overall success of these franchisees financially. Expect personal and commercial gratification for the efforts you put in. You’ll need to be engaged and have excellent personal skills, building relationships with your franchisees and able to provide constructive feedback to experienced individuals.
Your personality will be approachable, creative and patient. Being determined to make a difference, you’ll use your influence to create positive change.
You’ll be responsible for a broad range of duties; however, you’ll have excellent support from a well-experienced and structured team. Are you willing to work within a children-focused business, travel and take on responsibility of improving multiple national sites of an ambitious international company?
-GCSE grade B in Math & English
-Full UK driving license
-Proven commercial success surrounding implementing and managing projects and/or work programmes that meet and exceed targets.
-Strong presentational, negotiation and communication skills.
-Computer literate (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
-A master’s degree
-Experience working within an educational/training environment
-An interest in educational trends and working knowledge of the UK education system
-Practical understanding of franchise businesses
Role available to start ASAP.
Please send a cover letter and CV when applying.
Contact Matthew Hobbis on 0121 523 1089 or more information.