Program Manager

Blyth Academy International Summers

Blyth International Summer Programs offer a unique, experiential education opportunity abroad for secondary school students. Our summer programs blend rigorous academics and fun.

We are seeking group leaders with strong leadership skills to act as Program Managers for our month-long summer programs abroad in July and August. Program Managers are responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the program at the destination.

Qualifications

  • previous experience travelling with secondary school students is mandatory
  • Applicants must be well travelled
  • French, Spanish, Italian or Greek languages skills are an asset

Interested candidates are asked to send a resume and cover letter to operations@blytheducation.com and note Program Manager in the subject line. Please be advised that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Blyth Education welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Program manager - leading students in Pompeii

Though our physical doors remain temporarily closed, the minds of our students stay open. Full-time, Night School and Summer classes are continuing to meet on their regular daily schedules, in virtual classrooms with face-to-face instruction and peer interaction. We have been heartened by the resilience of our community of students, teachers and families through these challenging times, and the spirit with which our community has pressed forward with coursework, office hours, extracurricular activities, guidance consultations and community initiatives. The Blyth Academy model of small class sizes, flexible scheduling and individualized approach have enabled us to remain faithful to our standards. Our commitment to ongoing and meaningful communication between school, teachers, students and families has been critical to this effort.

Going forward, we are staying agile in our responsiveness to developments with COVID-19, always with the health and safety of our community top of mind. We are conducting ongoing planning to confront scenarios as they develop, with an array of options combining virtual classrooms, distancing measures at the schools, and scheduling modifications; all combined with the innovative teaching practices our faculty are developing through collaborative exchanges within and between our campuses. We will have several phases of return to, and if necessary retreat from, the bricks and mortar classrooms at the ready. We will continue consultations with our community and provincial health and education authorities to determine best options as the COVID situation progresses on its non-linear path.

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