Area Manager - London North

Posted 11 April by Kumon Europe & Africa

Starting salary £28,000 (increasing to £30,000 after a six-month probation)

Do you want to work for the world’s largest supplementary education provider? Are you able to motivate and develop others? Are you proficient in maths and English? Then keep reading!

Kumon develops every child’s potential, offering maths and English study programmes to more than four million students worldwide. We currently have over 650 franchised study centres across the UK and Ireland.


As an Area Manager, your role is to support a group of our Instructors (franchisees) to ensure the growth of their business including the recruitment and retention of their students in their study centres. You will be based in our new Southgate office but will cover surrounding regions including Essex and Hertfordshire.

All Area Managers benefit from a six month on the job training programme.

Through effective relationship building, you will:

  • Improve the quality of instruction and delivery of the Kumon Method within your area
  • Support Instructors with strategies to ensure growth and achievement of their targets
  • Prioritise area activities such as centre visits, training and analysing Instructor and student progress
  • Continuously develop your knowledge and expertise of the Kumon Method of Learning

Do you have:

  • A passion for and experience of working in the education sector?
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills?
  • A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of grade B in GCSE maths and English (or equivalent)?
  • The flexibility to work extended hours?
  • A full UK driving licence? (regional travel will be a regular requirement within the role)

In return, we will offer you:

  • 28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays (increasing with service)
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Extensive training opportunities throughout your career
  • Free Kumon tuition for your children
  • Hundreds of retail discounts, a company pension, private medical and dental cover, life assurance and critical illness cover

Staff at Kumon all share a passion for education, and the desire to help children achieve their full potential. The work you do, no matter what your role, will make a real difference to developing students' abilities and will help you to achieve your full potential too.

The interview process will consist of:

  1. Initial phone interview with the hiring manager.
  2. If successful you will be invited to attend an orientation meeting/assessment day, in a centre around the country, all expenses paid. The assessment day will not be solely based on tests, but also presentations.
  3. The final stage will be a presentation followed by a Q&A session and a face-to-face interview.

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Presentations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Training
  • Business Travel

Application questions

A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of grade B in GCSE maths and English (or equivalent)?
Do you have a full UK driving license?

Reference: 33939097

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