The EC Journey 1905
Chiswick House School is founded
Chiswick House is acquired
The European Centre of English Language Studies is founded
The European Centre of English Language Studies is rebranded as EC
EC Brighton opens
EC Cambridge opens
EC London opens
EC Cape Town opens
EC Boston opens
EC San Diego opens
EC New York opens
EC San Francisco opens EC acquires 50% of Expanish in Buenos Aires
EC Bristol opens EC acquires Language Studies Canada and rebrands them EC Montreal EC Toronto EC Vancouver
EC Los Angeles opens EC Miami opens
EC Covent Garden 30+ opens EC Oxford opens
EC Manchester opens EC NY at SUNY Fredonia opens
Welcome to EC 2004
Thank you for choosing a career with EC. An excing journey lies ahead.
Since opening in 1991, EC has grown from one small school in Malta to a dynamic, internaonal organisaon with schools in the best locaons around the world. We know that our success is down to the fact that we love what we do.
We are a team of people who are genuinely inspired and energised by our work. Our journey connues to present us with excing challenges, opportunies and rewards as we work towards our Primary Purpose â€“ that of helping students succeed in a global community.
Every year we help thousands of students reach their goals and realise their dreams. We are delighted that you are joining us on this adventure, to make a diďŹ€erence in the lives of students from all corners of the globe.
Our team is at the heart of everything we do, and we are proud to have created an environment that will nurture your talent, explore your ideas and recognise your achievements. Together, we turn challenges into new opportunies to help us achieve more.
We dream big and we work hard. We want you to dream big too, and realise your own ambions with us. Welcome to EC.
We Are EC 2004
Our Primary Purpose Helping students succeed in a global community
These four core values are at the heart of everything we do. We Love What We Do We are passionate about our work, and the posive impact it has on the lives of our students.
We Go the Extra Mile We strive to exceed expectaons in everything we do.
We Deliver What We Promise We always act with honesty and integrity, to earn the trust of those we work with, and through genuine commitment to our purpose.
We Have a Can-do Mindset We embrace challenges and turn them into new opportunies. We believe that if you dream big, work hard and are true to yourself and others, anything is possible.
Mike Xuereb CEO “ The first few weeks of your journey with EC are the most important ones. Be very curious - make sure you meet a lot of people and ask the right questions. If you get a good understanding of the vision of the company, where your role fits into the big picture and how you can leave a positive impact... you’re going to succeed and have a great time.”
Andrew Mangion Execu%ve Chairman â€œ Our organisation has grown thanks to the hard work and dedication of our people. It has always inspired me to see our people developing, growing and achieving things that they did not believe they were capable of doing before joining us. This adventure has helped all of us at EC discover new horizons and I hope that you will love the experience as much as we have.â€?
Our People Staﬀ from over 40 diﬀerent countries...
ALGERIA AMERICA AUSTRALIA BELGIUM BOSNIA BRAZIL BULGARIA CAME ROON CANADA CHINA COLOMBIA CROATIA CZECH REPUBLIC ENGLAND EGYPT FRANCE PHILIPPINES GERMANY GREECE HUNGARY INDIA IRAN IRELAND ITALY JAPAN JAMAICA KENYA KOREA LITHUANIA MALTA MEXICO MOROCCO NEW ZEALAND PORTUGAL ROMANIA RUSSIA SAUDI ARABIA SCOTLAND SLOVENIA SOUTH AFRICA SPAIN SWEDEN TAIWAN TUNISIA URUGUAY VENEZUELA WALES
...and what they say about EC There is great support from the top
The people are great and everyone is
down. I love how responsive students are
such a professional. I respect the leaders
and I have a lot of fun teaching
of the organisa on and believe that EC will
It is a large company but feels small
grow into something really fantas c
since the leadership of the organisa on
The company is modern and ambi ous.
actually cares about staﬀ as individuals
We have lovely, helpful colleagues, great
At EC we provide a valuable service to
looking oﬃces, modern IT equipment
students and have a real impact
and the ﬂexibility to travel to other EC
on their lives
loca ons and work from there
There is a strong sense of family here.
We provide a valuable service to
Colleagues and managers all show
students, making an impact on
support and go beyond the call of duty to
their lives. A hard-working but fun
cater for each other’s personal and
environment providing interes ng and
exci ng challenges
The company cares, not only for its
The teachers chosen to work at EC are
employees but also for the community and
a good reﬂec on of the people in charge
the environment as well. This place
of recrui ng as we are all so diﬀerent yet
work so well together. I personally like
It is great to be part of an organisa on
to be part of an organisa on which is
with so many bright and interes ng
growing. Changes are constant here and
people. There is a real commitment to
a/empts are always being made to make
training staﬀ enabling them to improve in
our lives easier, add value or give
the areas they feel they need
a be/er service
The teachers make a great team and
We work well as a team in our
care about each other. Everyone tries to
department. We also have fun social
make it a fun place to work
events that help us bond
There is a posi ve feeling that is felt by
The company values its staﬀ and the
many or our students and we really make
people aspect of the business. People are
a diﬀerence to their lives. We also have a
given the freedom and support to excel.
great informal atmosphere that makes for
The team spirit is excellent yet not forced
a great working environment
on its employees
What We Do
EC Travel Guide From the skyscrapers of New York to the spires of Cambridgeâ€™s famous university, from the wide open spaces of Vancouver to the quaint village streets of Malta, from the tranquillity atop Table Mountain to the hustle and bustle of London, global mobility is actively encouraged at EC. The opportunity to work in one of its exciting destinations isnâ€™t just a dream, but a reality.
EC NEW YORK AT SUNY FREDONIA • 3 CLASSROOMS • ADULT PROGRAMMES EC's ﬁrst on-campus school gives you the unique opportunity to combine English language learning with an allAmerican university lifestyle
EC Cares We have an enthusiastic network of CSR champions at each EC location and a clear message that EC cares. We aim to give something back to the communi%es in which we live and work by focusing our eďŹ€orts on Sustainability, Educa%on and the Community.
Our schools highlight
As part of our
We promote corporate
and address social and
social responsibility by
we include a focus
on social, cultural,
energy and recycling
and local fund-raising.
through skills-based lessons in class or oneoff lectures.
What’s On Seasons
High Season Opera%ons
Regional Centre Director mee%ngs
Mid June to Mid September November to February [Cape Town]
Annually, all Centre Directors meet With the Directors of Operaons to discuss
Mid April to Mid July
This is a great opportunity for peer groups
Sales Team in Market
to bond and share best pracces.
September to May
Annual Senior Management Conference
This conference normally happens in Quarter 2 and involves senior
Christmas shutdown All schools are closed on 25th, 26th December and 1st January Public Holidays All schools/oﬃces follow regional holidays
managers from Head Oﬃce funcons and the various Centres. Regional Academic Mee%ngs With the dynamic nature of our programmes, the Academic Directors meet twice annually
Social & Team Ac%vi%es
to discuss academic topics.
All centres usually have a social acvity
pre Christmas and also just before or aAer the high season. Other events are organised throughout the year. These include CSR acvies, team building events, student pares and many other fun get togethers
Sales conference – Half way through the sales season the regional managers and directors of the sales teams meet to discuss sales-related topics, strategy and take part in training.
This is just the start of your journey. You have embarked on an exci ng adventure where you will grow and share successes and triumphs with the rest of the EC family. Your success will ul%mately form an integral part of achieving our primary purpose to help students succeed in a global community.
Should you have any queries please contact the HR Team at email@example.com.