Area Manager

Location London
Salary £30,000 rising to £32,000 after six months
Benefits 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 Insurance, Free Eye Tests, Life Assurance, Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay, Cycle To Work Scheme.
There are more that 650 Kumon study centres across the country and each franchisee is promised a dedicated Area Manager to give them the support and guidance needed to succeed.  

We are looking for an Area Manager to develop the study centres proactively and effectively within London Central, enabling them to meet retention and growth targets. 

You will maintain a consistent study centre visit schedule, with the skills to manage diverse operations from a distance. You should have a strategic mindset and the conviction to lead by example, modelling what good looks like to others. 

The goal is to ensure that each franchisee will meet and exceed expectations by ensuring complete understanding of, and alignment with, the franchise agreement. 

Ideally, you will have the benefit of extensive business, sales, and leadership experience. 

You will be expected to: 
  • act as coach, mentor, confidante, and critical friend to franchisees 
  • continually monitor core practice for compliance 
  • drive student enrolment and retention 
  • advise franchisees about marketing and promoting their centre 
  • network, with the intention to recruit franchise candidates 

Successful area managers are typically in possession of: 
  • business, marketing, and sales acumen 
  • adaptable communication styles 
  • accounting and arithmetic skills 
  • experience of setting goals and targets  
  • the ability to interpret data & analytics 
  • a solid grasp of leadership and management 
At Kumon, we live by our philosophy that people are everything. Our staff come from a variety of backgrounds, but all share a passion for education.  

Regardless of the sector from which you come; you will be trained in the Kumon Method of Learning before entering the field. Induction is then supported by a robust Learning & Development plan. 

This is a strategic role that is directly tied to the goals and objectives of the business, if you are not educated to degree level, you must be able to evidence substantial business experience and a proven record of accomplishment. 

It is essential that you hold a full UK Drivers Licence and have Right to Work in the UK. 

  • Stage 1 - Telephone Meeting with Recruitment Coordinator 
  • Stage 2 - Orientation Meeting; including proficiency tests in Maths, English, and Aptitude 
  • Stage 3 – Presentation to a panel, followed by a competency-based interview 
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