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Academic Coordinator Position in Quito, Ecuador

Posted By: EF Ecuador <>
Date: Friday, 4 April 2014, at 7:59 a.m.

Academic Coordinator
EF Education First Quito


Working in the busy academic office, this full-time salaried position incorporates a variety of academic administrative duties, particularly office and classroom support for the School Director and teaching staff. Candidates for this position should aspire to academic directorship. We offer a market competitive salary that allows candidates to live a comfortable life in Ecuador.


University degree: minimum B.A. plus ESL teaching qualification (e.g. TEFL, CELTA)
2 years+ teaching experience preferred (international experience preferable)


Leadership ability
Outgoing & confident personality
Enjoy working in busy & varied environment
Ability to substitute teach in any level general English class in cases of emergency
Organized, with attention to detail
Ability to handle difficult situations with ease & remain calm under pressure
Excellent communication & people skills
Computer literate proficiency with Excel, Word, and general computer literacy required
Interest in own professional development
Interest in the development of the school and the teaching department
Ability to identify problems and come up with creative solutions
Ability to work as a team


Assist the School Director with program management, student evaluations, and daily administrative tasks.
Assisting with supervising & processing of placement tests, and placing students in class
Create academic-related documents, including the Academic Calendar, graduation program, and SPIN class list.
Counsel students on academic issues, including choosing the right classes/programs/materials, their academic standing, and how to improve their language skills in general.
Advise teachers on student issues, resolve classroom scheduling issues, and uphold program policies
Advising potential students on available courses and processing sales where required.
Assists students with course, level and class changes
Teach during busy summer season as needed
To keep teaching staff and students informed of administrative matters and timetable developments.
Maintaining paper work and ensuring teachers do the same (attendance sheets)
Running international exams (Cambridge, IELTS, TOEFL, GRE)

This is a wide and varied position; the above list may not be comprehensive.

Send a cover letter and provide a resume showcasing your skills and experience. Send the two documents to

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