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Teachers Needed in Wadi Al Dawaser , Saudi Arabia

Posted By: Laureate Vocational Saudi Arabia <faculty.careers@laureatevocational.sa>
Date: Monday, 2 June 2014, at 10:21 a.m.

The Colleges of Excellence Saudi Arabia in partnership with Laureate Vocational Saudi Arabia are establishing a new vocational training college in Wadi Al Dawaser starting August 2014, that will provide technical diplomas and English language skills to Saudi High School graduates.

LVSA is seeking female English Instructors for all female colleges located in Mecca, Al Kharj, and now Wadi Al Dawaser. The LVSA English Instructor will be responsible for assisting beginner English language learners in reaching an intermediate level. Activities and operations include curriculum evaluation and development, coordination with technical instructors to integrate curriculums, test evaluation, invigilation, recording/reporting of grades, lesson preparation and teaching communicative classes for up to 25 hours per week.

Essential Job Functions

• Teach up to 25 hours per week, plus cover teaching if required
• Prepare lessons
• Assess and report on student progress
• Use technology such as LMS, IWBs, online testing and eLearning applications as mandated by institutional policies
• Counsel students on their progress
• Attend departmental meetings and professional development sessions
• Work within the faculty on program development
• Invigilate assessments

Standards

• English is used in the delivery of all lessons
• All lessons have learning outcomes appropriate to the students’ learning needs
• A positive classroom atmosphere and rapport is maintained to facilitate the implementation of communicative methodologies
• All lessons work toward achieving the objectives of the syllabi
• Instructors use a variety of techniques, procedures, materials and technologies in their lessons
• All class admin (attendance records, records of work done, reports etc) is completed as per requirements
• Assessment of students is as per the guidelines in place
• Office hours are posted and the teacher is available during these times
• Policies and procedures of LVSA including but not limited to those on employees attendance, punctuality, cover teaching and student discipline are observed and enforced

Required Skills

• Minimum Bachelor’s degree required (English or Literature or TESOL or Education majoring in Teaching)
• Delta or Celta preferred (as an alternative a TESOL and/or TEFL and/or ESOL and/or PGCE with minimum 120 hours in class and minimum 6 hours of observed teaching could be an acceptable)(Online degrees will NOT be considered unless it’s blended learning from a reputable university)
• MA’s in TESOL that have a teaching practicum will be acceptable as well.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience teaching secondary or higher level students
• Experience with the KEY/PET examinations is a plus
• Prior teaching experience in Saudi Arabia or the GCC is preferred
• Possess a strong knowledge of English and teaching techniques
• Highly organized and dependable
• Excellent computer aptitude, proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in written and oral English
• Comfortable with technology in the classroom
• Familiarity with interactive whiteboards is a plus
• Strong collaborative skills, high energy, excellent follow-up skills and highly effective relationship building skills
• Proven ability to work in a culturally diverse context

Benefits

• The appointment is for an initial period of one year with the possibility of extension
• Attractive basic annual package
• 15% of basic salary as undefined benefits +
• 10% end of year service (paid annually)
• Fully furnished accommodation
• Health insurance (class A)
• 30 days annual vacation
• Air ticket from home country & return ticket upon completion of contract
• Subsidized educational development opportunities within the Laureate International Universities network toward a part-time Master's or Ph.D. degree on selected on-line degree programs
• Additional benefits exclusive for the new Wadi Al Dawaser campus

Please send your resumes along with copies of your degree(s), certificate(s) and ID to faculty.careers@laureatevocational.sa specifying the website name- English Instructor-Name of Candidate as per CV in the subject.


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