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Director of Studies for Shanghai Universities

Posted By: Earlybirds Education <jobs@earlybirds.cn>
Date: Saturday, 17 May 2014, at 12:41 p.m.

We're looking for a Director of Studies to manage our university academic partnerships in Pudong, Shanghai. Early Birds Academic Partnerships provides teams of native-speaking teachers to Shanghai universities to teach oral English courses (primarily). We are really looking for a manager who wants to contribute to the development of a young company and new programs.

Position Responsibilities:
- Recruit and hire teachers.
- Liaise between the native-speaking teachers, EB local staff and university local staff.
- Provide professional development workshops and do teacher observations.
- Lead the teaching team in assessment development
-lead the teaching team in development of Academic Management System (an internal online platform)
- Contribute some curriculum development for new courses (a lot is already in place).
- Introduce and maintain appropriate academic standards for all courses.
- Work with local staff to schedule teachers efficiently and appropriately.
- Teach a partial schedule of university oral English courses.
- Participate in extra-curricular activities on campus and encourage teachers to, as well.

Qualifications:
- TEFL certification and university degree (Must have a Master's degree or TEFL Diploma)
- Minimum 5 years teaching experience with some academic management experience
- Experience with curriculum and assessment development
- A good level of comfort with technology (we use IWB and a variety of applications in the classroom ®C training provided)
- Native speaker of English

Compensation:
- 12-month contract, starting July 2014 £®9 month academic work£©
- Competitive salary
- End-of-contract bonus (related to completion of contract and performance).
- Travel allowance 8,000 RMB per year, ½ paid upon completion of 1st semester in full, ½ upon completion of contract.
- Paid supplemental insurance.
- Paid winter vacation between semesters (4-6 weeks paid holiday, ideal to visit the country)
- Bilingual staff to assist with housing/cultural issues
- Team dinners/trips to nearby sights

Earlybirds is a sub-brand of Shanghai Student Post, an state-owned English education media company.
EB's Vision is to become the early bird to lead the renovation on English education in China. We offer total solution to local Universities and schools to ensure teaching quality , curriculum development ,international campus culture. EB is not a teacher agent. We base our Expat teaching team together with our western management team in schools to support teachers with transcultural communication, career development training and team work. More information please check www.earlybirds.cn

To Apply: Please send your CV/resume to jobs@earlybirds.cn .
TEFL certificate, university diploma, passport scan, and references will be required after a successful interview.


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