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Sat Jan 08 2011

Jobs: English & Applied Linguistics: Manager, EF Education First

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        1.     Christopher McCormick , English & Applied Linguistics - Language Education: Manager, EF Education First, Zurich, Switzerland

Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics - Language Education: Manager, EF Education First, Zurich, Switzerland
Date: 07-Jan-2011
From: Christopher McCormick <christopher.mccormickef.com>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics - Language Education: Manager, EF Education First, Zurich, Switzerland
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University or Organization: EF Education First
Department: Worldwide Language Operations
Job Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Web Address: http://www.ef.com
Job Rank: Manager

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Education

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Synopsis
Do you have a vision for better and faster language learning? EF is seeking
a passionate applied linguist to lead initiatives in the development of
blended learning in its schools worldwide.

The Role
We're looking for an energetic and innovative PhD holder to join our
worldwide operations team in Zurich. As Director of Curriculum and
Instruction, you will oversee the growth and success of EF's pioneering
language learning system used in our study abroad programs worldwide. You
will guide curriculum and materials development, drive teacher training
initiatives and represent EF in the field. With schools in exciting
destinations around the world from Cape Town to Beijing, the desire and
ability to travel internationally are essential.

Requirements
-PhD or EdD in Applied Linguistics or closely related field; candidates
completing a doctorate in the next 6 months will be considered
-At least 5 years experience in English language teaching
-Leadership experience in the delivery English language programs
-Passion for teaching with new media and ideas for the future of learning
-An eye for accuracy and excellent editorial skills
-Knowledge of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and
its use in course and assessment design
-Excellent mastery of English, knowledge of additional languages a plus
-EU/Swiss passport or existing ability to work in Switzerland

EF is the world leader in international education. Our mission is to break
down barriers in language, culture, and geography and so far we have helped
over 15 million people learn a language, discover the world or earn an
academic degree. Dr. Christopher McCormick at application email provided
below. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis with short-listed
candidates. The position is available immediately. We encourage interested
applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Christopher McCormick

Email Address for Applications: christopher.mccormickef.com
Contact Information:
Dr Christopher McCormick
Email: christopher.mccormickef.com

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