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LINGUIST List 23.1623

Fri Mar 30 2012

Jobs: English; TEFL: Director of Curriculum and Instruction, EF Education First

Editor for this issue: Christy Bird <christylinguistlist.org>


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Date: 30-Mar-2012
From: Christopher McCormick <christopher.mccormickef.com>
Subject: English; TEFL: Director of Curriculum and Instruction, EF Education First, Zurich, Switzerland
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University or Organization: EF Education First
Department: EF International Language Centers
Job Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Web Address: http://www.ef.com
Job Rank: Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TEFL

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

EF is searching for a doctorate-holding applied linguist to lead initiatives
in language learning instructional systems design, materials development,
and teacher training.

We are looking for a qualified and energetic language learning specialist
to join our worldwide operations team in Zurich. You will bring your
experience of curriculum design and materials development to contribute
to the growth of EF's pioneering language learning system used in our
schools worldwide. You will have extensive English language teaching
experience, especially with university and young professional students, as
well as a passion for cutting edge learning technologies and their
potential. Your doctoral studies will have been focused on second
language acquisition, making you an ideal fit with an experienced,
innovative, and creative academic team. Before applying, please visit
http://www.ef.com to learn more about our study abroad programs and
pioneering methodology.

Requirements:
- PhD or EdD in Applied Linguistics or closely related field; candidates
with Master's level or other degrees will not be considered for this
position
- 5-10 years experience in English language teaching in both academic
and commercial contexts
- Evidence of leadership experience, innovative curriculum design, and
materials development
- Excellent organizational skills and project management experience
- Outstanding writing and editing ability
- Excellent mastery of English, additional languages a plus
- EU/Swiss passport or pre-existing ability to work in Switzerland; we are
unable to sponsor other candidates

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

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

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