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LINGUIST List 23.2895

Mon Jul 02 2012

Jobs: English; Applied Ling; EFL Material Design; TEFL: Director of Curriculum and Instruction, EF, Education First

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 28-Jun-2012
From: Jenny Ann Sundbro <info.elabef.com>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; EFL Material Design; TEFL: Director of Curriculum and Instruction, EF, Education First, Multiple Locations
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University or Organization: EF, Education First
Department: Language Learning Solutions for Schools
Job Location: Multiple Locations (Shanghai, China; London, England)
Web Address: http://ef.com
Job Rank: Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TEFL; English, EFL Material Design

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

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

The Role:
We're looking for energetic and innovative language education
specialists to join our worldwide product development team to
contribute to the growth and success of EF's pioneering language
learning solution for high schools. As a key member of the product
development team, you will design and create learning experiences
and media that combine the best of teaching and technology. You
will contribute to the development of language proficiency
frameworks, curricula and assessment tools; publish educational
media and learning applications; lead teacher training and product
launch initiatives. The role would preferably be based in London,
Shanghai, Europe, or Asia. Desire and ability to travel internationally
are essential.

Requirements:
- PhD or EdD, or Master's in Applied Linguistics or closely related
field; Diploma level candidates will also be considered
- 3 or more years experience in English language teaching
- 5 or more years experience of innovative materials design and
curriculum development
- Excellent organizational skills
- Leadership and project management experience
- Outstanding writing and editing ability
- Familiarity with blended learning and teaching and the use of new
media in teaching
- Knowledge of the Common European Framework of Reference for
Languages and its use in designing syllabi and assessments
- Excellent mastery of English, knowledge of additional languages a
plus

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. EF Language Learning
Solutions for high schools and universities offer schools a
revolutionary new way to teach English. The curriculum is based on
EF's exclusive Efekta Learning System, combining the best teaching
with powerful learning technology to accelerate learning.

EF is an equal opportunities employer. EF offers competitive salaries
and a multicultural working environment. If you are motivated by the
prospect of an international career with a dynamic and forward-
thinking company, we want to hear from you. Interested candidates
should send a CV and cover letter to the email address below.
Interviews will be held on a rolling basis with short-listed candidates.
The position is available immediately. Full-time 12-month contract.
We encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.

Application Deadline: July 15th, 2012

Email Address for Applications: info.elabef.com
Contact Information:
Jenny Ann Sundbro
Email: info.elabef.com

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