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 <>

Date: 28-Jun-2012
From: Jenny Ann Sundbro <>
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:
Job Rank: Director of Curriculum and Instruction

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

Required Language(s): English (eng)


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

The Role:We're looking for energetic and innovative language educationspecialists to join our worldwide product development team tocontribute to the growth and success of EF's pioneering languagelearning solution for high schools. As a key member of the productdevelopment team, you will design and create learning experiencesand media that combine the best of teaching and technology. Youwill contribute to the development of language proficiencyframeworks, curricula and assessment tools; publish educationalmedia and learning applications; lead teacher training and productlaunch initiatives. The role would preferably be based in London,Shanghai, Europe, or Asia. Desire and ability to travel internationallyare essential.

Requirements:- PhD or EdD, or Master's in Applied Linguistics or closely relatedfield; 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 andcurriculum development- Excellent organizational skills- Leadership and project management experience- Outstanding writing and editing ability- Familiarity with blended learning and teaching and the use of newmedia in teaching- Knowledge of the Common European Framework of Reference forLanguages and its use in designing syllabi and assessments- Excellent mastery of English, knowledge of additional languages aplus

EF is the world leader in international education. Our mission is tobreak down barriers in language, culture, and geography and so farwe have helped over 15 million people learn a language, discoverthe world or earn an academic degree. EF Language LearningSolutions for high schools and universities offer schools arevolutionary new way to teach English. The curriculum is based onEF's exclusive Efekta Learning System, combining the best teachingwith powerful learning technology to accelerate learning.

EF is an equal opportunities employer. EF offers competitive salariesand a multicultural working environment. If you are motivated by theprospect of an international career with a dynamic and forward-thinking company, we want to hear from you. Interested candidatesshould 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: Contact Information:
Jenny Ann Sundbro Email:

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