Senior Teacher Coordinator with technology/science/math background and experienc
POSITION: Senior Teacher Coordinator for Technical Bridging
LOCATION: Saudi Arabia (Eastern Province)
START DATE: Immediate opening; possible additional future openings
The Senior Teacher Coordinator works under the supervision of the Head of Department (HoD) to manage the training and administrative operations of the math, science, and safety/health (technical bridging) program component for male Saudi secondary school graduates ages 18–22. An immediate opening exists in the Eastern Province, and additional positions may be available in summer 2014 and beyond. Subjects covered in this program include: science for the electricity supply industry; health and safety for the electrical supply industry; mathematics for the electrical supply industry; and technical drawing, in addition to technical workshop components that include welding and wiring skills development. The STC coordinates the technical instructor team and ensures that instructors are meeting curriculum objectives, assessment requirements, and instructional standards. He facilitates curriculum development under the guidance of the HoD and in coordination with the STC for English Language. He assists the HoD in teacher performance reviews and professional development and provides teacher training when relevant to program objectives.
• Substitute teach when a regular classroom teachers are not available
• Assist the HoD in supervising instructors and trainees to ensure successful delivery of quality teaching
• Provide technical and administrative guidance to both trainers and trainees
• Assist the HoD in coordinating quality assurance activities; includes program and curricula reviews, curricula development, testing review, and student achievement.
• Facilitate planning and conducting of staff/program meetings
• Supervise timetabling and teacher class assignments
• Coordinate the administration of student testing and program assessments
• Coordinate with the STC for English Language to ensure that the English language and technical bridging program components are well integrated.
• Assist the HoD in undertaking faculty appraisal and professional development.
• Produce timely project reports on trainee progress and promotion.
• Support the HoD in ensuring that learning objectives are met
• Demonstrate professional behavior at all times.
• Demonstrate flexibility and commitment to the program and to student learning
• Fluent spoken and written English
• Citizen of USA, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa (subject to visa availability)
• Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in relevant fields from accredited Western institutions
• Two (2) years of relevant experience coordinating training courses, supervising, and/or training instructors
• Five (5) years of relevant teaching/training experience at the vocational, technical, secondary, or tertiary level
• Relevant applied technology or other industrial experience, with knowledge of and experience with hands-on skills such as welding and electrical wiring
• Experience with English language learners
• Knowledgeable, experienced and enthusiastic about using educational technology for instructional purposes
• Previous residence in the Middle East and be familiar with life and culture in the Middle East preferred
Renewable one-year contract includes generous salary and allowances, personal effects shipment, airline ticket(s), paid summer break and Saudi national holidays, health insurance, and end-of-service gratuity.
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