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Academic Coordinator Position

EF Ecuador
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Academic Coordinator Position

Academic Coordinator

EF Education First Quito


Working in the busy academic office, this full-time salaried position incorporates a variety of academic administrative duties, particularly office and classroom support for the School Director and teaching staff. Candidates for this position should aspire to academic directorship. We offer a market competitive salary that allows candidates to live a comfortable life in Ecuador.


• University degree: minimum B.A. plus ESL teaching qualification (e.g. TEFL, CELTA)

• 2 years+ teaching experience preferred (international experience preferable)


• Leadership ability

• Outgoing & confident personality

• Enjoy working in busy & varied environment

• Ability to substitute teach in any level general English class in cases of emergency

• Organized, with attention to detail

• Ability to handle difficult situations with ease & remain calm under pressure

• Excellent communication & people skills

• Computer literate – proficiency with Excel, Word, and general computer literacy required

• Interest in own professional development

• Interest in the development of the school and the teaching department

• Flexibility

• Ability to identify problems and come up with creative solutions

• Ability to work as a team


• Assist the School Director with program management, student evaluations, and daily administrative tasks.

• Assisting with supervising & processing of placement tests, and placing students in class

• Create academic-related documents, including the Academic Calendar, graduation program, and SPIN class list.

• Counsel students on academic issues, including choosing the right classes/programs/materials, their academic standing, and how to improve their language skills in general.

• Advise teachers on student issues, resolve classroom scheduling issues, and uphold program policies

• Advising potential students on available courses and processing sales where required.

• Assists students with course, level and class changes

• Teach during busy summer season as needed

• To keep teaching staff and students informed of administrative matters and timetable developments.

• Maintaining paper work and ensuring teachers do the same (attendance sheets)

• Running international exams (Cambridge, IELTS, TOEFL, GRE)

This is a wide and varied position; the above list may not be comprehensive.


• Send a cover letter and provide a resume showcasing your skills and experience. Send the two documents to

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