Curriculum Developer => Relocate to China
Athena Academic English
Maraetai, NZ
4d ago
source : LaowaiCareer

Job Description : Job Overview

Job Overview

This individual will work with academic team members to co-design and develop curriculum content, training materials related to curriculum, training modules, teaching aids, and manage some aspects of curriculum development such as test-run, implementation, evaluation and updates of programs.

This individual will be expected to deliver accurate, high-quality documentation with a specified deadline and timeline.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Work with team members to analyze courses and needs, review and recommend textbooks and other educational materials.
  • Work with team members to co-design and develop curriculum contents, training materials, training modules, teaching aids etc.
  • Work with operations staff to develop procedures and guidance for teachers and other staff to implement curriculum.
  • Improve the design of the curriculum based on student data, feedback from staff, actual observation of class and feedback on test run of curriculum designed;
  • Work with teaching staff to evaluate the effectiveness of the program and keep updating curricula to ensure the curricula designed meet the needs of target customers;
  • Train teachers and other instructional staff in new content or programs.
  • Manage multiple program development projects simultaneously by prioritizing project deadlines.
  • Note : You may be asked to teach a limited amount of classes in order to understand the course and trial new alterations to existing courses, or test-run new courses.

    Your teaching hours will be determined by the Academic Management based on current development needs.

    Requirements :

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience :

  • Must have a minimum of a CELTA with a minimum of 5-6 years of teaching experience, ideally related to the teaching of reading, writing and / or general English courses.
  • Bachelor’s degree in either Arts or Sciences. A teaching qualification such as CELTA, TESOL, ideally at postgraduate level.
  • Experience of developing own lesson plans and resources while working towards set goals and objectives.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant teaching experience of reading, writing and / or general English courses. Conversation classes would not count towards this experience.
  • Experience in managing multiple tasks and the ability to deal positively with obstacles to progress.
  • Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :

  • Good understanding of online teaching practice and key principles of child learning.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with others to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills; ability to be flexible and solve problems.
  • Analytical skills to examine student test data and make recommendations for improvement in curriculum;
  • Effective writing skills and Creative skills;
  • Desired Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Holds a postgraduate qualification in an education-related discipline, with post-qualification experience.
  • Strong understanding and application of educational concepts and learning principles to classroom practice.
  • Experience of managing and collaborating across departments and / or locations.
  • Experience and competence with digital technology in the classroom.
  • Prior experience with teaching programming, electronics and technology.
  • Prior experience at English training centers.
  • Prior experience in international departments and / or international school settings.
  • Prior experience with IB PYP, Inquiry-based learning, Project-based learning.
  • Benefits :

  • Monthly Housing Allowance
  • End of contract bonus
  • Legal work visa
  • Paid holidays : 11 days plus public holidays.
  • Paid Sick Leave days : 12 days
  • MSH Medical Insurance
  • Annual Health Check
  • Airfare allowance : 6000 / year
  • 1 week accommodation upon arrival
  • Arrival Assistant
  • Holiday Benefits
  • TEFL (if needed)
  • Skills :

    Curriculum Development, English Teaching

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