Director of Studies for EF in China

Director of studies wanted by EF - English First First work day: ASAP
Native speakers
Min. 2 years
BA in any subject
As a Director of Studies with EF English First, you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a world-class educational organisation. Being a director of studies is an important role within the language school. Your knowledge and experience will be invaluable for helping teachers improve and develop.

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Director of studies

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Work as employee

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Language school

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Deliver regular lessons and demonstration classes to the highest standards

Ensure effective scheduling of classes, extra-curricular activities and events

Arrange English language school inductions for new teachers; lead regular teacher training workshops

Assess academic staff’s performance and provide constructive feedback together with developmental plans

Work closely with the Center Director and other supervisors to ensure inter-departmental co-operation and effective communication

Update and consult the Regional Education Manager to guarantee smooth product implementation and overall academic operations

Assist Product Development in testing and implementing new EF products and courses

258 Tongren Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200023

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Native speakers

  2. Experience

    Min. 2 years

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject + CELTA

  4. Management experience with responsibility for a team, preferably in ESL/EFL
  5. Strong communication skills, flexible and proactive
  6. Applicants must be citizens from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa to meet China’s visa regulations.

What we offer

  1. 15,000 – 22,500 RMB monthly, based on experience
  2. 8,000 RMB annual flight allowance
  3. Sponsored legal Z work visa
  4. 12,000 RMB salary advance available
  5. Health insurance
  6. Paid annual leave days plus 11 national holidays
  7. Airport pick-up upon arrival
  8. Free hotel accommodation during your first two weeks at EF English First
  9. ESL certification programs including Trinity DELTM
  10. Free Mandarin Chinese lessons

Shanghai Shi, China

Job location

EF - English First

About the employer

EF English First is one of 16 business units that work under the global umbrella of EF Education First, often referred to simply as EF. Our focus is local English language training courses. The goal is the same at all of our schools: providing excellent teaching in an immersive environment. If you work for EF English First, you’ll be teaching people who live just down the street…giving you a unique chance to bring them an international experience just outside their door. English First focuses on offering the best language journey for both kids and adults. Our lessons take place inside real classrooms with amazing teacher resources. You’ll have a variety of classes including face-to-face small lessons, large workshops and Life Clubs, EF English First’s very own course that encourages students to apply their language learning skills in a social environment. Learn about EF English First and what makes us special by seeing what makes us the ESL experts.

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