Academic Manager

Academic Director wanted by Saxoncourt
Proficient speakers
Min. 2 years
BA in any subject
Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.
Shane English School is looking for an Academic Manager to lead a team of teachers at the newly built franchise in Shenyang, China.

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Academic Director

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The ideal candidate is somebody with at least 2-3 years EFL teaching experience, a passion for teaching, the ability to lead, and keen to advance their EFL teaching career.

Shane English School Shenyang is located in the heart of Shenyang city. It is an exciting new school positioned on the 3rd floor of a shopping center. The local staff are very excited to meet foreign teachers and the school provides a family-friendly atmosphere to work in.

Job Description
Lead, manage, and support a team of foreign teachers.
Manage the academic needs of the school.
Support the school in the recruitment of new teachers.
Support the school in the opening of new franchises.
Train new teachers in the Shane methodology and provide ongoing training to existing teachers.
Support with teacher scheduling.
Be responsible for the quality of teaching by undertaking observations and providing follow-up training to underperforming teachers.
A 35-hour working week (including teaching and training) with some flexibility in start and finish times.

Why Teachers Love Shenyang
Shenyang is an interesting city with a vibrant culture and many places to explore. There is a good balance between the East and the West. There are western-style supermarkets and restaurants, as well as Korea town and the Muslim Food Street for a bit of an adventure!

Some of the famous touristic attractions include Beijing Park, Dongling Park and Commander Zhang’s Mansion. The Qipanshan International Scenic Area is the largest scenic area in Shenyang. It is a tourist resort with natural landscapes and forests as its main body, combining forest eco-tourism, ice and snow tourism, scenery tourism, holiday tourism, and historical sites.

About Shane English School China
We focus on the support and development of our teachers. On arrival, teachers go through a training session which covers all areas needed to teach the wide array of classes they will have. There is ongoing teacher development in the form of class observations, workshops and team teaching, all in a supportive and nurturing environment to ensure that teachers are able to grow to their full potential.

We feel that it is important that teachers who teach with us in Asia have a well-rounded experience. We encourage our teachers to explore the local culture and neighboring countries during their time with us.

Our Head Offices are populated with Shane teachers who have grown and developed with the company and then moved up into varying roles such as teacher management, teacher training, teacher recruitment, marketing, sales and other roles.

Shenyang, Liaoning, China

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    Min. 2 years

    (3 years EFL teaching experience. Teaching experience at any Shane English School preferred but not essential.)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject + Any accredited 100+ hour English teaching certif.

    (A 120-hour TEFL certificate.)

  4. A passport from one of the following countries: USA, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa

What we offer

  1. Salary: 20,000+ RMB (Negotiable)
  2. Flights: Reimbursed up to 5 000 RMB
  3. End of contract bonus: 3 000 RMB
  4. Paid holidays + 5 unpaid personal days
  5. Health Insurance provided.
  6. Free Chinese lessons at certified Chinese language center.
  7. Airport pick up and arrival hotel provided.

Shenyang, China

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About the employer

Saxoncourt is the official recruitment arm of Shane Schools. With headquarters in Taipei, London and Edinburgh. Saxoncourt Recruitment can help you secure a teaching position at Shane English Schools in China, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia or Korea. We can also offer teaching positions with our partner schools in Italy, Spain, China or Cambodia.

Our team of experienced consultants are here to offer advice and assistance with your first step or continued development within the EFL industry. With a variety of teaching, academic and management roles across Asia, Saxoncourt Recruitment is the best choice for securing employment within the EFL industry.

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