Senior Teacher position at EF Dubai

ESL / EFL teacher wanted by EF
Native-level speakers
Min. 2 years
BA in any subject
Are you an experienced English/Arabic teacher and a natural leader who enjoys managing and coaching teachers to be their best? Are you passionate about cultural and international exchange? Are you tech-savvy and quick at learning new IT skills and systems? If so, this role could be the one for you!

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ESL / EFL teacher

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Work as employee

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Language school

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As a Senior Teacher at our new campus in Dubai, you combine language teaching (English OR Arabic) to non-native international students, with overall responsibility for the academic programme and developing the blended learning range of courses.

This role includes planning and delivering daily language lessons, and providing oversight, management and coaching to your team of Arabic and English language teachers, through regular in-class observations and feedback sessions. You are also responsible for leading training sessions, developing and implementing inductions, and for assisting teachers with lesson planning, paperwork and teaching techniques.

This is a high-energy role that requires a strong leader; someone who can provide tools, training and guidance so as to ensure the teaching team deliver fun, engaging and successful learning experiences.

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Native-level speakers

  2. Experience

    Min. 2 years

    (Solid teaching experience (either Arabic, English or both). Proven teacher management/mentoring experience.)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject + DELTA

    (Either one of the following: 1) Cambridge DELTA (Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults) or an equivalent ESL qualification. 2) Post-Graduate level or equivalent in teaching Arabic as a second Language.)

  4. Complete fluency in English
  5. Ability to effectively recruit, manage and motivate academic staff
  6. Customer service focus
  7. Excellent organisational and communication skills
  8. Attention to detail
  9. Ability to adapt in a fast paced, versatile work environment
  10. Positive attitude and friendly, approachable manner
  11. Strong sense of ownership and the drive to succeed
  12. Fluency in Arabic (not essential)
  13. Curriculum development experience (desirable)
  14. Experience of conducting lesson observations and teacher training (desirable)

What we offer

  1. Tax-free monthly salary of 3000 to 4000 US Dollars (dependent on experience)
  2. Company-sponsored 3-year UAE Visa
  3. Company-sponsored health insurance

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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About the employer

EF Education First is a global education company focusing on language, academic, cultural exchange, and educational travel programs. We are 46,500 staff, faculty and teachers, working in over 580 offices and schools across 52 countries, and having a global presence in 116 countries. While we continue to grow, we strive to stay small so as to ensure agility, smart thinking and a fun place to work. For the past 53 years, EF has grown to include a range of programs that give students of all ages the freedom and confidence to explore the world through language, travel and education.

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