Academic Director, Shanghai, China
Salary : ¥500,000 +
Category : Senior Leadership Jobs, Non-teaching Jobs, Language Schools
Location : Puxi, Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Posted : 1 month ago
Start Date : January 2, 2018
Personnel Management
Project management
Our client is the world leader in international education, over 50 years old with offices across the globe.  They believe in providing life-changing education for global citizens with a mission to give confidence and freedom to people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds.

Due to repatriation, they are seeking an Academic Director to lead a dynamic multi-national team of experienced learning content editors, academics and writers, both young and old, to drive the development of their online learning product with an academic approach in the English language. 
As the Academic Director, you will bring your extensive experience of blended learning design and implementation to contribute to the growth of their pioneering language learning system used in their online and offline multi-platform learning products, helping to balance business and academic needs.

To be a successful Academic Director you should have a PhD or EdD, Master’s etc in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or Linguistics with 5 – 10 years’ English language teaching experience in both academic and commercial contexts, with a focus on CALL and the use of new media.  You will have outstanding familiarity with standard references for the development of syllabuses, for example, the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and other Council of Europe publications.  You need experience in the corporate sector, having led teams, managed budgets, whilst meeting challenging deadlines, and have a passion for cutting-edge learning technologies and their potential.  All this as well as great organizational skills and project management experience.

A lot to ask, yes, but you will be rewarded.  In return you will get to work at the leading international education company in the world, focusing on the latest cutting-edge research into education delivery models with proven academic credentials backed by University of Cambridge, Harvard University, Peking University, Moscow State University, and the University of São Paulo.  You will work in the most influential economic, and cultural centre in East China where you will find the perfect blend of cultures, the modern and the traditional, the western and the oriental.

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Minimum number of years’ experience

Years’ : >=5 | Experience : Leadership(Director)

  • English
    • EAL (Specialist)
    • ESL
    • Language Arts
    • Literacy (Specialist)
    • Literature
Puxi, Shanghai, Shanghai, China