The American International College (AIC), Kuwait seeks to appoint the Director of its English language foundation program, The Academy@AIC. Candidates will possess a record of innovative and collaborative leadership experience in English language acquisition as well as a strong record of managerial experience and teaching. We are seeking a Director who has the experience and skills to build a strong English language foundation program as an integral part of our new institution. The Director will also work closely with the departments of General Education, Business, and Engineering & Computer Science. The Director reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Responsibilities The Director of the English language foundation program is responsible for all aspects of the program, including supervision of staff, implementing all aspects of the English foundation academic program, providing cultural and academic support for students, communicating with various College offices and academic departments to support students' needs. The Director will teach two courses per year.
Master's degree in TESOL, TEFL, or Applied Linguistics from an accredited American university (PhD preferred).
Five years of experience teaching ESL/EFL to non-native speakers in a post-secondary educational setting, preferably in an international setting.
Two years of experience in developing ESL/EFL curriculum for a variety of language levels.
Strong practical and theoretical background in the field of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL/TESOL)
Demonstrated experience and successful track record of accomplishment in university intensive English program administration and management.
Demonstrated experience using a range of teaching methods, instructional materials, and forms of assessment.
About American International College, Kuwait
AIC is a new institution of higher education in Kuwait with the first student cohort admitted in fall 2019. It is a private, co-educational institution offering undergraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education. Through its educational programs, the College serves the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. AIC’s programs are designed to lead to Bachelor's degrees in Engineering, Computer Science, and Business where the language of instruction is English. The Academy prepares students for academic success by offering courses on developing English (EFL) skills. For more information about AIC visit: www.aic.edu.kw
Interested applicants are requested to provide a cover letter, CV and the contact information for three academic or professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
About American International College
American International College (AIC) is a privately owned, coeducational college based on the American model of higher education and located in Kuwait. We will welcome our first cohort of students in the Fall of 2019. Our mission is to provide high-quality, relevant, and varied educational programs and opportunities for the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. As part of our mission to offer an authentic American educational experience, The Academy at AIC will help prepare students for academic life by offering courses focused on developing English (ESL) skills.