Qatar University (QU) is the premier national institution of higher education with a mission to produce well-rounded graduates with academic knowledge of quality and excellence coupled witha keen spirit of volunteerism and civic responsibility. This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body.
As part of the on-going educational reform project and continuing program expansion, QU is making a substantial investment in education by attracting diverse faculty and enhancing teaching and research.The Mission of the University’s Foundation Program is to prepare high school graduates to meet QU's common entrance requirements in English and Math. Challenging program requirements, instructional technology, e-learning platforms, and student support activities are all used to equip students with the necessary skills to pursue competitive college programs. With more than 6,500students and 150 faculty and staff, the Foundation Program offers a dynamic, innovative, and professional work environment.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Basic Function and Responsibility:
Provide one-to-one tutoring and small-groupactivities online and/or in person.
Oversee and encourage the use of the university’s learning resourcesincludingprinted, audio-visual, andcomputer-based equipment, and other learning support methods and materials asthey aredeveloped.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare paper and online support material to be used in supportand review sessions.
Assist at risk students byinforming them of their status, monitoring their attendance, and developingtheir language acquisition skills.
Market Success Zone services toenhance the performance of students registered in all foundation courses.
Chart learners’ second languageacquisition in their English classes to their major coursework whether they arein an Arabic or English stream major by formulating an independent languagelearning plan.
Enhance student success throughincreasing motivation and developing their confidence and soft skills.
Coach learners in specificareas of need in second language acquisition, for example, self- monitoring,memorizing new vocabulary, and/or seeking out conversational practiceactivities.
Provide access to physicaland online resources that learners can use to develop their second language learningstrategies.
Update SharePoint and Blackboard on a regular basis to reflect the services and student visits.
Provide workshops online and in-classon softskills and language acquisition skills.
Participate in organizing andplanning extra-curricular student initiatives and events that enhance studentsuccess and the acquisition of English skills.
Provide online and in-class instructionwhen needed.
Communicate with learners about their individual status ad progress in second language acquisition so that learners can see the progress they are making over time.
Liaise with the Foundation Program Student Affairs Section, Student Learning Support Center, Student Placement and Progress committee, and Special Needs Support Center.
Counsel students who struggle with their English language classes in terms of motivation, participation, and/or expectations.
Report on the attendance andperformance of students bi-weekly, monthly or by end of the semester based onthe data required.
Evaluate the efficiency ofacademic support services through student participation, surveys and focusgroups, etc.
An on-campus Master's degree in TESOL (Teachers of English for Students of Other Languages),Applied Linguistics or ELT from a reputably accredited university/program from an English medium of instruction institution.
Experience in tutoringat the highschool or tertiary level, student support, testing and assessment, instructional technology,and curriculum and materials development.
Ability to adapt to and participate in different cultures and learning environments.
Ability to contribute to an innovative and challenging academic instructional program is an asset.
Ability to work independently, and/or in a group setting both online and on campus.
Proficient in Information Communication Technology.
Current Curriculum Vitae.
Three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as wellas their telephone contact).
Copy of highest earned credential.
Transcript of themaster's degree.
Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits are in accordance with QU HR policies.
Internal Number: IRC 17038
About Qatar University
Located just north of the beautiful city of Doha, QU’s award-winning campus offers a breathtaking blend of traditional aesthetics and modern functionality. Employees at the university have access to many brand-new, state-of-the-art classrooms and centers, elaborate and well-maintained facilities, and a continuously expanding list of respected academic programs. QU is a testament to Qatar’s continual place in the spotlight for its commitment to cultural and educational development.
Other exclusive benefits of QU employment include:
A supportive academic and social community, with a year-round schedule of engaging scholastic and cultural events.
Clear path to career advancement through the university’s personalized evaluations, ensuring members are encouraged to work to their strengths, and recognized for their achievements.
Access to an incredible assortment of academic libraries, professional tools, and cutting-edge IT resources.
Discounts on helpful professional and language courses from QU’s Continuing Education Office.
An administration which is committed to meaningful planning, transparency in policy and actions, and well-structured venues for feedback and communicati...on.
An excellent employment package including competitive salary; personal, academic, and national holidays; Qatari health insurance; children’s education allowance; housing availability; financial support options, and more.
For both Qataris and expatriates, life in Qatar means direct access and engagement with an incredible variety of cultural events, endless shopping opportunities at malls, markets, and boutiques, and a pristine coastline for beach and diving recreation.
As host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and in preparation for the Qatar National Vision 2030, Qatar now has more to offer than ever before, as a focus of unparalleled growth and international excitement.