Tuesday, May 6, 2014

English Tutor - Gems Education - Saudi Arabia

Job Purpose:
 - The teaching, training and assessment of students and other client groups to quality standards set by the TOP.
 - The tutoring and management of one or more courses or groups of students.
 - The development of English courses contextualised to vocational subjects

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

 - Teach, train and assess students and other client groups to quality standards set by TOP
 - Tutor and manage one or more courses or groups of students
 - Develop English courses contextualised to vocational subjects
 - Act as a course tutor to student groups with the associated organisation, administration, and monitoring of attendance including the collection of data for course evaluation.
 - Tutor other student and trainee groups including the maintenance of records of achievement and undertaking training visits, as required.
 - Counsel students and maintain discipline as required.
 - Participate in the recruitment of students, including interviewing, attendance at Shows and Careers Conventions.
 - Participate in curriculum development to meet the needs of changing Industrial demand and TOP strategic planning.
 - Participate in demonstrations and practical activities with students and trainees on all courses.
 - Participate in self-assessment as required by TOP to meet COE expectations, contribute to target setting, RAG ratings and auditing monitoring processes.
 - Assist in the maintenance and sustainable development of resources and commercial activities.
 - Attend professional development day and evening meetings, courses, etc. considered to be of benefit to TOP and the individual.
 - Accompany students on visits, field trips and similar activities in line with TOP policy and code of practice for educational visits.
 - Monitor and support students’ academic progress, including collection and follow up on attendance and punctuality, early leaver and destinations data
 - Comply with TOP recording and course related administrative requirements, including the keeping of records of work, schemes of work, lesson plans, assessment schedules, registers, and student details
 - Attend team and college meetings as required
 - Promote the welfare of young people in all aspects of TOP College life and to ensure safeguarding arrangements are adhered to at all times.
 - Ensure that all learners, customers and clients receive exemplary service and attention at all times.
 - Demonstrate fully and at all times the generic competencies and professional behaviours expected of all staff employed by TOP
 - Ensure that all Health and Safety legislation and good working practice is observed, including the completion of and adherence to risk assessments and accident reports.
 - Undertake any other duties as required by the Principal, Director of English Studies or Senior Tutor, English and as may be reasonably expected commensurate with the post. This may include either the temporary or permanent re-deployment to an equivalent grade of post within the organisation.
 - Work within the laws and cultural requirements of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Qualifications and Experience:
 - Degree in English + postgraduate teaching qualification preferably including ESOL/ESP/TOEFL or equivalent OR
 - Degree in another subject, taught in English, plus a CELTA or preferably DELTA qualification
 - At least three year’s English teaching experience preferably with adults who have had little exposure to English
 - For non-native English speakers, a minimum of IELTS7.5

Application process:
If you feel that you meet the above criteria we would welcome your application. Please note that, due to segregation as mentioned above, we are looking for Female applicants only at this stage.
Please submit your full CV and letter of application to Leonora.dowley@gemseducation.com by the closing date of 31st May 2014.

For assistance in completing your profile or submitting an application please email careers@gemseducation.com