Intensive English Instructor- Riyadh,
American Language Academy, a private
English language academy, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina USA seeks
highly qualified, experienced teachers interested in teaching an Intensive
English Program (IEP) face-to-face in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The position offers good potential
for career development and professional growth with a new dynamic fast-growing company.
Candidate who is chosen to join our team should be available to attend teacher
orientation and training prior to the beginning of the session.
Candidate must be flexible.
Job duties include:
Planning and delivering rigorous classroom instruction in both
face-to-face and online distance teaching modes.
Administering ALA’s standardized student achievement and progress
Integrating fully the information technology that ALA provides into
classroom instruction and management in both teaching modes
Filling out, completing, and submitting daily lesson plans and student
weekly schedules of class content on Sundays using the appropriate ALA
Grading assignments and conducting assessment of students in a timely
and systematic manner (2-3 days is considered timely and systematic)
Collaborating with co-teacher to ensure consistency of instruction and
Completing a minimum 20 hours per year of approved professional
development, with a goal of approximately 4 hours per session; which may
include conference presentations
Contributing to the creation of student group projects for different
Conferencing with and advising students as needed (conference with
students at midterm and end of session)
Designing Personalized Education Plans (PEP) for students as needed
Consulting with the Program Director and/or Academic Coordinator on
curriculum development as assigned
Contributing to researching, preparing, and delivering professional
development sessions to teachers
Contributing to assigned curricular tasks or projects
Keeping weekly office hours for individual meetings with students
Arranging or participating in experiential activities for students,
including field trips
Proctoring new-student placement tests as needed
Participating in extracurricular activities: (ex. orientation,
end-of-term ceremonies, and student activities and events)
Complete “Hour Allocation Approval.xls” with Program Director before the
start of each session and update as needed when applicable during the session.
Submit weekly timesheet by email to Human Resources, Program Director,
and designated Staff Accountant or in person to designated Staff Accountant by
Monday of the following week. All lesson plans, weekly schedules, evidence of
project work, and evidence of completed academic tasks must be submitted with
weekly timesheet for approval.
Assisting other departments as needed
Bachelor's degree in English as second language (ESL), English as
foreign language (EFL), applied linguistics, bilingual education, or second
In cases where the bachelor’s degree is not in ESL or a closely related
field, such as applied linguistics or foreign language pedagogy, language
teaching faculty, including teacher-trainers, must have a specific knowledge
base that includes, at a minimum, the following subject matter:
language teaching methodology
the nature of language/languages (e.g., introduction to linguistics)
the structure of English (e.g., syntax, phonology, morphology,
second language acquisition
A certificate in ESL/EFL (ex. TESOL or TEFL.only) in addition to the
Bachelor’s degree will be considered but must have specific knowledge base and
skill set as above.
Requirements for consideration of
ALA employment application
Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate studies
Copies of degrees and relevant certificates earned
Two (2) letters of recommendation from a former supervisor regarding
your abilities and qualifications for this position
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