Academic Director
ELS Educational Services - Silicon Valley, CA

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If you are looking to make a difference in students’ lives, join our team at ELS! Over the past 50 years, ELS has helped one million students meet their English language study goals by providing a unique experience and intensive English immersion programs of the highest caliber. ELS English programs are offered for students who wish to attend a college or university in the USA or Canada, need Business English to further their career or simply want to explore. With over 55 locations across the North America, ELS allows our students to select the study environment and program that is right for them.

Job Responsibilities
  • Managing and directing the instructional program
  • Hiring and supervising the instructional staff
  • Testing and placing students
  • Scheduling classes
  • Providing in-service workshops for instructors
  • Assisting with college orientation and counseling as needed
  • Performing other duties related to the management of the academic program
  • Teaching as required, depending on enrollment
Job Requirements
  • MA in ESL, Applied Linguistics or related field required
  • At least 2 years of ESL teaching experience
  • At least 1 year of experience as an administrator in charge of teachers
  • Ability to work with Windows or PC computers and programs
At ELS, we believe in providing our Academic Directors with the most competitive benefits available, so we offer:
  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Employer matches 50% of employee’s first 10% of deferred contribution, 401(K)
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Commuter reimbursement
  • Paid sick leave and vacation time
  • Tuition reimbursement

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