Academic Leader

Other, Selangor, Malaysia
MYR 15,000

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group Malaysia's Professional Division is recruiting on behalf of an English language centre that aims to provide accredited, ready-to-launch courses and early childhood development programmes for children and adults of all ages. As business expansion continues, our respected client is seeking an education professional with at least 5 years’ experience in international school education for the exciting job of Academic Leader. This job is based in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Job responsibilities:

  • Assist with and/or supervise the development of all related curricular. 
  • Plan and supervise in-house staff professional development, including teacher monitoring and appraisal; staff, including orientation and training and general briefing on academic matters. 
  • Management of quality assurance and professional development, staffing, team building and human resources management within the academic department. 
  • Monitor compliance requirements and working to ensure that learners receive the best outcomes, service and advice possible. 
  • Development of new curriculum/materials and liaison with existing/new publishers. 
  • Develop, plan and present the spectrum of the centre’s courses to clients. 
  • Supervise Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) examination, where appropriate, administration and supervision. 
  • Review and develop Placement Test materials. 
  • Supervise teacher quality assessment periodically.
  • Implement processes and procedures for communications with parents/clients, including progress reports, stock letters and arrangements for Parent/Teacher Meetings. 
  • Maintain and develop procedures for quality control, especially teacher performance and teaching materials. 
    Plan, organise and participate in training workshop and seminars on academic matters. 
  • Provide academic support to Marketing and Operations personnel.
  • Teach the centre’s programmes as required. 
  • Conduct routine professional development workshops. 
  • Provide monthly reports for Management on academic matters. 
  • Provide editorial service to all departments for outgoing correspondence, press releases/articles/advertisements, marketing material, website content, standard prepared responses. 
  • Undertake any other assignments, duties, tasks and responsibilities which may arise from time to time as and when necessary. 
  • To be involved in other ad-hoc projects as and when assigned by the Company.

Job requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Education/English (with IGCSE first language English) or teaching certification (PHD holders are also welcomed to apply).
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in teaching English, preferably with 5 years of experience in management level.
    Possess sound knowledge of the Malaysia Education System. 
  • Willing to work overtime hours and weekends when needed. 
  • Able to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
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