Curriculum Development Specialist – English

  August 28, 2019   

Curriculum Development Specialist – English

    Published
    October 17, 2019
    Location
    Head Office Karachi
    Category
    Job Type
    Departments
    Education
    Expected Travel
    Occasional

    Description

    • Develop a curriculum framework drawing upon international best practices in EFL instruction. All subsequent curriculum development efforts will be anchored in this document.
    • Conduct a comprehensive needs assessment of English language instruction at TCF to evaluate the current syllabus vis-à-vis the curriculum framework; this would entail observation of classrooms, focus group sessions with students and teachers and seeking feedback from experienced educators as external evaluators.
    • Develop a set of quality, engaging, student-centric III-VIII resources for English language instruction, drawing upon proven English language instructional approaches in EFL/ESL instruction from international contexts and best practices from the local context
    • Work closely with the Graphic designers in determining an overarching theme to the books including the development of original characters, scenarios, narratives and stories
    • Design and develop high quality e-learning content to improve teacher content knowledge
    • Research innovative modes of instructional delivery and pedagogical practices to transfer concepts to different types of learners
    • Maintain a strong connect with the intended users of the resources: students and teachers
    • Test sample lessons in real-time with students and use feedback from this exercise for improvement of content before roll out to schools
    • Develop a mode of assessment of curricular resources and instruments for evaluation that will inform future improvements in the course-pack

    Required Skills

    • Knowledge of English language instruction approaches, EFL in particular
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to plan and organize activities within strict timelines
    • Ability to read and critically analyze data and situations
    • Ability to research and collate information
    • Expertise with Microsoft Office
    • Strong advisor/partnering skills to work effectively with designers and program developers.
    • Passion to stay current on educational content and teaching methods.

    Education

    Bachelor’s degree (preferably English Language, Literacy or Linguistics)
    English Teaching certifications like TEFL, TESOL are preferred.

    Experience

    2-3 years in teaching, training or curriculum development.
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