ACADEMIC CURRICULUM DEVELOPER
2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Please note all applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK.
Founded in 2015 and now one of the fastest growing education companies in Asia, Elite Journey empowers students to become future positive pioneers and great world leaders. Our programmes take a holistic approach to education, placing a particular focus on improving our students' confidence, social, and critical thinking skills through the joy of English language learning with mentors from the world's leading universities. From just a singular summer camp in Guangzhou, China, we have now grown to operate in over 15 cities in 9 countries spanning Europe and Asia, along with some great virtual experiences too!
Our academic team designs and create all our content, the foundation of what we do! We are delighted to be adding an ‘Academic Curriculum Developer’ to our team to help create and develop our academic materials and teaching. Successful applicants will also be responsible for designing and conducting “taster courses”, facilitating marketing and online promotional activities. Necessary training will be provided.
Joining our young, fast-growing and agile Anglo-Sino team gives you the opportunity to add much more to your future employability than you would get in most other companies due to a whole host of experience we can offer,
Potential international travel during project periods
Investment in your training and professional development
Opportunity to direct our residential camps, located all over the world
Annual performance review and opportunity for bonus
Pleo card for business related expenses
or within a daily commutable distance to Cambridge
Office space will be provided in the WeWork on Station Road.
Access to the WeWork office is 24/7.
WeWork benefits can be found here: https://www.wework.com/en-GB/benefits.
Full-time, 40 hours/week.
Some overtime required during peak times.
Some weekend work may be required from time to time.
5th October 2020
with the potential to request an earlier start date, if preferred
Permanent with 3 months’ notice, with investment in your training and professional development.
28 annual leave days (incl. UK bank holidays) per annum.
Leave entitlements include sick, bereavement, adoption, maternity, paternity, organ donation, etc.
Competitive salary, depending on experience.
Annual performance review and opportunity for bonus.
We carbon offset all employees - business and personal.
Investment in your training and professional development.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Elite Journey is an Equal Opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. People from ethnic minorities and disabled people are currently under-represented and their applications are particularly welcome.
As an organisation working with young people, we are committed to safeguarding and child protection. Applicants should have the ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, and all Elite Journey staff are required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check prior to starting with us.
Content creation and development
Designing and conducting “taster courses”
Facilitating marketing and online promotional activities
Maintain and update a database of academic resources
Participate in classes (online or offline)
Project managing certain tasks as and when they arise
Maintain and develop knowledge and skills
Provide and receive constructive feedback to contribute to better academic practice
Bachelor's Degree (2:1 or above)
Experience teaching students aged 8-17
Experience working in the education sector
Enhanced DBS Certified (you can apply via EJ if you don’t have one already)
Skills, Abilities and Knowledge
Excellent academic writing skills and knowledge
Excellent debate skills and knowledge
Excellent time management skills
Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good interpersonal, organisation, and presentation skills
Accuracy and high attention to detail
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Personal Features and Qualities
Vision, Energy and Initiative
Personal motivation and the ability to motivate others
Self-disciplined and able to work to deadlines
Self-evaluative and able to make improvements when required
Ability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision
Willingness to learn
Education qualification (e.g. TEFL, CELTA, Trinity TESOL)
Teaching qualification (e.g. PGCE, QTS)
Excellent digital skills (e.g. graphics, design, etc.)
Knowledge of testing systems (e.g. Language Cert, Cambridge Assessments)
Knowledge of multiple subject areas
Prior experience working with Elite Journey/CSSC
Knowledge of the cultural and educational differences between China and the UK
Knowledge & fluency in Mandarin