ACADEMIC CURRICULUM DEVELOPER

2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Applications Closed.

Email your CV and Cover Letter to hr@elitejourney.co.uk with the subject line "Academic Curriculum Developer Application" to apply.

Please note all applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

BACKGROUND

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, 

this includes: 

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

JOB SPECIFICATION

Location

Cambridge, UK

or within a daily commutable distance to Cambridge 

 

Office

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

 

Hours

Full-time, 40 hours/week.

Some overtime required during peak times. 

Some weekend work may be required from time to time.
 

Start Date

5th October 2020

with the potential to request an earlier start date, if preferred 

 

Contract Type

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. 

 

Total Rewards

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.

Safeguarding

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.

DUTIES

Content creation and development 

Teaching

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

SKILLS SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree (2:1 or above)

Relevant Experience

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

Flexibility 

Creativity

Excellent communicator 

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

Desirable

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