ELC Instructor & Officer

  American University of Afghanistan
Master's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1644
Date Posted:Jul 11, 2017
Reference:NA
Closing Date:Aug 9, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Education
Nationality:Any
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:90

About American University of Afghanistan:

Founded:  

The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is a private, non-profit university offering an American-style liberal arts education. We opened our doors in 2005 and currently offer 4 undergraduate academic majors and a new MBA program. We follow a strict non-discriminatory policy, and applicants from all ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are a young, dynamic university with a student population of nearly 950 students and we hope to reach 1,100 students by the spring 2013 academic semester. Construction has recently begun on a new 75 acre international campus.

Job Summary:

The ELC Instructor and Officer is responsible for the successful delivery of ELC programs in Kabul– Professional Development Institute (hereafter “Institute”). The Institute provides executive education and professional development training. It works in close alliance with AUAF academic units to provide high-quality services that advance the University’s mission and public image, and to provide the University and its supporters with more visibility and an enhanced reputation for leadership in the establishment of international best practices in commerce, IT, economic development, education, and other areas within Afghanistan and the region.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Teaching duties and responsibilities:


Lessons are delivered according to the PDI schedule and are purposefully planned and managed in accordance with the course objectives, class needs, and quality standards;

Teaching materials produced to adapt and supplement the course are appropriate to students’ needs and expectations;

The Instructor will teach 10 to 15 contact hours per week in English Language Center;

Students are assessed according to Language Center policy;

Homework is set and marked in a timely manner;

The Instructor undertakes to arrive in good time for classes;

The Instructor is responsible for presenting a professional image in appearance and demeanor;

Class records (including attendance) are kept in the hard and soft copy. Enough detail should be given to enable a substitute teacher to take over the class;

The Instructor works closely with the English Language Manager to maintain a robust network of relationships within the private, public, and non-profit sectors throughout Afghanistan to facilitate the Institute’s public relations activities;

Administrative duties and responsibilities:


Assist the English Language Manager in the efficient and effective administration of English program;

Prepare schedule of classes and conduct information session at schools and other organizations

Conduct in-class observation, students evaluations and file the result

Responsible for ELC syllabus review and improvement

Assisting ELC manager in curriculum development

Enhancing quality of ELC programs

Arranging regular tutors' meeting of English Unit

Dealing with students queries and problems

Ensuring the maintenance of proper filing system by each tutor

Marketing the English unit courses

Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor;

Job Requirement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


The position requires the incumbent to reside in Afghanistan

At least Master degree in English Literature from English speaking countries

Afghan citizen preferred

At least 5 years of teaching English and 2 years of administrative work experience

Dari and Pashto language fluency

Manages with meticulous attention to detail

Excellent interpersonal skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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