The School of Education at the American University in Dubai seeks an experienced teacher-leader to work with educator preparation program faculty and schools to initiate, develop, and manage high-quality, mutually beneficial school partnerships. The Coordinator shall also facilitate and manage updated policies and procedures for the teaching practicum and communicate these with candidates, faculty, and schools. In addition, the Coordinator will provide research support for M.Ed. candidates, as well as for program faculty.
To manage and maintain high-quality, mutually beneficial clinical partnerships and field placements
To assist the Dean and program faculty in coordinating the effective assessment of school partnerships, as required for accreditation and continuous improvement
To monitor and maintain effective and meaningful use of the Education Innovation Lab
To manage and maintain a knowledge base of national and international pathways to educator certification
To plan and provide practical workshops for graduate students on topics such as academic writing, literature reviews, referencing and plagiarism, presenting at conferences, how to use SPSS and SAS, and so forth
To assist and support the Dean and the education faculty with research endeavors, as directed
To assist in managing the School of Education webpage and social media
To effectively represent and promote the relevance and impact of AUD ‘s strong Education programs to the external world
To assist in planning and promoting a bi-annual forum of AUD’s Teacher Network
Competencies and Skills :
Excellent verbal and written communication (including presentation)
Ability to represent AUD in a professional manner
A working knowledge of the education landscape in the UAE
Self-motivated and deadline oriented, strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
Ability to work as part of a team and to work well under pressure with minimum supervision.
Comprehensive understanding of AUD’s degree and certificate programs in education
Essential Qualifications :
A Master’s degree from a recognized, reputable university, preferably in the education field
Ability to read, write and speak Arabic fluently
Advanced computer skills and ability to maintain a digital work environment
Excellent organizational, project management and implementation skills
Strong professional references
Familiarity with the UAE education sector
2-4 years of direct involvement in schools
Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled.
Anticipated start date: August 2017
Kindly submit the following requirements via email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
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