Academic Director for TESOL/EFL (British English), The British University in Egypt
This is an exciting time to work in higher education in Egypt. With over 60 million young people under the age of 25, the development of a modern vibrant higher education sector has been recognised as being vital to support Egypt’s transformation agenda.
With its 15 year track record in delivering high-quality UK higher education in Egypt, the British University in Egypt (BUE) is perfectly placed to embrace this agenda and to produce qualified graduates to support the development of Egypt and the wider MENA region.
BUE has been offering a UK-style higher education experience and UK-validated degrees in Egypt since 2005. With over 11,000 students, BUE is the largest provider of British higher education in Egypt and one of the largest in the MENA region. A private Egyptian university, our mission is to be a leading research and teaching university in Egypt based on UK best practice. Our teaching is in English and our UK validating partners are London South Bank University and Queen Margaret University Edinburgh. We are based on a striking campus 35 kms east of Cairo and close to the airport and the new administrative capital.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing TESOL/EFL British academic English provision in a higher education setting, along with experience of transnational and/or intercultural education. They will offer evidence of a mature approach to risk and a willingness to step outside their comfort zone in search of creative solutions to problems, and to deliver change within a complex international environment. They will demonstrate a commitment to make learning and growth an inherent part of the culture of English Language provision, will lead by example, and work collaboratively, flexibly and with cultural sensitivity.
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 21st May 2021.