Mathematics Instructor

Laureate Vocational Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia

Ref: MP458-13

Laureate Vocational Saudi Arabia

The Role

As part of the Laureate Global Network, Laureate Vocational Saudi Arabia (LVSA) is seeking Math Instructors for their well-established vocational institutes. LVSA has been operating in Saudi Arabia for the past 3 years with over 100 employees with two institutions in Riyadh and Rabigh (near Jeddah). Our institutes offer a two-year technical diploma program to Saudi males between the ages of 18-23. The first year program or Foundation Program entails the delivery of an Intensive English program as well as preparatory courses in Life and Study Skills, IT and Mathematics.

Job Description:
The Mathematics Instructor will be responsible for developing curriculum and teaching students in the Institute various concepts of mathematics including basic, intermediate, and advanced algebra, geometry, and basic and intermediate calculus. Activities and operations include working with other Institute staff to identify areas of mathematics knowledge that require improvement within the student body, participating in the development of mathematics curriculum, coordinating with other Mathematics Instructors to integrate curricula, and teaching classes with up to 25 students for up to 25 hours per week.

Essential Job Functions:
• Teach up to 25 hours of in class instruction per week.
• Maintain positive rapport with all students and create a positive learning environment to adequately communicate lessons.
• Enforce the student management and disciplinary policies of the Institute.
• Act as an advisor outside of class to support students that require additional mathematics training or assistance.
• Perform clerical duties, as required, relating to textbooks, instructional supplies, student reports and records, attendance reports, etc.
• Participate in mathematics curriculum development and planning with other Mathematics Instructors and the General Training Manager.
• Utilize technology when teaching including interactive whiteboards and projectors.

Requirements

Required Skills:
• Possess a strong knowledge of mathematics and teaching techniques.
• Highly organized and dependable.
• Excellent computer aptitude and experience with basic teaching technology including interactive whiteboards, projectors, the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.), and student information systems.
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in written and oral form in English.
• Strong collaborative skills, high energy, excellent follow-up skills, and highly effective relationship building skills are required.
• Proven ability to work in a culturally diverse context.
• 3-5 years experience teaching secondary or higher level students required.
• Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
• Prior teaching experience in Saudi Arabia or the GCC is preferred.
• Ability to speak Arabic a plus

About the Company

Laureate International Universities is the world’s largest education provider with over 740,000 students in more than 70 institutions across 29 countries. We are currently hiring new instructors, faculty and staff for its academies within our growing Laureate Vocational Saudi Arabia network in KSA.