English Language Instructor

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Saudi Arabia

Company: King Abdullah University of Science & Technology

Position Summary:


The ESL Instructor will teach academic English language courses and scientific communication skills courses to graduate students from over 100 countries who are studying in the fields of science and technology.  Position also includes English language test administration and scoring for the Admissions Office, and the provision of English language support services to students.  


Major Responsibilities:


  • prepare lesson plans and teach English grammar, reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills
  • teach scientific research writing and scientific presentation skills
  • teach ESP short courses and workshops on a range of subjects including businesses communication skills, presentation skills, scientific writing, scientific poster creation and presentation, speed reading, speaking and communication, and academic vocabulary development, among others
  • curriculum development
  • provide one-on-one writing and speaking support to students within and without the ESL program
  • administer the Institutional TOEFL test and score writing tests
  • conduct and rate oral interviews
  • proofread and edit manuscripts, including theses and dissertations, from students from across the university
  • actively participate in team meetings and support the ongoing development and improvement of the English language program
  • participate in other university events and activities as assigned




  • native speaker of English
  • skilled ESL instructor and workshop presenter
  • strong skills and proven experience in developing and teaching academic writing courses
  • English grammar expert
  • experienced curriculum developer
  • willing and able to learn new skills in the area of English for fields in science and technology




M.A. in TESOL or TEFL or both a CELTA certificate and DELTA diploma


Experience Required:


Minimum five years teaching ESL to diverse populations in higher education