AMIDEAST/Iraq’s English language (EL) and training programs cater to all levels of English language learners, from young learners to adult professionals with a wide range of language development needs. AMIDEAST English courses include those for public customers as well as corporate/private clients. Classes are held at AMIDEAST’s office in Erbil, client training sites, and online, with courses covering beginning to advanced proficiency levels. EL courses include general English, business English, conversation, English for specific purposes, and test preparation courses. Training courses cover a wide variety of professional and workplace skills. AMIDEAST programs are based on a learner-centered approach in which students are encouraged to actively participate and engage in the learning process. EL and training instructors are responsible for planning and delivering high quality courses with support and supervision from the EL and Training Coordinator.
The EL and Training Coordinator will lead the planning, implementation, and monitoring of all English language and training programs at the AMIDEAST/Iraq Field Office. In coordination with the Country Director, the EL and Training Coordinator will represent AMIDEAST to stakeholders and serve as the regular point of contact for corporate clients. S/he will oversee administrative functions in the department including planning of courses, scheduling of classes, assigning instructors, and ensuring proper resources to deliver high quality EL and training courses. The incumbent will also ensure all program activities, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting are conducted in compliance with donor regulations and AMIDEAST policies and procedures. The EL Coordinator also provides professional support and assistance to teachers and staff and ensures the overall quality of AMIDEAST’s EL and training programs.
The EL and Training Coordinator will also contribute to new business development activities that are coordinated with the Country Director, AMIDEAST’s Regional Director for English Language Programs, and the organization’s Headquarters located in Washington, DC.
In response to COVID-19, AMIDEAST has expanded its delivery of high-quality instruction online. Online courses are hosted on AMIDEAST’s own platform, AMIDEAST Online, with a variety of LMS (learning management system) tools and resources.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Tasks and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the incumbent will perform other reasonable business-related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other managers when necessary. AMIDEAST reserves the right to change duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
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