Teaching Jobs - Academic Advisors (ESL)

Job Description:


Required for Universities in various locations at the Preparatory Year 1 Level


We are actively searching for qualified and experienced Academic Advisors to join one of 3 Universities in Saudi Arabia.  The exact location will be determined closer to your arrival in Saudi Arabia. We will provide the list of Universities when we communicate with you.

If you have the qualifications and experience as an Academic Advisor at University or College Level then we would like to hear from you!

The main tasks:

·         Planning, development, and evaluation of curriculum, including determining what materials will be covered in different classes and how it will best be presented

·         Manages the textbook adoption process

·         Determine the needed number of faculty in each level

·         Assist with the professional development of the faculty

·         Supervises development of instructional guidelines, policies, regulations, and official notices

·         Reviewing faculty performance

·         Providing information about rules, regulations and requirements governing specific programs

·         Offering guidance on registering for courses, planning your work load, and upcoming deadlines

·         Serving as a direct link to other University resources

·         Guiding the course selections to make sure the requirements are met for selection of major or minor program

·         Offering support and referrals in cases of academic or personal difficulty


  • Working hours approximately 7:30 to 2:30 from Sunday to Thursday (includes teaching and office hours)


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from the UK, Ireland, Canada, US, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa
  • MA in Education or Curriculum Development
  • A recognized TEFL, TESOL, CELTA or similar is preferable

Required Experience:

  • 3+ years experience as an Academic Advisor
  • Previous experience in the Middle East preferred or a practical awareness of cultural issues
  • Excellent communication, presentation and IT skills
  • Must be fluent English speaker. For non-native speakers MUST HAVE IELTS level 7.5 or higher
  • Culturally sensitive, dependable, flexible and able to work in a continuously changing environment

Monthly Salary Range:

Competitive TAX FREE Monthly salary ($3500 to $4000 USD) depending on qualifications and experience


Furnished 1 bedroom flat including utilities or $500 Allowance

Transportation will be provided back and forth to university or $100 Allowance


Health Insurance Coverage:

Medical Insurance coverage provided for employee only (Class B)

Annual Air Tickets:

Annual Return Airfare after completion of one year contract for employee only


Annual leave of 30 working days plus all National and religious holidays after completion of one year contract

Dependant School Fees:

Visa & Medical Check Fees:

End Of Service Benefit:

End of contract indemnity paid according to Saudi Arabia Labour Law

Contract Period:

1 year contract - renewable


Saudi Arabia (different locations)

Paperwork Requirements:

Notarized and Attested academic degrees, teaching certificates, transcripts, marriage and dependent birth certificates. You will be advised of school requirements

Start Date:

August 2018

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