Head of Faculty of Modern Languages

UWC Dilijan

Location:    Dilijan, Republic of Armenia
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term: Fixed Term

Required for August 2017

UWC Dilijan College wishes to appoint a well-qualified and experienced graduate to lead the Modern Languages Faculty within the IB Diploma Programme. 
Applicants should be committed to the vision of the Founders of the college and the mission statement of the United World Colleges; they must also be ready to commit to the IB Diploma and to teach Theory of Knowledge. Information can be found at www.uwcdilijan.org  and www.uwc.org and on Facebook at UWC Dilijan (https://www.facebook.com/pages/UWC-Dilijan/350041941777688). Applicants must be committed to the highest standards of academic excellence within a balanced curriculum that includes a strong service component.

Employer Information

UWC Dilijan opened in August 2014 as an IB Diploma Programme college within the UWC movement, which now comprises 17 colleges across the world. As the first college of its kind in the region, UWC Dilijan brings the vision and values of the movement to a new part of the world. Based upon the three-fold educational pillars of high academic standards, extensive co-curricular activities including service with strong community co-operation, and residential life, UWC Dilijan provides a balanced, rich, challenging and transformative education for its diverse body of students aged 16-18 on entry, currently from 72 countries, most of whom are studying English as an additional language.

The Package on Offer includes:

  • A two-year contract (renewable by mutual consent)
  • A competitive salary (stated in $US, paid in equivalent Armenian Dram)
  • Rent-free accommodation on or off campus with free meals in the dining-hall
  • Flights at the beginning and end of the contract and an annual travel allowance
  • Excellent facilities including an indoor swimming-pool and theatre
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Private medical insurance
  • Wonderful students

Candidates are expected to have:

Letters of application, a detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees, at least one of whom should be the most recent employer, should be sent to careers@uwcdilijan.org with the subject line Heads of Faculty of Modern Languages to arrive no later than 01 March 2017.

UWC Dilijan College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. Applicants must consent to extensive background and police checks and declare details of criminal or other convictions.