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Sharjah Education Academy
United Arab Emirates (AE)
Salary TBD & Benefits
Posted Date
Sep 20, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Title of Position

Lecturer, Academic Foundations

Position Summary

The Sharjah Education Academy (SEA), a new and innovative faculty of education, seeks a full-time lecturer to support potential and current SEA postgraduate students in their academic, language, and social competencies.

The candidate will have experience in teaching academic skills and academic-level English language development. The ideal candidate will also have program management experience, including management of part-time faculty. The ideal candidate will also have experience with curriculum development, particularly for hybrid learning environments.


Duties and Responsibilities


Teach Academic Foundations courses to potential and current SEA postgraduate students.


Oversee English Academic Foundations program, including curriculum development, instruction, instructional materials, and delivery of curriculum by part-time faculty.


Assume an active role in SEA's development by engaging in course and program development, with particular focus on online course material development, as all courses have extensive online content and instructional materials.


Design innovative assessments, mentor students (who are either pre-service or in-service educators), and engage in the expansion of SEA.


Oversee tutors who work with SEA postgraduate students.




Earned master’s degree in English, TESOL, education, linguistics, or a field of the social sciences.


Experience in teaching English or academic skills to university or postgraduate students.


Experience in developing curriculum, designing learning environments, and/or overseeing curriculum delivery.


How to Apply


Submit your CV and a cover letter (written in English, in pdf format only) to  



Title: Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership

Job Summary: The Sharjah Education Academy is seeking a faculty member in Educational Leadership (Assistant Professor or open rank). In this position, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of education in Sharjah and the region. Your expertise and leadership will contribute to the development and implementation of cutting-edge educational practices and policies, ensuring the growth and success of school leadership as a profession across the United Arab Emirates.


  1. Teaching and Curriculum Development: Develop and deliver high-quality courses and curriculum in educational leadership at postgraduate level. Foster critical thinking, innovation, and practical skills in students pursuing careers in education and educational leadership. Research and Scholarship: Conduct original and impactful research in educational leadership, with a focus on the local and regional context. Publish research findings in reputable journals, present at conferences, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field. Mentoring and Advising: Provide guidance, mentorship, and academic advising to students. Program Development: Contribute to the development and enhancement of educational leadership programs within the institution. Collaborate with faculty and administrators to design and update curriculum, ensuring alignment with best practices and current educational trends. Leadership and Administration: Demonstrate leadership within the institution by participating in committees, engaging in academic governance, and contributing to strategic planning initiatives. Contribute to the development of policies and procedures related to educational leadership programs. Community Engagement: Engage with local educational organizations, governmental bodies, and community stakeholders to build partnerships and foster collaboration. Contribute to the advancement of educational leadership practices in the United Arab Emirates through workshops, seminars, and consulting activities. Professional Development: Continuously update knowledge and skills through participation in professional development activities. Stay abreast of advancements in educational leadership theories, methodologies, and technologies.


  • A doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., or equivalent) in educational leadership or a closely related field. A strong record of teaching, research, and scholarly publications in educational leadership or related areas. Demonstrated expertise in educational leadership theories, models, and practices. Experience in curriculum development and program design in the field of educational leadership. Prior experience mentoring and advising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Strong leadership and administrative skills, with a proven ability to contribute to institutional initiatives. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Fluency in English (written and spoken) is essential; proficiency in Arabic is desirable.

Application Process: Interested candidates are requested to submit the following materials in pdf only:

  • A cover letter highlighting their qualifications and suitability for the position. Curriculum vitae (CV) including a list of publications.

Please submit these documents to This position will begin in January 2024.


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