Faculty Member, Oxbridge Academic Programs
Posted on: January 23, 2023
WorldStrides is the global leader in educational travel and
experiential learning. The company was founded over 50 years ago
and has grown to provide a wide range of programs for more than
550,000 students annually from more than 5,000 K12 schools and
universities to over 100 countries around the world. WorldStrides
offers experiential learning programs in educational travel,
performing arts, language immersion, career exploration,
service-learning, study abroad, and sports. Each of these
experiences helps students to see beyond the classroom and to see
the world - and themselves - in new ways.Position Objective:
Members of Oxbridge Academic Programs' Faculty provide exceptional
learning experiences for every student on our summer programs in
the UK, USA, and France, and Spain. Faculty write their own
detailed syllabi, based on their expertise of the subject matter
while retaining enough flexibility to mold their course to their
students' unique interests. Faculty must also be able to work as
part of a team to form the rich, diverse, and welcoming academic
communities that define Oxbridge; and to act as role models to whom
our students aspire. We hire locally - our faculty must already be
based in the city that they are applying to teach in.
- Part-time (approximately 27 hours per week) while the program
is in session.
- Must be flexible while the program is operational - to include
weekend or holiday work.
- Devise a syllabus and a budget for, and teach, either a Major
class, which meets six (6) mornings a week, from 9:00 am till 12:30
pm and/or a Minor class, which meets three (3) afternoons a week,
from 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, for the duration of the
- Accompany the class on all field trips conducted during
- Teach two "Major Mixers" (the same class, twice) on one
specific morning of the program.
- Submit letter grades and short reports for all students in the
class at the end of the program, as well as course descriptions for
the Major and/or Minor class(es).
- Attend once-weekly Faculty Meetings.
- Assist on Arrival and Departure Days.
- Assist with the supervision of Study Hall on at least one
evening during the program.
At WorldStrides, the experience is everything. By joining our team
you help provide moments that delight and open up the world of
learning. Our team is truly passionate about making each experience
a once in a lifetime opportunity for each traveler that is easy to
manage from A to Z. Each journey is different, which is why we
offer a broad range of experiential learning programs for groups
and individuals of all ages throughout their lifelong learning
If we've learned anything since 2020, it's that being able to
experience different places and things while interacting with new
people is imperative to not only personal growth but also to
general well-being. So, let's get out there-together. To learn more
about our brand, our mission and our commitment to health and
safety, please visit our website at www.worldstrides.com.
We also take COVID protocols very seriously and are committed to
the health and safety of our team members, participants, vendors
and partners which is why we've put extensive measures in place
around mandatory vaccinations, PPE and other safety guidelines that
follows both the CDC and World Health Organizations guidance.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WorldStrides` is committed to
building a diverse workforce, supported by an environment that
promotes inclusion and belonging. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state
or local laws.
- Must be available to work for the duration of the
- Excellent teaching skills, able to communicate the advanced
subject matter in a way that's immersive, experiential, and
accessible for a young audience.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Highly organized, and able to submit polished written reports,
budgets, and syllabi in a timely manner.
- Advanced degree, Masters degree or equivalent
professional/industry experience required.
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