Description: As part of a broad mission to expand its leadership position in the 21s t century, The Juilliard School has embarked upon an ambitious plan to open access to its expertise on a global scale through interrelated site-based initiatives. Establishing a presence in the People’s Republic of China is an important part of this endeavor.
The Tianjin Juilliard School (TJS) is the first branch of an innovative initiative within this global objective. Approved by the Ministry of Education in China, TJS is ready to welcome its first class of pre-college students in the 2019 academic year, and the graduate class in Fall 2020. By equipping its musicians with core educational values and cultivating experiences, TJS, along with its dedicated world-class faculty, intends to take on the challenge of guiding aspiring artists on the path to achieving their full potential not only as musicians, but also as global ambassadors. Through a combination of highly selective graduate and pre-college programs, community-based open enrollment courses and inspiring performances in a state-of-the-art facility, TJS is to become an educational and cultural landmark in the Asia-Pacific region.
Position Description:The Tianjin Juilliard School is seeking an experienced and certified ESL instructor who has a musical background, ideally some years of study of classical music, to guide English language instruction at the School which is comprised of an accredited Master of Music program and a Saturday Pre-College program. The Director of Language Studies will also serve as primary instructor of EAP classes for the Masters program and will teach some sections of Pre-College EFL as scheduling permits. Working closely with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and EAP faculty at The Juilliard School in New York, the Director of Language Studies will revise as needed the existing curriculum, teaching methodology and assessment models for EFL classes in the Pre-College and the EAP classes in the Graduate School of the Tianjin Juilliard School.