Provide high quality English language instruction for international students seeking admission to higher education degree programs. Create course syllabi and lesson plans following the ELP established curriculum guidelines. Integrate a variety of sound instructional methods and technology into daily classes. Create and implement student-centered, task-based activities into each lesson. Integrate language lab based tasks into course curriculum. Produce relevant and reliable assessment tools and conduct routine assessment to evaluate student progress throughout the semester. Carry out final assessment for each course which reflects the material taught throughout the semester. Provide constructive written feedback on students' progress at mid-term and end of the semester conferences. Maintain student progress and attendance records. Maintain the ELP mission and policies. Initiate daily communication with the ELP Academic Coordinator regarding students' progress and concerns.
Program / Curriculum Development:
Contribute to the program and curriculum development of the ELP through written and verbal input. Collaborate with ELP staff on programs, curriculum, and activities. Plan, organize, and lead students on field trips and cultural outings throughout the semester. Develop programs and curriculum content for consideration. Participate in weekly staff meetings. Collaborate with ELP staff and administration on textbook evaluation and selection. Participate in student placement, registration, and scheduling.
Related Administrative Responsibilities:
Hold office hours for academic consultation and advising for students. Perform routine administrative work including record keeping, faxing, copying, student registration, and student records management. Attend professional conferences and workshops. Assist with daily operations as needed. Other tasks as assigned. Required Qualifications*
Master's degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field is required. The ideal candidate will have proficiency in a second language as well as experience living and/or teaching English abroad. Applicants must have exceptional fluency in spoken and written English. Candidates with positive teaching evaluations and demonstrated excellence in the classroom are highly sought. Excellent interpersonal communication, written communication, and student service skills are required. Applicants must have exceptional organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Strong cross-cultural communication skills and experience working in a diverse environment are required. Ability to work independently and contribute and collaborate effectively as a member of a team. Ability to handle communications, information, and data with sensitivity and confidentiality is required. Ability to follow University policies, rules and administrative procedures relating to student services.
Ability to multitask, adhere to deadlines, and adapt to changing demands and priorities.
Experience in working in a higher education environment. In order to be considered for this position, candidates must attach a cover letter and resume that includes work and education history. Desired Qualifications*
Member of professional associations such as TESOL or MITESOL. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications, such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is desired.
University of Michigan - 13 months ago