The ESL Specialist will prepare and teach ESL courses at different levels and in various skill areas for adult students preparing for undergraduate or graduate academic study. This person is expected to be present for a normal work day and carry a teaching load of 20 hours a week during the academic year and the summer session, unless released from some part of the teaching load to perform other duties.
Other responsibilities include holding office hours, submitting grades and other reports in a timely manner, assisting with textbook selection, placement of new students and registration, and participating in Institute activities such as faculty meetings, in-service days, committee meetings, welcome events, field trips and awards ceremonies.
Have native or near-native proficiency in English; hold an MA in TESL, TEFL, and have at least 3 years of ESL or EFL teaching experience, and a solid record as an effective teacher. Preference will be given to candidates with: experience living and/or working abroad and functioning in a foreign language, reputation as a "team player," ability/willingness to teach all skill areas at all levels, computer literacy (ability to use most Microsoft Office programs and Macintosh computers), and interest and expertise in one or more of the following: curriculum development work, administrative work (especially in planning and coordinating activities/special programs), computer assisted language learning (CALL), testing and evaluation, and experience teaching ESL to graduate-level students.
1. Experience living overseas
2. Competency in or experience studying a language other than English.