ESL Instructor - Adjunct

Denton, England, gb
Company: University Of North Texas Health Sciences Center
Category: Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
Published on 2021-08-02 18:07:55


The Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) at the University of North Texas seeks qualified individuals for Adjunct Instructor and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for IELI sessions in the Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from session to session and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need is to teach one or two IELI courses selected from Communication (Levels 1-6) and Writing/Grammar (Levels 1-6) 10 (half-time) to 20 (full-time) contact hours per week. The assignment includes teaching, orientation week participation, faculty meetings and some other activities as required.

*Develop syllabi in collaboration with and approved by the Assistant Director
*Teach one (half-time) or two (full-time) classes as assigned by IELI
*Conduct diagnostic testing of students during Week One to verify placement in your class(es)
*Provide instruction using the approved texts, curriculum plans, and other teaching materials designated for the class and level
*Administer the required testing, grading, entering attendance, and other classroom-related services for each course you teach
*Liaise frequently with the corresponding level teacher in Writing or Communication
*Report to IELI Administration issues with student absences, unusual or unruly behavior, and performance
*Provide times for two office hours per class per week publicized on syllabus
*Perform other teaching duties as required

Orientation and Meetings
*Class duties will commence on August 24, 2020 and you are required to attend Pre-Session Teachers Orientation and Faculty Meeting and assist with New Student Orientation the week prior to the first day of class. These events serve as both orientation and an opportunity to become part of or maintain community with IELI and International Affairs.
*Attendance at Teacher/Department Meetings during Mid-session and Final Week (and other times as needed) is required
*Attendance at required International Affairs (e.g., Diversity Training) meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

*Master’s degree in TESOL or closely related field
*Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching ESL at a university-based IEP focused on English for Academic Purposes
*Experience teaching all language skills
*Successful experience adapting classroom content to better serve students’ needs
*Successful experience in teaching remote classes using video conferencing and a learning management system (e.g., Canvas)
*Proven ability to adjust to different cultures and work environments

Preferred Qualifications Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

Teach 2 – 4 hours each day, Monday – Friday

Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical Requirements Talk or Hear, Writing Posting Number A213P Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants

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