The Intensive English Language Institute at the University of North Texas seeks qualified individuals to serve as ESL Instructors. The assignment will be at our partner university in Japan from March 15 to December 31, 2017. A round-trip ticket and furnished housing are provided by the partner university. The specific courses involved may vary depending on department teaching needs.
The anticipated need is to teach 15-20 contact hours teaching advanced content-based ESL courses to Japanese undergraduate students and TOEFL Preparation classes. The assignment may include curriculum development, include participation in committees, student activities, faculty and staff meetings, and other activities to support the program.
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Master’s degree in TESOL or closely related field
Minimum of 3 years of experience teaching ESL at a university-based IEP
Demonstrated experience teaching advanced ESL courses to university students
Successful experience adapting classroom content to better serve students’ needs
Proven experience developing advanced-level curriculum for university-bound ESL/EFL students
Minimum commitment to stay in Japan for one year (April to December 2017)
Proven ability to adjust to different cultures and work environments