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Adjunct Instructor - ESL
Utah Valley University

  • Jun. 12, 2017
 
  • Adjunct Instructor - ESL
  • N/A
  • Utah Valley University
    Orem, UT
    United States
 
  • 3/31/2018
  • Available immediately
  •  
 
  • Adjunct/Visiting Professor
  • English as a Second Language
 
 
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Adjunct Instructor - ESL


Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Summary:

Under administrative direction of the department chair, instructors shall perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Teach a variety of ESL courses which may include listening and speaking, pronunciation, reading and vocabulary, grammar, and writing
  • Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught
  • Prepare instructional materials (course syllabi, exams, visual aids, and other instruction materials) as necessary
  • Instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in class, and use appropriate teaching methods
  • Evaluate instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods (oral, written, etc.)
  • Maintain a student-oriented approach to education
  • Be available for student consultation
  • Establish and maintain a positive classroom environment and rapport with students
  • Recommend students for advancement and program completion
  • Maintain and submit accurate and current reports and records involving student attendance, performance, and follow-up
  • Assist the academic advisor, department chair, other faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program
  • Attend faculty and other meetings
  • Be thoroughly familiar with academic freedom and professional responsibility statement and adheres to these policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelors degree in a TESL, applied linguistics or related field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of subject matter and content of English as a Second Language and support courses (list as supplement on separate sheet of paper by ESL and Support Categories indicating course hours and grade received)
  • Knowledge of current trends in education, counseling, technology, and advising.
  • Skill in instructional strategies and techniques of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
  • Skill in curriculum and course development and evaluation.
  • Interpersonal, problem solving, decision-making, and supervisory skills.
  • Engage in innovative, student-centered pedagogy.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (orally and in writing).




Preferred Qualifications:

A Masters Degree in TESL, applied linguistics.



Physical Requirements:

Standing, sitting, moving about a classroom continuously. Continual talking and listening and fine hand manipulation with use of computer programs.

Benefits Summary:

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC01717

Open Date: 06/07/2017

Review Start Date:

Close Date: 3/31/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Adjunct faculty are hired on an as needed basis for a semester appointment only.
This position is posted on a continuous recruit basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/1058

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.




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