The ESL Instructor in coordination with other directors and the Executive Director Student Services, is responsible for managing and streamlining all ESL (English as a Second Language) efforts and initiatives, creating ESL courses, teaching ESL courses, evaluating student growth, and assessing, evaluating, and hiring ESL instructors and staff members.
*Extensive education and/or experience will receive additional consideration for compensation outside of the posted range.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
A. ESOL Management (95%)
Research, create and teach ESL classes for Carey undergraduate and graduate students
Research, create, and/or facilitate, workshops, boot camps, student clubs for international students on specific English grammar, usage, pronunciation topics, etc
Create modules for faculty professional development in the area of cross cultural teaching and learning. Workshops could be developed that focus on best practices when working with international students: these could include pedagogy, cultural sensitivity, providing feedback, developing authentic experiences and assessments, etc
Review and evaluate current Carey ESL courses to:
Ensure that course content relates to the needs of business students
Ensure that students learn applicable ESL skills at least at the intermediary level
Administer pre- and post-semester diagnostic tools to assess student English levels
Conduct end-of-year student and tutor focus groups to solicit instructor feedback via survey
Implement and monitor a suggestion/feed-back mechanism and respond appropriately to submissions
B. Other duties as assigned (5%)
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Master’s Degree in ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), Counseling, or a related area required.
Three years related experience, including the following: Faculty assessment and development at the post-secondary or secondary level; Training, staff development and teaching; Curriculum design, program development and evaluation; A variety of educational technologies and delivery models; Business education or a related field; Teaching English as a second language, preferably at the post-secondary or secondary level.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong verbal communication skills, including solid public speaking
Strong written communication skills, including ability to draft original correspondence, reports, and procedures
Knowledge of and experience working with ESOL students, particularly adults
Knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies
Proven ability to continually adapt and learn new procedures and software programs
An understanding of pedagogical issues related to teaching and learning, particularly adult learning
Ability to work collaboratively within an academic community
Ability to interpret client needs
Commitment to customer service
Effective negotiation and diplomacy skills
Demonstrated knowledge of learning theory, instructional approaches and design, adult learning theory, and distance/distributed learning principles
Ability to analyze data on learning for program and course improvement
Ability to think creatively about curriculum and delivery
Ability to solve problems in an enterprising and proactive ways; Ability to manage and meet deadlines.
Classified Title: ESL Instructor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Part-time Schedule: 9:30am-3pm Monday-Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-DC:District of Columbia Department name: 60000051-Student Services Personnel area: Carey Business School
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