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English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Priority application deadline is April 17. Applicant must be able to interview and submit criminal background check release form by April 24; teaching position begins June 20, 2017 Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Department International Programs - 33700
Vacancy Number
Working Title English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor
Job/Career Band Title
Competency Level
Job Category Academic Professionals/Non-teaching
FLSA for Position
Description of Work for this Position

This position entails:
• Being present and prepared to teach class at the times designated in the teaching schedule
• Independently prepare and deliver interactive, student-centered lessons; assess and document student learning and progress
• Attending weekly or bi-weekly staff meetings
• Attending and participating in field trips and extra-curricular activities (the number of field trips will be equally divided among all instructors; must have a NC Driver license)
• Holding office hours and being available for student advising as the need arises
• Providing students and program coordinator with a syllabus for each course taught within the first week of the program
• Committing to delivering well thought-out lesson plans that meet the varied academic needs of the students and adhere to the Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) as required by the Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA).
• Setting and accomplishing professional development goals on an on-going basis
• Submitting accurate attendance forms at the end of each term
• Completing and submitting student evaluations/grade reports at the end of each term
• Being available and present to facilitate orientation, placement, evaluation, and graduation procedures

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

a) A Master’s Degree in TESOL or related field. (If degree is not in TESOL, provide evidence of coursework in: language teaching methodology, introduction to linguistics, structure of English, second language acquisition, intercultural communication, and practicum experience).
b) 3+ years of teaching experience; Adult instruction/higher education preferred
c) Experience teaching or living abroad.
d) Knowledge of a foreign language recommended but not required.

Certifications or licensure required to perform the essential functions of the position
Preferred formal education or training, professional skills and work experience
Work Hours
Work Days
Hours Per Week
Type of Position
Recruitment Range $3000-$3,500 per course per full semester; $1800-$2000 for summer program
Special Instructions to Applicants

Priority application deadline is April 17. Applicant must be able to interview and submit criminal background check release form by April 24; teaching position begins June 20, 2017

Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines.

To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

Job Posting Date 04/06/2017
Job Closing Date
EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Number of Openings Multi-Positions

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents

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