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Arkansas State University Jonesboro :: The ESL instructor is responsible for preparing and providing instruction in reading, writing, speaking, and listening for students enrolled in the English as a Second Language and/or English for Academic Purposes Programs. This position reports to the executive director of global initiatives. This is an adjunct position at Arkansas State University. The successful applicant will have a master’s degree in TESOL, linguistics, or closely related field from an accredited college or university. Experience working with individuals from various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and six months’ experience teaching English to speakers of other languages. Intermediate proficiency with word processing, internet use, and email correspondence. Fluency in another language and experience with international students preferred. Email gortolano@astate.edu.
California
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University of California, Berkeley Berkeley :: The Department of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley has been authorized to fill a position in Roman Culture beginning July 1, 2015, at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure- track). We seek candidates who specialize in any area of Roman culture, broadly understood, from the beginnings to Late Antiquity, but whose expertise extends to areas of study beyond language and literature and complements the range of subjects and approaches covered by current faculty. Potential areas of interest include religion, law, social history, intellectual history, and linguistics. Candidates must be fully competent in Latin and ancient Greek and be prepared to teach a full range of Latin courses. Ph.D. or equivalent is required within one year of employment. Additional qualifications: Excellent knowledge of Latin and ancient Greek. Demonstrated excellence or strong promise of excellence in teaching and research in an area of Roman studies as described above. Preferred qualifications: PhD or equivalent by date of appointment. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters. Applications must be submitted by Nov. 10, 2014 and completed no later than Nov. 17, 2014. Interviews will be conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies (formerly the American Philological Association)/ Archaeological Institute of America (APA/AIA) in New Orleans, January 8-11, 2015. Inquiries about this position may be addressed to Professor Kathleen McCarthy, Recruitment Committee Chair, at kmccarth@berkeley.edu.
USC International Academy Los Angeles :: The USC International Academy is seeking a full time Lecturer, non tenure track faculty, to help students achieve academic and professional goals through personalized English language instruction. Responsibilities: teach a full instructional load (20 hours per week) Fall, Spring and Summer terms; develop course materials and curriculum; participate in curriculum development projects; assist with placement testing; serve as level coordinator; coordinate two or more courses per term in support of adjunct lecturers; participate in faculty meetings; and participate in accreditation duties, when needed. Must have and MA (in hand) or PhD in TESL, Applied Linguistics, with coursework in linguistics and English linguistics, culture and society, educational foundations, second-language pedagogy, second-language assessment, and language teaching practicum. Apply online at https://jobs.usc.edu/postings/27303.
San Diego Continuing Education San Diego :: Applications are being accepted for Dean of English as a Second Language (ESL) and the Mid-City Campus within San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE). Under the direction of the vice president of instruction and student services, the dean is responsible for planning, supervising, evaluating, and managing the ESL Program at all SDCE campuses and off-site locations The dean also oversees the Mid-City Campus located in City Heights. There are seven (7) major SDCE campuses within the San Diego Community College District and over 60 off-site locations. In compliance with policies adopted by the Board of Trustees, applicants for this position must show evidence of the following minimum qualifications: (1) Possession of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution AND one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s assignment; or, (2) Possession of a lifetime California Community College Supervisor Credential. For more and to apply, please visit: www.sdccdjobs.com.
University of San Diego San Diego :: The Department of Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Chinese beginning fall 2015. We seek a specialist in Chinese language, literature, and culture whose qualifications include a PhD in hand by start date and native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and English. A specialization and/or advanced training in second-language acquisition is considered a plus. Significant experience in language teaching and in effectively addressing diversity in curricula and the classroom is important. The candidate must have a strong commitment to both teaching and scholarly achievement, as well as enthusiasm, innovation, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. The selected candidate will assume the role of director of our Chinese language program, which currently reaches the fourth-semester level. In this capacity he or she will expand the curriculum by developing upper-division courses and integrating interdisciplinary approaches. Electronic submission of all application materials through Interfolio is required; after establishing an account (www.interfolio.com), candidates can search for this position in the system. Initial application materials must include cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial copy of transcripts, and one-page statement of teaching philosophy; for full consideration, these materials must be received by October 15, 2014. In addition, all candidates must register through USD’s online job site: go to www.sandiego.edu/jobs, look for job IRC14347, and complete the application form (but do not submit any materials through this site). Candi­dates selected for the second stage will be required to submit complete samples of student-written teaching evaluations, sample of scholarship, and three recent letters of recommendation by Nov. 7, 2014. Preliminary phone interviews will be conducted in November and December, with follow-up interviews at MLA in January. Questions regarding any stage of the application process should be directed to languages@sandiego.edu. Inquiries about the position may be made to the chair, Dr. Kevin Guerrieri, at kevin2@sandiego.edu.
University of California, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz :: The Latin American and Latino Studies Department (LALS) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position of Lecturer. Our interdisciplinary department conceptually bridges the fields of Latino/a Studies and Latin American Studies. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, cultural studies, gender and sexuality, economics, history, literature, media studies, migration, politics, popular culture, race and ethnicity, and sociology. We are open to multiple disciplinary and theoretical approaches. The positions are available on a part-time basis for one or more quarters. Applicants should be prepared to teach undergraduate courses consistent with the LALS curriculum. Regular appointments are during the academic year, but accepted candidates will also be eligible for Summer Session appointments. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching. Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application describing teaching interests and pedagogy, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit sample course syllabi, teaching evaluations, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files. Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00147. Refer to Position #JPF00147-15P in all correspondence.
California State University Stanislaus Turlock :: The Department of Modern Languages invites applications for a part-time Lecturer in Spanish. The appointment begins August 2014 and continues through May 2015. Fall 2014 teaching responsibilities include Elementary Spanish I (SPAN 1010), Elementary Spanish II (SPAN 1020), and Spanish for Native Speakers I (SPAN 2011). Spring 2015 courses include Elementary Spanish I & II, and Linguistics and Language Instruction (SPAN 4810: an overview of the field of linguistics and its applicability for teaching foreign languages in secondary schools). An MA in Spanish is required, PhD preferred. A complete application must include: an application letter addressing the position description and qualifications; photocopies of graduate transcripts; curriculum vita, including the names and contact information for three references; and evidence of successful teaching, including recent teaching evaluations. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Send applications, and all other correspondence concerning this position vacancy, to: jwinfree@csustan.edu.
Pitzer College Claremont :: Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Arabic language and culture, with a secondary specialization in French or another language preferred, starting in fall 2015. The successful candidate will teach a total of five courses per year, with an emphasis on colloquial Arabic. The position will be housed in Pitzer’s existing Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures field group. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate education and experience teaching Arabic at all levels to undergraduates in North American universities. Evidence of an active scholarly agenda is essential. A PhD by the time of appointment is expected. Expertise desired in areas of contemporary relevance that could include, but are not limited to, cinema and media studies, language pedagogy, literature, popular culture, second language acquisition, and sociolinguistics. The successful candidate’s responsibilities in teaching and program development will include: developing a standards-based communicative approach; participating in curriculum design, materials development, and assessment of language proficiency; designing and implementing an integrated, community-based curricular component for Arabic language students; student advising and service in college governance; developing upper-level courses in Arabic in the candidate’s area(s) of specialization. Pitzer College has developed a regionally and nationally recognized community-based language-learning approach that strengthens ties with neighboring communities and study abroad sites. Candidates whose interest and research connects to ethnographic methods, interdisciplinary work, and the intersection of global/local issues and language might find the Los Angeles area and the connection with study abroad sites an attractive opportunity for their scholarship. To apply, please visit FacultyJobs@Pitzer or enter the following address: https://pitzer.peopleadmin.com/postings/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&query=&query_v0_posted_at_date=&query_organizational_tier_3_id=any&query_position_type_id=2&418=&commit= Search to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, selected evidence of excellence in teaching and research, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research, and a list of three persons who will provide letters of recommendation to Pitzer by the deadline. Additionally, candidates should include a separate statement that addresses how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic backgrounds contribute to the understanding of diversity at the college. The deadline for applying is Oct. 31, 2014. Applications received before the deadline will be given preference. Candidates should indicate if they plan to attend the Modern Language Association conference in January 2015, where preliminary interviews will be held. Campus interviews will follow in mid- to late February 2015. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we ask that you please email your questions to: ALC_Search@Pitzer.edu.
Crystal Springs Uplands School Hillsborough :: Crystal Springs Uplands School is an independent day school of 350 students in grades 6–12, located in Hillsborough, CA, on the San Francisco Bay Area peninsula. We are looking for a full-time French Teacher to replace one of our faculty who had to leave suddenly due to an emergency. We are uncertain if she will return, but as of now, this position is a long-term substitution with the possibility of permanence. The position involves teaching two sections of level 1 and two sections of level 3. We are looking for someone with at least three years of French teaching experience. Candidates need not be native speakers, but fluency is required. Please send all resumes to Christy Dillon, Assistant Head of School 400 Uplands Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010.
Mandarin immersion public charter school Oakland :: Mandarin immersion public charter school in the San Francisco Bay Area seeks experienced and dynamic Teachers to provide a variety of instructional techniques to kindergarten through fourth-grade students. Yu Ming Charter School opened in fall 2011 with K–1 and will serve 250 students in grades K–4 in school year 2014–15. We are growing into a K–8 school. Yu Ming is committed to fostering diversity and developing youth with curiosity, compassion, strong moral character, and responsibility to the community and the environment. Job responsibilities: The teachers will provide a nurturing and growth-minded climate conducive to organically learning Mandarin Chinese and all standard subjects (e.g., math, science, social studies, life skills); create and implement an effective, high-quality, rigorous program that builds biliteracy skills and multicultural appreciation via a variety of instructional techniques; create a classroom learning environment of respect, exploration and perseverance; provide for the individual learning needs of all students; establish a culture for learning that is positive, inclusive, and challenging; develop Chinese immersion curriculum using research-based best practices which also meets CA state standards; work well with a team of Chinese- and English-speaking members on planning, professional development, curriculum design, and teaching responsibilities; communicate with families regarding student progress, ideas, and support for learning; assess and monitor each student’s academic and language proficiency growth using multiple measures, including informal and formal assessments; utilize student data to inform classroom practice; and be committed to teaching in a way that is respectful and inclusive of students from all cultural backgrounds. We are presently accepting cover letters and resumes at http://ikrut.com/microsite/pages/Yu%20Ming%20Charter%20School/default.html. Multiple positions available; positions will be open until filled. Minimum educational level: bachelor’s degree. Credentialed to teach elementary in California with native or near-native ability in Mandarin Chinese (including understanding traditional, simplified, and pinyin systems) and proficiency in English.
The College of Extended Studies, American Language Institute San Diego :: The College of Extended Studies, American Language Institute (ALI) provides English language training to international students. Many of these students are preparing to matriculate to American universities, including SDSU. The ALI currently employs approximately 70 full-time and part-time instructors and 20 support staff, and serves approximately 4,000 students per year. The ALI Instructor is responsible for performing a combination of college-level classroom instruction. Must be able to teach a variety of skills and subjects to a variety of English proficiency levels; and demonstrate teaching excellence, knowledge of subject matter, and coordination skills. Ability to teach TOEFL and IELTS preparation, GMAT and GRE preparation, and mathematics a plus. Apply online at https://careers-sdsurf.icims.com.
Colorado
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Colorado Springs School District 11 Colorado Springs :: Colorado Springs School District 11 is seeking Spanish Teachers for middle and high school. This is an instructional position that facilitates students in learning subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women. The employee guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and — in harmony with the goals — establishes clear objectives for lessons, units, and projects and has the ability to communicate these objectives to students. The work plan employs a variety of instructional techniques utilizing appropriate technology, consistent with limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved. The successful candidate will display personal qualities which are appropriate for a professional teacher such as: maintains professional ethics and confidentiality; is open to learning from others and accepts constructive criticism; is a positive role model for students (e.g., is consistent, fair, dependable, responsible, and respectful). Effective teachers in the state of Colorado have the knowledge, skills, and commitments needed to provide excellent and equitable learning opportunities and growth for all students. They strive to support growth and development, close achievement gaps, and prepare diverse student populations for postsecondary and workforce success. Effective teachers facilitate mastery of content and skill development, and employ and adjust evidence-based strategies and approaches for students who are not achieving mastery and students who need acceleration. They also develop in students the skills, interests, and abilities necessary to be lifelong learners, as well as for democratic and civic participation. Effective teachers communicate high expectations to students and their families and utilize diverse strategies to engage them in a mutually supportive teaching and learning environment. Because effective teachers understand that the work of ensuring meaningful learning opportunities for all students cannot happen in isolation, they engage in collaboration, continuous reflection, ongoing learning, and leadership within the profession. For more information, email Brent Urban at brent.urban@d11.org.
District of Columbia
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The Center for Applied Linguistics Washington :: The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) is seeking a Technical Specialist in preK–12 ELL Assessment. The specialist will develop test items for a large-scale English language assessment for K–12 English language learners (ELLs), with a focus on test development for ELLs in first grade and transitioning from paper to computer-based testing. A Bachelor’s degree in related field and five years of related experience or master’s degree with two years of related experience are required. If interested, submit CV and cover letter via mail: Center for Applied Linguistics, 4646 40th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20016-1859, ATTN: Human Resources Coordinator, Recruitment 14-26; or electronically: jobs@cal.org Attn: Recruitment 14-26.
Indiana
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Muncie :: Contract Faculty Positions available Aug. 11, 2014, for the academic year with possibility of summer work and contract renewal. Classes are taught weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and operate on a seven-week class rotation with schedules assigned at the beginning of each session. Responsibilities: twelve-hour credit load each semester (16 contact hours per week) teaching a variety of skills-based courses in the Intensive English Institute (reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, etc.); hold office hours; advise IEI students; participate in professional-development meetings; attend cohort and faculty meetings. Minimum qualifications: MA in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) or closely related field or MA plus an ESL certification, language teaching/education coursework, or language teaching experience; high level of English language proficiency; at least two years of experience teaching at the college or university level; computer competency; ability to work as part of a team; willingness to learn and adapt to departmental expectations. Preferred qualifications: PhD in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), second-language acquisition (SLA), or closely related field by date of appointment; experience in curriculum revision and design; experience with project-based learning and teaching. Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. Prepare PDF of cover letter, curriculum vitae (including names and contact information for three references), one-page teaching philosophy, and copies of graduate transcripts and send as an attachment to iei@bsu.edu. In the Subject line, write “CF Application: Last name, First Name.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. Original graduate transcripts required upon employment.
New Jersey
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College of New Jersey Ewing :: The College of New Jersey invites applicants for an English as a Second Language (ESL) Coordinator position to work in the Institute of ESL and American Studies (ELAS). This full-time, twelve month position will report to the Director of the Institute. The ESL Coordinator supports the work of the program in a variety of ways by coordinating language assessment for students, collaborating with the Center for Global Engagement (CGE) on student orientation and co-curricular programming and other international student and CGE needs (visa compliance, paperwork, etc.), assisting in the hiring of adjunct faculty to teach in the Institute, serving as first point of contact for placement partners and special programs to ensure that all paperwork, deadlines, and needs are met on both sides. The ESL coordinator will coordinate student admission processes for the Institute and collaborating with impacted offices—admissions, housing, CGE, student health, assist in the review student language assessment exams and work with Director on placement decisions and student scheduling, keep up with and recommend best practices in language learning and assist Director in curriculum design and deployment as needed. In addition he/she will coordinate training of student conversation hour leaders and assist in advising for students seeking to transition from ESLAS to other schools or to degree-seeking status at TCNJ. The ESL coordinator, Institute for ESL & American Studies carries a state title Professional Services Specialist 3. This position is aligned with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) bargaining unit. The starting salary for this position at Range 21 is $51,502.06. Salary for an internal candidate will be determined in accordance with AFT union rules. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and prescription, as well as generous sick and vacation leave. Applications consisting of a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae or resume and contact information for three professional references are being accepted via e-mail (Microsoft Word or PDF documents, please) at jobs@tcnj.edu.
Rowan University Glassboro :: Adjunct Instructor needed to teach one section of Elementary Japanese I. Class meets M/W, 3:30-4:45 PM. The class is fully enrolled at 24 students, and the syllabus has been pre-designed-no need for an instructor to prepare new materials or select a textbook. The course is expected to continue in the Spring 2015 as Elementary Japanese II. Classes begin Sept. 2, 2014. Candidates must have earned a Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Japanese or allied fields (MA in language, literature, culture, MA in applied linguistics/language pedagogy, MST or MEd with specialization in Japanese). Applications must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system. Submit cover letter and resume. Questions about the position, please contact: Dr. Laurie Kaplis-Hohwald, Associate Professor of Spanish, Chair, Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literatures, 856-256-4500, x 3470. Online application at http://careers.hodes.com/RD/00.asp?JobID=35095718&eCode=10967.
New York
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The Charter School for Applied Technologies Buffalo :: The Charter School for Applied Technologies is seeking an Elementary English as a Second Language Long-Term Sub for the 2014–2015 school year. The ideal candidate should have ESL certification and be proficient in speaking Spanish and/or have a Spanish certification. Experience teaching in an urban school is preferred. Very competitive salary and member of the NYS Teachers Retirement System. The job is full time: 40 hours per week and the hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. No phone calls please. Apply at https://schoolapp.wnyric.org/ats/app_login?COMPANY_ID=00005387.
Pennsylvania
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Lehigh University Bethlehem :: The English as a Second Language Department at Lehigh University is looking for experienced part-time adjunct Lecturers to join its teaching team this Fall 2014 semester. ESL at Lehigh prepares international graduate and undergraduate students for the advanced English and cultural skills necessary for successful careers in research and business and is made up of a dynamic group of faculty and administrators. Position description and duties: Teach advanced courses in academic writing, speaking & listening, academic reading, American pragmatics, or business English; tutor international students one-to-one in presentation skills and accent improvement Develop customized syllabi and course materials in a collaborative teaching environment Assess students holistically utilizing qualitative descriptions of student progress and portfolio evaluations in addition to traditional grades Participate in curriculum planning meetings, program orientation/graduation, and other sponsored program activities. Position Qualifications: MA or MEd in TESOL or Applied Linguistics, or related field with TESOL certificate Native or near-native speaker/writer of English Minimum of two years ESL teaching experience at the college level Experience using technology in the classroom Experience teaching abroad a bonus Attractive salary commensurate with experience and education. To Apply Please submit CV and cover letter of interest in PDF format to inesl@lehigh.edu to the attention of: Dr. Timothy Cauller Director English as a Second Language Lehigh University.
Harcum College Bryn Mawr :: Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, PA, a leader among the nation’s independent, two year colleges, has openings for Adjunct Professors for our English Language Academy for the fall of 2014 semester. The positions are as follows: Daytime Position: TOEFL Prep Course (4 hrs. per week) Monday/ Wednesday 11:30am-1:30pm $840; Evening Position: TOEFL Prep Course (4 hrs. per week) Tuesday/ Thursday 7:00pm-9:00pm $840. Qualifications: All applicants should have a Master’s Degree in TESOL or Bachelor’s degree along with ESL Certification + Academic ESL Teaching Experience. Will accept Master’s Degree in progress. For more information email cvita@harcum.edu.
Messiah College Mechanicsburg :: The Department of Business, Education, and Social Sciences in the Division of Student Affairs at Messiah College announces an opening for the position of Director of the Academic English Program. This part-time, nine-month position is responsible for providing administration and leadership to the developing Academic English Program at Messiah College. Required qualifications include: master’s degree in related field, with a master’s degree in TESOL preferred; two years’ experience teaching English as a second language required, with experience teaching in a college or university intensive English program preferred. Other qualifications include: excellent organizational and program design skills, including the ability to develop and attain strategic project priorities for the program; strong budget development and management skills; ability to demonstrate respect for others, build trust and rapport across departments, and act as a role-model to students; professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by administrative leadership, persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources, and/or accountability for diversity; demonstrated commitment to professional development, ethics, and continued learning; effective communication skills including strong writing, editing, speaking, and comprehension skills; able to communicate successfully across departments and with multiple constituencies including external contacts; strong organizational skills, including time-management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities; strong computer proficiency including the ability to work independently in Banner, Excel, Word, and Outlook as well as understand basic web design; strong attention to detail and procedure; ability to problem solve and see issues to their conclusions; ability to maintain strict confidentiality and security; demonstrated leadership and management ability; and outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Apply online at http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/3976.
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh :: The Department of Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University–Department of Modern Languages invites applications for an open-rank tenure track position in Second-Language Acquisition beginning in August 2015. Applications are welcome from senior-level as well as junior-level candidates whose research focuses on one or more of the following areas of second-language acquisition: technology-enhanced learning, media studies, digital humanities, corpus linguistics, language policy and planning, language assessment and program evaluation, instruction and learning, service learning. Successful candidates must have an earned PhD, strong evidence of research productivity, excellence in teaching, evidence of securing extramural funding, and a desire to collaborate in an interdisciplinary environment with colleagues working in the areas of language acquisition, learning sciences, and global studies. Also required is interest in teaching courses both in the graduate programs in SLA and in one of the language and cultural studies areas of the department. Candidates should have advanced-level proficiency and ability to teach upper-division as well as lower-division courses in one or more of the following language areas: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Korean, Japanese, Russian, or Spanish, preferably with expertise in Chinese or French. Teaching load is 2+2. Applications will be accepted online through Interfolio and should arrive not later than Oct. 31, 2014. Applicants should use the link below to submit a letter of application (indicating, among other things, any professional conferences they plan to attend between November 2014 and January 2015, resume, statements of teaching, research, and curricular interests), and three letters of recommendation. Representative publications, not to be returned, may also be included. Carnegie Mellon University is an EEO/affirmative action employer/M/F/disability/veteran. https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/25284
Texas
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Texas A&M International University Laredo :: The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy seeks to establish a pool of qualified applicants for future, part-time Adjunct Faculty appointments in Bilingual Education. Successful applicants may teach up to nine semester credit hours within the required discipline at on campus sites or online as dictated by student demand, hold office hours, and assist students as needed. Required qualifications: Master’s degree in the discipline or a closely related area with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline and three years of EC-12 teaching or equivalent. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the general public. Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize tasks. Ability to work under stress and with pressing timelines. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Apply online at https://employment.tamiu.edu.
Washington
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UESL Program at CWU Ellensburg :: The UESL Program at CWU is accepting applications to its Lecturer pool. The pool is used when full-time or part-time quarterly appointment lecturer positions become available, usually on short notice, in the courses/subject areas listed below. This list is not all inclusive: other courses/subject areas may become available within the department: oral communication; reading/writing/grammar; and various elective content classes. Must have a masters degree in TESOL or a related field and experience teaching adults. Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue as needed. The number of lecturer positions filled varies from quarter to quarter, depending upon the needs of the department. Positions typically start at the beginning of an academic quarter. Your application will be maintained in this pool for consideration through March 2015. The University English as a Second Language (UESL) Program at CWU offers a year-round intensive English program to prepare international students for American colleges and universities and to help students in their professional careers. Operating on the quarter system, the 5-level program provides 20 hours of instruction per week along with a variety of social, educational and cultural activities. Direct inquiries to: Laura Milner, OISP oispadmin@cwu.edu (509)963-3610.
Canada
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University of Toronto Mississauga Mississauga, Ontario :: The Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in one of the following fields with a specialization in French as a Second Language: Language Teaching and Learning, Applied Linguistics or Second-Language Acquisition. The position start date is July 1, 2015. Applicants must have earned a PhD in any of the relevant fields mentioned above by the appointment date. The successful candidate must show evidence of excellence in research and in teaching French as a second language at the university level. Native or near-native proficiency in French (i.e., ability to teach in French at all levels of the undergraduate program) and a functional level of English proficiency are required. The successful applicant will teach in the French undergraduate programs and engage in the experiential learning activities offered in the department. S/he will undertake graduate teaching and supervision, either as a member of the Graduate Department of French at the St. George campus or the Graduate Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All qualified candidates are invited to apply by visiting: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=222241. Appli­ca­tions must include a cover letter, a statement of current and future research and teaching interests (written in French), a curriculum vitae and publication samples (preferably one in French), and a teaching portfolio (i.e., teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, teaching philosophy, etc.). All application materials should be submitted online. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word in the following format: 1) letter, CV, and research and teaching statements; 2) publications. Arrangements should be made for three recent letters of reference, which must comment on the applicant’s research and teaching abilities, to be addressed to professor Emmanuel Nikiema, chair of the search committee, and sent to langstudies.chair@utoronto.ca. Please ensure the candidate’s name and “Teaching and Learning Search” are included in the subject line and that letters are on letterhead, signed and scanned. All application materials, including the letters of reference, must be received by Oct. 17, 2014. Questions may be addressed to joanna.szewczyk@utoronto.ca.
Overseas
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Jinhua Polytechnic / Kaplan University Jinhua, China :: UCBCEC, in conjunction with its partner school, Jinhua Polytechnic, seeks an ESL Instructor for a unique teaching experience in the People’s Republic of China beginning in late August, 2014. Applications are invited from enthusiastic educators with a sense of humor, adventure and an interest in Chinese culture to help improve the English proficiency of first and second year college students who will seek admission to Kaplan University at Hagerstown for completion of a bachelor of science in Business Administration/ Accounting. The ESL curriculum focuses on preparing students to pass the ITEP Core examination for entrance to the University. The most critical focus is on speaking and listening skills, although grammar and writing /reading are included. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Must hold a bachelor’s degree. TESOL certification and previous experience are preferred. Must be a native speaker of English. Curriculum development skills are a plus. Jinhua is a friendly city of 4 million people located in eastern China, approximately 3 hours train ride from Shanghai and 90 minutes train ride from Hangzhou. Its people are curious, helpful and welcoming. Benefits include a 1-year renewable contract, return travel, visa processing, health insurance, housing and utilities. To Apply, send cover letter and CV to: Andrew B. Kramer, Associate Dean, International Programs, Kaplan University; Hagerstown, Maryland, ankramer@kaplan.edu.
Al Akhawayn University Ifrane, Morocco The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) of Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (AUI) invites applications for the position of Lecturer in English Rhetoric, effective as of fall 2014. Responsibilities: Teach freshman composition, advanced writing courses, and critical thinking. The candidate will hold regular office hours and participate in extracurricular activities on a regular basis (e.g., independent study, school committees, community service). Scholarly research and service to SHSS and to the university are expected. Target students come from a variety of disciplines and majors across the university. Qualifications: Applicants must have earned an MA, MEd, or equivalent in rhetoric, education, or related field. Applicants should have significant and relevant teaching experience and should provide evidence of expertise and commitment to excellence in teaching, including the use of related learning and classroom technologies. Experience in syllabus design and materials development is a plus. While teaching is conducted in English, a working knowledge of Arabic and/or French is highly recommended. Salary and benefits: AUI offers competitive compensation and benefit packages commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application procedure: Interested applicants must submit an application package that includes: a cover letter; an updated résumé; three letters of recommendation on letterhead, two of which should be from academic referees who can attest to your teaching abilities; and a statement of your teaching philosophy, addressed to Professor John Shoup, chair of the search committee (email: shssfacultysearch@aui.ma). Applications will be received until the position is filled. To learn more about AUI, please visit www.aui.ma.
Proximity Learning Inc Online (U.S.) :: Proximity Learning Inc. is an online teacher staffing company that hires teachers to teach online. All of our teachers teach from the comfort of their homes and can designate the times they would like to teach. We currently need Online Instructors that teach Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, ASL, and all AP courses. Instructors meet with a class of students online during their normal school schedule. Expectations: Meet with students during the scheduled class time. Follow each school district’s policies that are provided. Challenge and encourage students to master their designated languages at every level. Be responsive to students in a timely manner set forth by Proximity Learning Inc. Keep up with grading. Follow curriculum provided by Proximity Learning Inc. Correspond regularly with director of implementation. Be respectful and aware of student’s needs in an online environment. Must have a computer that meets our minimum specifications. Must have adequate internet (recommend high speed). Willing to get a teacher certification in a different state Qualifications: Must have the following: master’s (or higher) in education or equivalent (specific languages are accepted); certification in one or more U.S. States; two or more years in teaching, not limited to the online environment. Apply at http://mylanguage360.com/careers.
McGill University Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia :: Our client, McGill University is one of Canada’s top Universities. Their continuing education department operates an International English Language Training project in Saudi Arabia in conjunction with host post-secondary educational institutions located in Jubail Industrial City, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. The University requires experienced and culturally intelligent Academic Coordinators to assist with teaching as well as program administration. A workload of 35 hours weekly with responsibilities including teaching a minimum of 10 hours a week, and 25 hours weekly dedicated for coordinating, supervising, mentoring and ensuring high-quality program delivery, supporting the new English language curriculum designing, development, and implementation, and performing other project related activities. The contract is a 9.5 months term including academic breaks and holidays of the host institution, with possibility for renewal. The remuneration is very competitive. The positions will begin early Sept. 2014. To apply, please upload a cover letter, CV and the name and title of two referees along with their contact information. The review of applications will begin immediately. Please apply directly through our web, we will review your application and contact qualified applicants promptly for an interview: http://www.itsacademic.ca/job-listings/11418/. Primary responsibilities include: Teaching English for a minimum of 10 hours weekly (classroom instruction and CALL labs); plus 25 office hours weekly needed to organize and participate in classroom observation, follow up, and feedback; implement and supervise academic quality measures related to classroom practices. Desired qualifications and attributes include a minimum Bachelor degree in English, or any other related field plus a teaching certificate (Cambridge CELTA, Trinity Cert. TESOL or TOEFL); masters or equivalent preferred; experience in ELT (ESL, EFL, EAP, ESP); minimum 2 years; experience in coordination, lesson planning, pedagogical materials development, test writing/assessment; cultural sensitivity and experience with diversity; and professional ethics.
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity Online (U.S.) :: The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) and the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE) invite you to become a Scorer for edTPA. Designed for the profession by the profession to support candidate learning and preparation-program growth and renewal, edTPA was developed by teachers and teacher educators from across the nation in collaboration with faculty and staff from Stanford University. Aligned with the Common Core State Standards and InTASC Standards, edTPA assesses teaching that promotes student learning in diverse contexts. SCALE, AACTE, and Pearson invite teacher educators and accomplished teachers to score edTPA. Pearson is hiring teacher educators and accomplished teachers to score edTPA from a secure, private location such as a home or office. Qualified candidates will complete training, pass a qualification, and then score edTPA assessments. All scorers are recruited and selected because of their documented experience both with beginning teachers and with subject-matter content. The criteria for selecting and training scorers are rigorous and include: expertise in the subject matter or developmental level of the teaching field (degree and/or professional experience); teaching experience in that field (or experience teaching methods courses or supervising student teachers in that field); and experience mentoring or supervising beginning teachers or administering programs that prepare them. Scorers must complete a training curriculum that includes about 19 to 24 hours of online modules, interactive web-based sessions, and scoring of several qualification portfolios. In addition to completing the training, scorers are expected to score a minimum of eight edTPA portfolios within a month, depending on the number of submissions. Portfolios are available for scorers to score at their convenience; the average time to score a portfolio is approximately two to three hours. Scorers are compensated for training time and for portfolios scored. Please join our professional learning community of committed educators at www.scoreedtpa.pearson.com.
Alfaisal University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia :: Alfaisal University is looking for an Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of English or Rhetoric and Composition, Applied Linguistics, or closely related fields. Preference is given to native English speakers; both female and male faculty are encouraged to apply. Instructors must have a master of arts degree in TEFL/TESL or applied linguistics, with teaching experience at the tertiary level. Applications must include a cover letter with specialization, resume, teaching philosophy, summary of research interests, and 3 references. Submit online at: http://jobs.alfaisal.edu/category/cos/.
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