Drew University is seeking applications for qualified candidates for the shared position of Instructor in the English Language Instructor & Coordinator of ESL Certification, beginning January 2019. The person’s responsibilities will vary between the two areas, but generally split as two-thirds teaching in the INTO program and one-third for program administration in the MA Teaching program. Reports to INTO Academic Director and Director of Teacher Education.
This is a 12-month, renewable contract, and includes full-time benefits. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, serve as a mentor and resource for other ELP instructors and interns, and actively support the ELP’s mission and goals. Candidates will also coordinate Teacher Education ESL program, including advising students, working with faculty on issues of state approvals and accreditation, and overseeing/training adjuncts.
Teach and prepare courses as assigned in fall, spring and summer semesters. Course assignments may be in our Academic English or Pathway programs
Actively support the mission, core values, and teaching philosophies of the English Language Program
Contribute to program development by completing at least one program project per year This can be fulfilled by leading a creative team, mentoring an MA intern, or developing a course packet
Participate in professional development opportunities in the ELP and in the field, including mentoring new faculty members, participating on creative teams, or providing a workshop for other faculty
Perform all administrative duties as needed, including testing, rating, orientation, emergency and voluntary subbing, meetings, faculty recruitment, dissemination and submission of required forms, etc
Be available to students and instructors for 8 hours per week in the office (apart from teaching), between the hours of 8-5
Education & Experience:
A. in English, Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Language Teaching Methodology, Curriculum and Instruction, or related field with 18 hours of TESL courses
Minimum 3 years’ full-time experience teaching in a college-level English language program
Familiarity with ESL teaching in K-12 education system
Excellent teaching, demonstrated by classroom observations, student evaluations, and sample materials
Experience with and knowledge of a variety of curricular approaches and methodologies for teaching English as a Second Language to include content-based instruction, English for Academic Purposes
Evidence of ongoing professional development activities
Advanced proficiency in spoken and written academic English
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, collaborative approach to working with others, and strong communication skills
Minimum 2 years’ experience teaching in teaching English language program in K-12 education system
Experience with accreditation and/or program assessment
Experience creating materials, projects and rubrics for English language learners
Evidence of contributions to colleagues' professional development, demonstrated by workshops, collaborative materials development, or other activities
Position & Benefits:
Drew 12-month instructor contract, up for renewal annually
Salary commensurate with experience; raises are determined by performance evaluation results
Position includes vacation leave, sick leave, and health benefits
Instructors are evaluated annually on instructional effectiveness (80%), professional activities (10%), and fulfillment of administrative duties (10%).
To apply, submit the following materials to [HR will assign the mailbox address]. Please include your name in the subject. Please apply by Friday, November 16, 2018.
Contact information of 3 professional references
About INTO University Partnerships
INTO University Partnerships collaborates with leading universities to provide international students with a personalized and highly supportive learning environment in which to acclimatize to life on a US university campus and prepare for long-term academic success. Since 2006, INTO has launched partnerships to internationalize 19 universities in the US, UK, and Asia, including Oregon State University, University of South Florida, Colorado State University, Marshall University, George Mason University, and Drew University.
About Drew University
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.
Internal Number: HR1118-1
About Drew University
Drew University's highest priority is excellence in liberal education in a changing world environment. This priority guides the planning, implementing, and evaluating of the programs and activities of the University as well as the stewardship of its varied resources.