ESL Adjunct Instructors - $20 Hourly Rate
Charlestown / Worcester /Allston Campuses
The English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor will teach courses within the ESL Programs. The instructor will be responsible for planning and delivering ESL curriculum. Along with the classroom hours, there will be a strong focus on using a learning management system and collaborative learning.
Education and Experience
The position requires a Bachelor or Master degree in a ESL/EFL
In Cases where the Bachelor or Master Degree is not in ESL/EFL, language teaching faculty, including teacher-trainers, must have a specific knowledge base and skill set that includes, at a minimum, the following:
- Language teaching methodology
- The nature of language/languages (e.g., introduction to linguistics
- The structure of English ( e.g., syntax, phonology, morphology, discourse)
- Second language acquisition
- Intercultural communication ( e.g., sociolinguistics, cross-cultural studies)
- Practicum experience
Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Teaches ESL courses in Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced, General Writing, Communication or Literature.
- Prepares lesson plans as part of administrative tasks per class assignment.
- Delivers lectures and facilitates project-based learning (PBL) on various subject matter areas.
- Assists students in the learning process.
- Evaluates and monitors students’ progress.
- Keeps necessary records to report student academic progress (SAP) to the campus dean.
- Attends quarterly ESL instructor In-Service meetings.
- Stays abreast with the trends and developments in ESL studies by attending professional development activities outside of CSI and completing a minimum of 6 hours of professional development related to instruction in the field per year.
- Organizes and leads field trips for students at least once per quarter.
- Actively contributes to program improvement.
- Provides academic advising and support to students as part of administrative tasks per class assignment.
- Utilizes CSI email regularly for staff communication.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of pedagogical methods teaching ESL.
Knowledge of project-based learning (PBL).
Knowledge of blended learning methodology (BLM) in teaching ESL.
Native or near-native ability to speak English.
Ability to use the following equipment and software packages with proficiency:
Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to use Learning Management Software such as Desire to Learn (D2L)