Posting Date: Friday, April 22, 2016
Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 145 full-time faculty members, 94% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer MA and PhD degrees and the College confers BA degrees in 30 disciplines.
Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship, a commitment to connecting the campus with the community and a focus on experiential learning. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell, the Drew Summer Science Institute, the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as the Wall Street Semester, Semester at the United Nations, Semester on Contemporary Art and Semester on Communications and Media in New York City and several international semester programs. The University also houses the Center for Civic Engagement, the Drew Summer Science Institute, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.
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Drew University is seeking applications for qualified candidates for the position of Instructor in the English Language Program, beginning August 2015. 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. Reports to Academic Director.
- M.A. in 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
- 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
- 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
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, collaborative approach to working with others, and strong communication skills
- Overseas experience
- Experience with academic advising
Duties & Responsibilities:
- 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 10 hours per week in the office (apart from teaching), between the hours of 8-5
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 please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.