Posting Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

An Instructor in the English Language Program (ELP) demonstrates excellence in teaching in a content-based, project-based curriculum, serves as a mentor and resource for other ELP instructors and interns, and actively supports the ELP’s mission and goals. Reports to Program Coordinator responsible for assigned teaching duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development activities.
  • Advanced proficiency in spoken and written academic English.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TESOL Certification
  • Experience creating content-based materials, projects, and rubrics for adult 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.
  • Ability and willingness to teach public speaking skills
  • Overseas experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Expected Activity Hours Per Week/Activity Evaluation Rating Percentage

Teaching Prep Professional Admin Totals
Hours 12 10 1 2 up to 25 hours
Eval % 80% 10% 10% 100% 
  • Teach a part-time course load (10-12 hours of instruction in non-credit courses, or 8 hours/ of instruction in credit courses).
  • 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 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.
  • Be available for new faculty interviews as needed.

Position & Benefits:

  • Possibility for conversion to full-time position as determined by performance evaluation results and student demand.

Instructors are evaluated annually on instructional effectiveness (80%), professional activities (10%), and fulfillment of administrative duties (10%).

To apply please submit cover letter, resume, reference information and salary expectations to

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is subject to a background check.