Teach English in United States
START DATE: January 2013
SALARY: $47,705 approximate annual.
Under the supervision of the Department Chair of Humanities, the Instructor of Foreign Languages will prepare and teach college-approved language courses in accordance with course descriptions and class schedules, develop syllabi, and reading lists, assist in the selection of texts and related teaching resources, and meet the responsibilities required of all faculty members, including academic an career-oriented student advisement.. The Language Instructor will play a lead role in language instruction at the college and work with ESL faculty members in the development of a regional ESL Center.
Master’s degree in a foreign language is required; Spanish language degree and ability to teach multiple languages preferred. Evidence of currency in theories of second languages acquisition and college teaching experience, especially among ethnically diverse and/or urban student populations and community college students is desirable.
Successful applicants should be able demonstrate expertise in the following areas: teaching a foreign language using innovative approaches to pedagogy and learner-centered teaching. Background in team-teaching and interdisciplinary approaches to instruction, assessment, and multimedia instructional techniques (which may include on-line learning) is desirable.
Applicants should be able to show evidence of commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college with an urban, non-traditional, multicultural student population
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to put in writing exactly how their experience has prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.