Drew University is seeking applications for qualified candidates for the position of Adjunct Instructor in the English Language Program with INTO Drew University, beginning January 2023. Some openings may be needed for a special half-term program with Saudi and Chinese students starting in mid-October 2022. Instructors will teach classes in the Pathway (PW) and/or Academic English (AE) programs. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching and actively support the ELP's mission and goals. Reports to Academic Director. Appointments are temporary (one semester), but renewable thereafter. This pool will be in effect until January 31, 2023. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
- Adjunct instructors are paid per course per semester: $4,500 per 4-credit course in Pathway Program; $4,500 per 6-contact-hour (per week) course, $3,000 per 4-contact-hour course; $1,500 per 2-contact-hour course in the Academic English Program.
- Instructors are evaluated each semester on instructional effectiveness and fulfillment of administrative duties.
- Teach and prepare courses as assigned in fall, spring or summer semesters. Course assignments may be in our Academic English or Pathway programs. The English language learners have different proficiency levels (novice, intermediate and advanced).
- Teaching assignments may include one or more of the following: Academic English Intensive (reading, writing, grammar, listening, speaking), English for Academic Purposes (reading & writing and listening & speaking) on undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional elective courses may be available. Some instructors may also be assigned to teach the American Pop Culture class for first-semester international students in the Pathway program.
- Actively support the mission, core values, and teaching philosophies of the English Language Program. Maintain communications with students, administrators, faculty, and other staff.
- Perform all administrative duties as needed, including testing, rating, orientation, emergency and voluntary subbing, meetings, dissemination and submission of required forms, etc. Keep accurate records of student performance.
- Be available to students and instructors for 1 hour per week in the office (apart from teaching) for every 2 hours in the classroom between the hours of 8-5.
List the minimum academic requirements for this position: Bachelors required, Masters, preferred
- M.A. in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Language Teaching Methodology, Curriculum and Instruction, or related field with 18 hours of TESL courses
- Minimum one year 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
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
Desired Skills and Experience:
- 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
How to Apply:
To apply, submit the following materials.
- Cover letter
- Graduate Transcript
- Contact Information of 3 professional references
Please apply by October 7, 2022. Application review will be on a rolling basis as applications are submitted; early applications are encouraged. Applications will continue to be accepted until January 31, 2023.
About Drew University:
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 campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.
It has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 students and has 136 full-time faculty members, 96% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer master's and doctoral degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in 40 disciplines and offers 19 dual-degree programs.
Drew's one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch, ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé-guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as seven New York City semesters and several international study abroad programs.
The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers a wide array of distinctive and flexible advanced degree programs designed to meet the needs of almost any busy schedule. All programs are based on Drew's renowned commitment to faculty-student mentorship, opportunities for out-of-the-classroom experiential learning, and facilitating a robust intellectual community.
The Theological School has a distinguished history rooted in the United Methodist Church. Today, it serves many denominations as a center for preparing clergy and leaders for service in the church and the world. Its focus on biblical and theological scholarship and social justice has made it a sought after destination for students pursuing master's and doctoral degrees.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Following federal and state requirements; a candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States if selected for hire.
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