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Academic Preparation Instructor - $25/HR

Employer
Campus Education
Location
New York City, New York
Closing date
Dec 8, 2022

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Job Description

CAMPUS Education has addressed the needs of both the local and international communities - educating over ten thousand students. At CAMPUS, we offer superior English language education in a friendly and encouraging environment. We are committed to empowering students with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in today's fast-changing job market.

The CAMPUS Education Manhattan/Penn Station branch is currently looking for an experienced and qualified Academic Preparation Instructor. The candidate must be responsible and innovative in providing online and/or in-class instruction to a diverse group of students. The goal is to work with students to reach a high level of proficiency in English in a short amount of time.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Instructional:

  • Design and develop intensive and accelerated college-like seminars that will prepare adult English Language Learners for college/university coursework in the United States.
  • Compose instructor generated material that will advance the following skills: reading comprehension, academic vocabulary building and retention, college-level essay writing, oral presentation delivery, listening comprehension of college-level lectures, note-taking, and effective engagement in seminar-style discussions and Socratic circles.
  • Supply learners with practical test-taking strategies.
  • Deliver coursework drawn from a variety of university-level subject areas, including the humanities, life sciences, social and physical sciences, and business.
  • Adhere to the policies set forth in the Faculty Handbook, including professional development requirements.
  • Ensure accurate class start/end times.
  • Inform ESL Coordinator of classroom and student management issues.
  • Prepare effective lesson plans.
  • Grade tests, essays, classroom presentations, and daily classroom assignments.
  • Ensure effective application of curriculum/syllabi/materials.
  • Complete daily rosters and keep track of student attendance.
  • Organize relevant class field trips.
  • Perform administrative tasks to ensure program functionality and success.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of student grades and class promotion.
  • Keep organized records and maintain an orderly and secure filing system.
  • Participate in conducting student surveys.

Curriculum:

  • Participate in curriculum development activities, as needed, including: accreditation and certification submissions, annual review, academic planning and review, needs analyses, surveys, etc.
  • Participate in meetings and/or review of materials.

Administrative:

*Other tasks assigned by the ESL Coordinator and/or Academic Director.

Requirements

  • Master's degree, preferably related to international education, applied linguistics, English/English education, the Humanities, including a certificate in TESOL or related ESL teaching coursework.
  • At least 1 year of teaching English as a Second Language to adults, TOEFL iBT instruction, secondary school or college-level instruction.
  • Special consideration is given to prospective instructors with additional experience teaching post-secondary school Academic Preparation content to adult English language learners.
  • Excellent command of the English language, written and oral, and effective interpersonal communication skills, including sensitivity and diplomacy in dealing with people from numerous countries and cultures.
  • Possess excellent classroom management strategies.
  • Professional demeanor.
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