Teaching Specialist (Part-Time)

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
United States
Closing date
Oct 6, 2023

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Internal Number: 356790

The Minnesota English Language Program (MELP) in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies (CCAPS) at the University of Minnesota is seeking to create a pool of qualified instructors for part-time, adjunct Teaching Specialist positions for various terms for the 2023-24 academic year. Adjunct instructors will be hired on a per term basis based on program needs. These are temporary, non-tenured positions paid on a per course basis.

Adjunct Teaching Specialists will be responsible for teaching courses in the Intensive English Program, Academic English Program, or a Short-Term Program. Position duties include planning and teaching one or more ESL courses; attending staff meetings and orientation; collaborating with other teachers in the program on curriculum development; and student assessment and other program duties as assigned.

Work for a phenomenal team and College that”s student and staff-centered!

The search committee will review applications as program needs arise throughout the year. Candidates will only be contacted when there is a course available.

  1. Demonstrative skill & commitment to DEI
  2. MA in TESOL or a closely related field in hand by time of appointment
  3. At least one semester of ESL teaching at the college or university level
  4. Evidence of an excellent teaching record
  5. Superior communication skills in English

  1. Significant experience teaching ESL at the college or university level
  2. Successful completion of an ESL practicum course (with documentation)
  3. Experience mentoring new ESL teachers in one”s own classroom
  4. Experience teaching diverse groups of students in a variety of settings
  5. Experience integrating technology into language teaching
  6. Strong interpersonal skills
  7. The ability to work well on a team
  8. Experience and interest in curriculum development
  9. Evidence of continuing professional activity

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