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Temporary - IEI Temp Teacher - Multiple Openings

Employer
University of Maine
Location
Orono, Maine
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Contract
Job Details

Position Title:

Temporary - IEI Temp Teacher - Multiple Openings (id:84433)

Campus:

Orono

Department:

Intensive English Institute - OIEI

Bargaining Unit:

Temp

Salary Band/Wage Band:

N/A

Location:

Orono ME

Statement of the Job:

To teach Intensive English Institute classes to English Language Learners. Prepare students for academic and practical English skills necessary to succeed as matriculated students in the University of Maine or achieve other goals for which English language skills are required. This temporary position pays an hourly rate of $25.00.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach IEI classes as assigned. Must be available to teach in person at the UMaine Orono campus.
  • Foster a positive, interactive and dynamic learning environment.
  • Utilize current MLL (Multi-Lingual Learners) pedagogies and practices.
  • Utilize formative and summative assessments to track students' progress.
  • Advise students as needed.
  • Participate in IEI staff meetings, IEI orientation and other IEI events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Current sessions available:
  • Fall A session from 8/15/24 to 10/25/24
  • Fall B session from 10/15/24 to 12/24/24
  • Spring A session from 1/6/25 to 3/14/25
  • Spring B session from 3/10/25 to 5/15/25
  • Summer session from 5/20/25 to 8/5/25

About the University:

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,900 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus, the regional campus in Machias, and throughout the state. UMaine is a land, sea and space grant university, and maintains a leadership role as the University of Maine System's flagship institution. UMaine is the state's public research university and a Carnegie R1 top-tier research institution, dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research and service for Maine, the nation and the world. More information about UMaine is at umaine.edu.

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.

Qualifications:

Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in education, or a closely related field such as literacy, English, or linguistics, from an accredited institution is required.
  • Experience studying, working, or teaching abroad.
  • Ability to speak more than one language is preferred.
  • Strong intercultural communication skills are a must.
  • Flexibility, teaching skills, and cultural sensitivity are required.
  • Ability to travel locally, requiring a valid driver's license.

Preferred:
  • Master's degree in teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or a closely related field such as education, literacy, or linguistics, from an accredited institution.
  • Previous teaching experience.
  • Online and Hybrid/Blended Learning teaching experience.
  • Experience with a Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Experience working and communicating with multilingual learners.
  • Experience working with immigrants (refugees, asylum seekers, etc.) in the U.S.
  • Proficiency in a foreign language (other than English).

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:

1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position

2.) a resume/curriculum vitae

3.) contact information for three professional references

You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair: Erin-Kate Sousa, erinkate.sousa@maine.edu, 207-581-3437.

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.

In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information, or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5713 Chadbourne Hall, Room 412, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5713, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Length:

Other

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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