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TESOL Instructor (Teaching English as a Second Language)

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Basic Job Info

US-MO-Kansas City
Begin Date
End Date
Base Pay
$55.00 /Hour
Employment Type
Manages Others
Relocation Covered

Job Description

Basic Function

NOVA Workforce is seeking TESOL instructors to teach one-day intensive teacher-development workshops in task-based and problem-based learning as part of our non-credit TESOL Certificate Program www.nvcc.edu/workforce/tesol/index.html
This posting is designed to build a pool of potential instructors for TESOL. There may or may not be any positions currently available, however, in order to be considered for current/future openings, please follow the application process.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include but are not limited to:
•Teach one-day intensive teacher-development workshops on Saturdays
•Demonstrate and explain current ESL teaching methodologies in task-based and problem-based learning to student teachers.
•Utilize the program PowerPoints, required readings, and rubrics.
•Provide examples of teaching task-based and problem-based learning from your own experience.
•Evaluate student teaching demonstrations and in-class written assignments using program rubrics.
•Utilize Canvas for course information and student assignments/resources.

Minimum Qualifications

•Masters in TESOL or Masters in Linguistics with a minor in TESOL/TESOL Certificate.
•Previous teacher-training experience
•Previous adult ESL teaching experience at a college/community college

Preferred Qualifications

•Masters in TESOL
•Several years of teacher-training experience at a college or community college level

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Deep knowledge of communicative language teaching methodologies: task-based and problem-based.
•Excellent organizational skills and classroom management skills
•Ability to work with groups of varying ages and skill levels – including differentiating instruction
•Ability to utilize program rubrics to grade student teaching demonstrations
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to work individually as well as on a team

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Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants who do not have documented student teacher-training experience nor hold a Masters in TESOL or Masters in Linguistics with a minor in TESOL/TESOL Certificate will not be considered.

Please include a resume, a communicative language teaching lesson plan, and a cover letter in your application. No phone inquiries please.

Background Check Statement

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional Information

Job Requirements

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