We are seeking a full-time English and Academic Skills Instructor who will be responsible for providing English language and academic skill support to the student body.
The position will report to the Director of English Bridge Program and Learning Support.
Scope of Work
In joining our start-up university for its inaugural year, the English and Academic Skills Instructor will have the opportunity to develop curriculum within the English Bridge Program and Learning Support from the ground up.
The English and Academic Skills Instructor is primarily a student-facing position, but many opportunities to collaborate with teaching faculty and other staff members will be available.
Roles and Responsibilities
The English and Academic Skills Instructor’s duties and responsibilities include :
Teach intensive English and academic skills focused classes as part of the summer Bridge Program
Work closely with individual Bridge students to create individualized learning plans for continuing study during the academic year
Provide ongoing learning support during the academic year, including embedded learning support workshops for core courses, 1-
1 advising support, organizing and supporting study groups, peer mentoring, or other forms of peer-to-peer support
Work closely with the Director of English Bridge Program and Learning Support to develop and implement English language and learning support curricula and programming, develop authentic English learner assessment materials, and perform other duties related to English language and academic support, as needed
Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department;
help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.
Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Studies or other related field (e.g. MFA Creative Writing, MA in Education or English Literature)
3 years of experience English as a foreign language instruction, English writing instruction (e.g. composition), academic advising, or learning / academic skills support.
Preference will be given to candidates with education or experience in both English language instruction and learning support.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Fluency in English language
Knowledge of authentic methods of language assessment is preferred
Demonstrated ability of working with a wide variety of individuals and teams
Strong alignment with Fulbright’s educational mission and a passion for education and learning process