Part Time Lecturer - Intensive English Program
Job location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2018-12-14
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The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.
The mission of the University of Miami Intensive English Program (IEP) is to prepare international students to enter a university in the U.S. by providing instruction in English language and academic study skills. The IEP also helps its international students adapt to university life and American culture. The program facilitates intercultural understanding, offers support and guidance related to non-academic issues, and builds ease and confidence in a new culture.
This is a part time temporary position with no benefits eligibility.
Selected candidates will follow curriculum provided by the department; develop appropriate materials, exercises, and tests for assigned classes; demonstrate the ability to adapt to new techniques and situations required by the teaching assignment; attend all required meetings; assess students' performance; provide two office hours per week for consultation with students; use equipment in language lab, video and computer lab as an effective tool for language learning; meet responsibilities and deadlines for recording attendance, grades, sponsor reports, etc.; provide evaluations, recommendations and any other input requested regarding student performance.
Qualifications and Experience:
Master's degree in TESL, or related field with two years teaching experience in an academic ESL program and experience living or teaching overseas;
Computer skills and familiarity with, or willingness to learn, multimedia lab system required;
Focus on student services, teamwork and appreciation of other cultures.