ESL Instructor

Jacksonville, FL
Aug 20, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Job TitleESL InstructorDepartmentEnglish Language ProgramPosition Number944016Requisition Number061348Position TypeOther Personnel Services Part TimeFull Time/Part TimePart-TimeTime-limited throughHoursVaryHourly RateCompetitiveJob Summary/Responsibilities

The English Language Program (ELP), located on the campus of the University of North Florida, is a university-based intensive English program for international students. The central task of ELP instructors is to provide quality English language instruction to our students in different subject areas (reading/writing, listening/speaking, vocabulary, and grammar) and at different levels (beginning to advanced).

This is a part-time ELP position classified as OPS (Other Personnel Services).
Part-time instructors have an essential role in the program and perform the following functions.
•Prepare, teach, and evaluate class
•Advise students
•Attend faculty meetings
•Coordinate instruction with others within levels
•Develop materials and assessment tools
•Perform exit testing

Required Qualifications

Masters Degree in TESOL or a related field (for example Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, English, etc. plus at least 18 hours of TESOL methods classes)

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching English as a second language in higher education
Experience in teaching abroad

Statement(s) of UnderstandingBackground CheckStatement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a background check. In
conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.


The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives

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Anticipated Start DateJob Posting Date08/15/2019Application Review DateApplication DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationSarah Morris 904-620-4281Hiring OfficialSarah MorrisLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions

For the Department Specific document please upload a 50-minute lesson plan on the present progressive tense for an intermediate grammar class of 15 students. This should also include the materials necessary for the lesson.

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Sarah Morris at (904) 620-4281, or [email protected]

Quicklink Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UNF student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the highest level of education you have attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PhD
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Department Specific: See Special Instructions
Optional Documents