ESL Lead Instructor - FLT Family Literacy Program

Location
Denver, CO
Posted
Sep 19, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberF00694Position TitleESL Lead Instructor - FLT Family Literacy ProgramPosition NumberPTESL1Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee CategoryAffiliate FacultyDepartmentFLC - Family Literacy PgmEClass CodePart-Time Affiliate FacultyPosition Summary

“Families Learning Together” has an opening for a part-time lead instructor to teach ESL adults in the Family Literacy Program. Position is semester-based and includes classroom instruction and planning time.

Establishment of Department Pool for ESL Lead Instructor – FLT Family Literacy Program. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Fall 2019 through Spring 2022.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Duties/Responsibilities

-Provide direct classroom instruction for adults using appropriate ESL curriculum, teaching methods and materials
-Coordinate with lead teaching staff regarding curriculum, materials, student goals, testing and evaluation
-Demonstrate curriculum methods and materials to volunteer tutors or teaching aides as needed
-Perform accurate testing, record keeping and reporting responsibilities
-Work with Family Literacy staff in planning Parent enrichment and intergenerational learning activities with families
-Attend workshops, trainings and in-services as requested by leadership team
-Foster encouraging and supportive learning environment for students by responding to instructional needs and concerns.
-Instructors will be expected to pack up and move classroom space as part of the their responsibilities.
-Other duties as assigned

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Required Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
-Current CDE Adult Basic Education Authorization (ABEA) or enrollment in initial coursework upon hire and receipt of certification within two years.
-Three years’ minimum experience with adult learners,.
-Knowledge and practice of current ESL and adult education theory
-Experience with standard educational assessment tools
-Ability to lift/carry 20 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

-Master’s in ESL or related field
-Basic conversational Spanish skills
-Proven ability to work and be sensitive to the educational needs of immigrant, low income, and diverse urban populations.

Posting date09/17/2019Closing dateClosing InstructionsTo ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you will have to apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com

If you have been previously employed by the department you will only need to submit a revised CV.

If you have not been been employed by the department you will need to submit all the requested documentation.

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Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

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  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. References
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Other Document
  5. Curriculum Vitae
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