TESOL Instructor (Teaching English as a Second Language)

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Job Title:

TESOL Instructor (Teaching English as a Second Language)


American Culture and Language Institute

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Multiple Locations

Full or Part Time:


Salary Range:

$55 an hour

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

Operation of a State Vehicle:


Open 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.




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Posted: 11/20/2019
Application Due: 1/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time