Adjunct Instructor - Bilingual Education/ESL
Position DetailsUNT System Overview
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The School of Education at the University of North Texas – Dallas invites application for the position of Adjunct Instructor to teach Bilingual Education/ESL courses for Fall 2020.
The School of Education at UNT-Dallas seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families, and communities by providing high-quality, student focused education in preparation for tomorrow’s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support.Position Summary
Qualified individuals are being sought to establish a pool of readily available talented persons from which these vacancies can be filled as they occur. The adjunct instructor of Bilingual Education/ESL is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the School of Education. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about teaching and puts student success as a top priority.Minimum Qualifications
Minimum qualifications for the position of Adjunct Instructor in Bilingual Education/ESL:
-Master’s Degree with at least 18 graduate credit hours in bilingual education
-Current teaching certification in Bilingual Education/ESL in the state of Texas
-Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills in both BICS and CALP with the ability to effectively teach Spanish content
-Availability for both day and evening courses
-Minimum 3 years teaching public education in bilingual/dual language setting
-Bilingual – fluent in English/Spanish in all four linguistic domains
-Demonstrates ability to follow and collaborate with faculty to provide essential instruction in courses for certification preparation
-Terminal degree in the discipline or a closely related discipline
-Demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses
-Academic experience working on a campus with culturally diverse students, staff, and faculty
Work schedule is dependent on assigned courses.Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Physical RequirementsCarrying, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or HearPosting NumberA113PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/36928Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
- What is your Philosophy for serving students?
(Open Ended Question)
- Are you bi-literate in Spanish and English?
- * Do you have a Master's Degree with at least 18 graduate credit hours in bilingual education?
- * Do you have a Current teaching certification in Bilingual Education/ESL in the state of Texas?
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation