EFL Academic Director- Lead Instructor

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About the Program: The Global Training Initiative (GTI) at North Carolina State University enhances international partnerships among NC State faculty and students, North Carolina business and government, and various organizations and agencies all around the world through international programs and cross-cultural training experiences.

Essential Job Duties: The Global Training Initiative (GTI) in the Office of Global Engagement at NC State University is accepting applications for the position of temporary, EFL Instructors. 16-18 week online course for secondary and post-secondary teachers in Colombia that focuses on beginning to mid-level EFL, vocabulary and pronunciation, technical/trades vocabulary, sentence patterning and simple dialogs.

Is Time Limited:


If Yes, Appointment Length:

June - Sept 2021 (Approximate dates: may begin earlier or go later

Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC (online only)


Global Training Initiative

Classification Title:

Temporary Feed the Pack Coordinator

Working Title:

EFL Academic Director- Lead Instructor

Work Schedule:

TBD. We anticipate online classes will take place several days and times throughout the week. Classes may be scheduled days, evenings and/or weekends.

Other Work/Responsibilities:

The EFL Academic Director will coordinate the development and implementation of this 16 week summer EFL course. She/he will manage all aspects of the course including curriculum development, assessment, and platform implementation (Moodle build-out, selection of tools and apps and other educational materials and resources. She or he will also have responsibility for the orientation, training, scheduling, and supervision of qualified EFL instructors who will provide the online instruction, review/correction of assignments and possible additions to the curriculum.

Minimum Experience/Education:

The successful candidate (s) will have licensure and/or a graduate degree in TESOL (or in a closely related field) with five or more years of EFL/ESL teaching experience and three or more years of supervisory and teacher training experience in the ESL field (or directing a multi-instructor ESL/EFL program) especially with professionals or adults.

Department Required Skills:

Must have substantial experience and expertise using basic educational technology tools (e.g., Zoom and an online learning management system such as Moodle, Blackboard, etc.)
Be able to demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal communication skills. Must be fluent or have near native fluency in English
Must demonstrate enthusiasm for working with international students and professionals- and have a commitment to excellence in teaching and supervising instructors/teachers.
Cultural sensitivity and interest in working with diverse groups

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

- Spanish language ability/fluency is preferred, but not required

- Familiarity with vocational-technical programs and terminology desired (compared to academic English)

- Please describe any supervisory experience in your Cover letter.

Required License or Certification:

Required License or Certification: TESOL Certification, ESL Teaching License, or equivalent certification is required.

Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Anticipated Hiring Range:

$45-$55 per hour

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Posted: 4/25/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time