ESL Instructor (Teacher Trainer)

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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:

Program Specialist

Working Title:

ESL Instructor (Teacher Trainer)

Work Schedule:

TBD. We anticipate online classes will take place several days and times throughout the week. Class hours may be during the weekdays with possible evenings or weekend schedule. Can expect to teach minimum of 6 hrs each week ( possibility of more hours if

Other Work/Responsibilities:

Instructors will provide online instruction several times each week using Moodle/Zoom (common platform for all classes- NC State will provide the platform, access, and any necessary technical training). Teachers will also help develop curriculum including vocabulary lists, simple dialogues, question and answer exercises, games and puzzles. Video/audio submissions

Minimum Experience/Education:

The successful candidate (s) will have licensure and/or a graduate degree in TESOL (or in a closely related field) with two or more years of EFL/ESL teaching experience. We will also consider TVET instructors who are bilingual English-Spanish who can help develop CLIL curriculum in one of the following fields: hospitality/tourism, software/computer, trade/sales or BPO/Call Centers

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.)
Must demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal communication skills. Must be fluent or have near native fluency in English
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
-ESL/EFL language instruction experience to English language learners (professionals, adults, or tertiary level Students) preferred.
Have experience with ESL/EFL curriculum development

Required License or Certification:

Required License or Certification: TESOL Certification, ESL Teaching License, or equivalent certification is required, but may be waived with direct teaching experience to non-native English speakers (one to two year minimum)

Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Anticipated Hiring Range:

$35 per hour

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Posted: 4/25/2021
Application Due: 6/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time