Instructor, Intensive English Program (Part-time)

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Instructor, Intensive English Program (Part-time)

Job ID: 226156
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Responsible for teaching all levels and skills of ESL classes in the Intensive English Program (IEP) to students from diverse cultural, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. Reviews and designs program curriculum and materials and prepares class assignments. Evaluates learning outcomes and advises IEP students for retention and or progression to KSU matriculation.

1. Prepares lessons, conducts assessments and may teach up to 18 weekly contact class hours in IEP

2. May assist with new student orientation and placement testing

3. Attends a minimum of two IEP staff meetings per session

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education

Other Required Qualifications
Internationally recognized TESOL certification (such as DELTA or CELTA)

Required Experience
Six (6) months relevant work experience in an English language program

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or closely related field

Preferred Experience
One (1) year of instructional experience in an international setting

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Able to teach English language learners of all levels, and in all skill areas

  • Able to apply principles of second language pedagogy to the IEP curriculum, and design appropriate lesson plans, assessments, and syllabi

  • Able to communicate the mission, structure, and design of the program to students and other stakeholders

  • Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

  • Knowledge of a second language

  • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills

  • Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Google suite)

  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

  • Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

    Other Information
    This is not a supervisory position.
    This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
    No, this position will not be required to drive.
    This role is considered a position of trust.
    This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
    This position will not travel
    This position does not require security clearance.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/26/2021
    Application Due: 4/26/2033
    Work Type: Part Time