Drew University seeks a part-time instructor in the Department of Spanish to teach one or two in-person classes during the Spring 2024 semester from among the following courses:Fundamentals of Oral and Written Spanish I (SPAN 101) Fundamentals of Oral and Written Spanish II (SPAN 102)Intermediate Spanish (SPAN 201)Each class would include approximately 18-20 undergraduate students. The Spring semester runs from January 17 – April 30, with a spring break from March 2 – 10, and a final exam period from May 2 – 8. Each course meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons for 65 minutes of face-to-face instruction each day. Instructor compensation is $4,500 per course. Key Responsibilities: Teach assigned in-person classes in accordance with college and departmental policies, including adherence to common course syllabiEmploy “communicative approach” language learning methodologiesDesign and employ instructional material and assessment tools (quizzes, activities, assignments) as required by chair or language coordinator, evaluate grades, and provide feedback on student performance in a timely mannerHold regular weekly office hours with studentsMeet regularly with the department language coordinator, who will supervise the responsibilities of the positionMaintain communications with students, administrators, faculty, and other staffRefer students to appropriate college resources (tutoring, academic coaching, etc) when neededBe passionate about innovative teaching within a liberal arts contextRequired Education and Experience:A minimum of a Master’s degree in Spanish or a closely related fieldNative or near-native fluency in SpanishDemonstrated knowledge of language teaching and learning methodologiesAbility to work with a diverse group of students Previous success or promise in teachingPrevious experience working in higher education contexts desiredApplication:
To apply, please submit:Cover LetterCurrent Curriculum VItaeEvidence of previous success in teaching (e.g. summary of course evaluations, reference letter, etc)We will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications after the position has been filled will remain in the part-time pool.
About Drew University:Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.It has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 students and has 136 full-time faculty members, 96% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in 40 disciplines and offers 19 dual-degree programs.Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch
, ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as seven New York City semesters and several international study abroad programs.The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers a wide array of distinctive and flexible advanced degree programs designed to meet the needs of almost any busy schedule. All programs are based on Drew’s renowned commitment to faculty-student mentorship, opportunities for out-of-the-classroom experiential learning, and facilitating a robust intellectual community. The Theological School has a distinguished history rooted in the United Methodist Church. Today, it serves many denominations as a center for preparing clergy and leaders for service in the church and the world. Its focus on biblical and theological scholarship and social justice has made it a sought after destination for students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees.To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Following federal and state requirements; a candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States if selected for hire. These positions are subject to a background check.