Teach four classes per term, three to four terms per year, over five levels of the ESLI program.
Allow at least five hours per week for student conferences/office hours (3), faculty meetings (1), and other training meetings (1).
Adhere to the federal, state, and university requirements related to FERPA, Title IX, copyright, and other legal mandates, including participating in trainings and applying knowledge in the classroom and in student interactions.
Implement adopted texts and supplemental materials in the classroom and participate in the review of course materials, including textbooks, assignments, assessments, and learning management systems using feedback from colleagues, students, and administrators, and research from the field of TESOL and assessment.
Use appropriate methodology specific to the fields of TESOL, pedagogy, and adult education.
Provide academic advising through regular office hours and specialized meetings with assigned advisees and students.
Participate in all academic excursions, including field trips, orientation events, and student pick-ups.
Attend and participate in all departmental and committee meetings.
Assist in development, review, and assessment of program curricula, assessments, activities, and student services.
Regularly make use of email to interact with colleagues, students, and administrators.
Use the ESLI-approved learning management system daily to post syllabi and assignments, assign homework and assessments, track grades and attendance, and communicate with students and colleagues.
Participate in at least fifteen hours of professional development per year.
Master’s Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) OR
Master’s Degree in related area and specialized training in all of the following areas:
language teaching methodology
the nature of language/languages (e.g., introduction to linguistics)
the structure of English (e.g., syntax, phonology, morphology, discourse)
second language acquisition
intercultural communication (e.g., sociolinguistics, cross-cultural studies)
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and references
ESLi is the original Pathway Program into the universities' degree programs. No TOEFL or IELTS is required. Upon completing our program, ESLi universities guarantee placement to academically qualified students.Students do not need to submit GMAT or GRE exam scores at the time of application for acceptance into the graduate programs. Instead, ESLi affiliated universities allow students to take the ...exams at the end of the Pre-University level of the ESLi program. ESLi students have full access to campus facilities, services, and activiites. Each school offers ESLi students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the university culture; students are encouraged to participate in social activities and attend sporting events.Students receive 25 hours per week of intensive English language instruction and are challenged in academic reading and writing, research skills, group work, presentations and critical thinking.Listening: Using a variety of sources, students learn effective listening skills that they can implement both inside and outside the classroom.Speaking / Pronunciation: Students gain confidence speaking in a variety of situations: casual conversations, formal dialogue, class presentations, etc.Reading: Through in class reading exercises and a personalized reading program, students learn to read for pleasure and for university studies. Exposure to a wide variety of texts provides students with opportunities to find and select their own materials as well as develop some personal preferences.Composition: Through guided practice students learn writing skills from basic paragraphs through the process of researching, organizing, and composing research papers. Confidence in self and peer evaluation is encouraged. Students also learn word-processing skills to prepare for university writing assignments.Grammar: Students are encouraged to learn grammar through use. Grammar instruction is provided within the context of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.