Intensive English Program at the University Of Miami
July 3, 2018
Coral Gables, Florida
Full Time - Experienced
The University of Miami Intensive English Program (IEP) is a five-level program designed to teach international students all the skills they need to compete with domestic students in an American classroom, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students not only learn to read, write, listen, and speak in English, but they also gain exposure to crucial components of the U.S. education system such as classroom etiquette, working as a group, and developing and utilizing critical thinking skills. In addition, IEP students have access to the broad range of both educational and extracurricular resources available to other students attending the University of Miami.
Professional / Teaching Duties:
Teach a normal load of 16-17 contact hours a week, during the year; May be assigned to teach in the Intensive Language Institute which may entail customized courses for individuals or groups.
Balance teaching assignments to maintain familiarity with all courses
Develop syllabi for assigned courses following approved curriculum
Demonstrate excellence in planning, presentation, and classroom management skills
Develop appropriate materials, exercises and tests for assigned classes
Demonstrate ability to adapt to new techniques and situations required by the teaching assignment
Attend meetings and provide input requested by the directors
Assess students’ performance in an accurate and unbiased manner
Keep students informed of their progress through regular feedback and graded material
Treat all students fairly and impartially, maintaining cultural sensitivity
Assist with registration, testing, and placement testing as assigned each term and as needed
Be responsible for one “service” assignment each semester; This entails participation in Committee work;
Meet responsibilities and deadlines for recording attendance, grades, sponsor reports, and other responses as requested
Attend Division and departmental meetings
Maintain at least 5 office hours per week for consultation with students and colleagues
Display courtesy and effectively interact with the University community (including students and departmental colleagues)
Cooperate with colleagues by sharing ideas and materials willingly and by being accessible and dependable
Consistently strive to grow professionally and to contribute to the professional
Support and participate in social, recreational and cultural activities scheduled for students
Provide evaluations, recommendations and any other input requested regarding student performance
Carryout two peer evaluations each calendar year
Degree in ESL or related field with coursework in the areas of linguistics, culture and society, educational foundations, second-language pedagogy, second language assessment, and language teaching practicum.
Two years teaching experience in an academic ESL, including experience in teaching multilingual classes in all areas of English language skills and at all levels of English proficiency at the post secondary level.
Previous formal study of a second language and experience living or teaching overseas, is required.
Computer skills and familiarity with (or willingness to learn) multimedia lab system, required.
Additional Salary Information: This position is a full time benefit eligible position.
Internal Number: R100025034
About Intensive English Program at the University Of Miami
University of Miami Intensive English Program prepares international students to enter a university in the U.S. by providing instruction in English language and academic study skills. The IEP also helps its international students adapt to university life and American culture. The program facilitates intercultural understanding, offers support and guidance related to non-academic issues, and builds ease and confidence in a new culture.The University of Miami is committed to educating and nuturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission,vaction, paid hoildays and much more. Come join our team!