The Office of International Programs (IP)-Intensive American Language Center (IALC) faculty teach Academic English, undergraduate and graduate pathways at INTOWSU, a dynamic joint venture that works to bring international students in to Washington State University and support their success. Our faculty are front and center in supporting international students’ development of English language to help them meet their academic, personal and professional goals in a rigorous university environment. IP-IALC has been widely recognized as a top provider of English for Academic Purposes in the United States.
Instructors provide high quality English as a second language (ESL) instruction based on learning outcomes. Instructors are responsible for teaching high quality ESL classes at a variety of levels for undergraduates and graduates in the AE program and in pathways, preparing authentic student assessment, providing ongoing feedback to students and for all other matters related to teaching. Instructors also participate in the development, evaluation and refinement of the curriculum and they collaborate with colleagues to develop, evaluate and refine theme-based course materials. They also participate in the ongoing program accreditation process.
Instructors are required to attend all designated meetings and functions, hold office hours based on credit load, substitute teach when needed, and meet annual program professional development requirements. They are expected to uphold policies and procedures of the University and to interact with other faculty members in the spirit of cooperation and professionalism.
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Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language, or equivalent education/language teaching experience. [Equivalent degrees: MA or Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, MAT in ESL, EFL, or ELL, Ph.D. in TESL, M.Ed. showing significant coursework in the areas of Applied Linguistics and ESL pedagogy]
Experience working in an environment where strong organizational and time management skills were necessary. Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word. Experience working within a frequently changing environment. Previous English as a Second Language teaching experience or equivalent.
Experience working in multinational, multicultural and/or multilingual environment.
Speaks or has taken classes in a foreign language.
Experience studying or teaching abroad.
Experience in developing teaching materials.
Experience in a content/theme-based intensive English program.
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