Office of International Programs (IP)-Intensive American Language Center (IALC) faculty teach English as a Second Language at WSU Tri-Cities. IP-IALC has been widely recognized as a top provider of English for Academic Purposes in the United States.
Provides high-quality ESL instruction and administers authentic assessment based on student learning outcomes. Tailors instruction to the specific needs of students in each course. Provides ongoing feedback to students. Reports grades. Coordinates with other faculty in the same sections and levels. Holds office hours after class. Maintains professionalism.
Attends faculty meetings and other area functions.
Meets professional development requirements.
Participates in designated committee meetings including but not limited to the periodic evaluation of curriculum, materials and themes.
Assists with new student placement testing and orientation each session.
Evaluates 3-10 international teaching assistant exams over the course of the appointment.
Attends fall and spring faculty pre-service meetings.
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.
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.
Previous English as a Second Language teaching experience or equivalent.
Internal Number: 074302
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