Valparaiso University (VU) seeks an ESL instructor to teach in its dual-degree program at Dalian Jiaotong University (DJTU) in the city of Dalian, Liaoning Province, China. The ESL instructor will provide English language instruction at all levels to four sections of approximately 25 students each. Instructors will spend Fall and Spring semesters at DJTU. Employment will be for one academic year. Contracts may be renewed at the discretion of the University.
Along with a competitive salary and benefit package, all travel and housing costs will be provided.
Teaches four sections pf ESL courses to Chinese national students employing approved curricula:
Develops relationships with students and serves as an ambassador of VU by actively exemplifying the culture, values, and standards of the University and encourages students’ matriculation to VU
Participates in the ongoing development of curriculum, courses, assessments, and materials
MA TESOL, MA in Applied Linguistics, MA in Second Language Teaching, or MA with TESOL certification and significant TESOL experience;
Prior experience teaching ESL for academic success;
High level of English proficiency in oral and written;
Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Knowledge of Mandarin;
International academic experience (instructor and/or student);
Teaching experience in a college setting.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Qualifies for full University benefits; Housing paid; Travel paid including one annual trip.
Internal Number: 61004
About Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University is a selective, independent Lutheran institution in Valparaiso, Indiana, an hour’s drive from Chicago.
Founded in 1859, Valpo offers a thorough grounding in the liberal arts as well as professional training and graduate study, helping students find their own paths to lifelong personal, spiritual, and professional growth.
Academic Programs and Assets
- More than 70 majors offered in five undergraduate colleges
- Graduate school offering over 40 master’s and two doctorate degrees
- Valpo Core intensive seminar for first-year students
- Valpo Study Centers in England, Germany, Costa Rica, and China
17 international programs in Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America