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Posting Date:  September 18, 2019

Position:  AE Instructor – English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (Part-time)

Locations:  South West Region

Salary:   Based on experience and qualifications.

Qualifications:
1. Bachelors or higher degree (TESOL, Linguistics, or English preferred).
2. Professional teaching certificate (preferred) or eligible for an Adult License for Adult Basic Education (four-year college degree – minimum of 2.5 GPA in original course work; minimum of 3.0 in course work used to maintain licensure).
3. Effective oral/written communication skills are required.
4. Knowledge of the characteristics of adult learners and prior experience in delivering training and/or instruction to adult learners is preferred.
5. Knowledge of the process of second language acquisition and prior experience in working with nonnative English speakers is preferred.
6. Experience in living outside the U.S., learning a foreign language, and/or adapting to a different culture is preferred.
7. Experience in working with computers and using educational software is required.
8. Ability to attend pre-service teacher training with an approved peer trainer (and travel if necessary) prior to the start of any instructional activity is required.

Resume Must  Include:

1. List of educational institutions attended, course of study, dates: attended, and certificates earned.
2. List of employers for the past ten years, including address and name of immediate supervisor(s).
3. Description of responsibilities/work experiences in previous employment.
4. Alignment of work experience with posted Job Description.
5. List of at least three (3) references including addresses and telephone numbers.

Application  September 25, 2019 Deadline:  3:00 p.m.

Send Application  & Resume
Ms. Jan Hanlon,
Executive Director
Mountain State ESC
501 22nd Street
Dunbar, WV  25064

 

MSESC WILL GRANT EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL PERSONS, REGARDLESS OF RACE, AGE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN AND NO DISCRIMINATION BASED ON THESE FACTORS WILL BE MADE IN THE SALARY, PROMOTION, DEMOTION, TRANSFER, OR TERMINATION OF ANY EMPLOYEES. 04/18

POSITION: AE Instructor – English for Speakers of  Other Languages (ESOL) (Part-time)

REPORTS TO: Kanawha County Adult Education Coordinator  /   MSESC Executive Director

LOCATIONS:  South West Region

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelors or higher degree (TESOL, Linguistics, or English preferred).
2. Professional teaching certificate (preferred) or eligible for an Adult License for Adult Basic Education (four-year college degree – minimum of 2.5 GPA in original course work; minimum of 3.0 in course work used to maintain licensure).
3. Effective oral/written communication skills are required.
4. Knowledge of the characteristics of adult learners and prior experience in delivering training and/or instruction to adult learners is preferred.
5. Knowledge of the process of second language acquisition and prior experience in working with nonnative English speakers is preferred.
6. Experience in living outside the U.S., learning a foreign language, and/or adapting to a different culture is preferred.
7. Experience in working with computers and using educational software is required.
8. Ability to attend pre-service teacher training with an approved peer trainer (and travel if necessary) prior to the start of any instructional activity is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Administer appropriate instruments for registration, orientation, oral/written placement and needs assessment to determine skill levels and learner goals.
2. Conduct personal interviews with new students to set reasonable goals and plan and implement an appropriate course of instruction.
3. Manage multilevel classroom activities and provide instruction in a variety of ways (individual, pairwork, whole group, small group, computer-aided, tutorial, guest speakers, field trips, etc.) per the learners’ needs.
4. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students. Prepare for assigned classes and show written evidence of preparation upon request.
5. Structure appropriate activities that develop basic skills in English (listening, speaking, reading, writing, pronunciation, and grammar) and in other academic areas (American history, citizenship, math, science, test-taking, etc.) as well as workplace entry skills per the learner’s identified needs.
6. Employ a variety of teaching strategies that are student-centered; incorporate active learning; provide explicit direct instruction and differentiation.
7. Monitor and document learners’ progress in relation to identified goals using a variety of evaluation techniques (oral/written tests, formal/informal evaluations, portfolios, etc.)
8. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
9. Apply accommodations for students with special learning needs
10. Assist learners in developing and refining appropriate vocabulary and idioms for use in a variety of settings (academic, workplace, children’s school, shopping, the telephone, filling out forms, etc.) according to learners’ needs.
11. Assist learners in becoming oriented to the local community.
12. Maintain and submit records and reports in a timely manner as required by county/state policy.
13. Maintain confidentiality of student information.
14. Maintain valid state certification (teaching certificate or adult license for ABE).
15. Attend professional meetings, conferences, and workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
16. Performs other tasks as assigned by the Adult Education Coordinator/Executive Director/Designee.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Recommended by the MSESC Executive Director Confirmed by the MSESC Governing Council

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position is a will and pleasure employee of the Mountain State ESC.  Continuation of the position is dependent upon funding, enrollment and program performance.

SALARY: Per current Mountain State Educational Services Cooperative Salary Schedule