ESL Lead Instructor - FLT Family Literacy Program

Colorado, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 19, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

ESL Lead Instructor - FLT Family Literacy Program

Position Number: PTESL1
Salary for Announcement: Commensurate with experience and education
Employee Category: Affiliate Faculty
Department: Family Literacy Program

Position Summary:
“Families Learning Together” has an opening for a part-time lead instructor to teach ESL adults in the Family Literacy Program. Position is semester-based and includes classroom instruction and planning time.

Establishment of Department Pool for ESL Lead Instructor - FLT Family Literacy Program. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Fall 2019 through Spring 2022.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

-Provide direct classroom instruction for adults using appropriate ESL curriculum, teaching methods and materials
-Coordinate with lead teaching staff regarding curriculum, materials, student goals, testing and evaluation
-Demonstrate curriculum methods and materials to volunteer tutors or teaching aides as needed
-Perform accurate testing, record keeping and reporting responsibilities
-Work with Family Literacy staff in planning Parent enrichment and intergenerational learning activities with families
-Attend workshops, trainings and in-services as requested by leadership team
-Foster encouraging and supportive learning environment for students by responding to instructional needs and concerns.
-Instructors will be expected to pack up and move classroom space as part of the their responsibilities.
-Other duties as assigned

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Required Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
-Current CDE Adult Basic Education Authorization (ABEA) or enrollment in initial coursework upon hire and receipt of certification within two years.
-Three years’ minimum experience with adult learners,.
-Knowledge and practice of current ESL and adult education theory
-Experience with standard educational assessment tools
-Ability to lift/carry 20 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Master’s in ESL or related field
-Basic conversational Spanish skills
-Proven ability to work and be sensitive to the educational needs of immigrant, low income, and diverse urban populations.

Posting Date: 09/17/2019
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions:

Special Instructions to Applicant:
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you will have to apply via the online application system,

If you have been previously employed by the department you will only need to submit a revised CV.

If you have not been been employed by the department you will need to submit all the requested documentation.

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