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Adjunct ESL Instructor

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Mar 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, English & Literature, English as a Second Language, Other Humanities, Professional Fields, Journalism
Employment Type
Part Time
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Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is hiring an Adjunct ESL Instructor to join the Department of Humanities and Communication Team. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

The Embry-Riddle Language Institute (ERLI) at the Prescott campus invites applications for a part-time teaching position to start May 18, 2021.

This position is not remote. All classes are taught on campus.

ERLI provides intensive English instruction (20 hours/week) to help students develop skills in four areas: Writing, Grammar, Reading, Listening and Speaking. Students complete a comprehensive language exam when they arrive on campus, and they are placed into one of four levels: Upper Beginning, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, and Advanced.

The successful candidate will teach non-degree classes in writing, grammar, reading, and listening/speaking courses to students who are preparing to enroll as full-time students at the university. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.


• Deliver engaging, organized and relevant ESL instruction in reading, writing, grammar and listening/speaking to international students in accordance to the ERLI curriculum and established course outlines

• Prepare daily lesson plans in accordance with class syllabi and curricula

• Assess students’ progress and proficiency formally and informally

Submit grades in a timely manner

• Enforce attendance policies

For further information, contact

Dr. Matthew Haslam

Chair of the Dept. of Humanities and Communication

College of Arts and Sciences

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

3700 Willow Creek Rd

Prescott, AZ, 86301


Applicants must have one of the following:
• Master’s degree in TESOL or TESL
• Master’s degree in Bilingual Education
• Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics with an ESL or TESL emphasis
• Master’s degree in Linguistics with an ESL or TESL emphasis
• Master’s degree in English with a TESL emphasis

Candidates must have evidence of successful teaching experience at the university level.

To ensure full consideration, please apply online by sending 1) a letter of application, 2) a CV, and 3) the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only electronic applications will be considered.

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