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English Language Program Instructors (contract) - Framingham State University

Employer
Framingham State University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English as a Second Language
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time
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Location: Framingham, MA Category: Contract/Hourly Posted On: Wed Jul 28 2021 Job Description:

***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A ROLLING POOL. WE ARE SEEKING TO FILL CURRENT OPENINGS FOR FALL SEMESTER, 2022. IF YOUR APPLICATION IS RECEIVED AFTER THOSE POSITIONS ARE FILLED, IT WILL BE RETAINED AND REVIEWED, AS NEEDED, FOR FUTURE OPENINGS WITHIN THE 2022-2023 ACADEMIC YEAR.***

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The English Language Programs at Framingham State University hires instructors qualified to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in our Academic English Language Programs (AELP) and Community English Language Program (CELP). The AELP includes an Intensive English Program, Bridge to University and Professional Success, and Individualized Study Plans. The CELP includes evening and Saturday courses. Successful applicants will be part of a growing university-based program that works with students who are international students, immigrants to the local community, and professionals from around the world. It is expected that most courses will be held on campus for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Teaching assignments are part-time contract positions each semester and contract renewal depends on programmatic priorities and enrollment. Classes are held during the day, in the evenings, and on Saturdays.

Successful applicants will become part of a team-approach to teaching that seeks to apply research-based theories of adult second language acquisition. Innovative approaches to effective pedagogy and classroom techniques are encouraged. Teachers will develop course materials, choose appropriate textbooks, and develop content based on the English Language Program's curriculum guide, program objectives, and administrative guidance.

Hours: Currently recruiting for morning courses that meet up to 7.5 hours weekly and evening courses that meet 4-5 hours weekly, 7 p.m.- 9 p.m., two evenings a week in Fall Semester which begins September 7, 2022. Assignments will likely continue through Spring Semester, 2022. Saturday morning courses may also be available for Fall and Spring semesters. Instructors may teach in more than one English language program.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Teachers either report to the director of Academic English Language Programs (AELP) or the director of Community English Language Program (CELP).

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: n/a

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Courses are generally taught on the campus of FSU. Some evening classes may be taught online. Tutoring sessions, according to pre-arranged schedules, are taught either on the FSU campus or online.


Requirements:

A master degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or Applied Linguistics is preferred. A master degree in a related field with coursework in TESOL methodology is also acceptable.

A bachelor degree in a related field with training in TESOL methodology or applied linguistics will be considered for CELP courses only.

Additional Information:

This posting is for potential part-time, non-benefited, contract positions during the 2022-2023 academic year and may not exceed 18 hours per week. The pay rate is $49.50 per class hour with no additional compensation for preparation time. Fall courses begin September 7, 2022, spring courses begin January 18, 2023 and summer sessions begin May 17, 2023.

Classes are taught on the campus of FSU in the daytime (Academic English Language Program) and evenings and Saturdays (Community English Language Program).

It is the policy of Framingham State University that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including booster if eligible, before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by FSU, to be verified after a verbal offer of employment has been accepted, and before employment begins. Prospective employees may submit a request for a medical or religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement to Human Resources. Instructors and students must wear a mask inside the classroom.

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.


Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply online by submitting the following:

  • Cover Letter that speaks to how your skills, education, and experience will fit within the scope of our programs as described above.
  • Resume/CV
  • Equity and Inclusion Statement*
  • Names and contact information for three (3) professional references.
  • Official transcripts are required at time of hire.

*The Equity and Inclusion Statement is an opportunity for candidates to briefly discuss professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in activities that would enhance the university's efforts to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Equity and inclusion statements will be considered as part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidate application materials.

Review of applications is dictated by need. Applicants are invited to reapply each year.

Framingham State University only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or humanresources@framingham.edu.

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