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Teaching Specialist (Part-Time)

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID356790
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyEducation-General
Full/Part TimePart-Time
Job Code9754
Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin
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About the Job

The Minnesota English Language Program (MELP) in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies (CCAPS) at the University of Minnesota is seeking to create a pool of qualified instructors for part-time, adjunct Teaching Specialist positions for various terms for the 2023-24 academic year. Adjunct instructors will be hired on a per term basis based on program needs. These are temporary, non-tenured positions paid on a per course basis.Adjunct Teaching Specialists will be responsible for teaching courses in the Intensive English Program, Academic English Program, or a Short-Term Program. Position duties include planning and teaching one or more ESL courses; attending staff meetings and orientation; collaborating with other teachers in the program on curriculum development; and student assessment and other program duties as assigned.Work for a phenomenal team and College that's student and staff-centered! The search committee will review applications as program needs arise throughout the year. Candidates will only be contacted when there is a course available.

Required Demonstrative skill & commitment to DEI MA in TESOL or a closely related field in hand by time of appointment At least one semester of ESL teaching at the college or university level Evidence of an excellent teaching record Superior communication skills in EnglishPreferred Significant experience teaching ESL at the college or university level Successful completion of an ESL practicum course (with documentation) Experience mentoring new ESL teachers in one's own classroom Experience teaching diverse groups of students in a variety of settings Experience integrating technology into language teaching Strong interpersonal skills The ability to work well on a team Experience and interest in curriculum development Evidence of continuing professional activity
About the Department

In CCAPS you'll find a flexible, hybrid work environment and supportive colleagues who are committed to empowering lifelong learners to achieve their educational goals in a learner-centric environment where diverse ideas, backgrounds, and identities are embraced.
has a large and diverse portfolio of program offerings, including bachelor's and master's degrees, professional development offerings for practitioners, pre-college programs for high school students, English language programs, and lifelong learning for personal enrichment. Across all the work done in and by CCAPS, we strive daily to live our core values of Access, Learning, Inclusivity, Collaboration, and Excellence.
How To Apply

Required application materials should be submitted online, including: (1) a cover letter summarizing
candidate's strengths with regard to the required and preferred qualifications for the job and stating the
candidate's availability, (2) a current Curriculum Vitae, and (3) the names, titles, e-mail addresses, and
phone numbers of three references, one of whom must be the candidate's teaching supervisor or
someone who has observed and evaluated the candidate's teaching.Fall semester begins in early September, and spring semester begins in mid-January, and summer
semester begins in June. Applicants will be considered and contacted as needs arise.

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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