Detailed Job Description
English Language Learner (ELL) Specialist to be responsible for curriculum development, student academic support, teaching, and staff/faculty professional development at Miami University Middletown's English Language Center. This is a full-time, 12 month position; anticipated appointment will begin August 1.
Middletown Campus: English Language Learner (ELL) Specialist to continue growth and development of intensive English program for English Language Center through curriculum development and workshop development, oversee Academic Success Program and academic tutoring including the training of tutors; and provide professional development for both ELC and MUM faculty and staff. Will also assist with curriculum implementation, assessment and placement, data collection, and instructor development. Will teach 1-2 sections of ELC courses as needed. Will communicate and collaborate with the faculty and staff on all campuses of Miami University; research best practices and policies in ELL programs including conducting research as it relates to academic support, intensive English programs, accreditation, and TESOL; attend all staff meetings, planning meetings, and end of year retreats for the English Language Center; develop and deliver study skills workshops, programs, or learning labs for individual language learning when appropriate; research, develop, and implement innovative ELL support programs for international students; attend and represent the ELC at regional and national professional conferences related to TESOL, developmental education, learning assistance, and academic support; investigate, locate, and secure grant opportunities; prepare reports for associate director of ELC pertaining to position responsibilities and program effectiveness; perform other duties as assigned by the associate director of ELC.
Master's in related field; two years of experience working with non-native speakers of English; experience with curriculum development; strong interpersonal, cross-cultural communication and organization skills.
Master's degree in TESOL; college-level teaching experience; experience teaching and developing curriculum for an intensive English program; experience developing and presenting professional development opportunities for colleagues
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants will be asked to submit letter of interest, resume and a list with contact information of three references when applying for this position.