Lead Instr, Intensive English - Valencia College in Orlando Florida

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Valencia College

Orlando, Florida

United States

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Detailed Job Description


1. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution [required]. Masters degree in TESOL, English, or related degree preferred. 

2. Facilitation/instruction experience in teaching English as a Second Language to adult learners [required]. 

3. Experience in developing language curriculum for language programs [required]. 

4. Native like proficiency in at least one language other than English relevant to a desired market for international students preferred. 

5. Experience in faculty development or professional development. 

6. Experience living or working abroad and/or working with diverse students. 

7. Understanding of and commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.

8. Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Essential Job Functions:

1. Instructs up to 18 hours per week in the Intensive English Program utilizing the provided lesson plans, courseware, materials, and technology. Follows guidelines required for all instructors in this program. 

2. Leads the process for reviewing the curriculum for the Intensive English Program on a regular basis. Updates the curriculum based on feedback from students, instructors, co-workers, and administration. 

3. Participates in maintaining existing language assessment tools and processes for program placement and student progression. Implements new assessments as necessary. 

4. Assists with maintaining accreditation status with the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA). 

5. Assists with updating existing curriculum and creating new curriculum for other continuing education and language programs in the department. 

6. Develops and implements programs and curriculum for instructors that promote excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and technology, and satisfy accreditation requirements. Serves as a resource for instructors regarding the use of learning technology. 

7. Updates existing written guidelines pertaining to curriculum and instructor development; creates new guidelines as necessary. 

8. Works collaboratively with administration, co-workers, staff, faculty, and other departments to achieve established goals. 

9. Participates in instructor meetings; supports campus-based and college-wide committees in issues related to teaching, learning and technology. 

10. Researches, articulates, and disseminates innovative best practices in instructor development, teaching, learning and technology in all instructional modalities. 

11. Researches similar programs in the U.S. and provides comparative information pertaining to curriculum, program design, and instructor development. 

12. Acquires knowledge and skills through continuing professional education, credit courses, seminars, workshops and conferences. 

13. Familiar with and maintains behavior and actions consistent with college policies and practices. 

14. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Keyword Phrases

  • English
  • lead
  • instructor
  • Community College Other Faculty
  • ESL
  • Community College Liberal Arts & Humanities
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: See Job Description
Best if Apply By 8/21/2014