Intensive English Programs (IEP) Instructor - Temporary

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Academic Programs, Education and Training

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

Intensive English instructors (part-time, temporary positions). Instructors teach academic English to non-native speakers seeking to improve their language skills for admission to US universities or to enhance personal growth. The IEP offers 5 eight-week sessions per year.

Department Overview:

The IEP offers courses divided into five proficiency levels currently taught in blended classrooms. Our curriculum includes instruction in the four core language skills. All courses are scheduled during the day from Monday through Friday. A typical class in the IEP has between 12 and 16 students.

Level Scope:

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Essential Functions:

The IEP Instructor will:
• Teach core classes at a variety of levels;
• Differentiate learning in blended classrooms;
• Follow the established curriculum, objectives and outcomes;
• Manage attendance and other class-related reports on an on-line grading system;
• Collaborate with the other instructors and administration to assure student progress and satisfaction;
• Participate regularly in staff meetings;
• Respond to the various needs of a multilingual population.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● University-level IBP teaching experience
● Experience teaching abroad
● Possess strong classroom management skills.
● Ability to interact and work with non-native speakers.
● Proficiency in a second language.
● Masters in TESOL, Second and/or Foreign Language Acquisition, or related fields.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of professional experience or equivalent relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

• MA in in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, English, or a related field.
• Formal education and/or training in Second Language Acquisition.
• Experience teaching English in another country.
• Proficiency in a foreign language.
• Positive collegial & collaborative work ethic
• Demonstrated history of program development & service
• Expertise of integrating academic technology into the classroom and into professional development
Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. 

Required Application Materials:

Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Attach a CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and three professional references with contact information.

All required documents should be emailed to for consideration.



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