- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Friday, June 18, 2021
Target Start Date
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Master’s Degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) or in a related field; OR Master’s degree with a TESOL certification and Work Experience of a minimum of three years teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language to adults.
Master’s Degree in TESOL
Instructor of English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Department:English for Academic Purposes/Continuing Education for Non-Native English Speakers
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) or in a related field; OR Master’s degree with a TESOL certification and Work Experience of a minimum of three years teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language to adults.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in TESOL
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Thorough understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System
2. Demonstrated ability to use modern instructional technology (Microsoft Office, learning management systems, e-mail, Internet, student information databases, library research databases) and experience with Internet-based instruction
3. Competence in oral and written communication skills necessary for effective teaching
4. Ability to be organized, accurate, and punctual with paperwork and assigned tasks
5. Sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students, colleagues, and community groups
6. Ability to make presentations to small or large audiences
7. Ability to establish and maintain effective, civil, and respectful communication and interpersonal relations throughout the college and the community
8. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
9. Familiarity with OSHA standards as they apply to educational environments
The Instructor is responsible for course preparation, delivery, grading, and records management. The Instructor will work closely with his or her supervisor and other discipline or cross-discipline faculty on matters related to and for the benefit of the EAP/Con. Ed. NNES department and its students. More specifically, and consistent with the terms and conditions of appointment as stipulated in the contract of employment, the Instructor is accountable for the duties listed below:
1. Teach all courses, as assigned, for the full duration of scheduled instruction, including seated, online, hybrid, academic success, and/or interdisciplinary capstone courses as needed at any of Durham Tech’s instructional sites
2. Be fully prepared with a syllabus and instructional plans for each class session in accord with the stated objectives of the course
3. Enforce academic policies and procedures at all times, and comply with institutional rules and regulations.
4. Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the department, division, and college.
5. Serve as educational advisor and assist with placement for new and current students, participating in semester advising and registration activities for EAP advisees and as needed by individual students in BBESL.
6. Participate in discipline, departmental, divisional, and institutional meetings, committees, and other special appointments.
7. Assist in the revision and development of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, and other instructional documentation and in the identification, development, preview, and acquisition of educational resources and supplies required to meet program objectives and improve instruction.
8. Maintain complete course and student records, reports, and forms.
9. Attend training and other professional development opportunities on- or off-campus and stay current with developments in the field of instruction.
10. Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the director, assistant vice president, or president, in meeting the needs of the department, division, and college.
11. Assume responsibility for classroom preparation, including maintenance and cleanup, and recommend, as necessary, appropriate supplies and equipment.
12. Assist with the assessment of English language proficiency for the health technology program applicants as it pertains to their listening/speaking skills.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:
• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
• Ability to move between classrooms, buildings, and campuses
• Ability to express or exchange ideas
• Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.
• Good eye/hand dexterity
Required Working Hours12-month position, 40-hour work week (including 15-18 credit hours or 18-21 contact hours per week) as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include evening and weekends
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