Adult and Graduate Programs at Goshen College is looking for an experienced
English language Instructor to teach English classes at all levels three
days and/or nights per week throughout the duration of the program. The
English as a New Language program is available for adult learners of all
levels in our community.
The ENL instructor is responsible for teaching English classes at all
levels three days and/or nights per week throughout the duration of the
program. This includes 2 hours of paid classroom time and 2 hours of paid
preparation time per class session. Normally, the program runs for 16 weeks
per semester, Tuesday through Thursday, 9-11am in Elkhart and 6-8pm in Goshen,
twice a year. In the fall, the semester runs from August to December, and in
the spring, from January to May. In addition to the 16 weeks of class, there
will be a couple weeks (TBD) where instructors will need to assist with
evaluations and testing during registration sessions. There will also be a day
before the beginning of the semester when the ENL program team will have a
meeting in preparation for the classes.
Provide thoughtful, interactive English language instruction to students
throughout the duration of the course
Support students in identifying their own personal learning objectives and
making the instructional design responsive to these objectives
Keep accurate records of attendance and homework hours
Promote motivation to lead students through successful course completion
Prepare two emergency lesson plans that can be used by a substitute in
case the instructor cannot attend a class
Develop a syllabus and course calendar that addresses the learning
objectives outlined in the curriculum
Prepare and make available on a daily basis lesson plans that describe
learning objectives and learning activities
Provide support during registration and evaluation sessions as needed
Education and Experience
2+ years experience teaching English as a Second Language
2+ years work experience with immigrant communities of diverse backgrounds
Certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL)
or related subject is preferred
Skills and Competencies
Have a warm, positive personality with eagerness to meet and help people
Be able to listen to others, process information, and communicate
Embrace the mission, vision, and values of Goshen College
Have the ability to communicate at a basic level in Spanish (this level
of language competency is preferred)
Within the normal range of a class environment. Includes sitting or standing
for long periods of time, climbing stairs, viewing a computer screen for long
periods of time. Work involves light lifting (up to 25 pounds).
Work Environment/Environmental Condition
All of the essential job functions are subject to reasonable accommodation.
All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills
and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job
description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties,
responsibilities or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform other
job-related instructions as requested by the supervisor, subject to reasonable
accommodation. This position description is not all-inclusive and may change
at the option of the Director of Community Engagement and Adult Outreach
and/or the Director of Adult and Graduate Programs. Any major change will
result in the position being reviewed for reclassification.
The English Language Instructor will report to the Director of Community
Engagement and Adult Outreach.
How to Apply:
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applications may not be considered. Application materials may be attached to
the Faculty Information Form or sent electronically to email@example.com.
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Goshen College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing
diversity across the institution. Goshen College does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual
orientation, gender identity or any legally protected status. To protect the
welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors, and
resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of
Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.
This job description is not intended to provide an all-inclusive listing of
related job activities. The instructor may be requested by management to
perform other related activities in place of or in addition to those
representative activities noted in this job description. Nothing in this job
description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and
responsibilities to this job at any time.
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-4795
Telephone: (574) 535-7111