Posting Number PG191787TM
Position Number 39CDT7152021
Position Type Temporary
Essential Job Duties
The IEP Foundation Year TOEFL Test Preparation instructor is responsible for
introducing participants in a foundation year program to the format and test-
taking skills and strategies of the TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign
Language Internet-based Test). This program is administered jointly by NC
State's Global Training Initiative (GTI) and Intensive English Program
(IEP). This position is housed in the IEP and will report to the IEP
The focus of this class will be on developing familiarity with sections of
the TOEFL (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) and increasing English
language and test-taking skills required to improve TOEFL scores. By
practicing test-taking skills, TOEFL strategies, and a review of English
grammar, students will increase their readiness to take the TOEFL iBT.
Students will take numerous practice tests and systematically review the
results of each.
3+ years experience teaching ESL to international students with
intermediate to advanced English proficiency at the secondary or post-
excellent written and spoken English skills
experience teaching English language test prep classes
strong organizational skills
proven ability to work with a diverse international population.
RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:
Teaching 4 – 6 in-person class hours weekly
Communicating with the program coordinator and IEP director
Providing extensive assistance and support for student questions regarding the TOEFL test
Maintaining and submitting attendance reports on a weekly basis
Participating in staff meetings, as requested.
Option open to participate in program activities both inside and outside the classroom (excursions, special classes, meals). This is unpaid time.
Is Time Limited Yes
If Yes, Appointment Length One semester with the possibility to extend.
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Department Intensive English Program
Classification Title Temporary
Working Title IEP Foundation Year TOEFL Test Preparation Instructor
Work Schedule Varies - 4 -6 hours per week for 16 weeks
Close cooperation and occasional meetings with supervisor regarding
instruction and student progress and well-being will be required.
Bachelor's degree in any field plus 3+ years experience (or the equivalent)
teaching ESL to intermediate to advanced-level students at the secondary or
Department Required Skills
Bachelor's degree and ESL teaching experience at the high-school or higher ed.
level. Familiarity with format, strategies, and teaching methodologies used
for teaching a TOEFL preparation course. Knowledge of Middle Eastern culture,
interpersonal and writing skills. Finally, experience working with a diverse,
multicultural student population.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Master's degree or Certificate in TESOL
Current knowledge of issues/concerns relevant to the ESL field
International teaching experience and /or fluency in a second language are
Experience using Google for Education Apps
Extensive knowledge of English grammar and ESL writing
Required License or Certification
Valid NC Driver's License required? No
Commercial Driver's License Required? No
Anticipated Hiring Range Depending on experience $2560.00 - $3200.00 for a
Job Open Date 07/15/2021
Quick Link https: // jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/146868
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