Senior Teacher-Immersion

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

United States

July 8, 2021


Extended Job Title Senior Teacher-Immersion

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description Performs instructional and educational work while serving as a teacher in a classroom/lab. Organizes and develops course work, coordinates classes for students, observes and assesses the needs of the students. Maintains communication both formally and informally with students and other educators. May supervise clerical, professional and/or technical employees and lab students working for college credit.

Requisition ID 24161BR

Optional Attachments Transcript, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

  • Provide 8-15 hours of instruction every week over the Immersion course of three weeks.
  • Provide support and tutoring to students outside of class time.
  • Guide students in all things dealing with the cultural activities the student will engage in throughout Immersion.
  • Provide relevant training to students to help them acquire conversational, wellness and social justice Spanish vocabulary.
  • Assist, guide, and collaborate with the students on their individual and team projects including the health education-focused film project.
  • Assess student's acquisition of knowledge on a regular basis.
  • Work on individualized grading notes for each student and assign a recommendation for a grade based on performance, participation and attendance.
  • Participate in 1:1 and Spanish Team wrap-up sessions with the SCI teaching team, one led by the Lead Spanish Teacher specific to Spanish and one about Immersion overall led by the SCI Director.
  • Grant Funded? No

    Minimum Hire Rate salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

    Pay Basis Monthly

    Work Location El Paso

    Preferred Qualifications Position Specific Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in English, and native or near-native proficiency in Spanish.
  • Documented experience as a Spanish language educator
  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A records of success as an educator with significant experience in teaching Spanish to health professional students.
  • Experience with innovative teaching methods such as interactive large and small group formats, team-based learning, case-based learning, and problem-based learning.
  • Campus HSC - El Paso

    Department Clinic and Basic Sciences Elp

    Required Attachments Cover Letter, Resume / CV

    Job Type Part Time

    Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

    Job Group Academic Support Professionals

    Shift Day

    EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

    Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree required; Teacher certification preferred. Two years teaching experience required.

    Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

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