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ESL Instructor (Part-Time, 24 hours or less) -- Temporary /Contract
July 13, 2012 to August 27, 2012 (2 positions)

Closing Date: 05/07/2012

The positions to be filled will be teaching the English for Academic Preparation Program (EAPP). This program is geared for international students who have been accepted to one of the following graduate programs:

Master’s of Management:
International Accounting and Finance;
Manufacturing Management;
Logistics & Supply Chain Management.

Master’s of Engineering (Automotive).

The ESL Instructor is responsible for the delivery of appropriate English language lessons and providing meaningful feedback for formative and assessment purposes based on the assigned curriculum.

The candidate will have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in a related field with demonstrated hours in study for Teaching English as Second Language (TESL) methodology as well as the associated teaching practice. Related fields of study include but are not limited to English, Applied Linguistics and Education. TESL/TEFL/TESOL Certification or the equivalent is required. Equivalent programs have a minimum of 100 hours of English language teaching methodology plus 20 hours observed practicum. Acceptable forms of certification include programs recognized by TESL Ontario, TESL Canada (Levels 1, 2 or 3 or their equivalent), CerTESL, CELTA, DELTA, or any certification program approved through the TESL Canada PLAR Assessment. The candidate will have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and high standards in program delivery. It is essential for the candidate to be versatile and competent in teaching students at an intermediate to high-intermediate level of proficiency. The candidate will possess familiarity with language acquisition theories and ESL teaching methodology and demonstrate an innovative and creative teaching spirit. It is necessary for the candidate to possess a high degree of cultural sensitivity and awareness of cross-cultural educational issues. In addition, the candidate will have an ability to understand the needs of and the challenges faced by international/second language students; the ability to deal effectively with a linguistically and culturally diverse student population; and demonstrated ability to work in a team-teaching environment involving instructors of diverse backgrounds. The candidate will have demonstrated ability to conform to program policies and regulations, including adhering to the curriculum and deadlines, submitting high quality work, following outlined procedures and meeting expectations. The candidate must be amenable to continuous professional development and contribution to the development of our programs. The ESL Instructor will have outstanding communication, interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills. This position requires a high degree of computer literacy, as technology is frequently incorporated into the class room. Proficient use of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as Lotus Notes is also essential.

The preferred candidate will possess an advanced degree in a related field of study. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching English in a foreign country with adult learners and a Graduate Degree in Education, English or Applied Linguistics.

In pursuit of the University of Windsor’s Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities) are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration Requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Please forward your confidential cover letter, resume, and a copy of your TESL/TEFL/TESOL Certification or the equivalent quoting the Ad reference number (2012-NU-10), no later than 4:00 pm on July 5, 2012.

Applicants are asked to forward their documents to:
Department of Human Resources, University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue Windsor, ON N9B 3P4

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the University of Windsor, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applications submitted through employment agencies will not be considered.