Part-Time ESL Instructor

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 2/20/2017

University of California - Irvine Irvine, CA

Irvine, CA
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Part Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree



Job #JPF03683

* Division of Continuing Education - International Programs-English Language Program


Open date: August 19th, 2016
Last review date: September 18th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: February 18th, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


International Programs, within UCI s Division of Continuing Education, seeks applicants for part-time ESL teaching positions primarily in our intensive-English program in 2016-2017. Teachers will join a collegial, professional teaching environment that prizes excellence and has welcomed and trained international students for more than 30 years. Our students hold full-time study visas and focus primarily on building academic skills. Classes include grammar, writing, reading, speaking & listening, and a range of elective topics. Instruction may also include test-prep classes, English for Specific Purposes (e.g. Business English, STEM), or American cultural topics. Part-time teachers are offered classes on a by-quarter basis and may teach up to an average of 10 hours a week. Teaching assignments are made a few days before classes begin and are based on student enrollments.

All classes are on-ground ESL classes. Classes meet Monday Friday and are scheduled variously between 8:00a.m. and 6:00p.m.

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Job location: Irvine, California
Teaching rate: $40 per teaching hour

Service Period Dates:
Fall Quarter 2016: September 30-December 8
Winter Quarter 2017: January 13-March 23 (and two 4-Week programs: January & February)
Spring Quarter 2017: April 7 June 15
Summer Quarter 2017: June 30 September 7 (and three 4-Week programs: July, August, September)
Recruitment Period

Part-time, temporary assignments are on an as-needed basis. This is an ONGOING recruitment. We accept part-time instructor applications all year long; when the division has a need to fill, they refer to the pool of applications on file. We are looking specifically for instructors who are qualified to teach the following course as early as fall quarter (beginning September, 2016).


Basic Qualifications
* Master s degree in TESOL or Applied Linguistics, or in a closely-related field with a TESL certificate
* Minimum three years of successful ESL teaching experience including intensive English or similar with international students
* Proficiency in English suitable to the position
* Ability to work in the United States

Additional Qualifications
* Proficiency in a second language
* Experience living abroad
* Current active involvement in the field (TESOL, CATESOL).
* Demonstrated excellence in teaching a wide range of ESL (IEP) levels and skills
* Proven record of contributing to a supportive team environment

Preferred Qualifications
* Experience with computer-aided instruction and Learning Management Systems
* Experience teaching English for Specific Purposes
* Experience preparing students for TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, GRE, and/or GMAT
Individuals hired to teach these courses must understand that all such agreements with the University are made on a course-by-course basis and that the Instructor will be made no guarantee of continual involvement with the University in any capacity.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Application Notes:
References must be current/former teaching supervisors


Irvine, CA


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