University of Colorado ELL Lecturer in Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado Denver

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

English Language Learners (ELL) Academy

Part-Time English Language Lecturer

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Job Summary:

This part-time, faculty position teaches intensive English classes in all skill areas to non-native English speaking college-bound students. This position may also substitute teach in classes as needed. This position is paid on a per-course basis. Assignments are dependent upon student enrollment targets. There are no travel and relocation expenses available for this position.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • During instructional weeks, teach one to three classes per term or special session

  • Deliver and tailor instruction to a variety of language and cultural backgrounds in accordance with prescribed curricular objectives and outcomes

  • Substitute teach as needed

  • Participate in staff meetings

  • Hold at least one office hour per course allocation per week

  • Prepare for each class ahead of time with balanced, rigorous lesson plans

  • Assess student progress according to curricular objectives and outcomes

  • Adhere to program policies and procedures by reporting student offenses (plagiarism, cheating, absences, etc.)

  • Record attendance and grades daily on-line

  • Utilize Canvas for instructional delivery and for all record-keeping and communication with students

  • Collaborate with other English Language Lecturers

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Education, Communications or related field with TEFL Certificate.

  • Two years of teaching ESL in an academic setting.

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to teach a broad variety of ESL skill areas and proficiency levels.

  • Experience using technology in pedagogy.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field.

  • Four years of full-time teaching experience in an intensive English program setting.

  • Fluency in a language other than English.

  • Experience teaching English abroad.

  • Experience in: curriculum construction, assessment, accent modification.

  • Experience coordinating placement and end-of-term proficiency testing.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate high levels of time management and organizational skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and the ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse backgrounds.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks.

  • Work well independently and on a team.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is paid on a per-course basis . This position is not eligible for benefits.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *D0001 -- Denver Campus

Title: ELL Lecturer

Location: Denver

Requisition ID: 15549