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FACULTY PROFILE"I have extremely high expectations of myself and of my students. I want them to actually excel and exceed me. I raise the bar very high." More
Professor of Sociology
Salaried Adjunct ESL Instructor
Date Posted: 11/10/2010
Contract dates: January 6, 2011 ‑ April 29, 2011
Programs: The SUA English Language Programs offer intermediate to advanced level ESL programs of various length and intensity.
Responsibilities: The candidate hired will teach ESL courses at different levels and related to various skills for adult students. The faculty member filling this position must minimally be present in school 8:30 a.m. ‑ 4:30 p.m., 4 days a week (or a 5-day week with two ½ days off). Classes normally run from about 8:30am to 2:45pm. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, hosting office hours, developing curriculum, promoting and realizing the university mission and program objectives, preparing for classes, proposing and planning educational field trips and activities, escorting students on field trips, facilitating placement testing, participating in committee work, contributing to faculty meetings and other related duties. Occasional weekend and evening work may also be necessary.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have native or native‑like proficiency in English, an MA (minimum) in TESOL or closely related field, and 3 years of full‑time teaching experience in ESL/EFL. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching overseas and expertise in the following area(s): Composition, Grammar, Peace Education, Conversational English, English for Academic Purposes and Computer Assisted Language Learning. Applications from candidates with background in student counseling and/or student activities are most welcome.
Salary: Monthly salary of $3,300 to $4,400, depending upon experience and qualifications.
Location: Aliso Viejo, California, about 1 hour south of LAX and 1 hour north of San Diego; beautiful & natural surroundings
To apply, send the following:
- Letter of interest
- Official transcripts of all university level work (Sealed transcripts will need to be provided if you are offered the position and would like to accept the offer.)
- Three current letters of professional recommendation
- Student evaluations of instruction (if available)
Review of complete applications will be ongoing until the position is filled. If hired, you must be able to show proof of your legal right to work in the United States of America.Salaried Adjunct ESL Instructor
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA, 92656
Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.