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Intensive English Programs (IEP) Instructor - 497095-2453

at BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY in Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Description

About Us:
Boise State University is located along the banks of the Boise River and a short stroll from the state capitol. We are committed to an innovative, transformative, and equitable educational environment that supports student success, and advances Idaho and the world.

Boise State is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities are welcomed.

Learn more about Boise State and living in Idaho's Treasure Valley at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Looking for an enriching part-time position where you engage with multilingual people from a variety of different cultures and backgrounds? Interested in providing English language training to global English speakers who wish to improve their language skills for academic, professional, and/or personal growth? Let the world be your classroom! If your teaching practice is motivated by making learning engaging, interactive, and inclusive, join Boise State's Intensive English Program instructional team to teach English to speakers of other languages. As you will see, our students make coming to work the best part of the job.

Boise State University invites interested applicants to apply for the position of part-time Intensive English instructors starting in June. Instructors may teach up to two classes per session. The IEP offers 5 eight-week sessions per year. We are also looking for substitute instructors.
Department Overview:
The IEP offers courses divided into five proficiency levels currently taught in blended classrooms. Our curriculum focuses on the communicative approach and includes instruction in the four core language skills. All courses are scheduled during the day from Monday through Friday on the Boise State main campus. A typical class in the IEP has between 10 and 16 students.
Essential Functions:
The IEP Instructor will:
• Teach English language classes at a variety of levels;
• Differentiate learning in blended classrooms;
• Follow the established curriculum, objectives and outcomes;
• Manage attendance and other class-related reports on an on-line grading system;
• Collaborate with the other instructors and administration to assure student progress and satisfaction;
• Participate regularly in staff meetings;
• Respond to the various needs of a multilingual population.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
• University-level IBP teaching experience
• Experience teaching abroad
• Possess strong classroom management skills.
• Ability to interact and work with non-native speakers.
• Proficiency in a second language.
• Masters in TESOL, Second and/or Foreign Language Acquisition, or related fields.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MA in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, English, or a related field.
  • Formal education and/or training in Second Language Acquisition.
  • Two years of teaching experience in a related field
  • Experience teaching in a higher educational environment
  • Experience teaching English in another country.
  • Proficiency in a foreign language.
  • Positive collegial & collaborative work ethic
  • Demonstrated history of program development & service
  • Expertise of integrating academic technology into the classroom
Salary and Benefit s:
Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.
Required Application Materials:
Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Attach a CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and three professional references with contact information. Required documents should be emailed to stephaniemarlow1@boisestate.edu.

Advertised: March 5, 2024 Mountain Standard Time
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Posted On: Apr 03, 2024

Updated On: Apr 04, 2024

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