Job Announcement for Full-Time Position at Dixie State University

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Faculty Position:        ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)

Application Review begins April 25th

Responsibilities:

  • Teach the equivalent of 24 credits annually in the education program with a focus on ESL plus the equivalent of three credit hours or more in institutional service as defined by the School of Education.
  • Assist in meeting various forms of accreditation (NCATE, TEAC, Northwest, USOE, etc.), and state and national teacher education standards requirements.
  • Coordinate with local school district personnel to ensure that the DSU elementary education program prepares students for K-12 ESL needs.
  • Supervise and mentor DSU students in field experience settings.
  • Perform campus duties including holding office hours, advising students, attending faculty and other DSU meetings, and serving on university, school and department committees.
  • Consult with department chair and dean in creating and delivering curriculum.
  • Adhere to department, school, and university policies.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree required, (Must be completed by August 1, 2014) in English as a Second Language education.
  • Minimum of three-years experience teaching ELL students in a K-12 setting.
  • Demonstrated ability in successful teaching (finalists will be required to demonstrate competence by teaching a lesson).
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in creative, unique, and effective approaches to teacher education.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Good organization and time management skills.
  • Candidates must be competent with the use of technology in instruction.

 

Terms of Contract:  Tenure track (9 month) faculty position.  Begins fall semester (August 2014).  Salary is based nationally competitive Dixie State University faculty salary schedule.  Excellent benefit package included.

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