Job Posting – Imagine learning, Instructional Designer, ESL

Location                                  Provo, Utah
Position                                   Full time

The Instructional Designer creates effective blended learning activities, including online delivered curriculum and teacher led lessons for students in primary schools within the U.S.  The instructional designer works independently and collaboratively, develop learning activities that meet standards, engage students, and result in measurable learning.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
  • Additional teaching certification in English as a Second Language
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Experience in curriculum development and/or instructional design
  • Current teaching experience in a K-5 ESL environment
  • Practical experience using Microsoft Office and other popular authoring tools
  • Effective communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in English development, curriculum and instruction, and/or instructional technology
  • Leadership experience in curriculum development


The Instructional Designer leads a creative team that includes, video, audio, art, programming, and writing to produce engaging and effective learning activities for elementary students. Instructional designers must research and apply current literacy and English language development theories and practices to their designs. Instructional designers must be able to write complex text, apply standards in developmentally appropriate ways, and collaborate with peers. Instructional designers are also involved with usability, assessment, conferences, and a variety of innovative projects.

Application Procedure

Please follow online application instructions at

JP ESL Instructional Designer

Job Posting – Imagine Learning, Instructional Designer, Spanish

Location                       Provo, Utah

Position                        Full time

The Instructional Designer creates effective computer-delivered English language and literacy instruction for students in primary schools within the U.S.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field
  • Native Spanish language skills
  • Teaching experience in a K-6 ESL environment
  • Experience in curriculum development and/or instructional design
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, and able to effectively manage the workload with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate studies in English development, curriculum and instruction, and/or instructional technology


The Instructional Designer leads a creative team that includes, video, audio, art, programming, and writing to produce engaging and effective learning activities for elementary students.  Instructional designers are also involved with usability, assessment, conferences, and a variety of innovative projects.

Application Procedure

Please follow online application instructions at

JP ESL Instructional Designer Spanish



Instructor Position at NAU

Job Description
Job Title:
Instructor – Program in Intensive English
Job ID:
Location: English
Full/Part Time:
Special Information
This posting is for a non-tenure eligible, full-time, benefit eligible faculty position at the rank of Instructor. Contract dates are August  17, 2015 – May 13, 2016. This position is renewable dependent on program needs, available funding, and effective performance. From this vacancy we will be filling one or more Instructor positions. Summer teaching is available in addition to the 9-month contract.
Job Description
The Program in Intensive English (PIE) is looking for qualified instructors to start in the 2015-2016 academic year.  Duties will include teaching up to four classes in the PIE each semester and supporting the PIE through other assigned responsibilities that could include teacher observation and curriculum development and facilitating and grading placement exams (assessment).
Minimum Qualifications
* MA in TESL or Applied Linguistics
* Two years of English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching experience, one year  of which is in an Intensive English Program (IEP) setting
Preferred Qualifications
Experience in the following areas:
* 1 or more years of Teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP) in the areas of business and/or engineering
* 1 or more years of teaching academic  Reading, Writing, and Vocabulary in an Intensive English Program (IEP) or English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program
* 3 or more years teaching in an IEP or EAP program
* Experience with collaborative teaching in a post-secondary academic setting
* Experience in teacher observation, supervision, and/or training
* Development and use of assessment practices and procedures
* Experience teaching different skills at different levels
* Materials/curriculum development in areas of English for business or English for engineering
* Materials/curriculum development in Grammar, Reading/Writing, Listening/Speaking, TOEFL and/or IELTS preparation, and special or short-term programming
* Participation in professional ESL/EFL organizations
* Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse populations on campus and in the community
General Information
Northern Arizona University is a 26,000-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 67,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU¿s emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check.

Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees¿ right to work in the United States.

FLSA Status
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.
This is a Faculty (FAC) position.  NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members.  More information on benefits at NAU is available at

Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service (

Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU’s BCBS Plan).  Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment.

If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment.  The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment.  More information about NAU benefits is available at

Application Deadline
This position will be open until filled or closed.  Review of applications will begin on 2/11/15.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply Now” button on this page.  Application must include a single attachment that contains:

* Letter of interest explaining how your skills and experience meet or exceed the preferred qualifications
* Curriculum Vitae
* Contact information for three professional references

Save all items, in the order stated, as a single PDF or Word document.  Other materials may be requested of finalists selected for interview.

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on line at or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus – on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Affirmative Action Office at 928-523-3312/TDD – 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

ESL Adjunct Faculty (several positions) at the College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas – Spring 2015

FULL-TIME TEACHING LOAD:  four to six  3-credit courses in 8-week and/or 16-week formats, each of which has 48 classroom contact hours

Start Dates:  January 20th  and/or March 27th
End Date:  March 13th and/or May 15th


  • 16 weeks (JAN 20 – MAY 15):  twice a week (MON/WED or TUES/THURS) for 1 hour 20 minutes
  • 8 weeks (1st8-WEEKS:   JAN 20 – MAR 13   &   2ND 8-WEEKS:  MAR 27 – MAY 15):  twice a week (MON/WED or TUES/THURS) for 2 hours 50 minutes


  • M.A. TESOL or closely related field **or** M.A. in other field with 18 graduate credits in ESL
  • Experience teaching college-level ESL students
  • Experience teaching ESL reading & writing courses top online casinos pay by check
  • Experience with technology-based language instruction

COMPENSATION:  $825 per credit hour ($2475 per course); potential earnings based on:

  • 4 courses:  $9, 900
  • 5 courses:  $12,375
  • 6 courses:  $14, 850

COMPENSATION SCHEDULE:  All academic personal are paid ONCE monthly on the first business day of the month, typically MAR 2nd , APR 1st, MAY 1st, and JUN 1st.

FICA ALTERNATIVE STATE:  NO social security tax is deducted from employee paychecks.  Instead, 7.75% of earned salary is deducted, matched by the college (16.25% TOTAL) and placed into a fully portable IRA account.

If interested:

  • Contact Stephen Peridore ASAP at:
  • Complete the online application for  “Part-Time English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor” – Dept. Int’l Languages posting at:  & upload all required documents (cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, 3 letters of reference, college transcripts)


Job Posting – English Skills Learning Center Humanitarian Center Program Coordinator

Position Summary:

Continued implementation of the English Skills Learning Center (ESLC) Humanitarian Center ESL Program, whose participants are low-income adult refugees or immigrants seeking employment to support their families. ESLC’s small group programming focuses on basic literacy, driver’s preparation, civics, and empowering parents to engage in their children’s education. Additional oversight of ESLC’s small group programming with our South Salt Lake partnership.


  • Supervise volunteers facilitating 60-weekly instructional hours through small group classes at Humanitarian Center
  • Support all volunteers through matching with Humanitarian Center small group assignment, frequent communication, regular team-teaching and observations, and ongoing training opportunities
  • Act as a liaison between ESLC and Humanitarian Center collaborative partners, such as LDS Humanitarian Center administration and Granite Peaks on-site instructors
  • Coordinate the weekly schedules of volunteers assigned to the Humanitarian Center as well as any coordination between the ESLC, Granite Peaks, and Humanitarian Center staff
  • Manage weekly substitution needs by finding appropriate replacements and covering classes as needed
  • Continue development of Humanitarian Center small group curricula and choose appropriate supplemental materials
  • Assist ESLC Community and Outreach Director with regular volunteer trainings and quarterly workshops
  • Share responsibility with ESLC staff for providing direct services such as intakes and regular student testing
  • Other duties related to the management of student and volunteer programming needs at a partnership location in South Salt Lake

    Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Above average ability to communicate verbally and in writing with diverse individuals
  • Significant experience working with low to moderate-income community groups
  • Ability to motivate and supervise volunteers
  • Professional competence in cross-cultural situations
  • TESOL or equivalent ESL certification and experience as a professional ESL teacher Preference will be given to applicants with experience coordinating programs and/or volunteers in a non-profit setting.

    Other requirements:

    Valid driver’s license and ability to travel throughout Salt Lake County necessary to perform job functions. Background check will be performed on chosen candidate.


    Forty hours per week as necessary, with flexibility to work some evenings and Saturdays as required. Paid holiday and vacation; health benefits available. Salary to be determined based upon qualifications. Send resume and cover letter to English Skills Learning Center via email at


Job Opening at BYU's English Language Center

The following email was sent regarding a position at BYU’s English Language Center.

I am sending this email to inform you of a new full-time position we have opened at the ELC for a Curriculum Coordinator. This position has been posted on BYU Yjobs site and will close on August 4th at 11:59pm. Basic requirements include having completed an MA in TESOL or related field and 3 years’ experience including curriculum development. Please see the Yjobs site for full details. If you meet these qualifications and are interested, I encourage you to consider applying. Also, please pass this information on to colleagues who may be interested in applying.  If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask.

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Job Opening at Western Oregon University

Non-Tenure-Track Instructor, Writing and ESL

Humanities Division
Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Western Oregon University seeks a full- or part-time non-tenure-track Instructor of Writing with expertise in Academic Writing for English Language Learners. Usual full-time teaching load will be 4 four-credit classes per quarter consisting of primarily College Writing I and II (sections for International Students) and a grammar of academic discourse class for international students.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in TESOL/ESL/EFL/Applied Linguistics or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience with ESL/ELLs at the post-secondary level
  • Experience teaching college writing
  • Skills and experience to motivate students from a range of academic, cultural, socioeconomic, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds
  • Team-oriented willingness to participate in program development
  • Excellent fluency and accuracy in spoken and written English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching/living overseas
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to remain current in ESL and its instructional program (i.e., record of on-going professional development)
  • Proficiency in another language

Start Date: September 16, 2014
Contact Information: Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Robert Troyer, Director, International Student Academic Support, at

For questions regarding the application process or to submit your application documents, please contact Human Resources at 503-838-8552 or

Application Process

Required application materials:

  • A WOU Faculty Application Form (available at
  • Letter of interest
  • Current curriculum vita
  • Unofficial copy of transcripts for highest degree

Three (3) letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses applicant’s teaching experience

Submit Application Materials to:
F1406, NTT Instructor, Writing and ESL Western Oregon University
Human Resources Office
345 N. Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, OR 97361
-OR- E-mail as an attachment to -OR- Fax to 503-838-8144.
Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. The University serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students. The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 6200 undergraduate and 400 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading liberal arts college.
Western Oregon University is an EO/AA/Veteran employer committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce

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