Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
University College is the professional and continuing education division of Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. Students can earn associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees; earn certificates; take courses for personal enrichment; or study on a noncredit basis.
A part-time ESL instructor will teach one or more courses and/or conduct tutorials for ESL Programs in University College. ESL Programs offers courses for adult English language learners at advanced proficiency levels, including degree-seeking undergraduates and graduate students as well as postdoctoral appointees, university employees, and the St. Louis community. Duties of this position include preparing and delivering at least one advanced ESL course, including developing and delivering lessons, grading coursework, and communicating with students. All courses focus on skilled use of academic and professional English language.
Two years of ESL/EFL teaching experience in a higher education setting, corporate setting, and/or intensive English program for adult learners.
Experience studying or working outside the United States for a significant length of time
High degree of proficiency in a least one language in addition to English
Experience teaching English for Specific Purposes, i.e., teaching to meet the unique English language demands of specific fields of work/study (e.g., medicine, the sciences, architecture)
Experience working in a field other than ESL/EFL (e.g., publishing, the sciences, architecture)
Master’s or doctoral degree in Applied Linguistics, Teaching English as a Second Language, or a related field OR Certificate or coursework in applied linguistics/teaching language if the master’s degree is in a field other than Applied Linguistics or TESL.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Please include a cover letter as the first page of your resume upload highlighting your experience and qualifications for this position.
This is a part-time position teaching 1.5 - 6 credit hours.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in ESL Programs in University College. We are housed in January Hall Suite 108. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.