University of Colorado Instructor in Denver, Colorado
University of Colorado | CU Denver
Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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- *This position is open only to CU Denver employees*
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The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
The ESL Academy within the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Denver invites applicants to apply for an Instructor position in TESOL for the 2021/2022 academic year.
As Colorado’s public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver graduates gain the powerful combination of immersive classroom and real-world experience that are in demand today. The city benefits from well-educated, top talent and a new generation of knowledge that fuels the future of Denver and our region. We are CU in the City.
CU Denver offers more than 100 degree programs, from the bachelor’s to the doctoral level, in the heart of downtown. Here, more than 15,000 students pursue academic programs that range from global energy management to music industry studies to criminal justice. As part of the state’s largest public university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with nearly 2,500 employees and annual economic impact of $800 million. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here .
The ESL Academy at CU Denver teaches intensive English classes in all skill areas to non-native English speaking college-bound students and graduate students. We seek highly motivated candidates who demonstrate the potential to teach a range of courses in our program that may include writing, grammar, listening and speaking, reading, and others.
Examples of Work Performed
During instructional weeks, teach 4-5 classes per term or special session
Deliver and tailor instruction to a variety of language and cultural backgrounds in accordance with prescribed curricular objectives and outcomes
Substitute teach as needed
Participate in staff and level meetings
Hold office hours
Prepare for each class ahead of time with balanced, rigorous lesson plans
Assess student progress according to curricular objectives and outcomes
Adhere to program policies and procedures (attendance, grading, plagiarism, cheating, absences, etc.)
Utilize Canvas for instructional delivery and for all record-keeping and communication with students
Collaborate with other English Language Instructors
Serve as Level leader
Participate in committees as needed
Assist with mentoring new teachers as needed
Attend graduation ceremony
Conditions of Employment
Able to teach in-person during 2021/2022 academic year.
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.
The salary range ( or hiring range ) for this position has been established at $ $42,800 - $53,500.
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, course load, specialty and training.
The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .
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Master’s degree in English, Linguistics, Education, or a related area.
Experience using Canvas or similar learning management system.
Experience in curriculum construction and assessment.
TESOL Certification or equivalent Graduate level coursework.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
Four years of full-time teaching experience in a leveled, intensive English program setting.
Demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate and graduate English Language Learners.
Fluency in a language other than English.
Experience teaching English abroad.
Experience teaching hybrid courses.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following:
Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
Primary Location: Denver
Job Category Faculty
Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS
Posting Date Oct 14, 2021
Unposting Date Ongoing
Posting Contact Name Joanne Addison
Posting Contact Email Joanne.Addison@ucdenver.edu
Posting Number 00755943
Req ID: 23250
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