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Adjunct/Part-time Faculty; English Language Training Institute

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Adjunct Lecturers at the English Language Training Institute are classified under "EPA Temporary Teaching" positions and are contracted for one term, renewable for future terms as the student population and placement demand. Salary is established per course, and does not include health insurance, retirement or other benefits. Per course pay is increased after the first term of service according to a graded pay scale. Finalists will be subject to a criminal background check. Finalists will be required to provide an official transcript.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number EPTF50
Working Title Adjunct/Part-time Faculty; English Language Training Institute
Division Academic Affairs
Department International Programs (Adm)
Work Unit English Language Training Institute
Work Location English Language Training Institute
Vacancy Open To All Candidates
Position Designation Adjunct / Part-Time Faculty
Employment Type Temporary - Part-time
Hours per week 10-15 contact hours per week (Varies)
Work Schedule

Adjunct faculty teach 1-2 classes per week. Classes are usually taught between 8:30 – 4:30 M-F. Selected candidates will work with the Director to determine a schedule appropriate to the candidate’s availability.

Pay Rate $4,420 base per 7 contact-hour course (Varies)
Minimum Experience/Education

Master’s degree in TESL, TEFL, linguistics, or other closely related field and one year experience teaching ESL/EFL.

UNC Charlotte also considers competence, effectiveness, and capacity, including, as appropriate, undergraduate and graduate degrees, related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Meet minimum qualifications with specific coursework in culture and society, educational foundations, second-language pedagogy, second-language assessment, and a language teaching practicum.

At least one year experience teaching in an intensive English program, preferably university-based.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Prepare and teach assigned courses in a professional manner and attend all classes for which he/she is assigned (Classes meet M-F morning and M-TH afternoons from 9-5)
• Prepare and deliver lessons consistent with the ELTI curriculum guides
• Contribute to creation of materials both individually and in collaboration with other instructors
• Develop and/or update course syllabus, lesson plans, projects, or other student assignments
• Maintain regularly scheduled office hours
• Grade and record student assignments and assessments
• Track student attendance
• Submit completed mid-semester and final student progress reports according to University regulations
• Attend faculty meetings as the adjunct’s schedule allows
• Assist with orientation and placement testing
• Regularly check and respond as necessary to email/mail
• Follow ELTI and University policies concerning employee conduct

Other Work/Responsibilities

Adjunct Lecturer’s may be asked to serve as a Section Coordinator for additional pay.

Necessary Licenses or Certifications
Proposed Hire Date 08/23/2017
Expected Length of Assignment Fall 2017 Semester (4 months)
Posting Open Date 08/17/2017
Posting Close Date 12/31/2017
Special Notes to Applicants

Adjunct Lecturers at the English Language Training Institute are classified under “EPA Temporary Teaching” positions and are contracted for one term, renewable for future terms as the student population and placement demand.

Salary is established per course, and does not include health insurance, retirement or other benefits. Per course pay is increased after the first term of service according to a graded pay scale.

Finalists will be subject to a criminal background check.
Finalists will be required to provide an official transcript.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
    • Another Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • HERC Job Board
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Other Document