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ESL Specialist (Occasional)

Apply now Job no: 6369
Work type: Occasional
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, International / JWU Global, Temporary Position Duration



Delivers English for Academic Purposes program, collaborates with universitywide departments to develop and execute lessons to support student’s English language development and to matriculate into academic programs taught in English


Essential Job Functions

  • Develops syllabi, lessons and assessments focused on English for Academic Purposes in the skill areas of reading, written communication, oral communication and grammar
  • Assesses the English language needs of individual students and adjusts curriculum to meet student learning needs
  • Promotes academic enrichment by supporting students in their academic and language acquisition development through formative and summative assessment  
  • Demonstrates specialized knowledge in written and oral communication, grammar, and reading skills as well as pedagogy for English language learners
  • Develops and facilitates skill building programs to stimulate student engagement and critical thinking skills
  • Manages and updates student degree records and performs end of term reporting and processing for ESL students
  • Develops and maintains program materials
  • Collaborates internally with other departments to coordinate special workshops and  instructional programs related to course content in order to support and advise ESL students adapting to University life and the westernized classroom
  • Monitors the departmental budget
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Moderate amount of experience teaching English as a second language in higher education or other related experience


Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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