Job Description:NOVA Workforce is seeking English as a Second Language (ESL) instructors to teach in-person Intensive English and Part Time ESL semester-long courses at our American Culture & Language Institute (ACLI). Course levels range from CEFR: A1-C1. Intensive courses teach paired skills: Reading & Writing and Speaking & Listening. Part-Time ESL courses teach integrated skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) with a focus on readiness for life, for school and for work.Courses are held at the Alexandria Campus, Annandale Campus, and at Loudoun Campusâ™ satellite location: Signal Hill Building. Applicants who wish to only teach remotely will not be considered.This posting is designed to build a pool of potential ESL instructors for ACLI. Instructors are hired on a semester or project basis. Teaching in one semester does not necessarily guarantee future teaching appointments. There may or may not be any positions currently available at the time of application. However, in order to be considered for current/future openings, please complete the application process.Duties and Tasks:Teach an Intensive ESL (125 hrs per semester) or a Part-Time ESL (50 hrs per semester) course in person at Alexandria, Annandale, or Loudoun/Signal Hill.Demonstrate student centered, communicative teaching methodologies (task-based, problem-based, project based, scaffolding, content-based) in lesson planning and in lesson presentation.Develop authentic, reliable, ongoing productive formative assessments for students throughout the semester.Utilize Canvas for course information and to store student assignments/resources.Utilize the assigned textbook(s) and supplement with level-appropriate materials as needed.Evaluate studentsâ™ entry and exit skills via the initial diagnostic tasks and final departmental exams and the department rubrics.Record student attendance.
KSAs:Deep knowledge of communicative language teaching methodologies: task-based, problem-based, project based, scaffolding, content-basedHighly experienced Canvas/Blackboard or related LMS usage for instruction (assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, gradebook, modules)Excellent organizational skills and classroom management skillsAbility to work with groups of varying ages and skill levels â“ including differentiating instructionAbility to utilize program rubrics to grade studentsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to work individually as well as on a teamRequired Qualifications:Bachelorâ™s degree + a TESOL Certificate1-2 years or more of adult ESL teaching experience at a college/community college/literacy council/adult education ESOL
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