Location: Franklin, MA Category: Adjunct Faculty Posted On: Fri Apr 12 2019 Job Description:
The International Student FOCUS Program at Dean College is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach ENG 111: Composition I in our ESL program. This position requires 6 instructional hours per week, Monday through Friday, for the Fall 2019 semester: ENG 111 meets MWF, 11-11:50 am and TTh, 11 am - 12:15 pm.
The FOCUS program is designed for international students entering college in the United States. The program combines cultural orientation, language instruction and individualized tutoring as well as academic classes to give the international student a holistic educational experience. ENG 111, Composition I, is a core requirement for all students designed to teach students composition skills needed at the college level. The specific sections for international students are designed to strengthen reading comprehension skills as well as sentence, paragraph, and essay writing abilities.
The program does provide a course charter with course objectives and outcomes, as well as the syllabi used by other instructors teaching the same courses in the program.
A Master's degree in English, Rhetoric/Composition, or related field is required. ESL teaching experience at the college level is also required for this specific section of the course.
Experience with or willingness to learn Moodle, our course management system, and classroom media is necessary. The successful candidate will possess expertise in learner-centered teaching; use of technologies and/or strategies to enhance pedagogy and the ability to work effectively with a culturally-diverse student body and a variety of learning styles.
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About Dean College
Dean College is a not-for-profit institution that is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Today, Dean serves over 1,200 full-time students and close to 200 part-time students, for a full enrollment close to 1,400 and more than 25,000 alumni. The College's future is based soundly upon its rich history of developing programs that meet the changing individual needs of students. Owning an endowment of over $37.5M, Dean emphasizes individual attention and prepares students for further studies or employment upon graduation. Dean's beautiful 100-acre campus is located only 30 miles from Boston, Massachusetts and Providence, RI, and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus.