Human Resources

Senior Instructor - Intensive English Program

Primary Role

  1. Fulfill duties as outlined in the “Instructor – Intensive English Program” position description. Carry a teaching load of 18-21 credit hours/academic year.
  2. Takes leadership to coordinate instruction among the team of IEP instructors, mentor part-time instructors.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates testing and placement for new international students.
  2. Designs and implements course curriculum and teaching materials.  Conducts on-going assessment of IEP curriculum to ensure program’s objectives are met.
  3. Measures and evaluates students’ learning and skill development.  Provides feedback and counsel to international students in the IEP.
  4. Participates in out-of-class activities to promote acculturation and experience with social environment.
  5. Initiates and encourages collaboration among the team of IEP instructors and keeps abreast of new developments in the field of Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language.
  6. Participates as a member of the Center for International Education team to accomplish the overall mission of internationalization of Juniata’s campus and student life.


Position Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in TEFL or Linguistics
  2. Minimum of 4 years ESL/EFL teaching experience
  3. Minimum of 2 years teaching in the Juniata Intensive English Program
  4. Experience with using communicative language methodology, integration of skills, and content-based language instruction
  5. Proficiency in using technology in classroom instruction
  6. Experience in teaching across program levels and skills
  7. Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an instructional team.
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills and interest in other cultures and ways of learning
  9. Experience living and working abroad preferred
  10. Second language ability preferred