Adjunct - English Language Teaching Foundations & Methods- Cohort - College of Education
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Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an adjunct faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Education. Whether students are looking to start or advance their career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas including early childhood education, elementary education, and secondary education degrees, TESOL and special education .
As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you.
Course Description - ESL-523- English Language Teaching Foundations & Methods:
- This course presents the historical, legal, theoretical, and sociological foundations of programs of instruction for English language learners. It includes an examination of the role of culture in learning and instructional program models, with a focus on Structured English Immersion. Teacher candidates are instructed in immersion strategies and the use of assessment data. Practicum/field experience hours: 10. Fingerprint clearance required.
Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.
- Preferred: Doctorate in Teaching English to Students of Other Languages or Doctorate in Teaching English as a Second Language or Doctorate in Second Language Acquisition or Doctorate in Second Languages and Cultures or Doctorate in Multicultural Education or Doctorate in Bilingual Education or Doctorate in Applied Linguistics or Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction or related field AND valid state teacher certification. Minimum: Masters in Teaching English to Students of Other Languages or Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language or Masters in Second Language Acquisition or Masters in Multicultural Education or Masters in Bilingual Education or Masters in Applied Linguistics or Masters in Curriculum and Instruction or related field AND valid state teacher certification in ESL or bilingual education or a valid state teacher certification in elementary or secondary or early childhood or special education and endorsement in ESL or bilingual education AND exceptional expertise to include a minimum of two items from the following criteria: 1. Is enrolled in a terminal/doctoral degree program with a minimum of 18 credits successfully completed. 2. Has minimum of 4 years experience as a board member on two or more boards related to content areas. 3. Has been recognized with two or more awards for their expertise in content area. 4. Has over 3 publications in peer reviewed journals within the last 7 years. 5. Holds a minimum of 4 years experience in leadership position within their respective professional association. 6. Have a minimum of 10 years of work experience in the field for which they would be assigned a course. 7. Hold certifications in their respective content area above and beyond degree credentials. 8. Holds or has held a position as a director or higher in the work setting for a minimum of 8 years in the area related to the course.
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