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Summer 2021

ESL/EAL Instructor for Academic English Pre-Matriculation Program (AEPP)

Seeking:

Summer ESL/EAL instructor who has at least a Master’s in TESOL or Applied Linguistics (or a related field) and experience teaching English at the university (preferably graduate) level. Must have experience adapting class materials and lesson plans to students’ needs (at times on short notice). Must be able to provide guidance on academic and cultural resources on the UChicago campus and the city of Chicago to incoming graduate students. 

Position Details:

Program: University of Chicago, English Language Institute, Academic English Pre- Matriculation Program (AEPP), Session 1

Title: ESL/EAL Instructor

Dates: Aug 2 - 27, 2021

Hours: (i) Curriculum orientation Aug 2 - 6; (ii) Mondays to Thursdays 3 hours of class (Aug 9-26); (iii) Friday workshops and socials (Aug 6, 13, 20, 27); (iv) Interacting with students outside of the classroom

Meetings: (i) Introductory meetings in June/July; (ii) Instructor check-ins on Wednesdays; (iii) Staff meetings on Fridays; (iv) Post-AEPP feedback meeting (on August 27)

Tentative Duties:

  • Attendance at introductory meetings during June and July (~once a month, could participate via Zoom)
  • Attendance at curriculum orientation and training sessions during August 2-6 (tentatively 9-5p)
  • Attendance at (i) instructor check-ins on Wednesdays and (ii) staff meetings on Fridays
  • Attendance and assistance with setup and teardown at Friday orientation events, workshops, and socials
  • Attendance at post-AEPP feedback meeting (on Aug 27)
  • Regular communication during AEPP session with fellow instructors, language pedagogy specialists, and ELI admin
  • Scaffolding, modifying, and creating additional class materials as necessary
  • Class preparation including printing (copy code to be provided)
  • Course instruction
  • Assignment grading
  • Office hours (by appointment) and communication with students outside of the classroom
  • End-of-session evaluation forms for each student
  • Online course maintenance via Canvas and Google Drive
  • Field excursion(s) with students outside of the classroom
  • Potential class observation by ELI Director

Apply:

Submit a résumé detailing relevant experience to aepp [at] uchicago [dot] edu. NOTE: INDIVIDUALS WITH REMOTE TEACHING EXPERIENCE ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. 

 

Summer 2021

ESL/EAL Instructor for Academic English Pre-Matriculation Program (AEPP)

Seeking:

The job provides specialized business support for routine office and location support activities. Identifies, enhances, and follows specific processes and procedures to maximize the efficiencies for which the support is being provided by working autonomously within established procedures and practices. Ensures the correct functioning of facilities, office and/or business support services.

Reporting to the Director of the English Language Institute in the Chicago Language Center, the Operations Manager oversees logistical and operational support for the Institute. The Operations Manager supports the department in promoting language learning at the University of Chicago by administering the registration process, collecting data and payments, and scheduling and maintaining all operational aspects of the program.

Apply here: https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/Operations-Manager--English-Language-Institute_JR10428

Position Details:

Program: University of Chicago, English Language Institute, Academic English Pre- Matriculation Program (AEPP), Session 1

Title: ESL/EAL Instructor

Dates: Aug 2 - 27, 2021

Hours: (i) Curriculum orientation Aug 2 - 6; (ii) Mondays to Thursdays 3 hours of class (Aug 9-26); (iii) Friday workshops and socials (Aug 6, 13, 20, 27); (iv) Interacting with students outside of the classroom

Meetings: (i) Introductory meetings in June/July; (ii) Instructor check-ins on Wednesdays; (iii) Staff meetings on Fridays; (iv) Post-AEPP feedback meeting (on August 27)

Tentative Duties:

  • Attendance at introductory meetings during June and July (~once a month, could participate via Zoom)
  • Attendance at curriculum orientation and training sessions during August 2-6 (tentatively 9-5p)
  • Attendance at (i) instructor check-ins on Wednesdays and (ii) staff meetings on Fridays
  • Attendance and assistance with setup and teardown at Friday orientation events, workshops, and socials
  • Attendance at post-AEPP feedback meeting (on Aug 27)
  • Regular communication during AEPP session with fellow instructors, language pedagogy specialists, and ELI admin
  • Scaffolding, modifying, and creating additional class materials as necessary
  • Class preparation including printing (copy code to be provided)
  • Course instruction
  • Assignment grading
  • Office hours (by appointment) and communication with students outside of the classroom
  • End-of-session evaluation forms for each student
  • Online course maintenance via Canvas and Google Drive
  • Field excursion(s) with students outside of the classroom
  • Potential class observation by ELI Director

Apply:

Submit a résumé detailing relevant experience to aepp [at] uchicago [dot] edu. NOTE: INDIVIDUALS WITH REMOTE TEACHING EXPERIENCE ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. 
“I love working with the amazing UChicago students! I learn so much from the diverse students who attend the AEPP. The students are also really motivated and curious.  It’s a teacher’s dream!”
Christine

ESL/EAL Instructor, 2016-Present

“I love working at the AEPP because of the people! I love the motivated students and the excellent staff. The ELI is very student-centered and committed in trying to help every student they serve. As a teacher, I have the flexibility to bring in class materials which I think are important in order to further help the students.”
Judy

ESL/EAL Instructor, 2019-Present

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