Full-time ESL Instructor

ESL Faculty 

Full-Time         Beginning August 2020


Position description:  

The Intensive English Language Institute is seeking a full-time ESL instructor who will help students achieve academic and professional goals through high-quality instruction in ESL and undergraduate study preparation. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach all skills across all levels of English proficiency for up to 20 hours a week. The candidate will also need strong administrative skills to carry out committee work, research, special projects, and his or her own professional development..




Master’s degree in TESOL or Applied Linguistics from a regionally accredited institution by the official start date of August 10, 2020.

Other Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years of ESL teaching experience at the college or university level with demonstrated excellence in classroom teaching
  • Knowledge of the latest developments and best practices in ESL pedagogy with proof of academic publications or regular attending and presenting at TESOL conventions or related conferences over the previous three years
  • Knowledge of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and the can-do statements at each CEFR level
  • Strong computer and media literacy with experience in blended learning
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience in curriculum development and revision in intensive English programs
  • Experience in or familiarity with the CEA accreditation procedures
  • Availability to teach in summer

Salary and Benefits:    Salary is commensurate with teaching experience and ranges from $42,000 - $47,000. Full benefits are included.

Divine Word College encourages applications from candidates of minority backgrounds who will contribute to the rich cultural diversity of the college, and who are able to commit themselves to the College’s Mission.

Send cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial academic transcripts to: Ms. Donna Puccio at: dpuccio@dwci.edu or Divine Word College, P.O. Box 380, Epworth, IA 52045.

Application deadline: Review of applications begins January 13, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Divine Word College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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