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Language Teaching Specialist PYS
NASHVILLE TN 37230
Category: Education
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89770803

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Language Teaching Specialist PYS

**Language Teaching Specialist PYS (Job Number: 1800744)**


**Description**


**About the Position:**


The Vanderbilt
University English Language Center (VU ELC) is seeking to fill the instructor
position of a part-time, partial-year Language Teaching Specialist (LTS) to
teach in 1-to-1 speaking and writing consultations and to develop educational
resources for individuals who have a first language other than English. In
collaboration with VU ELC leadership, the LTS position facilitates the
development, implementation, and evaluation of organizational programming
to improve language-instruction outcomes for Vanderbilt University
international students, faculty, and staff. Appointments are for
ten months (July through April) and are renewable based on an evaluation
of performance.


**Key Functions andExpected Performances:**



Consults students in
1-to-1 speaking and writing consultations:



Develops educational
resources for individuals who have a first language other than English.



Oversees designated area
of programming in collaboration with other ELC instructors.



Participates in VU and
ELC meetings and functions as they pertain to ELC programming.



Plans and teaches
language classes:



Design lesson plans



Evaluates classes, and prepares
reports for submission to the Director.



Holds office hours for
meetings with students, faculty, and staff.



Performs other related
duties as assigned.


**Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:**



Minimum: MA in Applied
Linguistics, TESOL, or related field.



Superior English-language
proficiency.



Demonstrated excellence
in teaching a variety of EAP courses of all skills.



Ability to develop
educational resources-including digital resources.



Ability to design
content-based and/or project-based syllabi, activities, and tasks.



Knowledge of
language-assessment procedures.



Understanding of
second-language-acquisition processes and challenges.



Excellent interpersonal
skills and organizational skills, including ability to work


cooperatively with culturally and linguistically
diverse students, staff, and faculty.



Proficiency in the use
of technology in the classroom.


**About VanderbiltUniversity:**


Vanderbilt is a renowned
private institution founded in 1873 located a little more than a mile from
downtown Nashville, TN. The university's students, faculty, staff and visitors
frequently cite Nashville as one of the perks of Vanderbilt. VU is a place
where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities
challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is
a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than
themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was
good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt was recently ranked #1 in the _Princeton Review_ at -has-happiest-students-again-according-to-2017-princeton-review-best-colleges-rankings/ among 382 top colleges and universities
for "happiest students" - as well as #2 for "best quality of life" and "great
financial aid," #5 for "best run colleges" and "beautiful campus," and #6 for
both being in a "college city that students love" and having "great campus/city
relations."


**Benefits:**




In addition to offering
a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, VU offers
a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision,
life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time
off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers
tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependent children. Also, after
five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% of the tuition for up to
three dependent children to earn a bachelor's degree. Learn more about
Vanderbilt's benefits at VU Benefits Overview at -Candidate-.pdf


This position requires a Masters Degree


**Primary Location:** _United States-Tennessee-Nashville_


**Organization:** _28430 - English Language Center_


**Job:** _Academic Affairs Professionals_

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