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Instructor, Preparatory Program

  • Deadline:
  • Saudi Arabia: AlKhobar.
  • Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
  • Experience: 3 YEARS
  • Positions: 20
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

The program consists of four levels: pre-beginner, beginner, intermediate, and advanced, corresponding, roughly, to CEFR levels A0- high B1. The overall IELTS score of a student entering the advanced level, would be 5 with a 4.5 in writing. The campuses have approximately 500-550 students each.

Details of Position

The Preparatory Program at PMU is a bridge program between high school and admission into degree programs. All faculty in the program must understand, believe in, and successfully implement methodology, techniques, and classroom management that are skills-based, student-centered, communicative, and interactive. They must be proficient in the use of technology, and, once trained, be able to use the Blackboard Learning Management System and the student information system Banner. Since all record keeping, including attendance, assignments, and all quizzes, tests, and examinations is done online, the faculty must keep abreast of any training that is given in those areas. Faculty members are expected to participate, in one form or another, in continuous professional development training which is conducted prior to and during each academic year. Engagement is the keyword; faculty are expected to be focused on truly engaging the students in English, study skills, and the soft skills comprised in the PMU core competencies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The ability to carry out the mission of the Preparatory Program including incorporating PMU Core Competencies where appropriate, to follow the set curriculum, student learning outcomes, assessment schedule, and department decisions, to plan effective lessons ahead of time, to motivate students and to provide them with effective oral and written feedback on assessments and assignments, to follow good classroom management procedures contributing to positive learning atmospheres, and to maintain accurate attendance records, all contribute to helping students to achieve the program outcomes.

HOW TO APPLY
Application to this position require a letter of interest, curriculum vita (include a recent photo; state citizenship; and links to LinkedIn profile), unofficial copy of BS/Masters Diploma, and a portfolio (no more than 20 pages long) that includes representative professional work depicting evidence of past and proposed efforts to enhance diversity as well as the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references who may be contacted, with permission of the candidate, following initial evaluations by the search committee.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

For submission of applications, log-on to our career site (link below).

DISCLAIMER

PMU reserves the right to alter, amend and add responsibilities to this position in line with the institutional needs. Changes and amendments to this job description shall be within the academic framework and the general employment conditions.

Degree Required
Required qualifications:
Masters, Cambridge CELTA, Cambridge DELTA, MA TESOL, TESOL Certificate, TEFL Certificate, ESL Certificate, MA TEFL, MA, MA Linguistics, PGCE, BA TESOL, BA TEFL.
Teaching experience:
2 years
Native level English speaker preferred

Qualifications

A Masters degree is required in EFL/ESL/TESOL/TEFL is sometimes acceptable. Other masters degrees, such as in English literature or language, applied linguistics, reading, teaching of other languages, second language acquisition will be considered if the applicant has a Cambridge CELTA (or the equivalent CELTA or TEFL from, to mention but two possible examples, Trinity or International House) or the TESOL International Core certification or the equivalent*, or were willing, within the duration of the first contract, to obtain one of those certificates or do course work at their own expense in the following areas: language teaching methodologies, the nature of language/languages (e.g., introduction to linguistics), the structure of English (e.g., syntax, phonology, morphology, discourse), second language acquisition, intercultural communication (e.g., sociolinguistics, cross-cultural studies), practicum experience (supervised). A Cambridge DELTA combined with another masters degree and or two years of university teaching experience would also be considered.

*CELTA/TEFL/TESOL Core certification programs should be verifiable, include at least 120 hours of course work, and at least six hours of supervised student teaching/practicum.

Salary and Benefits

PMU offers an income tax-free compensation package, commensurate with rank and experience.

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Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
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