University College is seeking well-qualifiedand experienced English language instructors to teach languageskills in a range of English courses including English bridgecourses, English for Academic Purposes, and English for SpecificPurposes.
University College caters to students at all levels fromthose who need the equivalent of an overall IELTS 5.5 / EmSAT 1250 / Toefl iBT 62) Band Score.
Instructors for University Collegeteach 15 18 credit hours per week, provide workinghours of program support and have daily office hours.
Instructorsare also required to proctor examinations. For all English courses,there is a set curriculum and pacing guide, but instructors areencouraged to be pedagogically creative in creating and presentingmaterials and activities for their particular classes.
Instructorsshould be familiar with educational and instructional technologiesincluding learning management systems such as Blackboard and theuse of Smartboards.
In fact, as the United Arab Emirates Universityhas the goal to be The University of theFuture , it is imperative that instructors have previousexperience in teaching and facilitating online and blended coursesbecause English courses are facilitated and taugh online viaBlackboard or on edX
The minimum qualification is amaster’s degree in TESOL / Applied Linguistics or a closelyrelated field.
As well as a relevant master’sdegree, specific teaching qualifications such as RSA / Trinity CELTAor DELTA, PGCE, or a similar teaching-focused postgraduate diplomaare advantageous.
Having an additional Masters in another field ora qualification in Special Needs Education is also an advantage.Training or qualifications in online and blended teaching andlearning are highly preferred