Adjunct ESL Instructor

Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures.

Job Title:​ Adjunct Instructor of English as a Second Language

Department:​ English Language Institute* (ELI)

Reports to: ​Director of the English Language Institute

Hours: ​10 – 15 teaching hours per week

Summary Description: The adjunct instructor will plan, prepare, and deliver instruction in the area of speaking & listening or grammar, reading, and writing for ESL students enrolled in the ELI.

Functional  Description:

• Plan lessons aligned with the speaking & listening curriculum or  the grammar, reading, and writing curriculum for a group of students at a particular level of ESL.

• Prepare assignments and assessments that ensure the progress of students enrolled in the course.

• Provide timely and adequate feedback for students as they progress.

• Assist Director in proctoring of Placement testing.

• Assist in enlisting Conversation Partners for speaking & listening students.

• Maintain grades and submit grades at mid-term and end-of-term.

• Be on time and prepared for every class each day of the semester.

• Hold students to all C-N and ELI attendance, coursework, and mobile device policies.

Education: Degree in Education or ESL; Master’s level.

Experience: Preferably at least 1 year experience.

Required Skills:

• Ability to interact with international students well and in a respectful manner

• Patience with linguistic and cultural differences

• Working knowledge of Canvas and MS Office

Physical Demands:

• Might need to stand for a minimum of 2 – 3 hours straight

• Ability to operate a university van with safety and competence if necessary

General Information:

• To fulfill the requirements as noted above under the functional description in an efficient manner.

Date Revised: November 7, 2022