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ESL Teachers

Date 2013-09-12 09:09:47 Location : Oceania

Opportunities exist at the Macquarie University English Language Centre (ELC), Sydney, for qualified and experienced sessional teachers to teach 2 - 5 days per week on its English Language programs.

Essential Criteria:

Undergraduate degree;
Postgraduate TESOL qualification (minimum 6 months full-time equivalent);
Thorough knowledge of English grammar system;
Demonstrated ability to teach academic writing;
Ability to work collegially;
Intercultural awareness and sensitivity;
Understanding of eLearning and blended learning.
Desirable criteria:
Experience in teaching on general/academic English language courses and/or field specific university preparation programs; experience in curriculum development;
Understanding of IELTS or other English language testing system;
Experience working in other fields such as business, accounting, science etc.;
Experience and/or interest in convening or coordinating programs in an English language centre;
Expertise in intercultural communication; experience in the development and/or implementation of e-learning materials. Willingness to work at associated campuses;
Experience in eLearning and blended teaching.
Selection Process:
To be considered for one of these positions applicants must address their suitability in writing (using MS WORD) using the outline below and attach their response to a short covering email along with their resume to accessmq.recruitment@mq.edu.au:
Qualifications related to English Language Teaching (most recent/highest to least relevant/lowest)
Relevant teaching experience (level of courses and approximate number of hours/months/years taught on each)
Other related duties (incl. convening, curriculum development, study tours, etc.)
Other relevant initiatives or achievements
Key strengths (max 100 wds)
Areas in which you feel you need to develop professionally (100 wds)
The written application must state which weekdays the applicant is available to teach and provide the contact details (including land line, mobile and email details) of two recent referees.
Those applicants invited to group and individual interviews will be required to bring original documents to demonstrate unlimited rights to work in Australia (such as passports, birth certificates, citizenship certificates) and original copies of academic qualifications.