Work Location: Springfield Campus
Department: International Programs
Pay Grade: 43
Posting Number: 20180200FTS
Appointment Type: Full Time Regular
The Teacher Training Specialist assists in writing proposals for programs, develops schedules and manages educational events and training sessions, serves as liaison with public schools, arranges networking opportunities for participants, provides information for program reports, develops curriculum for English courses and/or teacher training courses and workshops, and instructs English as a Second Language (ESL) courses, teacher training courses, and workshops.
Description of Primary Duties:
Researches potential grants and assists in writing proposals for teacher training and other customized programs in the English Language Institute (ELI) and International Leadership and Training Center (ILTC).
Develops program schedules and manages educational events and training sessions.
Arranges opportunities for participants in ELI and ILTC teacher training programs to interact with peers in public schools and leaders of local educational organizations.
Develops curriculum and instructional materials for English as a Second Language (ESL) courses and for teacher training courses and workshops.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: A bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) or TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) courses is required. A Master's degree in Educational Leadership or a related field is preferred.
Experience: At least three years of experience teaching English to speakers of other languages is required. Overseas teaching experience is required. Administrative experience in education is required. Demonstrated professional involvement in the field as evidenced by presenting at conferences and/or publishing in TESOL/TESL-related journals is preferred.
Skills: Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Effective interpersonal skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds is required.
Other: A valid Missouri driver's license and proof of automobile insurance as required by the state of Missouri is required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.