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Details: OVERVIEW The Professional Development Institute (PDI) of the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) is seeking ESL instructors for its English Language programs. PDI provides English language instruction to non-traditional students. The majority of students are adults enrolled in general ESL classes in the evenings. However, PDI also offers test preparation courses (TOEFL, IELTS), as well as classes specifically tailored to the needs of clients—i.e., conversational, medical, business English, English for Academic Purposes (EAP). In short, PDI functions as a specialized language institute rather than a university preparatory program. MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS Native English speaker A bachelor’s degree 2 years’ English language teaching experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS MA/M.Ed in English/Applied Linguistics/TEFL/TESOL CELTA, DELTA, or Trinity Certificate, or equivalent teaching certification (must comprise a minimum of 120 hours coursework and 20 hours classroom teaching practice) Previous Middle East experience or experience working in emergent nations Experience teaching specialized English courses, such as TOEFL/ IELTS preparation, business English, medical English, academic English
JOB DESCRIPTION Instructors are responsible for: Planning, preparing, and delivering lessons effectively Meeting the curriculum objectives for each course Developing and using supplemental materials to enhance learning Preparing and administering weekly assessments Maintaining attendance and grading records Attending staff meetings and workshops Carrying out various other tasks assigned by department head, such as placement testing Work independently and also as a member of a small team of instructors
TO APPLY Applicants should submit the following materials:: Cover letter Curriculum vitae Copies of highest degree and teaching certificates A copy of the photo page from a current passport
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