Part-time TESOL Faculty - Cairn University

Thursday, February 11, 2016 7:56 AM | PTE (Administrator)

Cairn University, School of Education

Part-time Faculty Member - TESOL


The School of Education is accepting applications for a part-time faculty position.  The university seeks to fill the position byJuly 1, 2016.   Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2016.


Candidates should be prepared to teach a part-time load (a minimum of 18 credits per academic year) in both undergraduate and/or graduate courses.  Courses include Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, Introduction to Second Language Acquisition, Language Fundamentals, and TESOL Methods and Materials. This position is also responsible for TESOL program advising, which entails advising students who are adding TESOL certification, ensuring that the curriculum adheres to state requirements for TESOL certification, and supervision of students during their TESOL practicum.   Other responsibilities include engagement with students at extracurricular events. 


The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a master's degree in one of the following:  TESOL; Language Education with a specialization in TESOL; Applied Linguistics with a specialization in TESOL; or similar credentials.  At least three years of university-level teaching experience is preferable.  Experience teaching K-12 and adult ESL is required.  Applicants who also have experience training ESL teachers, overseas experience, and acquaintance with PA ESL-specialist regulations are preferred. Candidates for the position would be required to abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University and be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate into their field of teaching a biblically-centered worldview. 


To apply, please submit résumé to; Fax (215) 702-4841.  To obtain additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Paula Gossard, Dean, School of Education.  Tele­phone: (215) 702-4264;  Email:

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