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  • 05/20/2018 4:48 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)
    LMC seeks part-time instructors for Fall 2018 EAP classes

    Posting date:  May 10, 2018

    Lake Michigan College is seeking qualified, experienced English for Academic Purposes instructors for three credit-bearing EAP courses (Academic Writing, Academic Reading, and Academic Speaking/Listening).

    We have approximately 2 part-time faculty openings. We seek instructors with experience in the following areas:

    ·         Content-based and task-based approaches to language teaching

    ·         Academic writing instruction (e.g., communicating in an academic environment, paragraph development, and essay-writing)

    ·         Interactive academic listening (e.g., lecture comprehension and note-taking skills)

    ·         Interactive academic speaking (e.g., small and large-group discussion skills and strategies)

    ·         Academic reading instruction (e.g., comprehension of and critical thinking with complex texts, summarizing and paraphrasing information, academic vocabulary building)

    ·         Covering higher-order grammatical functions relevant to an academic context

    ·         Creating self-made instructional materials that support learning outcomes and supplement course texts

    ·         Supporting a course through a learning management system (LMS) such as Canvas (preferred), Moodle, Sakai, etc.

    Instructional Dates: September 04, 2018 – December 16, 2018 (with orientation and program development time from August 27 – 31, 2018)

    To apply: A detailed job description, contact information, and online application are available at

    Applications will be received and reviewed on a rolling basis through June 17, 2018.
  • 05/20/2018 4:45 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The English Language Institute (ELI), an academic unit of the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) is seeking to hire one or more LEO Lecturers for the Fall Term 2018, pending final enrollment numbers.  

    For more information and to apply, see

  • 04/20/2018 8:34 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    A joint international program between Central Michigan University (CMU) and Anhui Jianzhu University (AHJZU), China, is seeking 1-2 qualified and experienced instructors of English as a Second Language/English for Academic Purposes to teaching academic writing, listening and speaking skills in an intensive summer program for undergraduate students in Anhui Jianzhu University in Hefei, China.

    Program dates: 4 weeks between May 14 and July 6, 2018

    Teaching schedule: 20 - 24 contact hours per week

    Compensation: competitive international salary ($750-1000 per week depending on qualification and experience); accommodation, travel expenses, medical insurance, and visa application expenses are provided.


    Candidates will hold an advanced degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field. ESL/EAP teaching experience at the university level and with international students are preferred.


    For any questions, please email or call 989-774-1146.

  • 04/17/2018 5:44 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The English Language Center at Michigan State University is looking for ESL professionals with MA TESOL or equivalent degrees to join our team of essay raters for MSU’s English exams that are administered in Greece.

    What: Rate approximately150-250 essays; pay is HIGHLY competitive

    When: May-June 2018

    How: Online through a secure login from the ELC at MSU (following initial training on the MSU campus in East Lansing)

    An orientation for new raters will be conducted on the MSU campus on May 12, 2017.  All raters must complete online recalibration (norming) during the week of May 21, the week following orientation.  Rating will continue into June. Rating is performed online on your own computer.

    If you are interested in this rating opportunity, please email Dr. Heekyoung Kim at by May 1, 2018.  Please include an attachment of your résumé or CV.  If you are selected, Dr. Kim will contact you with details re: orientation and rating.

    Note:  Essay rating takes place twice a year.  This ad is NOT for full time or part time positions, but rather to recruit experienced ESL professionals to become part of an essay-rating team, some members of which will be called upon as needed to rate essays twice a year, corresponding to test administration dates.  As stated above, this opportunity could allow you to rate between 150 and 250 essays, depending on how many test-takers actually take the test and the size of our rater pool when we complete orientation and recalibration.  Raters must perform according to ELC standards in order to be considered for continuing rating opportunities. These standards include accurate rating and meeting deadlines.

    Thanks for your interest!

  • 04/16/2018 12:42 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The English Language Institute (ELI), an academic unit of the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA), seeks an energetic, detail-oriented student services and outreach coordinator with excellent communication and customer service skills and a global outlook to serve as a member of ELI’s administrative team. This position supports ELI’s academic programs in English for Academic Purposes and ESL/EFL Teacher Education, its co-curricular and extra-curricular offerings, and its general office operations.

    See this link for full details and to apply:

  • 04/05/2018 8:07 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Eastern Michigan University seeks part-time ESL Lecturer(s) for Summer and Fall 2018. The full job description, qualifications, and application information can be found at this link:

  • 03/20/2018 6:03 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The English Language Institute (ELI), a unit of the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, is seeking highly-qualified, experienced English for Academic Purposes instructors for two summer programs.

    1.  We have approximately 2-3 openings in our English for Academic Purposes summer intensive program. We seek instructors with expertise in the following areas: 1) Academic writing and editing; 2) Interactive academic speaking. The number of positions and specific course assignments available are subject to enrollment.

    Program dates: July 2 - August 10, 2018

    To apply: A detailed job description, contact information, and online application are available at this link (Job Posting #154666). 

    Note: Qualified candidates are also invited to apply for the position in the ELI’s English for Legal Studies program described in Job Posting #154667.

    2. approximately 1-3 highly qualified, experienced instructors of English as a Second Language/English for Academic Purposes to teach academic reading, writing, vocabulary and research skills in an intensive summer program for undergraduate students from Ajou University in South Korea, sponsored by the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and offered jointly by ELI and the Nam Center for Korean Studies. All teaching assignments are subject to enrollment.

    Program dates: July 10 – August 4, 2018

    To apply: A detailed job description, contact information, and online application are available at this link (Job Posting #154732).

  • 03/09/2018 8:37 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Category: Middle School Teaching
    Date Posted: 3/8/2018
    Location: Ypsilanti Community Middle School
    Date of Availability: ASAP
    Date Closing: Until filled

    Appply online: 

     *This position requires a current, valid Michigan teaching certification with an FF Endorsement that includes grade levels 5 - 8



    The Teacher creates and sustains a community of learners through the development of a positive classroom and school culture, by holding rigorous and high expectations for students and by utilizing quality instructional practices matched to student learning needs. The Teacher continuously improves their practice through professional learning and collaboration with peers. The Teacher supervises students, develops and delivers lessons, utilizes established curriculum and maintains high levels of communication with parents/guardians regarding student progress and wellbeing.




    • Commits to ongoing learning and the development of the craft of teaching for self; encourages, supports and mentors ongoing learning in students.
    • Commits to high expectations for students, developing a vision of success for each student and moving that student towards its achievement.
    • Commits to positive relationships and communication, promoting and modeling a safe and supportive learning culture for all.
    • Commits to honoring all students, embracing their community and diversity.
    • Commits to establishing a learning environment that is accountable for effective instruction, assessment and data-driven decision-making.
    • Commits to using community resources to improve instruction.
    • Commits to collegiality and professionalism of self and staff.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.)

    • Participates in professional development, maintains appropriate certification and qualifications and keeps current in changing pedagogy.
    • Participates in collegial conversations surrounding student achievement on a regular basis, influencing individual, grade, and/or department instruction based on collective examination of student performance.
    • Teaches district-approved curriculum, as well as local and state standards, using contemporary thinking around best-practices and program-specific objectives.
    • Participates in district and school initiatives, adheres to building and district school improvement plans.
    • Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
    • Creates a positive, engaging classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriately responds to the maturity level and interest of the students.
    • Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior. Proactively teaches appropriate behavior and expectations.
    • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and activities.
    • Identifies and responds to the learning style of all students. Differentiates instruction to accommodate these styles.
    • Evaluates the academic and social growth of students, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports. Uses academic outcome information to inform curriculum and instructional decisions for all students.
    • Acts as a public relations agent for the success and image of the district.
    • Communicates regularly with students, parents, families and administration in advocacy of student growth. Develops communication plans that adjust for varying levels of parent involvement and inclusion.
    • Integrates cultural consciousness in instruction, classroom culture and classroom artifacts.
    • Collects and integrates information about community heritage in instruction.
    • Adheres to district and school rules and procedures.
    • Conducts behavior to demonstrate collegiality and professionalism.
    • Regular predictable attendance.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Alternative requirements that may be appropriate and acceptable to the Board of Education may be considered. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 



    • Possession of a Bachelor's or higher degree.
    • Valid Michigan teacher's certificate with necessary endorsement(s) to teach assigned subject matter required.
    • Educational experience preferred.
    • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.



    • Ability to explain and demonstrate appropriate teaching techniques.
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret periodicals and professional journals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of educators, students and the general public.
    • Ability to write lesson plans, business correspondence and other related correspondence.
    • Ability to express self clearly, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret information.



    • Ability to integrate technology into the everyday work flow is necessary.
    • Ability to utilize District technology and work to maintain proficiency, as required skill sets change with technology and/or the needs of the District.
    • Ability to use computer technology for research, data management, communications and other instruction.
    • Ability to use a personal computer (PC) or MAC in a networked environment to utilize the Internet and other electronic communications mechanisms.
    • Knowledge of productivity applications such as Microsoft Office (word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software) is required.


    • Ability to apply the concepts of basic math, algebra and geometry consistent with the duties of this position.



    • Highly proficient in subject areas of: reasoning, problem solving, organizational dynamics and emotional intelligence.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Exhibit high level of professionalism with the ability to handle confidential information, use good judgment, plan and handle complex projects and maintain a flexible attitude.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.


    • Ability to build rapport with others and to serve diverse publics
    • Ability to take initiative; work well with others as a collaborative team member and exhibit good communication skills.
    • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with other departments, agencies and individuals.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds such as books and teaching material. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision and the ability to adjust focus. The ability to travel to other buildings is required. The position requires the individual to sometimes work irregular or extended work hours and meet multiple demands from several people.



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The noise level in the work environment is quiet to loud depending upon the activity in the particular part of the day. The employee is frequently required to interact with the public and other staff. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work out-put of students. The employee is exposed to infections at a greater risk than the average person. Occasionally the employee may be required to be outdoors for a short period of time, and therefore subject to varying weather conditions, for purposes of accomplishing the essential functions of this job.



    Complete all sections of the online application at: or



    This position is posted until filled.



    The contract, salary and other employment conditions will be established by the Board of Education with salary ranging from $40,000 to $82,000. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment for this position will be required to work 195 days. Further, applicant must agree to fully participate in all relevant training inclusive of or unique to the building assigned and the District.



    This position description has been prepared to define the general duties of the position, provide examples of work and to detail the required knowledge, skills and ability as well as the acceptable experience and training for the position. The description is not intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the duties of employees under supervision. The Ypsilanti Community Schools retains and reserves any and all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete from any portion of this description in its sole judgment.


    This position description is not a contract for employment.


    The Ypsilanti Community Schools is an equal opportunity employer, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

    The Ypsilanti Community School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, genetic information or any legally protected characteristic, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

  • 03/01/2018 10:29 AM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    The Literacy Center of West Michigan is creating a pool of candidates to fill upcoming instructor positions for community and workplace ESL classes. Times, dates, and locations will vary, and we will work with the qualified instructors to place them in a position that works well with their schedules. The current job posting can be viewed at this link.


    The Literacy Center of West Michigan is committed to bringing about a just and vibrant West Michigan through the power of literacy.  The Literacy Center works with adults, both native speakers of English and English language learners, who read below a 9th grade level and want to improve their literacy. 

  • 02/23/2018 1:29 PM | Pamela Bogart (Administrator)

    Pontiac Academy for Excellence is seeking an ESL endorsed teacher for a secondary teaching position.

    The candidate will teach English to students who are learning English as a Second Language. The candidate must have an (NS K – 12) endorsement as well as a major or minor in ELA.

    The full job posting is available at this link.

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