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Sessional Instructor, English as an Additional Language
School of Continuing Education

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

English as an Additional Language provides a full range of reading/writing and listening/speaking courses that support diverse learning in developing their academic English for further post-secondary education. These courses are offered in an exciting university environment with quality instruction and individualized attention to help ensure success.

Applications are invited for sessional EAL positions in the Department of English as an Additional Language to teach a combination of Intermediate and Academic reading and writing as well as listening and speaking courses.  Courses are offered daily in 90-minute teaching blocks and follow the MacEwan University Calendar.  We are currently seeking candidates with recent experience and qualification to teach in the areas listed above. 

Requirements to teach in English as an Additional Language includes a university degree, minimum of TESL Canada Level One Professional certification or the equivalent as well as experience teaching adult learners.   Candidates should possess strong practice knowledge and skills; and enthusiasm for teaching adult learners who are focused on academic preparation.

How to Apply:   

To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting their teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae/resume, the names of three professional references as well as student feedback.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Sessional
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date First review of applicants will start of July 16, 2018. Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 18.07.148
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