Job Standard for Intensive English Programs (IEP) Instructor
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IEP Instructor Overview
- Work Type: Professional
- Job Code: 75538
- Pay Grade: P5
- FLSA Status: Exempt
- Career Level: Intermediate
- Family: Academic Programs
- Function: Instructional Services
The IEP Instructor will teach IEP classes; perform all duties related to teaching; develop curriculum for the program; help review and select appropriate textbooks for the program; and assist in the assessment/placement process.
Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.
Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of professional experience or equivalent relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- University-level IBP teaching experience
- Experience teaching abroad
- Possess strong classroom management skills.
- Ability to interact and work with non-native speakers.
- Proficiency in a second language.
- Masters in TESOL, Second and/or Foreign Language Acquisition, or related fields.
60% of Time the IEP Instructor must:
- Serve on IEP Curriculum Committee to develop and maintain a comprehensive, academically sound, student-centered curriculum
- Assist in the evaluation process of student assessment and placement of new incoming students.
- Create micro-workshops for professional development of IEP instructors.
- Attend staff meetings & professional development workshops.
- Assist with the planning and implementation of University Life and student orientation.
- Teach core classes, and electives, depending on need.
- Develop appropriate materials, exercises and tests for assigned classes.
- Ensure that course goals, outcomes and classroom curriculum is aligned with the IEP’s curriculum.
- Meet with students as necessary to monitor progress on competencies, troubleshoot challenges, and give feedback regarding proficiency levels.
- Demonstrate a sincere interest in working with and responding to the various needs of an international population.
35% of Time the IEP Instructor
- Determined by department needs
5% of Time the IEP Instructor
- Perform other duties as assigned
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.
Not applicable for IEP Instructor
Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.
Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual. In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.