Under the auspices of the Center of Pedagogy, the Teacher Education Advocacy Center (TEAC) employs the services of an ESL Literacy coach to provide undergraduate and graduate students within the College of Education and Human Services with reading, writing and/or ESL support to ensure the academic success of students in education and human services-related majors and programs of study. The ESL Literacy Coach will provide individual and/or small group assistance with term papers, essays, research projects and other writing assignments, as needed. The ESL Literacy Coach will be available by appointment. The Coach will also facilitate workshops and provide PRAXIS preparation when indicated. The Coach will compile and analyze data; and prepare reports as necessary. The Coach will also provide support to TEAC in the assessment and diagnosis of students’ writing strengths, needs, and deficiencies.
The Coach’s scope of work will focus on the following population of students: graduate students whose primary language is not English; students needing assistance with getting accepted to the Teacher Education Program, including provisional students and English Language Learners; students who need help with passing the PRAXIS I and II exams; and scholarship applicants and recipients.
Knowledge of instructional/tutoring practices related to developing literacy skills in a higher education environment with students preparing to become teachers
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
Ability to multitask and prioritize
Ability to meet deadlines and maintain organization when keeping appointments
Ability to analyze and summarize data and write reports
Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relations and work collaboratively with students, faculty and administration
Ability to work in a diverse environment with students, faculty and staff
Teaching experience preferred
Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communication, ESL, Education or related field.
About Montclair State University
With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. One of four public research institutions in the state, Montclair State is designated a Research Doctoral 3 University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body.
The University’s 10 colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 18 NCAA Division III athletic teams for men and women, Montclair State offers its students a comprehensive college experience.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at montclair.edu