Under the auspices of the Center of Pedagogy, the Teacher Education Advocacy Center (TEAC) employs the services of an ESL Literacy coach. The ESL Literacy Coach provides Teacher Education students reading, writing and/or ESL support to ensure the academic success of students entering and persisting in the Teacher Education Program. 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: 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.
Qualifications & Requirements
• 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.
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Commensurate with experience.
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