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English Instructor (Part-time)

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID354583

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyEducation-General

Full/Part TimePart-Time


Job Code9754I

Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin

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MAST international is looking for a part-time English Language and Grammar Instructor for Fall 2023, with the possibility of reappointment in subsequent academic semesters. The English Language and Grammar instructor will teach up to 30 MAST international trainees, which are a broad and diverse group, from different countries and backgrounds, with different levels of English proficiency. The instructor is responsible for all class preparation materials, lesson planning, and evaluating student performance.
This position is intermittent and not eligible for healthcare benefits; renewal is dependent upon successful performance and availability of funding. Compensation will be $3,250 for the entire semester, paid bi-weekly.


  • 150 minutes in-person teaching on UMN St. Paul Campus, twice a week, 75 minutes each session.
  • Preferred class schedule: mornings, Tuesday & Thursday.
  • Appointment starts August 23rd, 2023, and ends December 21st, 2023. Required Qualifications
    • BA Degree in English, English as a Second Language, Linguistics, Education, Bilingual/Bicultural studies, Reading, or Speech or related field + 4 years of relevant experience OR MA in English, English as a Second Language, Linguistics, Education, bilingual/bicultural studies, reading, or speech or related field + 2 years of relevant experience.
    • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate or equivalent such as English as a Second Language (ESL), Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
    • English Teaching experience to speakers of other languages, and from diverse cultural groups.
    • Ability to use technology to enhance teaching and learning.
    • Ability to accommodate different learning styles with sensitivity to diverse cultures in a student-centered, task-based classroom.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Creativity and enthusiasm in providing an environment conducive to learning.Preferred Qualifications
      • MA in English, English as a Second Language, Linguistics, Education, bilingual/bicultural studies, reading, or speech or related field + 2 years of relevant experience.
      • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level, or adult learners.About MAST

        MAST International is an international exchange program that combines practical experiences in agriculture with classroom experiences through the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Since 1949, the program has sponsored over 6000 trainees from more than 65 different countries.

        Please contact Ines Sacchetti, MAST International Academic Coordinator at

        How To Apply

        Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. Application Package
      • Cover Letter - Letter of formal application that addresses how experience and education qualifies the candidate to perform the assigned responsibilities.
      • Resume - Detailed resume of all educational and professional experiences, which includes a list of courses taught.
      • A statement of teaching philosophy, with proven commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.This position will remain open until filled.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


        The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

        Employment Requirements

        Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

        Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:

        About the U of M

        The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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