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  • Full Time
  • Ponce

 Overall description: The main responsibility of the Bilingual Instructor for the Language Support Program (LSP) will be to improve and enhance the language learning process and experiences. Tailoring sessions will respond to needs and learning styles, study skills, personal, and social challenges. In addition, empower the language learner to perform effectively through life, work, or studies using their second language, English or Spanish targeted to adults, students, and /or PHSU Staff. This position will be directly supervised by the LSP Coordinator and report to the Dean of Curriculum and Academic Affairs. 

Qualified candidates must have the following background and core competencies: 

  • • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Education, with a specialty in English as a Second Language or equivalent 
  • • Licensed in English as a Second Language, or Foreign Language [English/Spanish] 
  • • At least three years of experience in the profession, preferably with students in higher education in P.R. Some USA territory experience will be outstanding. 
  • • Proficient in oral, auditory comprehension, and written communication skills in English and Spanish. 
  • • Effective in time management, organizational and problem-solving skills. 
  • • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative and multidisciplinary setting. 
  • • Ability to work under stress. 
  • • Effective social and interpersonal skills. Teamwork oriented. 
  • Fully competent in working with Microsoft Office programs, Zoom, LMS, and digital and web-based technology. 
  • Experience in online teaching. 

Demonstrated ability to: 

  • • Develop and implement comprehensive lesson plans for participants to understand language concepts and cultural aspects. 
  • • Create and/or adapt reliable resources to use for language training, in print and online form. 
  • • Keep track of participants’ progress and support provided. 
  • • Identify needs through effective screening and assessments. 
  • • Administer, score, analyze and interpret academic assessments. 
  • • Gather relevant data regarding participants’ performance to share when needed. 
  • • Collaborate with counselors, or other PHSU officials when requested to aid students at risk. 
  • • Consult with LSP Team regarding planning, implementing, and evaluating individuals. 
  • • Deal effectively and appropriately with participants, regarding concerns and challenging situations. 
  • • Intervene early where additional special educational needs and requirements are identified. 
  • • Maintain confidential participant records of services provided, progress, and data. 
  • • Develop and conduct workshops requested for participants on language learning topics and/or others. 
  • • Attend workshops, seminars, and or professional meetings in order to remain up to date on new developments in language education. 
  • • Collaborate with others as assigned by the Dean of Curriculum and Academic Affairs. 

The position is available by July 15, 2022. Interested qualified candidates must send their current curriculum and a cover letter outlining specific qualifications to: jobs@psm.edu 

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@psm.edu

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