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Intensive English Program Instructor - 248b.1314


Office of International Education


Intensive English Program (IEP) instructors teach skills-based English for Academic Purposes courses to non-native speakers of English through the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Intensive English Program. IEP Instructors are responsible for implementing teaching activities per an IEP curriculum designed to assist students in achieving program objectives.

IEP instructors are classified as temporary appointments and report directly to the English Language Support Coordinator in the Office of International Education (OIE).

During the appointment, IEP instructors may teach one or more courses for the program.

Course schedules are built following interviews. The OIE IEP may not be able to accommodate all candidates' schedules.


*EL, as used below, encompasses ESL, EFL, ESOL and other related acronyms

Relevant Master's degree in TESOL, EL, Applied Linguistics, or a related field
Bachelor's degree with significant experience in or progress towards an English Language Learning (ELL) or Applied Linguistics Master's degree

  • Formal preparation in models, methods, and major interventions developed for EL students;
  • Significant EL-related teaching experience at the post-secondary level (minimum of five years for applicants without a Master's degree);
  • Ability to fluently read, write, and speak English; excellent verbal and written skills;
  • Demonstrated strong classroom management skills, organizational and planning skills, and ability to give clear, concise directions and explanations.


  • Experience teaching or developing innovative curriculum related to English for Academic Purposes;
  • Significant EL-related teaching experience abroad at the post-secondary level;
  • Significant experience living or studying outside of the United States;
  • Experience serving culturally and linguistically diverse learners;
  • Proficiency in a second language;
  • Professional involvement (TESOL, IATEFL, NAFSA, etc.).

Starting Date

September 2014



Terms of Appointment

Temporary Appointment

Application Deadline

Review of files will begin on June 20, 2014 and continue until position is filled.

How to Apply

Submit a letter of application, resume, three current letters of recommendation, contact information for five references, transcripts (official or photocopy), and a philosophy of teaching statement to:

Ms. Amy Jacobson
English Language Coordinator
(920) 424-0775


The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer.

Employment will require a criminal background check. UW Oshkosh complies with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act with regard to nondiscrimination on the basis of arrest and/or conviction record.

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Human Resources - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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