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English as a Second Language Program Director

Emmaus Bible College is seeking candidates for a full-time faculty position as program director of the ESL Education program beginning Fall 2017. The mission of the Teacher Education Program at Emmaus Bible College is “to produce teachers with a Christian worldview who glorify God and benefit society through their innovative and sound professional practice and lifestyle of serving others.”

The college is seeking candidates for the position with the following credentials and experience:


  1. A minimum of a master’s degree in education with a specialization in TESOL/ESL from an accredited college or university is required.
  2. A minimum of 3-5 years of teaching experience in K-12 school settings. Preference will be given to a candidate holding a teaching license and a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in a secondary school.
  3. Graduate coursework in curriculum, instruction, and classroom assessment and strong interest in teaching design of instructional units to teacher candidates are preferred.


The knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for this position require the following:

  1. Born-again believer in the Lord Jesus Christ
  2. Demonstrated, contagious Christian character
  3. Alignment with the Doctrinal Statement of Emmaus Bible College
  4. Commitment to the Mission, Core Values, and Institutional Goals of Emmaus Bible College
  5. Ability to integrate Biblical truth with teaching philosophy and praxis
  6. Ability to teach effectively with a commitment to the scholarship of teaching and learning
  7. Commitment to collegial collaboration that supports the mission of the Teacher Education Program, equitable and purposeful student learning, and the collection and use of formative and summative assessment data that enhances teaching praxis and informs program effectiveness
  8. Understanding of the needs and trends associated with traditional college age students as well as professional educators
  9. Demonstration of service to others as a lifestyle
  10. Ability to develop connections with professional educators in the community
  11. Excellent human relations skills for the glory of God
  12. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  13. High professional, ethical, and moral standards
  14. Recommendations of quality performance

Please submit resumes or recommendations to:

Dr. Lisa Beatty, Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Emmaus Bible College
2570 Asbury Road
Dubuque, IA 52001

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