Niagara University
  • Niagara University, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

OUTSTANDING BENEFITS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. Low cost health benefits, 8% 403b contribution, free tuition for you and your immediate family, discounted tuition at the Stella Niagara school, 35-hour work weeks, generous holidays (20 days annually), PTO, and half-day Fridays throughout the summer. Campus life is vibrant and offers free parking, on-site dining options, and a Tim Hortons in a beautiful park-like setting.


Job Summary:

The Department of Modern & Classical Languages has an opening for a part-time instructor to teach
two sections of Italian in the Spring 2023 semester, beginning Tuesday, January 17, 2023. The
current schedule for these classes is: ITA 102A, T TH 9:00 am - 10:20 am; ITA 104A, T TH 10:30 am
- 11:50 am.


Essential Duties:
Use a communicative approach to the teaching of a foreign language, teaching as much as possible
in the target language with minimal English for clarification of some grammar points.
Prepare daily lesson plans and activities that engage students in their study of beginning and
intermediate Italian, following a syllabus provided by the Department Chair.
Prepare and grade tests, use an online program for daily homework, and evaluate students' daily
participation.
Maintain a class record and keep attendance.
Be available for students by appointment to help them with any specific problems they might be
having with the course material.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
Native or near-native Italian fluency;
Thorough knowledge of the subject matter;
Ability to plan and present instructional material in a clear, logical and concise manner;
Ability to maintain a proper teacher-student relationship;
Sound professional judgment;
Initiative and resourcefulness

Qualifications:

Master's Degree in the area of specialization preferred.

Any questions, please contact Jim McCutcheon, Chair, Department of Modern & Classical Languages,
at: jm@niagara.edu

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