ESL Instructor: Part-Time (M, W - mornings)

The University Pathways (UP) at Greenville University is an intensive English program that prepares international students to successfully meet the language proficiency requirements and to thrive in American academic institutions. UP is currently accepting applications for English as a Second Language (ESL) part time instructors for current and anticipated enrollment. These part time instructor positions are considered on an as-needed basis. Candidates are expected to teach ESL to adult learners at Foundation through Advanced levels, and provide administrative support including program development, orientation, and registration, among other duties. 



  • Set up assigned course(s) by the first day of class.
  • Design the assigned course structure based on designated textbook(s).
  • Teach the assigned course(s) following the UP Curriculum Guide and using the Template Syllabi. • 
  • Follow and practice ALI policies/regulations. •
  • Attend all UP faculty meetings and participate in other field activities, etc. that occur during assigned working hours. 
  • Contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Dedicate oneself to a student-centered education.


  • Has a B.A. or M.A. in English as a second language, or closely related field. • 
  • Is enthusiastic, flexible, professional and responsible.
  • Has ESL teaching experience.
  • Has good verbal and written communication skills. • 
  • Is able to motivate students and make learning accessible and stimulating. 
  • An understanding and appreciation of Christian higher education
  • Willingness to live by the standards of the Greenville University Living and Learning Together Lifestyle Statement, available with the employment application at   


The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville University was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website:

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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