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Adjunct Instructor

Deadline for applications: N/A or DAY MONTH YEAR

Salary: $3250 per course
Contract type: Part time

Job overview

Study Group’s International Study Center (ISC) is seeking ESL adjunct instructors to teach non-credit English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses in the areas of Reading, Writing, Grammar and Academic Skills, Listening/Speaking, and Study Skills in an intensive English program; and in courses such as College Life, Critical Thinking, and US Culture. Students are enrolled in a university pathway program at our Chicago/Millennium Park location, with the Fall Semester courses beginning on 8/26/2019 and ending on 12/06/2019. The term will be preceded by faculty orientation and mentoring the week of August 19, 2019, and followed by a final examination period of December 9-13, 2019. All courses take place during the day, Monday through Friday, meeting for a total of 4.5 hours per week.

Key responsibilities

  • To plan and execute EAP courses in reading, writing, grammar, academic and study skills across an intensive English program.
  • To support and educate your students to an agreed standard.
  • To report and update the ISC Director on a regular basis.
  • To teach, support and communicate with International students according to Study Group guidelines.


  • 3 years of experience teaching academic ESL to adults.
  • Master’s degree in TESOL, TESL, Linguistics, or a closely related field.
  • Specialist qualifications in the area of English language teaching to speakers of other languages.
  • Substantial previous experience in teaching college level ESL to international students in the US or elsewhere.

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.