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English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor, MCAS Iwakuni

Category: Faculty Services
Location: Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Stn-Japan
Requisition ID: 10010629


English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor


Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni , Japan

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) seeks Contingent I employees to teach non-credit ESL classes.

ESL instructors will be responsible for teaching English Language Learners (ELL) basic literacy skills in speaking, writing, reading and listening.  ESL instructors will deliver Conversational, Professional/Business and TOEIC preparation courses to students over various term lengths. They will also assess student learning to provide students feedback on their English literacy skills development.  These instructors will also be responsible for basic administrative duties related to monitoring the academic performance of their students.  

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree conferred
  • Teaching experience in TESOL, ESL, or related field
  • Please attach conferred unofficial transcripts and/or credential evaluations.
  • Experience teaching adult learners preferred
  • Local applicants with individual logistical support (ILS) only. Applicants must already have and be able to maintain ILS, meaning that they must possess a U.S. military ID card and SOFA from an external source, as this position does not offer ILS.

Materials needed for submission:

  • Resume/ Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter highly preferred
  • Unofficial transcripts for all conferred degrees with conferral date (or credential evaluations)
  • Two professional/academic references with email addresses and phone numbers
  • Part of the selection process includes providing official transcripts.
    •  If your degrees were earned from an institution(s) outside the US: UMGC requires a 3rd party credit evaluation from a NACES approved vendor (
    • If an unofficial copy of the evaluation is submitted to UMGC, then the official evaluation report would still be required.

Who We Are and Who We Serve

UMGC—one of 12 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM)—is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First,” and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMGC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMGC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.

The typical UMGC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMGC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.

English as a Second Language (ESL) at UMGC

Please visit to learn more about this program, including its description, outcomes, and coursework.

Position Available and will Remain Open Until Filled

Salary Commensurate with Experience

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMGC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare.  For detailed benefits information, please visit:

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMGC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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