SDSU Research Foundation

  • ALI Part-Time ESL Instructor Pool

    Req No.
    $35.20 - $44.00 per hour DOE
    Dept/Proj Name
    American Language Institute (ALI)
  • Overview

    The College of Extended Studies, American Language Institute (ALI) provides English language training to international students. Many of these students are preparing to matriculate to American universities, including SDSU. The ALI currently employs approximately 70 full-time and part-time instructors and 20 support staff, and serves approximately 4000 students per year.


    The ALI Instructor is responsible for performing a combination of college-level classroom instruction. Must be able to teach a variety of skills and subjects to a variety of English proficiency levels; demonstrate teaching excellence, knowledge of subject matter, and coordination skills.


    Ability to teach TOEFL and IELTS preparation, GMAT & GRE preparation, and Mathematics a plus. 


    The American Language Institute maintains a pool of part-time ESL instructors. Instructors must be in the pool in order to be offered classes. Being assigned to the pool does not guarantee that you will receive an assignment. Please apply if you would like to be considered for the pool.  


    • Teaches a variety of skill areas and levels, as assigned by the director, to meet program needs.
    • Prepares and presents course content in keeping with the course title, including a final test or evaluation.
    • Maintains the degree of quality instruction which will ensure a beneficial learning experience for students.
    • Keeps accurate records of student attendance and submits these as scheduled.
    • Keeps accurate records of student progress (grades) and completes mid-semester and final grade reports according to instructions and timetables.
    • Provides a syllabus and attendance policy for each class taught.
    • Uses multimedia, online tools, and other materials to supplement presentations.



    • Master's degree, preferably in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or closely related field.
    • Minimum two years of experience teaching.


    • Minimum two years of experience teaching ESL. 

    San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.

    Offer of employment is contingent upon sucessful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation


    No Relocation or Travel Reimbursement

    Not currently sponsoring H1B Visas



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