English Language Learning Work-Based Instructors (PT)

Vacancy Notice: Friday, July 23, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Position Type: Administrative
Hours: Part Time
Reports To: Manager of English Language Learning & Family Literacy

Job Summary

Instructors create and deliver Adult Education and Literacy work-based English Language Learning (ELL) classes for adult immigrants and refugees through an on-site partnership with a local meat processing facility. The purpose of the class is to improve immigrant employee retention, increase workplace safety, and improve employee English language skills, job performance, satisfaction, and career advancement potential. Classes are noncredit and operate on a semester system under managed enrollment.

Essential Job Functions

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Teach morning, afternoon, and/or evening worksite ELL classes as assigned.

  • Develop lesson plans, activities, assignments, and assessments.

  • Maintain student attendance and class performance records.

  • Identify areas of student need.

  • Follow a leveled curriculum while incorporating College and Career Readiness Standards, 21st Century Employability Skills, CASAS Life and Work competencies, EL Civics, U.S. citizenship, digital literacy, math, and financial literacy.

  • Create lessons that include authentic workplace-specific skills, language, policies, procedures, technology, and culture.

  • Communicate with the employer regarding class and student needs.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (e.g., Education, TESOL, English).

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and provide customer service for diverse populations (faculty, staff, students, and general public).

  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate classroom technology.

  • Demonstrated ability to create lessons tailored to specific skill levels

  • Keep information confidential.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions.

  • Must be welcoming, self-motivated, independent, willing to participate in required professional development, and detail-oriented with lesson plans, class records, and paperwork.


  • Teaching certification.

  • ESL/reading or related endorsements.

  • Master’s in TESOL.

  • TESOL coursework.

  • Teaching experience with adults.

Employment Status

Part-time. Hourly. Classes are held during the afternoon, Monday through Thursday during fall and spring semesters, with an anticipated 21 hours per week (14 instructional hours).

Working Conditions

Requires skills for succeeding in an office environment, using technology. Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Work is performed in a classroom setting. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours. During course of day, interact with students, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and computers.

Application Procedure

  • Complete online application at www.hawkeyecollege.edu/employment including a resume, cover letter and 3 references with two being past/current supervisors.

  • Submit online application and all required materials by the deadline.

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Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: hawkeyecollege.edu/about/diversity-inclusion/equal-opportunity. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email equity-titleIX@hawkeyecollege.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

Contact Information

Human Resource Services

Hawkeye Center 101
Jobs Line: 319-296-2329 ext.5000‚Äč
Email Human Resource Services

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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