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English Language Learning Instructors

Vacancy Notice: 01/01/2018
Application Deadline: Applications continually accepted
Position Type: Faculty

JOB SUMMARY: ELL Instructors teach morning and/or evening ELL classes as assigned on a regular or substitute basis. This non-credit ELL program operates on a semester system with managed enrollment. There are seven levels of ELL classes, ranging from pre-literacy to advanced, for adult immigrants and refugees. ELL Instructors 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, and financial literacy.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have respect and appreciation for diverse populations, patience with students of all abilities, ability to incorporate classroom technology, and flexibility with new initiatives, methods, approaches, and concepts. Must have good communication and team work skills. Must be welcoming, self-motivated, independent, willing to participate in required professional development, and detail-oriented with lesson plans, class records, and paperwork. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Teaching certification, ESL/reading or related endorsement, Master’s in TESOL, and/or TESOL coursework preferred. Adult ELL teaching experience preferred.

We are currently in need of instructors to teach Work-Based pilot on-site non-credit adult ELL classes at a local employer under the direction of Hawkeye Community College's Adult Education and Literacy administration. Classes will meet during the day and/or evening shifts during the regular academic year.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-time. Hourly. ELL Classes are held from 9:30AM to 1:00PM Monday through Thursday and from 6:30PM to 8:30PM Monday and Thursday evenings during fall and spring semesters.

Application Procedure

Application materials are required and must be received in the Human Resource Services office in order to be considered for the position.

To Apply:

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Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

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