Career Detail

English Language Learning Instructors

Vacancy Notice: 11/09/2018
Application Deadline: 1/1/2019 By 4:00pm CST
Position Type: Professional


  • English Language Learning/Literacy Coordinator


Instructors create and deliver seven levels of ELL classes, ranging from pre-literacy to advanced, for adult immigrants and refugees that incorporate state standards and competencies. 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.


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

  • Teach morning and/or evening classes on a regular or substitute basis.
  • Program classes operate on a semester system.
  • Develop activities and assignments.
  • Maintain student attendance and class performance records.
  • Identify areas of student need.
  • Collaborate on the development of curriculum which incorporates state standards and competencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Ability to work with and provide customer service for diverse populations (faculty, staff, students, and general public).
  • Ability to incorporate classroom technology.
  • Ability to create lessons tailored to specific skill levels
  • Ability to motivate students and apply retention techniques.
  • Flexibility with new initiatives and approaches.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operational integrity by keeping information confidential.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • 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.


Part-time. Hourly. Classes are from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. , Monday through Thursday and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday during fall and spring semesters.

Application Procedure

Background checks and driving records are considered in all hiring decisions.

Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

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

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Human Resource Services

Hawkeye Center 101
Jobs Line: 319-296-2329 ext.5000‚Äč
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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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