English Language Learning Work-Based Instructors

Vacancy Notice: Monday, May 9, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Position Type: Administrative
Hours: Part Time
Reports To: Manager of English Language Learning & Family Literacy

Job Summary

Do you enjoy teaching? Are you passionate about making an impact and empowering others with life changing opportunities? Is it your time to help be the difference? If so, Hawkeye Community College has a great opportunity for you!

The Van G Miller Adult Learning Center is looking for a part-time English Language Learning (ELL) Work-Based Instructor to join their team. While working as an ELL Work-Based instructor you are helping make a meaningful impact on the everyday lives of their students. Students are empowered to get the education and skills they need to thrive at work, school, home and in their community all while earning their high school equivalency diploma or learning the English language.

Our part-time ELL Work-Based Instructor creates and delivers 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.

Hawkeye Community College is a comprehensive community college focused on meeting the needs of the community by providing quality, affordable learning experiences for a diverse student body through our Adult Learning Center, Business and Community Education Department as well as through more than 50 career and technical programs and liberal arts transfer programs. Hawkeye Community College’s mission is about empowering students, strengthening businesses and enriching communities with a vision to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.

Essential Job Functions

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

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

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

  • Differentiates instruction in a multi-level classroom.

  • Maintains student attendance and class performance records.

  • Identifies areas of student need.

  • Follows 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.

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

  • Communicates with the employer regarding class and student needs.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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

  • Demonstrated ability to keep information confidential.

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching certification.

  • ESL/reading or related endorsements.

  • Master’s in TESOL.

  • TESOL coursework.

  • Teaching experience with adults.

Working Conditions

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

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.

Employment Status

Part-time, non-exempt, grant funded position.

Application Status

  • Complete online application at www.hawkeyecollege.edu/employment and submit all required materials:

    • Submit/upload a resume.

    • Submit/upload 3 references with a minimum of 1 being from a current/past supervisor.

    • Submit/upload a Cover Letter.

  • Submit the online application and all required materials by the deadline of Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Preference will be given to applicants who submit the required materials on or before May 31st. This position will remain open until filled.

Apply Online

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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