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ESL Adjunct Instructor, DAEL

Employer
Joliet Junior College
Location
Downtown Joliet, Illinois
Closing date
Aug 7, 2022

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Position Title:

ESL Adjunct Instructor, DAEL

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE:Adjunct Instructor, English as a Second Language (ESL)
STATUS:Part time
DEPARTMENT: Department of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL)
DIVISION:Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
UNION:Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO:Director, Department of Adult Education and Literacy
PLACEMENT: Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications
MINIMUM PAY RATE:Qualifications include education and related work experience.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities.


The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty.

POSITION SUMMARY

An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator, Manager, and/or Director, and provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time staff in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide direct and explicit instruction to students in assigned subject area(s) Monitor student progress, report outcomes, and refer students for additional assessments and/or support services. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, assessments, and other established processes. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and director. Actively retain students through goal attainment. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college and the department at all times. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract and/or by the department. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree in Education. Three (3) years of teaching experience in adult education (ABE, GED, ESL) and/or developmental college reading, and/or writing. Teacher Certification, certificates, endorsements and related experience will be considered. Experience and/or expertise in instructional/classroom technology. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning. Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written English.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master's Degree in Education, Adult Education, or closely related field. Elementary, Middle School and/or High School Teacher Certification in English or Foreign Language and/or ESL/TESOL/Bilingual education endorsement. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency. Demonstrated multicultural competence.

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:

28
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