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PT Instructor Pool - English as a Second Language (ESL)

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Madison Area Technical College
Location
Madison, Wisconsin
Closing date
Aug 9, 2022

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PT Instructor Pool - English as a Second Language (ESL)

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Job Posting Date:
January 29, 2021

Application Deadline:

Salary Information:
Salary depends upon workload.

Department:
School of Academic Advancement_Instruction & Transition

Job Description:

Madison College is recruiting a pool of highly motivated and qualified candidates to teach part time courses for the English as a Second Language (ESL) program. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis for the 2021-2022 academic school year. If you possess the aspiration to help others succeed, this is an opportunity for you to positively impact the community and lives of our students. Madison College is a first-choice institution that offers exceptional educational opportunities to our students providing high-demand skills for professional and academic growth.

Madison College's dedication to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity is reflected in our Mission, Vision, and Values. Hiring an inclusive workforce that mirrors our student population is more than just a commitment at Madison College-it is the foundation of what we are striving to do. Come be part of our great team!

Organizational Function and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for instruction in English as a Second Language (ESL) at the college level. This includes developing a relevant and progressive curriculum, designing and implementing effective learning strategies and environments, delivering instruction of high quality, assessing student learning, advising students, and participating in college service activities at the department, division and college levels.

This position reports to the Associate Dean - School of Academic Advancement.

Essential Duties:

The following duties are typically expected of this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

1. Responsible for instruction in the English as a Second Language program. Provide instruction to limited English speaking students.

2. Develop appropriate instructional strategies and materials for use with second language learners.

3. Deliver relevant instruction for English language acquisition.

4. Assess student learning, modifying approaches as needed for effectiveness.

5. Participate in assessments including but not limited to TABE CLAS E.

6. Provide academic support services to limited English speaking students.

7. Participate in instructional discussions to meet the educational/support needs of limit English speaking students.

8. Develop and plan appropriate instructional strategies and alternative delivery strategies when appropriate.

9. Participate in in-service meetings, convocation training, staff development training other activities or programs requested by the Department.

10. Assist and advise students who have problems with assignments, tests, grades, course content, career concerns, and other academic matters.

11. Comply with college policies and directions regarding student testing, record keeping advanced standing, providing grades on a timely basis, evaluating student performance and maintaining office hours for student assistance and counseling, etc.

12. Maintain competencies as an instructor as aligned with the Faculty Quality Assurance System.

13. Demonstrate a commitment to the college's mission, vision, and values.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of current educational methods and strategies, including learner-centered instruction, assessment, evaluation and collaborative techniques and strategies that address closing the gap in student access and achievement across race, gender and disability.

2. Skill in the use of educational technology and alternative delivery methods.

3. Knowledge and ability to infuse multicultural perspectives into course content and delivery.

4. Skill in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds, as well as individuals with disabilities.

5. Demonstrated knowledge of current English as a Second Language assessment theory and instruments.

6. Ability to teach adult learners in a 2-year college setting.

7. Knowledge of course management systems such as Blackboard and online workbook such as MyEnglishLab.

8. Skill in the delivery of ESL content support to adult second language learners in 2-y occupational education programs.

9. Bilingual skills: English/Spanish, is preferable.

10. Ability to develop a range of ESL curricula.

Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution with a major in ESL, TEFL, TESL, VESL, Composition & TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or Bilingual Education.
or
Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution with a combination of 30 semester credits in ESL, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), Applied Linguistics, or Bilingual Education.

2. Two or more years of teaching ESL/TEFL or related in:
  • Adult Basic Education Setting such as a Technical College or in a Community Educational Organization, or
  • Elementary Education Classroom, or
  • Middle/High School with an emphasis on ESL/EFL


3. Experience teaching linguistically and culturally diverse Adult ESL students.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Madison College utilizes pool postings for all Part-time Instructor positions. This posting is a pool position to collect applications for potential part-time instruction positions. Part-time Instructors are hired on a per course basis each semester, and teaching one semester does not guarantee assignment for the following semester. The teaching hours for a part-time instructor vary and can include day, evening, and weekend classes.

If interested, please complete the required online application and attach a resume, cover letter, and transcripts (unofficial copy). Please note that all transcripts will be checked for verification of accreditation before hire. This pool will close on approximately January 31, 2022. If you are not contacted by this time and you are still interested in employment with Madison College, you will be asked to reapply to a new pool. All communications will be through the e-mail provided on your application materials.

We regard diversity in the workforce as a competitive advantage and strongly support its presence in our educational environment.


    If you are experiencing application issues please contact the HR hotline, (608) 246-6900.

    Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. Madison College will not tolerate racism or harassment of any kind. We will provide an educational environment that preserves the safety and dignity of our students, staff and faculty. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Rosemary Buschhaus, J.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Vice President, Human Resources, 1701 Wright St Madison, WI 53704 (608) 246-6900


    To apply, visit https://madisoncollege.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/jobsatMadisonCollege/job/District/PT-Instructor-Pool---English-as-a-Second-Language--ESL-_R0002334

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    As part of the application process, finalists will undergo a background check including criminal history, educational verification, and references. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify you from employment. All cases are considered on an individual basis, and the offense will be compared to the position for which you are applying.





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