POSITION LOCATION: On campus position located in Fort Morgan, CO
ESL Instructor Beginning Level or ESL Instructor Intermediate Level
Part-time hourly instructor (28 hours/week maximum)
PURPOSE/SUMMARY OF JOB:
This position is responsible for the instruction of ESL students at the Beginning or Intermediate Levels. This position will coordinate with the Student Retention & Basic Skills Specialist to ensure student needs are being met through careful record-keeping of all facets of student performance including test results, subject gains and attendance. Responsibilities include lesson planning, record-keeping, answering student questions/inquiries via email and phone, grading and providing constructive feedback on assignments, composing course outlines/syllabi, and consistently collaborating and communicating with the Student Retention & Basic Skills Specialist to connect students to opportunities they are interested in while in the program. This position will include teaching times primarily in the mornings/afternoons though in the future could include teaching assignments in the evenings and on weekends, depending on student/community needs. A variety of instructional delivery modalities (synchronous, hybrid, remote) will be employed via Zoom and other platforms. The individual shall perform all duties while promoting opportunities for inclusion, expressing the valuing of differences, and regularly demonstrating the college's commitment to the Guiding Principles.
- Minimum of a bachelor's degree in adult education or a related field from a regionally accredited institution.
- Minimum of two (2) years' experience teaching English Language Learners (ELLs).
- Strong technological skills and experience in using the MS Office suite, Zoom, and Learning Management Systems.
- Strong ability to communicate and interact with culturally diverse and at-risk populations.
- Willingness to cross-train for other teacher positions in the GED/ESL program.
- Master's degree in ESL/TESOL, adult education, or related field.
- Bilingual in Spanish or Somali.
- Adult Basic Education Authorization (ABEA) from the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) or willingness to obtain it within three (3) years of hire.
- Extensive experience teaching in various modalities (in-person, hybrid, & remote) to diverse student populations.
- Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.
Anticipated Start Date: August 2022
Salary and Benefits:
$31.06 - $33.76, based on education, skills and experience. This position is not eligible for a benefits package. Employees must be designated at .75 FTE or greater to be eligible for the Colorado Community College System benefit package. Sick leave shall be accrued and granted in accordance with the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act. No relocation assistance is provided.
All applications will be reviewed in the order that they are received on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Candidates are encouraged to submit a complete application packet early for full consideration.
Complete application packets include:
- Cover Letter responding to the position description and required qualifications
- Complete and current resume
- MCC Employment Application.
- Academic Transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable during the application process)
- Names and contact information of three recent job-related references who can address your expertise and background for this position
Incomplete application packets may not be considered.
Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications as related to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Final candidates will be invited to travel to the College, at their own expense, to interview with the Screening Committee and college officials.
About Morgan Community College (MCC):
MCC is one of 13 colleges comprising the Colorado Community College System (CCCS). The college has consistently been named a Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education in the past decade.
MCC is located on I-76, 80 miles northeast of Denver and approximately 100 miles east of Rocky Mountain National Park. MCC provides high quality lower division transferable courses and occupational education culminating in a variety of certificate, associate, and baccalaureate degree programs through traditional, innovative, and non-traditional delivery methods to an 11,500 square mile service area in eastern Colorado.
The College serves this vast, rural, agricultural area from its main campus in Fort Morgan and through three regional locations in Limon, Burlington and Wray. These locations are 75 to 150 miles from the campus in Fort Morgan.
The College is seeking dynamic, creative individuals who are committed to the community college philosophy, student success, and public service. MCC seeks individuals looking for a rural or small community lifestyle, with excellent conditions for families; close proximity to a major metropolitan area; year-round recreation and natural beauty; and a dynamic, forward-looking workplace.
MCC utilizes four guiding principles that are intended to guide its work, both internally and externally. The guiding principles include (1) integrity, (2) respect, (3) open and honest communication, and (4) collaboration. These guiding principles are a daily part of MCC's work, and candidates should be prepared to work by and contribute to the organization through these four guiding principles.
Our Diverse Community:
MCC exists in and serves one of the most diverse communities in Colorado. How the college serves the diverse community is an important reflection of MCC. As an institution, MCC is dedicated to continually improve its respect of and service to the diverse community and is of the utmost importance to promoting educational opportunities for underrepresented students. Applicants, if hired, should be prepared to participate in a workplace that promotes the equitable advancement of educational, social, financial, and other realms of our diverse communities and constituents.
Finalist must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check as a condition of hire. It is Morgan Community College's procedure to conduct pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable to the position, driving history, credit check, and FBI Fingerprinting. Employment offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.
As a condition of employment, each employee shall agree to abide by MCC's Drug-Free Workplace Policy Statement. It is the policy of Morgan Community College that employees shall not engage in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance in the workplace by an employee is prohibited. Any employee who violates this policy will be subject to appropriate disciplinary actions, which may include termination. The policy in its entirety may be found on the MCC website: www.morgancc.edu.
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986:
Morgan Community College complies with the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of1986. Individuals hired will be required to provide documents to show identity and authorization to work. The law applies to all persons hired.
State of Colorado fiscal rules require all new hires to be placed on the Direct Deposit Payroll Program.
Former employees of Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on the employment application.
For information regarding civil rights compliance or grievance procedures contact:
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Officer; Title IX Coordinator:
Julie Beydler, Director of Human Resources
920 Barlow Road Fort Morgan, CO 80701
Deputy Title IX Coordinator:
Scott Scholes, Vice President of Student Services
920 Barlow Road Fort Morgan, CO 80701
Qualified protected class Individuals are encouraged to apply.
Discrimination and Harassment:
Morgan Community College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 or 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. Morgan Community College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in educational programs.
Crime Statistics / Clery Act:
Morgan Community College publishes its Annual Campus Security Report in its entirety on the MCC website: www.morgancc.edu. The categories reported are: 1) Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter, 2) Forcible sex offenses including forcible rape, 3) Non-forcible sex offenses, 4) Robbery, 5) Aggravated assault, 6) Burglary, 7) Motor vehicle theft, 8) Arson, 9) Negligent manslaughter, 10) simple assault (pertaining to Hate Offenses), 11) Liquor law violations, 12) Drug law violations, and 13) Illegal weapons possessions. Upon request, an individual may receive a paper copy by addressing the request in writing to: Vice President of Student Services, Morgan Community College, 920 Barlow Road, Fort Morgan, CO 80701. Job Posted by ApplicantPro