Title: ESL Instructor Adjunct
Agency: Brightpoint Community College
Location: Chesterfield - 041
Hiring Range: Salary and rank commensurate with experience and education
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time
Brightpoint Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and the third largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. Brightpoint Community College adds value to the greater Richmond community by offering freshman- and sophomore-level classes that easily transfer to top-notch colleges and universities, more than 60 in-demand career and technical programs, personal enrichment and professional development classes for lifetime learning, professors committed to excellence in teaching, and high-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our entire community.
General Information: The Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences division at Brightpoint Community College seeks skilled instructors who share our dedication to students and are interested an adjunct position. Adjunct faculty teaching is limited to a maximum of 8 credit hours in the summer semester, 12 credit hours in the fall semester, and 12 credit hours in the spring semester. These limits are for total number of credit hours taught in the Virginia's Community Colleges (VCCS). Additional restrictions may apply depending upon other positions occupied within VCCS.
Responsibilities: provide traditional (on-campus) and/or Zoom-based synchronous online instruction in English as a second language. In-person courses meet on the Midlothian campus. Courses offered in the discipline include ESL Composition I, II, & III and ESL Reading I, II, & III. Please see our class schedule at https://brightpoint.edu/schedule/ for more detailed course descriptions and upcoming scheduled classes.
Required: Bachelor's degree in ESL or a related discipline, such as Foreign Language, English, or Linguistics. Additional Considerations: 18 graduate semester hours of coursework in applied linguistics or TESOL, prior teaching experience at the postsecondary level, ability to use instructional technologies (experience with Zoom and Canvas a plus), excellent interpersonal and communications skills.