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Adult Education ESL Adjunct Faculty

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Largo, Maryland
Closing date
Jul 27, 2024

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Position Title Adult Education ESL Adjunct Faculty Position Type Faculty Department Adult Education FLSA Non-Exempt Full Time or Part Time Part Time Fixed Term/Tenure Track Grade ... Salary Range Hiring Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Degree Union/Non Union Non Union Summary

The instructor is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities during the day, evening, or weekend via instructional delivery formats to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote. Face-to-face and hybrid classes may be offered on any Prince George's Community College campus. The instructor must remain current in the discipline area and continually explore teaching methods and strategies to engage learners, organize and plan instructional content that accommodates diverse learning styles, and devise appropriate assessment tools that monitor student learning outcomes. The instructor is also responsible for participating in related activities to include professional development, academic advising, curriculum design.
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum 2 years of adult education and/or ESL teaching experience.
  • Master's degree or certificate in ESL/TESOL strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.

Criteria

CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your application and attached documents address the criteria listed below:
  • Plan, organize, and teach curriculum content in conjunction with course outcomes.
  • Using applicable technology and pedagogical principles, teach course content via an appropriate delivery format to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote instruction.
  • Complete mandated institutional trainings and professional development trainings related to content discipline and pedagogy.
  • Facilitate appropriate instructional activities that promote student engagement and learning.
  • Evaluate student performance using assessment tools that align with established course objectives and outcomes.
  • Create and administer assessments that monitor student progress and provide timely student feedback.
  • Provide an orientation at the first class meeting to include an overview of the course syllabus. The overview should include an outline of course objectives, requirements, attendance policy, grading system, textbook(s), and supplemental materials.
  • Notify students of key academic dates and course adjustments, maintain an up-to-date, electronic grade book, and enter final grades by the established due date.
  • Maintain accurate records and submit class records (as appropriate) to the Department Chair or Program Coordinator by the established due date, and participate in the departmental evaluation and course assessment process.
  • Maintain office hours, advise students, and refer students to appropriate resources.
  • Adjunct faculty are expected to respond to student emails and phone calls within 48 hours with the exception of weekends and holidays. Faculty are expected to maintain regular communication with students and should exclusively use the assigned PGCC email.
  • Attend all required meetings.
  • Perform all other duties as directed by the Department Chair, Program Coordinator, or designee.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Remote and Online teaching
    1. Technology skills and computer literacy
  • Critical thinking, organization, and conflict management
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Research skills
  • Time management
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and organization
  • Problem-solving and analytical ability

Job Requirements
  • Must be available to work Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  • As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Is Background Check Required? Yes Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?

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