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Part-Time ESL Teacher

Columbus State University
Beallwood, Georgia
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
About Us

Great universities inspire the very best in us. They nurture new ideas, fresh perspectives, and creative problem-solving. They challenge students to discover their passions ¿ and to turn those passions into thriving careers that improve our world.

Columbus State University is exactly that kind of place. With exceptional facilities, ideal class sizes, and unique field experiences, our students have room to create. Here, every faculty and staff member is part of the educational process, actively mentoring students and championing each new step in their journey.

Located just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, CSU is part of the University System of Georgia where we pride ourselves in the USG Statement of Core Values - Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values form and guide the daily work of our institution.

CSU's core values - Excellence, Creativity, Engagement, Sustainability, Inclusion, and Servant Leadership make us an institution like no other. Each year, we enroll more than 7,000 students from the Southeast, across the nation, and around the world. Many programs at Columbus State rank high for affordability and value. The university strives to provide all students with an exceptional education that's accessible, affordable, and creative to the core.

Job Summary

Columbus State University has an opening for a part-time ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher in the English Language Institute, a unit of the Continuing & Professional Education department. The selected candidate will provide quality English instruction to students at a variety of proficiency levels in a welcoming learning community. The position is a non-faculty, part-time, non-benefited position with Columbus State University. The position is as needed, for a maximum of 19 hours per week for an assigned time period.


Prepare, teach and assess leveled ESL classes as assigned.

Ensure curriculum meets adult ESL standards and objectives as determined by program.

Implement and execute the provided syllabus with the Scope and Sequence.

Manage classroom to standard of CSU and Continuing & Professional Education policies.

Maintain accurate attendance records and other records as required by the program.

Maintain proficiency in technology and software used by the program.

Prepare a final assessment as prescribed by the supervising manager.

Advise students of program requirements for course advancement, policy compliance, class participation, and program communications.

Prepare and maintain artifacts for summative and formative evaluations.

Maintain work and office hours as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Develop and maintain cordial relationships with students in the program within University policy and program requirements.

Required Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree and one year of teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; certification in a TESOL/ESOL/ESL course; and fluency in spoken, written, and academic English.

Required Documents to Attach

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Curriculum Vitae

Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to an offer being extended)

All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University¿s online employment site.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920 or e-mail to

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to submit and successfully pass a background investigation to include reference checks and verification of academic credentials (if applicable). Other additional requirements may be required based upon specific position duties:
  • A credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage;
  • Pre-employment drug testing for positions with high-risk responsibilities;
  • Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive a Columbus State University fleet vehicle or other vehicle designated as a fleet vehicle.
  • Applicants for positions of trust may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. *

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond. Additionally, all members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Columbus State University is proud to be an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity institution. It is the policy of our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws.

Special Applicant Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University's online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.

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