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Corporate Trainer, ESL & Foreign Languages Lvl 3 - Pool Requisition

Houston Community College
Fifth Ward/Frenchtown, Texas
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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Job Role
We are currently seeking a Corporate Trainer, ESL and Foreign Languages, who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity

You: You're an innovative instructor who's comfortable in either classroom or corporate settings.

HCC's Corporate College: HCC is responsive to community needs and driving local economic development. A chief component of this is providing customized business/industry instruction with on-site workforce training. HCC's Corporate College provides solutions that are high-quality, competitively priced and relevant. Classes can be scheduled during the day, at night or on the weekend; at the client's worksite, online or at one of our world-class facilities.

Your mission:

We'll count on you to provide language training that's tailored to meet HCC clients' needs and objectives.

Your work: First, you'll assess the client's business training needs in conjunction with Corporate College staff. Second, based on the information gleaned, you'll develop and deliver the training in one- to three-day classroom formats, using texts, handouts, class exercises and/or assessment tools.

In this role, you'll actively seek ways to improve instruction as you continue to update and revise course content and teaching methodology to maintain relevancy.

Next steps: If you're excited about contributing to Houston's business development and fostering positive working relationships between HCC and the community through teaching, submit your application today!


Provide language training to corporate clients on an on-call basis. Deliver training based on client's needs and objectives

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide language training to corporate clients as needed.

Be available to deliver classes at the client location/facility.

Assess training needs for clients in conjunction with Corporate College staff.

Customize training content and format to fit client's objectives.

Deliver training using relevant training materials such as texts, handouts, class exercises or assessment tools.

Continue to update and revise course content and teaching methodology in order to maintain currency and relevance.

Maintain familiarity with current texts, materials, teaching aids and techniques relative to courses within the discipline and recommend their adoption when appropriate.

Actively seek ways to improve instruction.

Attend scheduled meetings with client and Corporate College as requested including Adjunct Faculty Orientation.

Maintain accurate records, including class schedules, student rosters, 3-day attendance and grade rosters. Strict observance of these procedures is required for on-going consideration for other training assignments.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.


Bachelor's degree in English or any Foreign Language, Education, or related field from a regionally accredited institution, indicating academic preparation in the related field required. Four (4) years directly related work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

Certification in ESL, Command Spanish, or any other foreign language teaching a plus.

Level 3 - Three or more (3+) licenses and/or certifications related to specific disciplines required.


Level 3 - Nine or more (9+) years of demonstrated, subject-related industry experience required. Four to six (4-6) years experience working in HCC, conducting corporate training required.

Community college, university teaching, or corporate training experience is highly desired.

Knowledge and experience in the discipline of language, curriculum development, etc. with the ability to encourage clients to use critical thinking and problem solving skills.


Must be willing to attend certification classes in their discipline as deemed necessary by the department in order to comply with licensing requirements

Must have excellent presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated proficiency in both oral and written communication. Must be able to speak, read and write fluently the desired language to teach.

Must be able to speak, read and write the English language effectively.

Must be comfortable training in a corporate environment with the ability to interact professionally with corporate clients

Must dress professionally.

Must be able to customize training content and format to fit client's objectives.

Must be able to produce professional quality handouts and presentations.

Knowledge of learning theory-motivational, perceptual, and emotional forces present in the learning process and the conditions which affect individual learning and change.

Knowledge of theories of leadership-alternative techniques and styles for guiding, motivation, and directing individuals under various situational conditions to achieve effective performance

Knowledge of current developments in related fields of specialization with the ability to keep up-to-date on changes in policies and procedures to maintain current working knowledge.

Ability to use current technology.

Ability to contribute and present innovative ideas for new curricula and programs that combine traditional schedules with new demands from industry schedules.

Ability to clearly and effectively present ideas in discussion and oral presentations.

Ability to meet deadlines for reports and other required paper work.

Ability to perform all the essential functions of this job.

This in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. You'll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial or something else, you'll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people.


Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

EEO Statement

Houston Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies.

David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator

Office of Institutional Equity

PO Box 667517

Houston TX, 77266

713 718.8271 or

HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.

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