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Part-Time I-BEST Academic Skills Instructor

Shoreline Community College
Shoreline, Washington
Closing date
Jun 25, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Date of First Consideration: OPEN

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Shoreline is looking for an innovative and dedicated part-time faculty member to teach core academic skills in one of our Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) programs. I-BEST students are both English language learners and native English speakers who may be at an entry skills level. The I-BEST Academic Skills Instructor will co-teach with a content instructor and be responsible for teaching contextualized math, reading, and/or writing in one of the following I-BEST programs: Automotive, Manufacturing, Nursing Assistant Certified, and Office Technology.

In addition to instruction, the I-BEST Academic Skills instructor will identify potential barriers to student success and will provide referrals to campus support services. Successful applicants will have a demonstrated commitment to working within a college community that is diverse and serves non-traditional and immigrant/refugee students from a broad spectrum of socioeconomic and academic backgrounds in an urban environment. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Transitional Studies.

  • Masters' degree in Education, Adult Education, TESOL, English, Math, or related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Experience working in educational programs serving English language learners and/or basic skills students
  • Experience teaching, training, or mentoring adults
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs, learning management systems, and other appropriate instructional technologies

  • Imparting excitement and enthusiasm into the instruction of mathematics, reading, and writing skills for basic skills students
  • Contextualizing basic skills instruction for the subject/field-specific learning
  • Demonstrating a sound knowledge of adult basic education learning standards (CCRS)
  • Experience with or willingness to gain experience with teaching and developing coursework online
  • Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and responsiveness
  • Effective oral/written communication with individuals at all levels inside and outside the College
  • Adapting to a variety of teaching situations with students from diverse backgrounds/abilities
  • Developing/modifying curriculum both collaboratively and independently
  • Working and interacting effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds


The College is currently in mixed (both in-person and online instruction) operations, with the option for some assignments to completed in an online environment based on program or area needs. For remote (online) instruction, faculty will need to provide their own workspace and internet access, noting the College will provide technical equipment and support for online work needs. For on-campus in-person instruction, work is usually performed in a classroom/office space that requires standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time. Faculty typically use computers and media equipment in the work environment.


This is a part-time, non-tenured, quarter-to-quarter assignment. Salary is dependent upon the number of contact hours for this assignment as provided in the agreement with the Shoreline Community College Federation of Teachers. Hiring of this position is contingent upon available funding as determined by the College President.


Shoreline Community College is committed to providing equal opportunity in education and employment for all students, employees, and applicants, and does not allow discrimination or harassment on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, status as an honorably discharged veteran or military status, political affiliation or belief, citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or presence of any physical, sensory, or mental disability. For our full non-discrimination statement and contact information, visit:

Persons with disabilities have the right to reasonable accommodation in all aspects of employment with the College. This includes, but is not limited to recruitment, application, hiring, training, termination, conditions of employment, and any other employer-supported activities. Applicants requesting accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources at

  • In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
  • Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon offer of employment.
  • This position is overtime-exempt.

In accordance with RCW 28B.112.080, applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current or past places of employment.


To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  • NEOGOV online application/profile
  • Letter of interest addressing how you meet qualifications
  • Current resume
  • Transcripts documenting degrees earned and relevant coursework (official required upon hire)

Applicants considered for positions at the College may be required to submit to a background check as a condition of employment. Adverse information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant' suitability for the positions.

Please Note: Once application materials have been submitted, you may not modify the application.

  • Community Standard Statement

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly ..." -- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Shoreline Community College is a place for students, employees, and the community to pursue excellence in education in an environment dedicated to equity, inclusiveness, and self-reflection. We value respectful, dynamic interactions and lively discussion. We strive to create an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Shoreline Community College does not tolerate hateful, violent, or discriminatory actions that target any person or group based on their beliefs, customs, identity, or affiliations. When one of us is diminished, all of us are diminished.

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