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ESL Instructor (Part-Time, Continuous Recruitment)

Surry Community College
Fairview Cross Roads, North Carolina
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Provide ESL/Family Literacy instruction and assessment based on each student's individual academic needs. Provide instruction to prepare at-risk students and displaced workers for higher education and/or entry to the job market. Provide an individualized self-paced program designed to assist students in learning the English language. Effectively teach English grammar, writing, reading, speaking, listening, pronunciation, and accent reduction skills. Facilitate instruction to build student's academic skills. Maintain portfolios on each student, hold student conferences and accurately document student attendance and academic progress. Introduce American civic values, culture, and customs to those who are newly arrived to the United States. Perform required part-time faculty responsibilities.

NOTE: The purpose of a continuous recruitment posting is to build a pool of interested applicants should the need for additional adjuncts arise due to student enrollment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The ESL Instructor reports to the ELA Coordinator and the Director of College and Career Readiness and HRD. Each instructor is responsible for these specific duties:
  1. Providing ELA instruction for College and Career Readiness students
  2. Developing course outlines/lesson plans which follow NC Content Standards. Prepare daily lesson plans as a guide for instruction for the regular instructor or a substitute when necessary
  3. Securing the appropriate educational resources (textbooks, software, equipment, etc.) to offer alternative instructional approaches to the diverse learning styles of adult students
  4. Submitting a list of supplies/materials needed for the classroom to the coordinator in the assigned area
  5. Assessing students and planning their individual programs of study
  6. Maintaining files on students to document their progress in their programs of study
  7. Tracking student hours in order to post test students and obtain education functioning level gains for our performance measures
  8. Completing student data forms required by the state Literacy Education Information System (LEIS) and submitting them to the CCR Data Coordinator
  9. Completing and submitting an original pay and attendance sheet to the College and Career Readiness Chief HSE Examiner/AHS Coordinator on campus on the first day of each month in order to get paid at the end of the month
  10. Entering student hours daily through Self-Service in order to track student attendance
  11. Follow up on students that have no placement tests or post tests and the ones that have left the program before completing their educational goals
  12. Attending College and Career Readiness staff meetings, professional in-service meetings, workshops, conferences, and other staff development activities as requested
  13. Participating actively in the college planning process and serving on college committees as assigned
  14. Complete twelve hours of professional development annually
  15. Complete a CORE, ASE, ESOL, or STAR professional development credential within two years from hire date
  16. Adhering to the College and Career Readiness Calendar
  17. Completing other duties and assignments as directed
  18. Agree to keep all student information confidential
  19. Maintain a clean and safe work area

General Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must meet the requirements listed below that represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to be successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and write as applicable to subject area
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries and/or complaints from students, internal staff, or members of the college community
  • Ability to effectively present information to students, internal staff, or members of the college community

  • Ability to apply mathematical operations required to tabulate student scores

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of information

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS (or equivalent demonstrated experience/ability):
  • Established for each curriculum program. Contact Division Chair or Dean for specifics

  • Understanding of and commitment to the unique nature and role of the College and to the philosophy of the community college system

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree in Adult Education with teaching experience

ESL Certification and/or experience teaching English as a second language

Experience teaching English to speakers of other languages

Bilingual or have some understanding of other languages

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Teaching certificate if available; other certifications and licenses that would be helpful in teaching a particular subject area

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear
  • The employee frequently is required to sit
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10± pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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