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Adjunct Instructor, English Language Acquisition

Employer
Blue Ridge Community College
Location
East Flat Rock, North Carolina
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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The Purpose

Statement of Primary Purpose: Responsible for the delivery of appropriate quality English Language Acquisition instruction to English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in a classroom setting.

Why it's Important

The Blue Ridge team is excited by every opportunity to be creative, innovative, and engaging. We do this by working alongside our staff and faculty to ensure we provide a modern, technologically advanced institution for the community. We are here to support our Students to ensure they reach their highest potential. Our team engages with the community to ensure that we are consistently meeting standards and then rising above them. Guiding students along their educational journey is our calling and we are looking for like-minded teammates to help us serve our community. Whether a student is entering the workforce for the first time, entering a new profession, or just expanding their knowledge, we are here to provide the necessary tools to accomplish all their goals. Working together, no elevation is too high, and no summit is unreachable.What You'll be Doing
  • Provide English language instruction that incorporates math and digital literacy
  • Create and implement daily lesson plans
  • Assign students to computerized instruction as appropriate
  • Engage learners through contextualized, multisensory educational activities
  • Support department policies and procedures
  • Administer various formal and informal skills assessments
  • Participate in professional development
  • Record and report accurate student attendance
  • Ensure compliance and confidentiality with all policies and procedures of the College, NC Community College System, and applicable state and federal agencies.

Additionally:
  • Serve as an effective role model for students
  • Exhibit a positive attitude, enthusiasm and a sense of humor
  • Be adaptable to change
  • Utilize sound judgement and decision-making skills
  • Promote safety standards
  • Represent BRCC at appropriate meetings, activities and conferences.
  • Maintain the technical competencies necessary to the job function.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), or a related field. Master's degree preferred.

Experience: All applicants must provide verifiable and relevant professional experience in a work-place setting or demonstrated instructional/teaching environment. A minimum of three years teaching English Speakers of Other Languages preferred.

Skills and the Know-How

Knowledge of best practices in English Language Acquisition; knowledge of state and federal regulations; Possess strong personal and professional integrity; possess professional verbal and written communication skills; possess good organizational skills; proficient with using technology

Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of an instructional team. Ability to relate to persons of diverse backgrounds and experience. Successful candidate must be able to multitask.Physical Demands: The ability to perform all duties associated with the position including, but not limited to, lifting, prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and operating or performing work with associated tools and machines. Must have a commitment to safety.

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