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Bilingual/ESL Education Adjunct Faculty

Elmhurst University
Elmhurst, Illinois
Closing date
Jun 25, 2024

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00194P Position Status Exempt Reporting Relationship(s) Supervisory Relationships Job Summary

Elmhurst University is looking for qualified adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Bilingual/ESL Endorsement program.

Course Program:

TEL 204 Cross-Cultural Studies in Teaching English Language Learners

TEL 212 Theoretical Foundations of Teaching English Language Learners

TEL 317 Methods and Materials for Teaching English Language Learners

TEL 319 Linguistics for Second Language Learning

TEL 439 Assessment of English Language Learners

Essential Functions

Under the direction of the Bilingual/ESL program chair, adjunct faculty will:
  • Manage course materials on our Blackboard platform
  • Facilitate class instruction in accordance with learning objectives
  • Encourage active student participation and create a safe classroom space
  • Use diverse teaching methods, adjust the pace of instruction, ask critical questions and incorporate activities to increase engagement
  • Evaluate student performance on course assignments with timely feedback
  • Participate in department meetings to discuss the course outcomes

Other Duties and Responsibilities

As assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's or Doctorate degree in Bilingual/ESL Education, Elementary Education, Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, or related field
  • Bilingual and/or ESL endorsement
  • At least 3+ plus years of experience teaching at the PK-12 level with demonstrated success in the development of ESL/Bilingual curriculum and instruction
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, currently holds (or previously held) a Bilingual Endorsement (Spanish Language) and a Professional Educators License in Illinois
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work positively with students and other instructors
  • Ability to work with racially, culturally and economically diverse students

Preferred Qualifications Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.

Work Hours Posting Date 10/12/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazine's consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest's best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University's mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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