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Instructor - English Language Learning

Employer
Fox Valley Technical College
Location
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Closing date
Jun 21, 2024

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Job Category

Regular Faculty

FVTC Worksite

Appleton Main Campus, Oshkosh Riverside Campus

Hours Per Week

40

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Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace.

Summary

This position is responsible for the delivery of ELL instruction and facilitation of student learning, and the on-going development of curriculum and learning strategies which meet the needs of students and employers.

38 Week Contract

Job Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Facilitation of Learning. Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in associate degree, technical diploma, basic education, continuing education, and/or contract training programs in the area of ELL. Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course and program level in areas of ELL.
  • Curriculum Development. Develop, revise and continually update the ELL curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the college policy on level of required documentation.
  • Classroom Management. Fulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation.
  • Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player.
  • Business/Industry/Community Linkages. Develop and deliver customized ELL training for various clients as needed, and maintain involvement with business/industry/community through advisory committees, marketing and recruitment efforts, and professional associations and organizations.
  • Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals.
  • Professional Development. Participate in professional development activities that provide for continually updated knowledge and skills for the role of the contemporary instructor as directed by one's individual Professional Development Plan.

QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with minor in ESL, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Education, or Foreign Language instruction OR
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a combination of 15 semester credits in ESL, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Education, or Foreign Language instruction
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, Secondary Education or Special Needs, with a master's degree in a related subject (English, Math, Natural Science, Social Science) or a master's degree in Education.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have additional certification in English Language Learning. (A master's degree in English as a Second Language, Applied Linguistics, or English, or Education, with at least 18 graduate credits in the areas above.)
  • Experience in delivering instruction by alternative methods such as online in a synchronous or asynchronous modality is preferred.
  • Familiarity with computer applications, particularly Blackboard, Collaborate, Microsoft Office, Teams, OER's, and other programs that promote student success is preferred.
  • Knowledge of a foreign language is highly desirable.
  • Upon hire, must maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation.

ESSENTIAL APTITUDES, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.
  • Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening and weekend assignments.
  • Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
  • Demonstrated ability for written and oral communication with students, staff, employers and other external entities.
  • Proficiency in computer use and applications which support teaching and learning.
  • Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college. Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
  • Understanding and successful use of learning technology, both on-line and as a tool for distance education.
  • A record of innovations which will facilitate student learning.
  • Demonstrated development of course materials and assessments of student learning.
  • An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses.
  • Willingness to take risks and try new things.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
  • A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.

Additional Information

Pay: $63,700.00 - $82,900.00 per year.

Pay is based on a multitude of factors, including experience, qualifications, education, relevant certifications, internal equity, and market data. Note: Internal applicants' wages will be based on the applicable compensation structure.

This position requires you to submit your transcripts only if you are selected to interview during the first phase of the selection process. (During the recruitment process, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)

You can submit them to recruiting@fvtc.edu.

FVTC strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. FVTC does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, weight or any other protected class.

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