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Part Time - ESL Instructor, Adult Education & Literacy Program

Kilgore College
Gilmer, Texas
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
This position will be teaching in Gilmer, TX at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm-9pm.

Mission: To provide adult learners with the tools needed for success in education, workforce, and life.

  • Facilitate new student orientation process which includes greeting and registering new students, administering required assessments, scoring of assessments, and introducing students to the facility/site in a pleasant and effective manner.
  • Assist students with setting goals.
  • Refer students to different resources as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain lesson plans tailored to the instructional needs of students in accordance with Texas Adult Education Content Standards and syllabi.
  • Demonstrated effective job-related skills that model effective integration of technology.
  • Maintain documentation, such as attendance reports, student work and assessments, student portfolios, and end-of-month reports.
  • Administer and evaluate students in the correct assessment and in a timely manner per TWC AEL guidelines.
  • Assist in the counseling and guidance with emphasis on maximum progress of students.
  • Maintain retention of the site by outreach and recruitment efforts, daily classroom structure, and as assigned by immediate supervisor.
  • Perform general clerical tasks related to the position that includes typing, filing, xeroxing, e-mail communication, Internet searches, and word processing.
  • Attend all in-service training and maintain an annual minimum of 15 clock hours of professional development related to adult education.
  • Compile and deliver monthly activity reports to Longview offices
  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A baccalaureate degree is required
  • Teaching certificate and experience highly preferred
  • ESL teaching experience preferred
  • Positive role model
  • Ability to work with a diverse student and employee population
  • Proficiency with computers and technology (e.g. Microsoft Office applications, Google, Zoom, etc.)
  • Experience teaching adults and/or facilitating groups
  • Experience working with educationally and/or economically disadvantaged adults
  • Experience working in collaborative or team environments
  • Manages time effectively
  • Maintains confidentiality of records
  • Dress is appropriate to the work environment
  • Maintains a safe, orderly, and clean environment

Salary Range & Fringe Benefits:
  • This is a part-time hourly position, at a rate of $19.00 per hour.
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Limited Part-Time Retirement Plan

Kilgore College does not participate in the federal Social Security program. As a result, employees/retirees of the college are subject to the federal Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and possibly the Government Pension Offset (GPO) laws. For information on the WEP and the GPO, visit the Social Security Administration's website at

Kilgore College is a two-year, comprehensive public community college with a campus in Kilgore and an extension center in Longview, Texas. With approximately 6,000 students, Kilgore College is a student-centered institution characterized by excellence in teaching and quality learning opportunities. Kilgore College is focused on continually improving their students' holistic experience leading them to success in life while improving access to higher education and partnering with those who advance the vision of a stronger community culturally, socially and economically.

Vision Statement: We commit to be the higher education institution of choice in Northeast Texas.

Positions will remain open until filled. Teaching positions will be required to submit official transcripts upon an offer of employment. An offer of employment will be contingent upon passing a background check. Federal law prohibits the employment of unauthorized aliens. All persons hired must submit satisfactory proof of employment authorization and identity within three (3) days of being hired. Failure to submit proof within the required time shall result in immediate employment termination. All position appointments are subject to approval by the college's Board of Trustees.

This description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. Kilgore College reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this at any time, with or with notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by Kilgore College at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Kilgore College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability in violation of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act or 34 C.F.R. Part 104, veteran's status or genetic information in its educational programs, employment policies or activities.

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All positions are located in Kilgore, TX. No fully remote positions are available at this time. All employees must be available to physically present to work on the Kilgore, TX or Longview, TX Campus.

All positions are considered security-sensitive and subject to a background check pre-employment.

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