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English Language Learning Part-time Faculty

Lower Columbia College
Longview, Washington
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Professor / Lecturer
Job Type
At a Glance! The ELL Part-time Faculty will teach the English language to diverse groups of students attending classes together in a competency based program. We are committed to building a culturally diverse and culturally competent faculty and are looking for a collaborative team member with a commitment to equity that will help foster a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and responsiveness. Below are rates for the 24-25 academic year:
  • Lecture rate is $78.33 per contact hour ($861.63 per credit).
  • Lab rate is $58.33 per contact hour ($1,283.26 per credit).
  • Field-based experience rate is $42.37 per contact hour ($1,398.21 per credit).

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  • Impart expertise, enthusiasm and creativity in teaching English language courses.
  • Lead with equity by creating an equitable learning environment that supports success for all students.
  • Teach English contextualized in subjects required for a high school diploma to immigrant and international students
  • Offer outcomes-based instruction and utilize a curriculum that incorporates the College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS).
  • Teach and interact effectively with staff and students of various cultural, ethnic, generational and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Identify and mitigate barriers to success that many students face
  • Apply current theories and research on teaching/learning styles, collaborative learning, assessment, and multicultural education
  • Provide effective classroom management, including navigating challenging conversations
  • Utilize technology to provide engaging and innovative language learning experiences
  • Promote innovative learning experiences with professional-technical programs, cross-disciplinary team teaching, and integration with other LCC programs
  • Participate in ongoing instructional assessment, using current field-specific research findings, data, and educational techniques to develop/modify course content
  • Work with students to develop personal, academic and career goals and provide instruction and assessment enabling the student to enter a college program, obtain or retain employment, earn a high school diploma, equivalency certificate, or complete other identified goals.
  • Provide individualized support to promote student success.
  • Proctor CASAS tests as needed; using diagnostic tools to foster academic advancement
  • Maintain availability outside of class time for student consultation.
  • Maintain and submit student records, documentation and program reports.
  • Participate in department and college activities, meetings and recruitment opportunities.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development.
  • Other duties as assigned

This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, effort, work conditions, and benefits associated with the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree (BA) in English Language Learning, TESOL; OR related discipline
  • A commitment to apply the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion as they relate to teaching, student support, and curriculum development
  • Ability to teach in a variety of modalities including; face-to-face, hybrid, and online

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's (MA) in English Language Learning, TESOL; OR related discipline
  • Experience teaching ELL in a higher education environment
  • Experience working with high school aged youth, adults, and diverse, systemically marginalized people in a community college, university or high school setting
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, Google Suite, learning management systems, and other appropriate instructional technologies to maximize student success outcomes
  • Experience applying instructional approaches for non-native English speakers
  • Experience with assessment and teaching approaches in the field of math including CASAS, IBEST, and the College and Career Readiness Standards
  • Familiarity with the K-12 education system and high school transcript evaluation
  • Experience teaching and developing coursework online

The minimum qualifications may seem specific and limiting, but we do consider candidates with relatable education, experience, and skills. We encourage you to apply even if you don't meet exactly what's listed. With questions about qualifications, feel free to reach out to our HR team.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Lower Columbia College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendment Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act and Washington State's Law Against Discrimination, Chapter 49.60 RCW and their implementing regulations. All Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX, access, equal opportunity and/or grievance procedures should be directed to Kendra Sprague, Vice President of Foundation, HR & Legal Affairs, 1600 Maple Street, PO Box 3010, Longview, WA 98632,, Phone number, (360) 442-2120, Phone number/TTY (800) 833-6388.
  • Learn more on our Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment page.
  • The college is compliant with Title IX best practices. For more information, visit About Title IX.
  • The college encourages qualified members of protected classes to apply.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

LCC celebrates and embraces diversity of all kinds, including differing beliefs, cultures, people, and experiences. We commit to institutional and individual changes that recognize, understand, and challenge patterns of social inequity and systemic disparities within our ever-changing world. For more information, see Diversity & Equity.
  • The college is compliant with Title IX best practices. For more information, visit About Title IX.

Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission, Vision & Values define our reason for being, and provide the framework for planning and improvement efforts at LCC. For details on LCC's Mission, Vision & Values, see our Strategic Plan.

Application Procedure and Requirements

An online application must be completed for consideration. Paper submissions or emailed materials will not be accepted. A complete application must also include the following documents (attached or in the online application itself):
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (Letter of Interest)
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)

Upon request, accommodations are available for persons with disabilities for the Lower Columbia College hiring process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.

Conditions of Employment
  • If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate legal authorization to work for the duration of this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1995.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • This position is part of a bargaining unit subject to a collective bargaining agreement.
  • The College is committed to maintain an environment for teaching and learning which is free of drugs and alcohol.

Jeanne Clery Statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report:

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and as a part of the College's commitment to safety and security on campus, Lower Columbia College reports the mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, the required statistics, and other related information for the past three (3) calendar years. Lower Columbia College's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

Declaration Regarding Sexual Misconduct

Pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080, applicants must declare whether they are the subject of any substantiated findings of sexual misconduct in any current or former employment or professional associations or is currently being investigated for, or have left a position during an investigation into, a violation of any sexual misconduct policy at the applicant's current or past employers or professional associations. By law, post-secondary education institutions cannot hire an applicant who does not complete this form.

Lower Columbia College Human Resources

For any questions regarding this job advertisement and/or department or campus culture, please call our Human Resources office at (360) 442-2120, or email us directly at

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