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Instructor, ESL/ELL (Part-Time)

Milwaukee Area Technical College
Charlotte, North Carolina
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is Wisconsin's largest and most diverse technical college, offering 170+ high-quality programs that connect students to a career in as little as one to two years. The college also offers a less expensive path to a four-year degree. MATC is transforming lives, industry and our community by preparing students today for the careers of tomorrow. MATC's diverse team members - 42% of whom are employees of color--work with a purpose to serve the students who make us one of the most diverse two-year institutions in the Midwest. Together, we are meeting the needs of the community we shared and committed to eliminating equity gaps in higher education for both students and employees, We are seeking passionate individuals to join our team who share the same passion in serving this purpose. Learn more about MATC at

Under the supervision of the Dean of the Community Education Division or designee, to teach English as a Second Language/English Language Learners (ESL/ELL) in the classroom and in a workshop to a diverse learning population that includes immigrants and refugees; and to assist with ESL learners' acculturation and integration into the community.
  • Prepare for and deliver instruction and perform teaching-related activities.
  • Manage the classroom/laboratory.
  • Develop curriculum and monitor and revise as appropriate to maintain course effectiveness; assist in program evaluation.
  • Manage equipment, supplies and materials.
  • Assess student performance and advise students on academic issues.
  • Collaborate with advisory committee in program area.
  • Attend departmental and institutional meetings.
  • Promote the education/training program, participate in efforts to recruit and retain students, and participate in efforts to market MATC.
  • Support student organizations and activities.
  • Develop relationships with business and industry.
  • Complete program evaluation and follow-up.
  • Maintain certification, continue professional development and stay current in field.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Only those who meet all of the base minimum requirements listed below will be considered.

Minimum Education Requirements:

Must have a bachelor's degree or higher* with at least 15 coursework credits (graduate or undergraduate level) in the areas listed below:
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Teaching English as Foreign Language (TEFL)
  • Linguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • English Language (including semantics, syntax, phonology, etc.)
  • English Language Teaching
  • English Language Learning and Teaching
  • Adult ESL Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction in ESL
  • Foreign Language Instruction
  • Second Language Acquisition Instruction

{Per Higher Learning Commission Determining Qualified Faculty Assumed Practice B.2.}
  • Masters degree or higher with at least 15 coursework credits (graduate or undergraduate level) in the areas listed above is highly preferred

Minimum Occupational Experience Requirements:
  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of full-time or two (2) years of part-time experience as an English as a Second Language/English Language Leaning (ESL/ELL) instructor specifically.
  • Fluent, able to read, write, and speak, in English.

Must embrace and demonstrate Standards of Teaching Excellence and the MATC Career Essentials in development and delivery of instruction.

Standards of Teaching Excellence:

Understanding Students and Fostering Student Success

Classroom Management


Content Mastery and Currency

Teaching Methodology

Assessment of Student Learning

Professional Contributions

Essential Technology:

Email - Experience with an Email system (Gmail, Outlook)

Telephone - Experience with a voice mail system

Computer - Experience with Microsoft Office Suite/Google

Essential Supportive Technology:

Experience with or willingness to learn the following supportive technologies:

Online Information Management Systems - e.g. Self Service or other online information management systems used for student advising, student programs, grading, class schedules and rosters

Blackboard Ultra - Experience with Blackboard Ultra or other web-based course - management systems

Technology-based Instruction - Experience with technology-based instructional delivery systems including SMART symposium, interactive touch screen monitors, LCD projectors, DVD players and/or other classroom technology

Emerging Technologies - Experience with social networking applications)Start Date: This position supports the Community Education Division and is available to start for the fall semester; approximately August 18th, 2024.

Salary: Beginning in the fall of 2024 the starting hourly wage for all part-time faculty is $40 per course hour of teaching. Part-time faculty are also compensated for an additional 45 minutes of time for each hour of instruction to cover office hours and prep time which is equivalent to $70 per hour. This starting hourly wage of $40 an hour is non-negotiable unless market conditions dictate otherwise.

Interviews: Selected qualified candidates will be invited to virtually interview for this position. Information regarding the second round of interviews will be provided to selected candidates.

Applications: Candidates (both internal and external) must complete the employment application in its entirety for further consideration. Salary determination will be based on years of credited experience that is listed on the job application only so please include complete work history. In addition, please submit a current resume at time of application.


Milwaukee Area Technical College will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, creed, religion, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, disability, age, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, union affiliation, arrest and conviction record, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law.

Milwaukee Area Technical College is an Equal Opportunity/Access Educator/Employer operating under an Affirmative Action Plan. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and need special accommodation for the application process, please contact our office at 414-297-6529 (Wisconsin Relay System: 711) or email Women, veterans, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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