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English as a Second Language Adjunct

Employer
State of Virginia
Location
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Title: English as a Second Language Adjunct

Agency: Tidewater Community College

Location: Virginia Beach - 810

FLSA: Exempt

Hiring Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Additional Detail

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Tidewater Community College has served South Hampton Roads - both students and employers - for 50 years. It has grown from 1 campus into a regional educational and economic force. TCC is the largest provider of higher education and workforce services in Hampton Roads, enrolling nearly 28,000 students in 2019-20. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, Tidewater Community College (TCC) services South Hampton Roads with 4 campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, 7 regional centers and 2 important cultural institutions. The college had 3,203 graduates in 2019-2020, 40 percent of whom pursued degrees that would let them transfer to 4-year institutions. Of South Hampton Roads residents enrolled in higher education 36% enrolled at TCC. TCC's institutional accreditation is affirmed through 2027 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The adjunct faculty member is responsible for teaching courses to which he/she has specific training or competence. Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to students to promote and direct student learning in either a classroom, remote via Zoom, or online environment to students with a wide variety of academic backgrounds and experiences. Engages students outside of class via office hours and provides thorough, timely, and effective feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes.

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Responsible for creating a learning environment that facilitates students' acquisition of knowledge and skills in a discipline and/or program.
  2. Aligns course activities with student learning outcomes for the course; employ a variety of active learning strategies to foster student engagement; employ appropriate technology and supporting materials that support course and/or program learning outcomes; and provide students with prompt and meaningful feedback on course activities and assignments, communicating with students in a timely and respectful manner.
  3. Deliver instruction in support of stated learning outcomes; adhere to college policies and procedures for participation in student surveys of instruction; conduct meaningful and timely assessments of student learning, including at least one assessment within the first 15% of class; and analyze the previous semester's evaluation of instruction and develop and implement appropriate action plans as necessary.
  4. Responsibilities may include work during the day, evening and/or weekend as determined by the course(s) assigned.
  5. Hold at least 1 office hour per week for each credit hour assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree with 18 graduate semester hours in English as a Second Language (TESOL).

Ability to communicate effectively in an electronic format.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Teaching experience at the college level.
  • Knowledge of CANVAS or other learning management systems.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, proven teaching strategies that promote student success.
  • Candidates should possess sufficient technology skills to work productively in an organization that utilizes significant information and instructional technology resources.

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