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Non-Credit Adjunct Faculty - English as a Second Language

St Petersburg College
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Closing date
Jul 26, 2024

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Position Description

Adjunct postings are filled based on enrollment. While a posting may exist on our website, there may or may not be a need at this time; however, applications are available for the hiring managers to review on an ongoing basis. The hiring manager or their designee will contact the applicants they would like to interview. Transcripts showing degree conferred (copies or originals) will be required at the time of interview. It is the applicant's responsibility to have foreign transcripts evaluated by an authorized evaluation services (See NACES link for details

Compensation: $30.83 per hour

Hours: varies

Department: Workforce and Professional Development Location: EpiCenter

Key Position Information:

Basic Function:

Instruct individuals in English language acquisition. Instructors to teach International Language classes, varies as needed.

  • Establish course goals for new courses OR Follow established course goals and learning outcomes for current courses
  • Observe and evaluate students' work to determine student progress or make suggestions for improvement
  • Observe college policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate commitment to professionalism
  • Be able to work effectively to meet the needs of diverse student populations

Minimum Requirements*

Master's degree in ESL/TESOL OR master's degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in any combination of the following subject areas is preferred (Bachelor's Degree with graduate semester hours may be accepted):
  • English
  • English as a Second Language/TESOL
  • Grammar
  • Linguistics
  • Phonology
  • Reading
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Semantics

1 year teaching English, TESOL or ESL (either in a classroom or lab setting - higher education preferred) OR 1 year teaching in higher education TESOL (including a graduate teaching internship or practicum)
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Position Summary:

Plan, organize, and teach to promote successful student learning outcomes.



Associate's degree required, prefer Bachelor, Masters, Doctorate degree.


Must have a minimum of five years professional experience in the subject area of expertise.

  • Demonstrate strategies that will encourage the acquisition of knowledge, skills and abilities in a learning-centered environment;
  • Use observational, oral, and/or written assessment to direct and enhance learning in a timely manner;
  • Create, encourage, and maintain an inclusive environment that respects multiple learning styles;
  • Use current and emerging technologies and alternative delivery methods to enhance student learning;
  • Observe college policies and procedures;
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional development;
  • Be able to work effectively to meet the needs of diverse student populations.

Equal Access/Equal Opportunity

The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Dr. Devona Pierre, Executive Director, Organizational Culture and Engagement/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at

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