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ESL Instructor (Part-time)

Lenoir Community College
Snow Hill, North Carolina
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Job Role
Teacher / Instructor
Job Type
The ESL instructor is responsible for teaching the English language to students whose first language is not English. This includes speaking, listening, reading, and writing of the English language. The instructor is also responsible for teaching students about their civic duties and the rights and responsibilities of US citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in language, math, subject area or education; master's degree preferred from a regionally accredited institution
  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • TESOL Certified perferred
  • 3 years classroom experience teaching adults
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a high sense of confidentiality
  • Able to work with a wide variety of people
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Above average 'customer' service approach
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and the Internet

Working Conditions
  • Classroom, lab, or shop environment
  • Frequent standing and walking to monitor student progress
  • Some light lifting of materials pertaining to lab projects

Continuing Education Instructors are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the college:

Mastery of Subject Matter
  • Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline
  • Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline

Teaching Performance
  • Prepare and presents material for program classes according to curriculum guidelines
  • Design, write, administer, and grade exams, quizzes, and other forms of student evaluation
  • Present for a minimum of 95% of scheduled classes
  • Motivate students to attend class, as measured by an acceptable rate of attendance and retention
  • Receive positive and acceptable student feedback in evaluations conducted twice annually
  • Keep accurate attendance records in two forms, a daily sign-in sheet for participants and a classroom record
  • Record time in ADVANSYS daily
  • Meet deadlines for required paperwork
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team with colleagues
  • Exhibit professional courtesy in dealing with program participants, colleagues, and team members, and the public
  • Show enthusiasm to teach, understands and applies current best-practices in classroom techniques and materials
  • Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning
  • Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students
  • Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs
  • Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the Internet, telecourse, interactive technology, instructional software, when appropriate

Evaluation of Student Learning
  • Regularly evaluate student progress utilizing quizzes, exams, performance portfolios, or other type of qualitative or quantitative evaluation
  • Establish and follow meaningful learning objectives using the English Language Proficiency Standards for Adult Education
  • Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward course objectives
  • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances

Lenoir Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College complies with existing federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. The College prohibits discrimination against and/or exclusion from participation in any benefits or activities by any person, either on the staff and faculty or in the student body, on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, or disability.

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