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Adjunct Faculty - Adult Education Instructor Pool

Moraine Park Technical College
Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Moraine Park Technical College is establishing a candidate pool for potential part-time Adjunct Faculty positions in Adult Education at the Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, and West Bend campuses. These positions encompass Adult Education and English Language Learning (ELL). While specific positions may not be available at the moment, submitting your application will allow us to consider you for future opportunities that align with your skills and experience. Individuals must be residents of Wisconsin, Florida, or Arizona in order to be considered for employment as Adjunct Faculty at Moraine Park Technical College.

The roles of Adjunct Faculty are part-time positions with flexible class assignments and varying locations each term. The Adjunct Faculty instructor may be assigned to teach at different sites within the Moraine Park District, including campuses, centers, and business locations. There is a possibility of teaching during evenings, weekends, and online sessions. Reporting directly to the Associate Dean of Adult Education, this individual plays a key role in delivering quality education within the district.

The candidate pool will be open from July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2025. If you remain interested in Adjunct Faculty opportunities after this period, you will receive an email prompting you to resubmit your application for the next fiscal year. For additional details on adjunct faculty wages and benefits, please refer to our information page, here.

Job Qualifications:
  1. For Adult Education: Bachelor”s Degree or higher in elementary education, secondary education, adult education, special needs education or Wisconsin DPI Secondary Education license in a core academic area (Math, Science, English, Social Studies) or Special Education. Two (2) years of teaching experience is preferred. Experience with digital literacy or educational technology is preferred. Candidates will be required to show evidence of ability to teach in multiple content areas.
  2. For English Language Learning (ELL): BA/BS with 20 semester credits in one or a combination of the following: English as a Second Language (ESL), Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Applied Linguistics; Bilingual Education, and/or Foreign Language Instructor or Wisconsin DPI license in English as a Second Language. Two (2) years of teaching experience in ESL is preferred.

Job Description:
  1. Prepare for and facilitate learning in the assigned courses according to the College”s core values. Establish a professional and safe learning environment. Set the classroom tone by modeling appropriate workplace skills and behavior. Maintain a positive climate for learning by performing classroom management and being aware of, monitoring, and enforcing the Student Code of Conduct.
  2. Meet student learning needs by incorporating a variety of teaching methods and assessments.
  3. Maintain student confidentiality, records, and documentation as required by Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Submit grades within the expected timeframe.
  4. Provide timely verbal and written feedback to the students to ensure continued growth and development.
  5. May participate in the development, implementation, evaluation, and updating of curriculum.
  6. Assist with student recruitment and positively promote the College programs and services offered.
  7. Promote retention and student success through the utilization of referrals to College services and resources.
  8. Maintain ongoing relationships with K-12, Department of Corrections (DOC), community, and industry partners beyond the classroom.
  9. Actively maintain proficient knowledge and skills in emerging trends and current occupational practices. Complete annual professional development activities in areas of Faculty Quality Assurance Standards (FQAS) competencies. Complete all required training.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) Competencies:
  • Curriculum & Assessment
    • Use a performance-based curriculum to guide learning and assessment
    • Integrate formative and summative assessments aligned to outcomes
    • Use data to inform decision-making about the teaching and learning process
    • Communicate feedback to promote student learning and engagement
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
    • Analyze how your identities influence student success
    • Use resources to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the learning community
    • Cultivate an inclusive learning environment that meets the needs of every learner
  • Student Success
    • Examine the variety of factors that influence student success
    • Utilize varied strategies for managing inclusive learning environments
    • Utilize college/community resources and services available to support teaching and learning
  • Teaching Methods
    • Implement evidence-based instructional strategies
    • Develop a plan for learning
    • Facilitate learning
    • Utilize technology to enhance learning experiences
    • Adapt teaching practice to meet student needs

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