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Adjunct Instructor - Community English as a Second Language (ESL)

Cincinnati State
Cincinnati, Ohio
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Adjunct Instructor (in-person instruction) - Community English as a Second Language (ESL)

Overview: The Instructor of English as a Second Language (ESL) will provide instruction as part of Cincinnati State's free programming for adult English Language Learners. The Community ESL instructor will support all facets of the language-learning environment to provide optimal student access and encourage interaction. They will participate in curriculum development and assist in coordination with community partners and agencies. Classes may be held on Cincinnati State's Clifton campus, or at community partner sites in the College's service area.

Essential Functions:
  • Plan and prepare course materials and lessons based upon department guidelines, learner feedback, and community needs
  • Teach ESL to adult learners
  • Regularly assess students' English-language learning needs and goals through in-class engagement and dialogue with learners.
  • Provide interesting and relevant assignments for students that demonstrate learning outcomes in a real-life setting
  • Maintain student attendance and performance records as applicable
  • Assist with organization, planning, and logistics at community partner sites
  • Inform participants about additional learning opportunities at Cincinnati State
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • TESOL Certification (within the last 10 years)
  • Teaching or training experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Literacy, Second Language Studies, Applied Linguistics, or related field
  • Experience teaching ESL to adult learners
  • Experience working with students from diverse cultural, linguistic, and academic backgrounds
  • Communicative fluency in a non-English language (Spanish and/or French preferred)

Desired Competencies:
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and to distribute relevant course material in a timely manner
  • Motivation to participate in Diversity, Equity, and Access initiatives
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment
  • Versatile organizational and planning skills
  • Flexibility and Creativity

Candidate notification: Please note that due to the high volume of candidates applying for adjunct positions, we will only follow up with candidates who we are considering for an interview. Upload an unofficial copy of your transcript. If, chosen for the position your Official Transcripts will be required.


Reports To: Associate Dean, Humanities & Science

Position Level: Adjunct

Compensation: $640.00 per lecture hour

Job Category: Non-Bargaining

Contractual Affiliation: N/A

Exempt Classification: Nonexempt

Status: Part-time

Equal Opportunity Employer ~ Committed to Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Work Environment

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, as well as its individual academic divisions, is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual-orientation, age, physical disabilities, veteran or marital status.

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