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ESL Instructor Adjunct

Virginia Community College System
Beach, Virginia
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Posting Details

Posting Summary

Working Title ESL Instructor Adjunct Role Title Role Code FLSA Exempt Pay Band UG Position Number Agency Brightpoint Community College Division Brightpoint Community College (Div) Work Location Chesterfield - 041 Hiring Range Salary and rank commensurate with experience and education Emergency/Essential Personnel No EEO Category I-Faculty Full Time or Part Time Part Time Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs- Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference? Work Schedule


Sensitive Position No

Brightpoint Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and is the third largest of Virginia's 23 community colleges. The college is located within the Greater Richmond metropolitan area. It serves students and the community at its two campuses, in Chester and Midlothian; online; and in locations throughout its service area. Brightpoint Community College's mission is to provide quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. It envisions a success story for every student.

General Information: The Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences division at Brightpoint Community College seeks skilled instructors who share our dedication to students and are interested an adjunct position. Adjunct faculty teaching is limited to a maximum of 8 credit hours in the summer semester, 12 credit hours in the fall semester, and 12 credit hours in the spring semester. These limits are for total number of credit hours taught in the Virginia's Community Colleges (VCCS). Additional restrictions may apply depending upon other positions occupied within VCCS.

Responsibilities: Provide traditional (on-campus) and/or Zoom-based synchronous online instruction in English as a second language. In-person courses meet on the Midlothian campus. Courses offered in the discipline include ESL Composition I, II, & III and ESL Reading I, II, & III. Please see our class schedule at for more detailed course descriptions and upcoming scheduled classes.

Special Assignments

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications

Required: Bachelor's degree in ESL or a related discipline, such as Foreign Language, English, or Linguistics. Additional Considerations: 18 graduate semester hours of coursework in applied linguistics or TESOL, prior teaching experience at the postsecondary level, ability to use instructional technologies (experience with Zoom and Canvas a plus), excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

Additional Considerations Operation of a State Vehicle No Supervises Employees No Required Travel


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ADJ_1852P Recruitment Type General Public - G Number of Vacancies 99 Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 07/02/2024 Job Close Date 06/30/2025 Open Until Filled Agency Website Contact Name Email Phone Number Special Instructions to Applicants

In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth's Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly called a Certificate of Disability) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans may also apply via the AHP if they also provide an AHP Letter. To request an AHP Letter, use this link: or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155

Additional Information Background Check Statement Disclaimer

The selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:

EEO Statement

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents
  • AHP Letter

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