CE Writing Instructor

Palatine IL, IL
Jul 12, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Schedule Information:  Evening and weekend work

Hours Per Week: Varies

Benefits: N/A

Work Conditions:  Work is primarily indoors and sedentary in nature

Duties of Position

  • Teach weekly classes to non-credit students enrolled in continuing education classes
  • Collaborate with other instructors
  • Organize and maintain consistent teaching schedule
  • Prepare lesson plans
  • Complete student assessments
  • Participate in recruitment activities in and outside of the division
  • Integrate technology into the delivery of instruction
  • Attend department and faculty meetings
  • Attend other meetings when requested

Educational Requirements: Formal training and degree/s in your discipline is required with a Bachelor degree; Master's degree preferred.

Experience Requirements

  • 1-3 years successful prior teaching experience in a college or music school setting required
  • Experience and passion for working with people including young children, adults, seniors and community organizations
  • Office experience and experience in working with the public is required
  • High level of proficiency in one or more of the following different writing styles: fiction, nonfiction, scriptwriting, comedy, poetry, song, professional development, technical, blog, article writing, business writing, children, creative, essay, documentary, memoir, playwriting, TV writing, etc
  • Ability to communicate ideas, concepts and demonstrate techniques to people of different ages, backgrounds, and experience levels
  • Must have a strong commitment to teaching and a genuine interest in the life-long development of individual students
  • Positive attitude, excellent communication skills, openness to new ideas, self-starter attitude and willingness to work with professionals in other disciplines
  • High standards for quality, good judgment
  • Ability to teach more than one discipline is a plus

Required Documents***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check. 

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

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