ESOL instructor-Workforce & Economic Development (non-benefitted)

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Category: Part Time Non-Benefited Positions

Department: Workforce & Economic Development

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Jun 14, 2019

Type: PT No Benefits

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, serving some 18,000 students annually across all modes of instruction. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry specific training programs. The College is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is a Hispanic and Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 900 International Students attend from 107 countries, speaking 75 languages.


BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.


Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

The ESOL Instructor provides group instruction to adult learners to prepare them to acquire the English language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking to transition to postsecondary and/or vocational education for career ladder employment. Instructors are required to align curriculum with the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRS) and the English Language Proficiency Standards for Adult Education (ELT). Instructional methods must reflect a student centered learning philosophy, vary lesson plans to accommodate different learning styles, integrate career pathways based on students education and career goals into lesson plans and integrate technology into class instruction. Class instruction must integrate math/numeracy content. Classroom hours include a web base component using a learning management system. The ESOL Instructor works closely with the Academic & Career Advisor to support student education and career pathways success.

  • Align curriculum (scope and sequence, units, and lesson plans) and instruction with the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRS) and the English Language Proficiency Standards for Adult Education (ELT);
  • Select and develop appropriate materials for class use; review and update materials each semester to maintain relevance;
  • Keep up-to-date on current education research and best practices;
  • Submit lessons plans weekly to the Program Director;
  • Collaborate with the Academic and Career Advisor to assist students in developing their individual academic and career plans;
  • Maintain and submit attendance records to the Student Support Assistant;
  • Attend AE program management meetings;
  • Attend AE curriculum planning meetings;
  • Attend professional development workshops and conferences;
  • Develop yearly individual professional development plans;
  • New hires are required to attend DESE new teacher trainings.


  • Bachelor's Degree in TESOL, English or Education, possession of a teaching licensure a plus;
  • Experience working and teaching adult learners and diverse populations;
  • Experience in using technology in the classroom; experience in instructional design;
  • Ability to adapt teaching styles and materials to meet individual needs of students;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Additional Information:

Salary information: 10/15hrs per week @ $30.00/hr.

Review Date: open until filled

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts

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Posted: 10/13/2019
Application Due: 12/12/2019
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