Part-Time Intensive English Instructor - Workforce & Economic Development

Job description

Category:: Part Time Non-Benefited Positions
Department:: Workforce & Economic Development
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Nov 26, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: PT No Benefits
Position ID:: 118582

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.


Five institutional goals guide BHCC and its work: Foster Student Success; Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness; Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity; Build Partnerships and Pathways; and Develop the College's Infrastructure. BHCC is recognized nationally for its culturally inclusive learning environments that value the strengths of diverse students and local communities, and, as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, BHCC 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 2018 was higher than the national average. Twenty-nine colleges and universities in Boston serve more than 150,000 college students each year. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

  • Teach course according to schedule and under the terms outlined in contract;
  • Prepare lessons by identifying, developing, and implementing materials that integrate listening, speaking, reading, and writing elements, and align with prescribed texts;
  • Translate course objectives, student learning outcomes, and course materials into learning activities that are appropriate for Intensive English students and engage students to promote learning;
  • Commit to updating and modifying materials and lessons regularly to maintain relevance and efficacy, and work with other instructors to share and develop resources;
  • Perform administrative tasks such as taking attendance, administering and grading assessments, communicating regularly with students about their progress, and monitoring student progress in the online Learning Management System (LMS);
  • Help students identify and set personal goals, and work with students to ensure that they are making sufficient progress toward achieving those goals;
  • Guide students in the acquisition of English and help students to understand the target culture, while affirming learners' own cultural and linguistic backgrounds;
  • Be available for meetings with students during office hours or by appointment, or over the phone or email;
  • Have students complete course evaluations, and use feedback from evaluations to improve instructive practice;
  • Implement research findings and educational best practices in the classroom;
  • Attend an instructor orientation, meet with the Associate Director throughout contracted term, and attend professional development and training opportunities.

Skills, Competencies, and Experience:

  • Native or near-native English proficiency levels;
  • In-depth study/extensive experience with a non-native language;
  • Cultural competence and sensitivity;
  • Experience working with and teaching adult learners and diverse populations;
  • Ability to adapt teaching styles and materials to meet individual needs of students;
  • Experience in using technology in the classroom;
  • Experience in instructional design;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Possession of a teaching license (a plus).


  • Master's Degree in TESOL, English, Education, or Applied Linguistics; OR
  • A master's degree in a related field with specific coursework or training in TESOL/TESL/TEFL methodology and theory.

Additional Information:

Instructors will earn $36 per instructional hour at 140 hours per seven-week term. This is a part-time, non-benefited position.

Review of applications to begin immediately. Review Date: Open until filled.

Application Instructions:

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

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/28/2019
Application Due: 5/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time