Instruction and Classroom Support Technician 1 – ESL Tutor (Part-Time)

Job description

Our Opportunity

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) seeks a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of part-time Instruction and Classroom Support Technician 1 (ICST 1) – ESL Tutor.

This position provides one-on-one and small group tutoring to help ESL students increase their knowledge and confidence in English speaking, reading, and writing and develop effective learning strategies and study skills for success in their courses.

What You'll Do

The part-time ESL Tutor will support students’ success by helping them learn course content and develop effective learning strategies, problem solving skills, and study habits as applicable to their ESL courses. The ESL Tutor will also:

  • Coordinate tutoring appointments with students in a timely manner and maintain an organized tutoring schedule
  • Keep and input an accurate record of tutoring session information into the online tutor tracking software
  • Participate in training sessions as needed to develop and deliver best practices in college tutoring
  • Demonstrate multicultural competence (including an awareness and understanding of historically disadvantaged populations) and create an educational and work environment that affirms commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Support the college's mission by creating a work environment of mutual respect and fairness, while encouraging creative and critical thinking
Qualifications You Possess

  • Six months to two years of full-time experience in the appropriate discipline
Equivalent education/training
  • Demonstrated experience or participation with persons from diverse backgrounds such as sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, socio-economic, physical and learning abilities, and a commitment to an inclusive and equitable working/learning environment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • AA/AS from accredited college
  • Previous experience and training in tutoring best practices and learning theory
  • Experience working with community college students
To Apply

Applications must be completed online and include the following attachments:

  1. Cover letter highlighting your ability to perform the responsibilities and competencies described in the job posting.
  2. Current resume showing all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications.

Top candidates will be notified directly to interview for this position. Selection will be based on the applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties listed in this job posting as identified in the materials requested above. Applications with comments directing the reader to see attachments will be considered incomplete.

Veterans Preference
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and wishing to claim Veterans Preference should redact their personally identifiable information from a copy of their United States Department of Veterans Affairs honorable discharge documentation and email to [email protected] with the job number for which they are applying in the subject line.

Condition of Employment
Employment with the college is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check. Any adverse information will be considered on a case-by-case basis and does not automatically preclude a candidate from employment.

Conditions of Part-Time Employment
Non-permanent employees under the provisions of WAC 357-19-435 are only authorized to work up to a maximum of 1,050 hours in any twelve (12) consecutive- month period from the original date of hire. Employment with the college could end any time.

SPSCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over age 40, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. The college complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodation in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (360) 596-5500. The college is committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student population. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legal protected status. SPSCC is a drug-free workplace.




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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 10/1/2020
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