English Connections Instructor

Johnson County Community College
Olathe Health Education Center (OHEC), West Park (WPK)

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Job no: 494025
Work type: Non-Credit Instructor
Location: Olathe Health Education Center (OHEC), West Park (WPK)
Categories: Continuing Education

Posting Job Title

Non-Credit Instructor


Continuing Education

Position Type

Non-Credit Instructor

Number of openings


Job Summary

Provide English instruction to students who are transitioning from basic life-skill English classes into GED-level academic coursework, college transition or higher career placement. Instruction will be in reading, grammar, writing, vocabulary development, civics, and digital literacy at an intermediate to low-advanced level. Development of daily lesson plans to keep student attention, adhere to state and local academic standards and increase student success. Facilitate standardized testing for benchmarking. Engage community volunteers to assist with one-on-one instruction with learners. Create reports and maintain records. Participate in professional development events.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree
Strong English skills
Proficient capability using Microsoft Office Suite, Google Classroom and Zoom
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
Attention to detail and accurate record-keeping
Ability to improve learner academic skills

Preferred Qualifications

Elementary or Secondary Education degree
Experience teaching non-native speakers
Experience teaching reading, grammar, and writing
Ability to coach and instruct adult non-native education learners
Understanding of the unique needs of adult non-native education students

Required application documents


Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Monday & Wednesday 5pm-9pm West Park


Tuesday & Thursday 9am-1pm Olathe Health & Education Center

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


West Park and Olathe Health & Education Center


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 29 Nov 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 10 Dec 2021 Central Standard Time


Working at Johnson County Community College

With more than 34,000 students enrolled in credit and continuing education classes each semester, Johnson County Community College is the state's third largest institution of higher education and the largest of its 19 community colleges.

JCCC offers a full range of undergraduate credit courses that form the first two years of most college curricula. The college has more than 100 transfer agreements with area colleges and universities that ensure admittance to specific programs such as business, engineering and education. JCCC students are able to begin their first two years of a four-year degree program here and complete that degree on schedule.

In addition, more than 50 one- and two-year career and certificate programs prepare students to enter the job market in high-employment fields. The college maintains extensive student support services such as computer labs, math labs, a writing center and a learning center.

JCCC’s continuing education program is the largest, most comprehensive in the Kansas City area. Through the Center for Business and Technology, participants can take courses in management and computer application or seminars and workshops that lead to professional certification and licensure. Personal enrichment classes, on topics ranging from gardening to money management, are also offered, while nationally and internationally performing and visual artists appear in the performance spaces and Gallery of Art in JCCC’s Carlsen Center.

The campus, centrally located in the county on 234 acres, opened in 1972. There are 18 major buildings on campus. Currently under construction are the Regnier Center and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

JCCC’s full-time faculty and staff numbers about 875. Another 1,800 people work as adjunct faculty or part-time staff. Most faculty members have master’s degrees, and many have or are earning doctorates.

JCCC returns about $2.70 to the community for every tax dollar it collects. The college's total tangible economic impact on the community is more than $182 million annually.

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