Adjunct ELA Professor

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Job Title: Adjunct ELA Professor
Location: Centralia College
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 10419
About Us

Centralia College is located on a 30-acre campus in the heart of Centralia, Washington and has been serving students in the Lewis County region since 1925. As a comprehensive community college, Centralia College offers academic transfer and workforce programs, as well as adult basic education, ELL, and personal enrichment classes. The college also offers four Bachelor of Applied Science degrees: Information Technology - Application Development, Diesel Technology, Applied Management (Business), and Teacher Education.

In addition to the main campus in Centralia, Centralia College East in Morton is a smaller site that serves the needs of students in east Lewis County. Since the college is committed to the success of all students, Centralia College also provides educational programs at two corrections centers in southwest Washington - Garrett Heyns Education Center located in Shelton, Washington and Cedar Creek Corrections Center located in Littlerock, Washington. In total, the college serves more than 7,000 students annually. For more than 90 years, several generations of Lewis County residents have looked to Centralia College for their education and training needs.

For more information on Centralia College and what it can do for you, please call 360-736-9391 or visit

Job Description Centralia College is seeking a qualified part-time ELA instructors for multi-level hybrid, face-to-face or virtual, for a summer quarter evening class. The instructor will provide English language instruction for limited English proficient adults in order to increase their ability to communicate in English while learning about career pathways and technology. Instruction also includes basic math concepts and integrates technology into the instruction with Canvas. Instructors must be willing to teach Integrated Digital English Acceleration (I-DEA) curriculum.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and/or update class syllabus
  • Develop and teach to the objectives of the approved curriculum
  • Teach productive and constructive study skills to students
  • Identify individual learning needs of students and make appropriate adjustments to instruction
  • Create and maintain an environment of rapport and respect
  • Maintain up-to-date appropriate records which indicate student progress and attendance that meet college requirements
  • Complete student intake and administer CASAS pre- and post-testing
  • Present a certificate of completion of Canvas 101, or complete Canvas 101 training within the first two quarters of employment
  • Complete mandatory CASAS trainings for assessment
  • Meet with program coordinator every other week
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in ELL/ELA/ESL
  • Formal classroom teaching experience
  • Knowledge of English Language Acquisition
Preferred Qualifications
  • Certificate or Master’s degree in ELL/ELA/ESL, Adult Education, English, foreign languages, linguistics or closely related field
  • Recent experience teaching basic skills and/or English to college ready non-English speakers at a community college or similar setting
  • Experience in curriculum design and teaching cross-culturally, multi-level classes face-to-face, hybrid and online
Conditions of Employment

Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No. 4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO.

Applications will be screened as they are received.

The college hires part-time faculty on a quarter to quarter basis, dependent on enrollment.


Salary: Current lecture/lab rates


Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:

  • Online Application
  • Cover Letter that addresses your interest in the position and ability to perform the responsibilities described in this announcement.
  • Detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications.
  • List of at least three professional references with contact information. References are typically contacted after interviews.
Eligibility to Work

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Background Check

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

EEO Statement

Centralia College has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we strongly urge all qualified applicants, especially people of color, persons of disability, women, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans, to apply. Centralia College is an Equal Opportunity employer.

It is the policy of Centralia College to assure equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age (over 40), religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

Centralia College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Designated Title II, VI, VII, IX, Section 504, ADA compliance officer: Vice President for Human Resources and Equity, Hanson Hall Room 101, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia WA 98531-4099, (360)623-8943.

The Human Resources Office is accessible for persons with disabilities. Those who need disability accommodation in the application/employment process, please call (360)623-8943.

Jeanne Clery Statement

Notice of Availability of Annual Security Report—Centralia College's Annual Crime/Security Report is available here, containing mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, required statistics, and other related information. To obtain a paper copy of the report, please call 360-623-8947

Title IX Statement

Centralia College is compliant with Title IX best practices. For more information visit, Title IX.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time