Non-Credit ESL Instructor - Part-time Adjunct Pool
Kern Community College District
Position Closing Date:
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled:
$30.00 per hour/Instructional
Flexible, as needed
This position is eligible for ACA health benefits only.
This is for an adjunct pool that will be used to staff part-time adjunct positions for the 2016-2017 academic years.
Duties may consist of assignments in the fall and/or spring semesters as well as the program's extended summer session.
The successful applicant will be expected to provide credit and non-credit instruction in a full range of English as a Second Language courses.
This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance learning and using multiple teaching methodologies.
Other duties include: participation in student recruitment; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; assessment of program learning outcomes; collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in teaching English as a second language, or teaching English to speakers of other languages;OR
Bachelor’s degree in education, English, linguistics, applied linguistics, any foreign language, composition, bilingual/bicultural studies, reading, or speech; and a certificate in teaching English as a second language, which may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a noncredit instructor;OR
Bachelor’s degree with any of the majors specified in subparagraph (2) above; and one year of experience teaching ESL in an accredited institution; and a certificate in teaching English as a second language, which may be completed concurrently during the first two years of employment as a noncredit instructor;OR
Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in ESL. (3) A bachelor’s degree with any of the majors specified in subparagraph(2)above; and one year of experience teaching ESL in an accredited institution; and a certificate in teaching English as a second language, which may be completed concurrently during the first two years of employment as a noncredit instructor;OR
(4) Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in ESL.OR
The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE
form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.AND
- A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Provide instructional and/or non-instructional services as specified by contract or assignment in a diverse campus and community environment.
- Maintain a course outline for each assigned course.
- Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and scholastic progress.
- Participate in the development and revision of curriculum.
- Provide current course orientation materials including syllabus to each student.
- Use media aids, the library and other resources as appropriate.
- Maintain currency in subject matter.
- Communicate with students and staff in a professional manner.
- Demonstrate versatility in instructional methodology and versatility in serving a diverse student population.
- Be familiar with and observe appropriate board policies and contractual agreements.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.Completed application packet must include:
- Have the ability to work effectively and harmoniously with students, colleagues, and others.
- Understand the advantages and challenges of providing ESL instruction in a small, rural community college.
- Have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Have the ability to deliver instruction using strategies designed for diverse learning styles.
- Have the ability to design learning objectives and assess learning outcomes.
- Be willing to work with students who have a wide range of skills, motivation, and academic or vocational goals, as well as cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/12264
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Copies of legible transcripts
- List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form
. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.
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