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Part-Time Intensive English Instructor

Bunker Hill Community College
Boston, Massachusetts

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Job title: Part-Time Intensive English Instructor - Workforce & Economic Development - Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, MA Category: Part Time Non-Benefited Positions Posted On: Tue Nov 26 2019 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).

Job Requirements:
  • 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.



Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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