Adjunct Professor, English as a Second Language

Prairie State College
Chicago Heights, IL

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Adjunct Faculty

Position Title:

Adjunct Professor, English as a Second Language



Position Summary:

Prairie State College seeks adjunct faculty to teach English as a Second Language courses on campus for Fall 2022, morning and evening.

Successful candidates will have experience teaching adult English language learners and a heart for working with the area’s immigrant population. Candidates will also demonstrate knowledge of methods for teaching essential language skills to adult students from a variety of educational and language backgrounds.

Courses open for fall 2022:

ESL 002: Beginning 2 ESL

ESL 003: Intermediate 1 ESL

ESL 004: Intermediate 2 ESL

Class dates: 8/29/22 – 11/17/22

Classes meet twice per week on the PSC campus, 9:30am-12:45 pm OR 6:30-9:45pm. On your cover letter, please indicate whether you are available to teach mornings or evenings.

Minimum Qualifications:

MA in TESOL or applied linguistics, or an MA in a related field plus a TEFL/TESL certificate.

Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Ability to use technology to enhance teaching and learning

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching ESL in adult education programs

ICCB ESL Standards Proficient Training

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be submitted electronically. Illinois Governor Pritzker’s executive order to mandate COVID-19 vaccination and/or weekly testing on college campuses became effective Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. This mandate includes higher education personnel and students of Prairie State College.



Prairie State College is a richly diverse community college located 30 minutes south of Chicago. The College serves over 5,000 students through its credit programs and offers a wide range of associate degrees and certificates, all of which feature student-centered instruction. In addition, the College offers workforce education, ESL and GED programs, and continuing, corporate and professional education. prairie_state_college1.jpg

Our 37-acre campus in Chicago Heights features “smart” classrooms, modern laboratories, a Business and Community Education Center, an Adult Education Outreach Center, and a spacious new Fitness Complex. In order to meet community needs, courses are also offered at our Matteson Area Center and at local businesses, community centers, and schools.

prairie_state_college2.jpgThe College provides a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement for administrators and staff, free courses in our Fitness Center, and an optional 403(b) plan in addition to a comprehensive retirement plan through the State University Retirement System. Employees can enroll their children in our state-of-the-art Children’s Learning Center for a modest fee.



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