Adjunct English Instructor Location:
Centralia College Regular/Temporary: Full/Part Time: Job ID:
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 five Bachelor of Applied Science degrees: Information Technology - Application Development, Diesel Technology, Applied Management (Business), Behavioral Healthcare 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 the Cedar Creek Corrections Center located in Littlerock, Washington. In addition to Green Hill School in Chehalis, 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 www.centralia.edu.
Job Description Centralia College is creating a pool of qualified applicants to teach developmental and college-transfer English courses on-campus and online to freshmen and sophomores on a part-time basis. The college’s need for part-time instructors varies from quarter to quarter.In-person teaching opportunities may arise at the college’s main campus in Centralia; its satellite campus in Morton, WA; the Chehalis Tribal Center in Oakville, WA; or within correctional and juvenile detention facilities in the area. Online courses are typically taught asynchronously using the Canvas learning management system.Applicants must reside in Washington State.Duties and Responsibilities
English instructors are responsible for teaching a variety of courses at all levels—from developmental English to 200-level transfer courses in composition, writing, and literature.
Master’s or higher degree in English or a closely related field.
Teaching experience in English or writing, community college-level preferred.Academic degree with a composition or rhetoric emphasis.Experience teaching developmental English courses.Skill in increasing inclusivity and closing opportunity gaps for historically marginalized students.Ability to adapt teaching to various student learning styles.Demonstrated experience effectively and respectfully working with students, staff, and colleagues of various cultural, ethnic, racial, educational, and socio-economic backgrounds.Experience with Microsoft 365 applications, college learning management systems, and other appropriate instructional technologies.
Conditions of Employment
Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No. 4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO.
Adjunct employment is ongoing and filled based on need. Applications will be screened as they are received.
Current lecture/lab rates ($886.41 - $1,358.22 per credit)
Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:
Online ApplicationA cover letter that addresses:Your interest in the position.How you meet the qualifications--as well as any preferred qualifications.Your ability to teach developmental English.Your ability to perform the other duties described in this announcement.Your availability to teach face-to-face courses on our Centralia campus.
A detailed CV or résumé of all relevant educational and professional experience.Eligibility to Work
If you are hired, you will need proof of Covid-19 vaccination, proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.
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.
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.
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