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Part Time Faculty - ESOL Instructor

Employer
Highline College
Location
Des Moines, WA
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General Summary

This posting will remain open until the position is filled, priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 22, 2022.

Highline College delivers innovative education and training opportunities to foster personal and professional success in our multicultural world and global economy.Program Overview: The mission of the English Language, Career and Academic Prep (ELCAP) department at Highline College is to prepare our students to be college and career ready by fostering a pursuit of life-long learning, innovative thinking, problem-solving skills, cultural responsiveness, and contributions to the community. Our ESOL classes cover English language skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking, study skills, math, and technology. We also offer GED and College prep courses in English and Spanish, Jumpstart transition-to-college classes, and I-BEST in various content areas. ELCAP is a robust Highline department offering approximately 100 classes per quarter. Position Overview: ELCAP ESOL instructors serve adult immigrant/refugee students at a variety of levels, in a variety of modalities, at a variety of time zones. Integrated class instructors cover all 4 skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking) plus grammar and technology, and base their personalized curriculum around department student learning outcomes.

Faculty in this position need to be flexible in teaching different levels and different modalities, depending on the needs of the department. We encourage all instructors to utilize best practices in engaging students through context-rich culturally responsive teaching and to join in the department’s collaborative culture. ELCAP instructors use Canvas and other pertinent technology with students, including Zoom if in a remote modality. Instructors are also expected to participate in procedures and activities that, taken together, maintain the systems required to serve students in these partially-remote times. New hires will be evaluated within the first two quarters of teaching.Salary will depend upon the number of classes taught.Thank you for your interest in Highline College.

Essential Tasks

RESPONSIBILITIES OF PART-TIME FACULTY:

Provide culturally responsive instruction to students and create supportive and effective learning environments;

Develop curriculum and materials that meet course level Student Learning Outcomes.

Use Canvas and other pertinent technology with students;

Provide practical technology instruction to students (such as email, word processing, test taking on computers, typing, slides.);

Ensure that course content is consistent with department guidelines;

Maintain communication with ELCAP Coordinator and department faculty;

Complete department procedures and reports in a regular and timely manner by deadlines;

Attend department meetings;

Assist students with educational planning in class or direct students to appropriate campus resources;

Pursue appropriate professional development activities in order to stay current in assigned teaching fields, program, and discipline. Highline offers “Affiliate Status” to part time instructors who demonstrate professional development and self-reflective practices;

Maintain a standard of honest and ethical behavior in their professional duties;

Assume reasonable responsibility for care and safekeeping of College supplies and equipment

Comfortable using technology with students.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree plus TESOL, ABE, or ELL Certificate or related field;

Teaching experience with adults;

Willing to teach beginning level ESOL on campus.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's Degree in ABE/TESOL or related field;

3+ years of teaching experience; preferably community college teaching experience;

Experience with refugee/immigrant adults (not exclusively international students in Intensive English programs);

Some proficiency in languages other than English and/or experience teaching abroad.

Supplemental Information

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

ABOUT HIGHLINE COLLEGE


Founded in 1961, Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 15 minutes south of Seattle. The college annually serves more than 16,500 students –– a student population of over 70% students of color, representing 35 nations and more than 100 languages. The college embraces equity, inclusion and social justice, with core goals of student attainment, diversity, community Engagement and sustainability. The student body at Highline College is made up of Transfer students, Running Start students, Professional-Technical students, International students, Comprehensive Transition Program for students with intellectual disabilities, Adult Basic Education and English Language Learners. In addition, we offer six bachelor of applied science, four-year degrees.

MISSION AND VISION


As an essential part of our mission and vision, diversity, equity and inclusion are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life.

NEED HELP?


Should you have any difficulties uploading your documents or navigating the application process, please contact NEOGOV Technical Support at 1-855-524-5627, Monday - Friday 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Pacific Time.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE


Your online application must include the following three attachments to be considered complete:

A detailed resume that addresses the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS of the position.A letter of application (two-page maximum, recommended) that addresses your ability to meet the SKILLS AND ABILITIES for appointment and, to the extent applicable, the DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS of the position.A one-page response to the Supplemental Question.Unofficial transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate course work may be submitted; Official transcripts will be required upon employment.

HIGHLINE COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Highline College is an equal opportunity employer. The College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student population. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and gender identity diversity. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legal protected status.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS


The College complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodations in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (206) 592-3812. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through Washington Relay, the state's free telecommunication access service.

Highline College complies with Title IX regulations. For details on our policies, see our website https://humanresources.highline.edu/faculty-and-staff/policies/title-ix/

Organization

Highline College prides itself on its commitment to diversity and equity, its institutional culture of collegiality and innovation, its globalization of curricula and its inclusion of the community in its programming. Founded in 1961, Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 15minutes south of Seattle. The college annually serves more than 16,500 students –– a student population of over 70% students of color, representing 35 nations and more than 100 languages. The college embraces equity, inclusion and social justice, with core goals of student attainment, diversity, community Engagement and sustainability. The student body at Highline College is made up of Transfer students, Running Start students, Professional- Technical students, International students, Comprehensive Transition Program for students with intellectual disabilities, Adult Basic Education and English Language Learners. In addition, we offer six bachelor of applied science, four-year degrees.

MISSION AND VISION
As an essential part of our mission and vision, diversity, equity and inclusion are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life.

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Telephone
2065923270
Location
2400 S. 240th St.
Des Moines
Washington
98198
US
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