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Adjunct Instructor - Adult Education ESL Digital Literacy

Employer
Morton College
Location
Cicero, IL

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, English As A Second Language
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Adjunct Instructor - Adult Education ESL Digital Literacy

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Associate Dean of Adult and Career Technical Education

Required Qualifications:

BA degree in education or related field, demonstrated proficiency in oral and written English. Training of coursework in second language instructional methodology. Two years of experience teaching a healthcare bridge course to ESL students.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of truth, compassion, fairness, responsibility, and respect.

Preferred Qualifications:

MA in TESOL or related field, three years of teaching ESL, knowledge of a second language, completion of at least 3 instructional workshops in ESL. Experience with curriculum design. Experience teaching at a College level.

Job Summary:

The adjunct instructor will teach­ beginning, intermediate, and/or advanced levels of English as a Second Language in computer and digital literacy, technology-related career exploration, and the use of applications for the workplace and in education to a diverse student population. Attend staff development activities and submit data on student attendance and progress as required. These courses will be offered during the day and evening. The responsibilities and duties of the instructor may change as the needs of the college arise.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Utilize departmental syllabus template, approved textbooks, and supplemental course materials.
  • Design and implement activities for ESL students which pertain to digital literacy and related topics.
  • Use a variety of teaching strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Use multiple assessment measures to evaluate student learning.
  • Maintain a class site on the Morton College classroom management system (Blackboard).
  • Submit personalized course syllabus to Deans’ Office in electronic format one (1) week prior to course start date.
  • Distribute and review comprehensive course syllabus to students no later than the first week of the course.
  • Receive, understand, and follow Course Data Form as distributed by Deans’ Office.
  • Adhere to printed course schedule meeting times and locations.
  • Obtain prior approval for any substitute teachers or guest speakers from Deans’ Office.
  • Track student progress via an online application such as NorthStar and maintain grade book in electronic or hard copy format.
  • Take and record student Attendance each day.
  • Submit accurate and certified Tenth (10th) Day Attendance Verification and Mid-Semester Class Roster or other report to Deans’ Office.
  • Give final exam at the time and date indicated on the college’s Final Exam Schedule.
  • Respond to e-mails from students, staff, and college administrators in a timely manner while classes are in session using assigned college designated e-mail.
  • Check assigned college mailbox regularly.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Salary Range:

According to CBA

Posting Number:

ADJ00148PU

Desired Start Date:

01/11/2024

Open Date:

12/12/2023

Open Until Filled:

No

Organization

Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity.

As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life long learning.

Goals:

Maximize the College's resources to support student learning.

Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed.

Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs.

Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides.

Employment at Morton

Morton College has the distinction of being the second oldest comprehensive community college in Illinois. The pioneering spirit that established this learning community continues to drive Morton today as a Hispanic Serving Institution for Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other communities.

Morton College is located in Cicero, a western border suburb of Chicago, only eight miles from the heart of the business and cultural center of this great midwestern city. Chicago offers a complete array of entertainment venues, including six major professional sports teams plus the beautiful Lake Michigan recreational area.

As an institution of higher education, Morton College is committed to the development of its employees and encourages them to participate in life-long learning activities.

Morton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or physical handicap in its educational, admissions, or employment practices.

Company info
Website
Telephone
708-656-8000
Location
3801 S. Central Ave
Cicero
IL
60804
US

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