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Adjunct, Adult Education ESL

Morton College
Cicero, IL

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Arts & Humanities, English As A Second Language
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Adjunct, Adult Education ESL

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Associate Dean of Adult & 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. 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.

Job Summary:

Teach beginning, intermediate, and/or advanced levels of English as a Second Language. Attend staff development activities and submit data on student attendance and progress as required.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Utilize departmental syllabus template, approved textbooks, and supplemental course materials.
  • Submit personalized course syllabus to Deans’ Office in electronic format one (1) week prior to course start date.
  • Design and implement educational activities that assist ESL students in meeting their goals.
  • Use a variety of teaching strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Use multiple assessment measures to evaluate student learning.
  • Submit attendance records and student progress records as required.
  • Maintain a plan for continued professional growth and document results.
  • Provide documentation of completion of required professional development activities.
  • Provides support by sending reproduction requests to the Copy Center.
  • Submit supplies/materials to Adult Education Staff.
  • Submit technology equipment requests to Adult Education Staff.
  • Adhere to printed course schedule meeting times and locations.
  • Maintain grade book in electronic or hard copy format.
  • Take and record student Attendance each day.
  • 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.
  • Maintain FERPA standards.
  • Provide information and/or data as needed for educational, funding, and/or accrediting agencies.
  • Substitute for colleagues when necessary.
  • Follow the academic calendar as approved by Morton College.
  • Participate in the assessment, implementation, and evaluation of the Program.
  • Check assigned college mailbox regularly.
  • Attend campus-wide and department professional development and/or trainings.

Salary Range:

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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.


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.

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3801 S. Central Ave

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