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PT Instructor, ESL

Employer
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Location
Livermore, California

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Salary: $2,034.43/CAH - $2,276.74/CAH https://www.clpccd.org/hr/FacultySalarySchedule07012023.pdf

Start Date: Fall 2024

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551

 

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a PT Instructor, English as a Second Language for Las Positas College. Applicants will be expected to provide instruction in all levels of ESL, beginning to advanced. Classes may include reading and writing, grammar, vocabulary, oral communication and pronunciation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Ability to teach beginning through college level, grammar, reading, composition, vocabulary, oral communication and pronunciation; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to adapt instructional techniques to accommodate varied learning styles; commitment to working successfully as a team with colleagues

2. Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students including those with physical or learning disabilities

3. Flexibility to teach morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend classes

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s in TESL, TESOL, applied linguistics with a TESL emphasis, linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis or education with a TESL emphasis OR Bachelor’s in TESL, TESOL, English with a TESL certificate, linguistics with a TESL certificate, applied linguistics with a TESL certificate, or any foreign language with a TESL certificate AND Master’s in linguistics, applied linguistics, English, composition, bilingual/bicultural studies, reading, speech or any foreign language OR the equivalent.

Evidence of understanding of and responsiveness to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom.

Applicants applying under the “Equivalent” provision must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above.

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Experience teaching a variety of ESL classes at the Community College level

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Individuals with disabilities who are unable to carry out the physical activities of the position will receive reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform the essential functions of the positions.

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

TO APPLY, please send the following application materials to the contact listed below:

1.Cover Letter

2.Resume

3.College Transcripts (Unofficial copies accepted for application purposes; however, official copies must be submitted if hired.) Any degrees earned outside of the United States must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. 

(Please use https://www.naces.org/members to obtain evaluations.)

4.PT Faculty Application (Application procedures also included below)

https://clpccd.org/hr/files/docs/hiringpkt/1.PTFacApp.pdf

https://www.clpccd.org/hr/files/docs/hiringpkt/PTFacAppProcedures.pdf

Name: Leslie Payne

Email: lpayne@laspositascollege.edu

Phone: 925 424-1214

Department: ESL Department Coordinator

Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Board of Trustees has updated Board Policy 7330 to incorporate information on COVID vaccination

requirements, which are currently suspended. Accordingly, employee(s) must comply with the Board Policy

found at: http://districtazure.clpccd.org/policies/files/docs/BP7330.pdf.

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices and to

assure that there shall be no discrimination against any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital

status, race, religious creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color, national

origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other similar factors in compliance with

Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination

regulations, and its own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of

applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

Joining Our College Community

We seek equity-minded applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to

an educational community.

We look for applicants who:

1. Value and intentionally promote diversity and consciousness of difference

2. Demonstrate cultural humility and an ongoing desire to improve cultural competence

3. Are dedicated to addressing issues of social justice

4. Accept their shared role and responsibility in addressing opportunity and achievement gaps experienced by students

5. Have experience and success in closing student equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices, or are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about implementing practices that achieve these goals

6. Actively seek to identify, disrupt, and remove institutional and/or systemic barriers that adversely impact historically marginalized communities

7. Empower the underrepresented and underserved

8. Foster students’ potential to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders

9. Believe that all people have the right to an education and work environment free from fear, harassment, or discrimination.

Organization

Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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