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Adjunct Professor, English as a Second Language

Prairie State College
Chicago Heights, IL

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Position Title:

Adjunct Professor, English as a Second Language

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty

Status of Position:

Adjunct Faculty



Position Summary:

Prairie State College seeks adjunct faculty to teach English as a Second Language in Fall 2024 . Successful candidates will have experience teaching adult English language learners and a heart for working with the area’s immigrant population. Candidates will also demonstrate knowledge of methods for teaching essential language skills to adult students from a variety of educational and language backgrounds.

Fall semester positions are available for morning and evening classes on campus, beginning 8/27/24.

Minimum Qualifications:

MA in TESOL or applied linguistics, or an MA in a related field plus a TEFL/TESL certificate.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Ability to use technology to enhance teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching ESL in adult education programs
ICCB ESL Standards Proficient Training
Credentialed to teach in an online format.

Posting Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be submitted electronically.



Prairie State College is a richly diverse community college located 30 minutes south of Chicago. The College serves over 5,000 students through its credit programs and offers a wide range of associate degrees and certificates, all of which feature student-centered instruction. In addition, the College offers workforce education, ESL and GED programs, and continuing, corporate and professional education. prairie_state_college1.jpg

Our 37-acre campus in Chicago Heights features “smart” classrooms, modern laboratories, a Business and Community Education Center, an Adult Education Outreach Center, and a spacious new Fitness Complex. In order to meet community needs, courses are also offered at our Matteson Area Center and at local businesses, community centers, and schools.

prairie_state_college2.jpgThe College provides a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement for administrators and staff, free courses in our Fitness Center, and an optional 403(b) plan in addition to a comprehensive retirement plan through the State University Retirement System. Employees can enroll their children in our state-of-the-art Children’s Learning Center for a modest fee.



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