Adjunct Instructor, ESL

Adjunct Instructor, ESL


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Various Locations in Wake County


Depends on Qualifications



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, April 13, 2018
Closes: Friday, May 4, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, May 21, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Varies as position demands

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Part-Time Temporary, Adjunct Faculty

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Able to relate and communicate well with individuals from all socio-economic levels and ethnic groups with respect and sensitivity

Excellent oral, written and listening skills

Self-directed, organized, task and detail oriented and flexible

Able to demonstrate a variety of instructional techniques and methods

Demonstrates native-like fluency in English

Creates and executes quality interactive contextualized daily lesson plans based on the ESL curriculum, tailored to student needs and current ESL methodologies

Working knowledge of computers, especially use of the internet and Microsoft Office


Requires a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education

Requires at least 6 months of ESL (English as a Second Language) teaching experience in a classroom OR 3 months adult teaching experience in a classroom with an ESL certificate from a regionally accredited institution of higher education

Must be able to develop and teach original lesson plans for a classroom setting that incorporate contextualized instruction or real-life/authentic materials

Must have native-like fluency in English

Requires digital literacy, especially in the use of the internet, technology as a teaching tool, and Microsoft Office

Must be able to incorporate technology such as PowerPoint, LCD projectors, IPads, tablets, and/or internet based activities into the classroom

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer experience in ESL for the workplace and ESL distance education, including but not limited to career pathways, career development, and advising

Position Description

Wake Technical Community College is seeking to expand our pool of adjunct faculty to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes in the College and Career Readiness Division (CCR). Openings for these positions may not exist at the present time; however upon review of your qualifications, you may be contacted directly by the department on an as needed basis.


 Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

*Completes a needs assessment with students


*Creates and executes daily lesson plans based on the ESL curriculum, current research based ESL methodologies and student needs to provide interactive, contextualized instruction in preparing students to transition to college and careers


*Performs routine administrative functions of the classroom including enforcing student attendance policy, ensuring accurate attendance documentation, obtaining goal documentation, etc. 


Implements technology to enhance instruction


Participates in scheduled Professional Development and staff meetings


Participates in student retention activities, including contacting students through email and phone calls


Works with Instructional Program Specialists and College & Career Readiness Counselor to identify and assist eligible students who are transitioning into college and careers

Assists with student registration, as needed


Adheres to all policies of the site at which the ESL classes are held, unless in direct conflict with College policies 

Arrives to class on time with a quality lesson plan prepared to teach for the duration of the contracted class time

Job Post Contact

Human Resources