English Instructor

English Instructor


Surry Community College
630 South Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017
Phone: 336-386-8121

Job Location

Main Campus (Dobson, NC)


Commensurate with education and experience.


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, October 9, 2023
Closes: Friday, December 15, 2023

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Varies - Day/Evening/Special Events/Saturdays/As required to support college systems.

Reports to

Division Chair - English, Communications & Humanities

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher

Completed Quality Matter Teaching Online Certificate or equivalent certification

Position Description

Curriculum instructors will instruct within their area of expertise using college level measures to determine student success. Curriculum instructors will apply the tenets of critical thinking to subject matter and will demonstrate flexibility in teaching across educational mediums (online, information highway, etc.) as needed. Curriculum instructors will participate in academic advising, college service, and professional development activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

a. Conduct in a professional manner all class hours as assigned by the course schedule and academic calendar.
b. Create correct, professional syllabi that meet Faculty Syllabus Checklist requirements.
c. Create, administer, and accurately assess substantive assignments and activities that require critical thinking.
d. Meet classes on time and for the full duration of the published class time.
e. Post office hours each semester and provide copies for the Division Chair and VP, and meet all posted office hours.
f. Attend all mandatory divisional and college-wide meetings and graduation ceremonies.
g. Notify the division chair as soon as possible in the event of illness.
h. Maintain alternative educational activities which students may use in the event of faculty illness.
i. Support and follow college policies and procedures.
j. Assume reasonable responsibility for security, maintenance, and inventory of assigned equipment and supplies.
k. Prepare and submit accurate and precise attendance rosters, student grades, book orders, leave reports, and other assigned documents when due.
l. Assist in the selection of textbooks and maintain updated text information.
m. Substitute for other faculty members as assigned by the Division Chair or VP.
n. Participate actively in institutional effectiveness planning by identifying expected student outcomes, assessment means, and improvement strategies based on assessment results.
o. Properly submit assignments and the results of student artifacts when selected for college-wide General Education Assessment.
p. Prepare supplemental teaching activities, such as developing supplemental Moodle course sites, refer weak students for tutoring, consult with students, and facilitate help or review sessions outside of class time.
q. Maintain a clean and safe work area.

a. Provide accurate academic advising to students whenever needed.
b. Participate in advisor in-service training.

III. COLLEGE SERVICE: Participate in activities that promote the welfare of the college, such as serving on committees, preparing accreditation reports, mentor new and adjunct faculty, advise SGA-approved student organizations, recruit for and market instructional programs, participate in faculty governance, revise curricula, or otherwise use the faculty member’s academic expertise and skills in the service of the college.

a. Participate in mandatory on-campus professional development activities.
b. Participate in professional development activities in the faculty member’s formally recognized area of expertise, such as attend or present at professional conferences, participate in summer institutes or short courses, audit or take graduate-level courses, and maintain membership in professional organizations.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Melonie Weathers