English Language Acquisition Instructor

English Language Acquisition Instructor


Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-506-4222

Job Location

Dillingham Campus, Burlington, NC


Depends on Qualifications


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 22, 2024
Closes: Friday, March 15, 2024

Target Start Date

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time Non Exempt

Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Possession of or working towards a NCCCS-recognized College and Career Readiness teaching credential (New hires will have up to two years from hire date to complete a teaching credential)
  • Ability to teach English Language learners at different levels of proficiency
  • Minimum of one year teaching experience
  • Ability to work with a diverse population of adults
  • Experience developing lesson plans and integrating technology into the classroom.
  • Excellent advising, follow up, and organizational skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs

Preferred Qualifications

NCCCS-recognized College and Career Readiness teaching credential

  • Experience with adult learning frameworks
  • Minimum of one year teaching adult learners
  • Experience developing ELA/ESOL/citizenship curriculum 
  • Advanced degree (masters level or higher) from a regionally accredited institution
  • TESOL certification a plus

Position Description

The English language Acquisition (ELA) Instructor position is a full-time, 12-month position located at The Carrington Scott Main Campus, Dillingham Center, or community partner site within Alamance County. Classes may include: face to face, hybrid, or online options. Under the direction of the English Language Acquisition Program Coordinator, the ELA Instructor will be responsible for assisting adult learners with acquiring language, academic, digital, and employment skills necessary to achieve proficiency and to transition to adult basic education or high school equivalency classes, workforce development pathways, and/or post-secondary academic and training opportunities.


Example of Duties

  • Provide evidence-based educational opportunities for adult learners with diverse educational needs
  • Assist with advising students on next possible steps and connecting to college and community resources when appropriate
  • Teach meaningful, relevant, and aligned content to students who have the goal of speaking, writing, and comprehension of the English language.
  • Develop high-quality lesson plans aligned to the NCCCS College and Career Readiness Adult Education Content Standards, and English Language Proficiency Standards.
  • Contextualize educational opportunities to include employability and soft skills development
  • Develop proficiency in best practices and transitioning elements
  • Manage instruction with computer-based learning platforms
  • Pursue professional development and share expertise and best practices within the college, locally and at the state level, when appropriate
  • Cultivate a positive, collegial, and collaborative learning environment in the classroom
  • Demonstrate a positive and proactive approach in identifying problems, creating innovative solutions, and managing projects
  • Represent the department and college professionally at community and college events
  • Maintain required documentation and paperwork to adhere to program deadlines
  • Adhere to departmental and institutional policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned by the Coordinator or Director of College and Career Readiness

How to Apply

An ACC on-line application MUST be fully completed for consideration, which includes a required letter of interest, transcript attachment. Resume attachments are welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of complete application.  

For faculty positions, all relevant full- and part-time teaching experience, including start and end dates of employment, should be included on the application. Also, all relevant full- and part-time work experience related to the teaching discipline should be included on the application, including start and end dates.

For non-faculty positions, all relevant full- and part-time work experience related to the position should be included on the application, including start and end dates.  

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Job Post Contact

Nicole Rone

HR Specialist

Alamance Community College