Instructional Program Specialist - ESL

Instructional Program Specialist - ESL


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

Job Location

Beltline Education Center

3200 Bush Street
Raleigh, NC 27609


$67,000 - $73,700


State of North Carolina

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Closes: Sunday, March 31, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, April 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Reports to

Director, ESL

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree

Two years of classroom teaching experience teaching English as a Second Language (ESL), English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), English as a Foreign Language (EFL), and/or teaching English abroad

Two years of supervisory experience or experience in a leadership role

English as a Second Language Certificate

Demonstrated proficiency using the Microsoft Office suite and an online learning platform

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with English as a Second Language programming in a community college setting

Degree in English as a Second Language

Experience developing college and career readiness skills and assisting students in transitioning to college and/or the workplace

Position Description

This position is responsible for ESL instructional programming including curriculum, instruction, students, recruitment, partnerships, hiring and supervising part-time and full-time College & Career Readiness Instructors for English as a Second Language (ESL) at CCR sites. This position is also responsible for the development and support of transitional programming. 

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.*

*Supervises instructors for English as a Second Language (ESL) programming and ensures all lesson plans integrate the ESL Curriculum, English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) and contextualization to the workplace into all instruction using level specific materials and methodologies

*Establishes and executes meaningful learning objectives, adjusting instructional strategies to meet diverse student needs that comply with State and Federal Content Standards and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) expectations and performance measures

*Observes, evaluates, supervise, mentors, and supports annual instructors at assigned classes, to include team building, instructional support, management of electronic contracts, curriculum development, reporting and clear communication with staff 

*Provides direct instruction as a traditional, online, and/or hybrid classroom instructor

*Manages the relevant paperwork of CCR classes in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner

*Participates in recruiting, interviewing and hiring, and on-boarding part-time and full-time faculty and staff

Collaborates with CCR instructional leadership to develop learning opportunities for CCR students 

Works collaboratively to address student and faculty needs and issues

Develops partnerships between divisions within the College to encourage student retention and transition in CCR and other Academic or Career/Vocational classes, Career Services, Continuing Education or Curriculum classes

Participates in the development of curriculum for the ESL program

Plans and delivers internal and external professional development training

Generates and approves requests for resources and travel expenditures; also review and approve professional development requests, annual leave requests, and travel using appropriate budget codes

Participates in short and long range planning for the ESL and CCR program

Coordinates the delivery and maintenance of supplies and equipment at various sites

Provides information to students about CCR programs and refer to the Student Success and Transitional Services Teams as appropriate

Communicates effectively with Directors, Dean, colleagues, and staff on an on-going basis

Promotes continuous improvement by completing an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or a group basis

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

Ability to meet State and Federal reporting, compliance mandates and performance measures and deadlines

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

Ability to apply and utilize technology for education and the workplace (i.e. College Data Management Systems, attendance system, time and effort reporting and electronic survey tools)

Ability to develop original lesson plans that incorporate contextualized instruction or real-life authentic materials

Ability to be flexible, quickly adapt to changes in systems and procedures, take changes in stride, and remain calm under pressure

Detail oriented and highly organized

Demonstrate higher level thinking skills and judgment in order to analyze a situation, trouble shoot problems, make decisions and strategically plan how to meet division goals

Ability to  take initiative and  be self- directed, and able to multi-task

Excellent communication skills, including oral and written and listening skills

Ability to analyze data and write reports

Available to work a flexible schedule, as needed, including day and evening hours

How to Apply

Interested candidates may apply online through the following link: Instructional Program Specialist - ESL

Job Post Contact

Human Resources