PT English Language Acquisition (ESL) Instructor

PT English Language Acquisition (ESL) Instructor


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Main Campus, Winterville, NC


Depends upon Qualifications



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 20, 2023
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Transitional Studies Coordinator

Employment Type

Part-Time Temporary

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year institution, a minimum of three (3) years of teaching in an adult education setting; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Preferred experience in teaching English as a second language or experience with supporting English language skills for non-English speaking populations.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements:   Requires the ability to operate a variety of types of office, and instructional equipment including computer, copier, calculator, audio-visual equipment, etc. Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work. Requires the ability to walk, stand, stoop, reach, crouch, kneel, finger, grasp, etc. for extended periods of time.   
Data Conception:   Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of instructions, assignments, or directions.
Language Ability:   Requires the ability to read a variety of electronic and hard-copy documents, reports, and forms such as manuals, student handbook and catalog, various texts, etc.  Requires the ability to prepare various documents and reports such as lesson plans, grade/evaluation reports, attendance reports, book orders, budgets, assessment plans, etc., using the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar.  Requires the ability to communicate with others with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to be conversant in the theory, principles, and methods of effective and persuasive speaking, voice and diction, phonetics, and discussion and debate.
Intelligence:   Requires the ability to apply principles of logical thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems, deal with nonverbal symbolism in its most difficult phases, deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables, and comprehend the most abstruse classes of concepts.
Attention: Requires the ability to demonstrate good selective, sustained, alternating, and divided attention when interacting with others.
Verbal Aptitude:   Requires the ability to record and deliver information, explain procedures, and follow verbal and written instructions.
Numerical Aptitude:   Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas to add, subtract, multiply, and divide; determine percentages and decimals; apply algebraic principles; and utilize descriptive statistics.
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination:   Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately when utilizing a variety of equipment including automated office equipment, or instructional equipment, etc.
Visual Acuity: Requires the ability to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer terminal, expansive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of equipment, using measurement devices, etc.
Color Discrimination:   Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament:   Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.   Must be adaptable to performing under high stress when confronted with an emergency.
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear).

Position Description

Under limited supervision, instructs in the English Language Acquisition classroom.   Responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating contextualized instruction and assessment aligned with the NCCCCS standards for Integrated English literacy and Civics Education (IEL/CE).  Reports to the Transitional Studies Coordinator.

Coordinate and provide instruction to adult learners. Teach adult basic skills students in a classroom or lab setting. Instruct adult students and demonstrate effective teaching methods.

Assess student skill and achievement levels. Conduct initial assessment and monitor assessment of student's progress, maintaining files and assisting students in goal setting and goal attainment.
Using the NCCCS standards for Integrated English literacy and Civics Education (IEL/CE), develop, implement, and use instructional curricula, units and lessons for the Transitional Studies developing, gathering, and implementing instructional resources and developing and administering informal assessments.
Plan, organize, and develop lessons, units, and programs to improve students' functional and academic competencies integrating the NCCCS IEL/CE standards and contextualized instruction.
 Work effectively with Transitional Studies team to improve customer satisfaction in a community college practicing continuous quality improvement.
 Work the assigned schedule.
 Possess knowledge/experience in English Language Acquisition for adult learners. 

Understand and apply NRS, State, and Local Performance Measures, LEIS, Adult Content Standards, and contextualized instruction to classroom teaching and record keeping.
Perform related administrative and record-keeping duties.
Attend a minimum of 12 hours professional development per year as offered locally and by NCCCS.
Remain abreast of current developments in Adult Education and/or IEL/CE
Develop, plan, implement and coordinate various reports and forms related to classes including progress noted, attendance, and individual student records, according to NCCCS Program policies. This includes updating web attendance for each class session and

tracking attendance hours.
Receive, review, process, file and submit a variety of documents and reports such as student records, attendance, progress data, quarterly reports, etc.
Manage adequate inventory of instructional supplies and equipment.
Proficiently utilize and incorporate various types of technology, ie computers, calculators, smart boards, etc., for both instruction and record-keeping.
Perform other related duties as required/assigned by supervisor.
Possess excellent interpersonal skills including ability to interact positively with
public and private organizations and agencies and with individuals from various backgrounds and language proficiency. 

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