PT ESL Instructor (CE)

PT ESL Instructor (CE)

Employer

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

$15.50 to $16.50

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Closes: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Part Time

Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Required Experience:

  • Ability to determine students’ English work- and life-related needs through both formal (testing) and informal assessment. Ability to implement various teaching methods to meet the learning styles of individuals who cannot read or speak English. Ability to follow-up and follow-through so that each student may realize educational gains and success.
  • Must be able to implement various learning styles and instruct individuals who cannot read or speak English.

 

Minimum Required Education/Training:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience/Training:

  • Prefer Master’s degree, TESOL or K-12 teacher certification
  • Experience teaching adult ESL Beginners
  • Experience teaching employability skills 
  • Ability to apply adult learning theory and principles.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Certification

Position Description

DEFINITION

 

To provide classroom instruction to adult ESL students by assessing their needs and using these assessments to inform direct instruction centering on work-related and employability skills that are immediately applicable to students' lives.  Instructor adjusts teaching methods to students' learning styles which may include: demonstrations, visuals to support instruction, problem-solving, pair and small group activities, student speaking practice, meaningful interaction, role play, and feedback. Instruction is differentiated and contextualized.

 

Primary goals of the ESL department include improving English language conversation abilities, increasing student self-confidence, and developing students’ employment/employ-ability skills.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

  • Receives supervision from the Director of Academic and Career Readiness
  • Receives direction from the ESL Coordinator
  • Exercises no supervision

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS: Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students
  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities; develop, and prepare supplemental materials to enhance textbook lessons
  • Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade and record individual scores
  • Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate
  • Participate in curriculum development, evaluation, and change; attend faculty meetings as required
  • Maintain accurate records of student attendance, and performance; maintain other records and databases according to program needs or accreditation requirements
  • Stay abreast of new developments, and changes in various academic fields; participate in staff development programs, workshops, seminars, and other continuing education programs as appropriate.
  • Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines
  • Participate on college committees and in other institutional activities and programs.

 

  • Other Important Functions:

 

  • Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons; revise and improve lesson format;
  • Oversee and participate in the field studies and assignment; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
  • Meet documentation requirements and deadlines as set forth by the program coordinator
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge of:

 

  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations
  • Principles and procedures of instructional program development and administration in the area of assignment
  • Classroom instructional techniques and procedures
  • Principles and practices of curriculum development and instructional teaching strategies
  • Current trends, research and development in the area of adult education
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping
  • Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration

 

  • Ability to:

 

  • Interpret and apply College goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain cooperative-working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
  • making observations
  • reading and writing
  • communicating with others
  • operating assigned equipment
  • handling varied tasks simultaneously
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
  • walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time
  • operating assigned equipment
  • preparing and presenting instructional material
  • bending, stooping, climbing or lifting up to 50 pounds

 

  • Maintain mental capacity, which allows the capability of:
  • making sound decisions
  • responding to questions
  • demonstrating intellectual capabilities
  • evaluating special learning needs of students

Experience and Training Guidelines

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

 

Minimum Required Experience:

  • Ability to determine students’ English work- and life-related needs through both formal (testing) and informal assessment. Ability to implement various teaching methods to meet the learning styles of individuals who cannot read or speak English. Ability to follow-up and follow-through so that each student may realize educational gains and success.
  • Must be able to implement various learning styles and instruct individuals who cannot read or speak English.

 

Minimum Required Education/Training:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 

 

Preferred Experience/Training:

  • Prefer Master’s degree, TESOL or K-12 teacher certification
  • Experience teaching adult ESL Beginners
  • Experience teaching employability skills 
  • Ability to apply adult learning theory and principles.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Certification

 

 

Supplemental Information

 

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.

 

  • Candidates are required to submit OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees obtained prior to their first day of work or hire date. If highest level of education is High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.

 

  • Candidates who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
http://cfcc.edu/hr
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu