Position TitleInstructor, ESL
Internal Position TitleInstructor, ESL
DepartmentAdult Education and ESL
Position TypeFull-Time Faculty
The ESL Instructor is a tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Dean of Adult Education and ESL Division. The primary instruction area is English as a Second Language, including advanced ESL transition courses. The ESL program helps students develop English language skills for life in the U.S. and for college and career preparation. It is part of the educational pathway from ESL instruction to ABE/ASE instruction, post-secondary education, and career training. Other responsibilities include academic advisement, curriculum development, student advisement, support for adjunct instructors, service on college and division committees, and compliance with ICCB Adult Education professional development, performance, and other ICCB requirements.
Master’s degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), or Master’s degree in Linguistics, Adult Education, or English with a specialization in TESOL.
Master’s degree in related education field with coursework in TESOL or Master’s degree in related education field with 3 years of experience teaching ESL to adult education students.
A commitment to the community college mission and to working with diverse student populations. Demonstrated success and academic experiences with diverse populations and diverse teaching methods. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
1. Demonstrated success and experience teaching adults English as a Second Language at the community college.
2. A commitment to teaching adult English Language Learners workforce preparation, community education, academic preparation and adult basic education courses.
3. Familiarity and usage of current and innovative technology for instructional purposes.
4. Demonstrated ability to teach math as applied to daily living, workforce preparation, and academic preparation.
5. Bilingual in Spanish and English.
Expected Start Date08/10/2020
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants selected for an interview will be required to submit a minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority consideration given to applications completed by February 14, 2020. Additional completed applications may be considered after February 14, 2020. Posting may remain open until the position is filled.
This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Salary placement is commensurate with education and experience. The minimum 2020 – 2021 academic year (Fall & Spring Semester) base salary range is $59,807 with a master’s degree to $75,944 with a doctorate in the subject field. Optional contract for the summer session offers potential for significantly greater earnings.
Faculty may be assigned to any of the three CLC campuses; Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake. New faculty hires are required to attend orientation the week prior to the start date of August 17, 2020.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA.
Pay RatePer faculty contract.
Total Hours per weekFifteen (15) load hours and ten (10) office hours.
Varies according to course schedule. Ability to teach days, evening and weekends as determined by the needs of the program in any given semester. Ability to teach at all campus locations as needed (Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake).
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V
Software Testing RequiredNone
Interview Process RequirementsPresentation