Instructor - English as a Second Language

Posting ID : A1068508112
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Education Teaching

Shoreline welcomes a faculty with a vision of excellence in instruction and a commitment to employing a variety of formats, settings and styles to lead students to successful academic achievement. Shoreline seeks faculty who can adapt to a variety of teaching situations and who have the ability to work effectively with students, colleagues, staff and others in a campus climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding.

Shoreline is looking for faculty that can teach courses in all skill areas (reading, writing, listening, speaking, etc.) and levels (from beginning reading/writing to college prep/essay writing) within the SCC ESL program. The faculty will prepare lessons, teach courses (using their own material and/or published tests), assess student skills, assign grades, communicate with administrators and other faculty members, and follow program procedures including the completion of end-of-the quarter reports. Note that ESL faculty will work with both resident and international students.

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree in the field of English as a Second Language, OR closely related field with coursework in language teaching methodology and language acquisition theories.

PREFERRED:
Experience teaching post-secondary education, preferably at a community college
Experience in teaching pre-academic writing
Experience teaching both immigrant and international student populations

Skill In:
Current theories and research in teaching/learning styles, collaborative learning, assessment, and multicultural education
Working and interacting effectively with colleagues, staff students, administrators and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
Current pedagogy of grammar instruction
Computer applications used for instructional purposes
Imparting excitement and enthusiasm into English as a Second Language instruction
Effective oral/written communication with individuals at all levels inside and outside the College
Adapting to a variety of teaching situations including beginning level refuges and immigrants, younger international students at a variety of levels including academic preparation, or older resident students preparing for workforce training programs
Developing curriculum, course content and assessment tools for ESL using the latest research findings and educational techniques
Advising and teaching students form diverse academic backgrounds and with different goals, such as learning English for employment purposes, earning a professional/technical degree or certificate, or earning an Associate's degree for transfer to a four-year university
Infusing teaching with culturally diverse perspectives


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Work is usually performed in a variety of environments including classrooms and office space. Positions typically use instructional aides, equipment and computers.

This is a part-time, non-tenured, quarter-to-quarter assignment. Salary is dependent upon the number of contact hours for the assignment as provided in the agreement with the Shoreline Community College Federation of Teachers.

A collective bargaining agreement exists and membership or payment of a service fee is required
In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the US will be required
Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon offer of employment


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