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Full-time English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor (2 positions)
Summary
Title:Full-time English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor (2 positions)
ID:833
Department:Adult Education
Division:Health Professions
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:06/18/2017
Description

Employment Opportunity

Full-Time English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor

 

The Adult Education Instructor shall be responsible to the Assistant Director.  The English as a-Second Language Instructor teaches all areas of English as a Second Language including speaking, listening, reading and writing of English, Civics, Math Employability Skills, Technology and Transitions to Post-Secondary.  Instruction will include adult students at all academic levels.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Teach and/or tutor all aspects of English as a Second Language including speaking, listening, reading, and writing, as well as math, civics, employability skills, technology, and transition classes to post-secondary education.
  • Develop and submit contextualized lesson plans for all classes and/or a direct self-study program for individual students.
  • Use Blackboard to provide course/supplemental materials and communicate with students using course announcements, discussion boards and/or collaborate sessions.
  • Utilize a variety of effective teaching strategies to engage and motivate adult learners.
  • Take daily attendance and submit attendance weekly for all classes.
  • Communicate with absent students via phone or email,and record communication on shared contact log.
  • Advise with students during enrollment week and at a minimum every three weeks thereafter regarding test scores, goals, roadblocks, study resources, academic progress and other topics specific to individual students.
  • Prepare students to meet program goals (educational attainment, secure employment, retain/improve employment, transition to post-secondary, college readiness, citizenship skills, and other goals set forth by the program or the Kansas Board of Regents).
  • Evaluate and monitor all students’ progress.
  • Maintain all necessary records for state and federal reports.
  • Administer assessments (TABE, NorthStar, etc.) to students as necessary or set forth by KBOR PAM (Proficiency Attainment Model).
  • Navigate and employ the use of the Adult Education Database-PABLO.
  • Supervise any volunteer tutors and help make appropriate assignments for tutors to work with students.
  • Understand the use of all required enrollment paperwork as well as other program documents and forms necessary to maintain accurate records.
  • Engage in staff development activities with other adult education staff during the academic year to enhance quality of instruction; earning the required number of PD certificates.
  • Collaborate with other instructors and Assistant Director about student attendance, behavior and progress.
  • Consults with Assistant Director and other instructors concerning the purchase of books/materials and other items to enhance the Adult Education program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Must attend all team meetings.
  • Must attend all monthly staff and division meetings.

 

SUPERVISOR RESPONSBILITIES

Supervise any volunteer tutors concerning instructional techniques and course content information.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities.

 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Must have appreciation for the intent of the Adult Education Program relative to assisting individuals in the learning process.
  • Must be patient, flexible, and able to work with individuals with various backgrounds and abilities.
  • Must possess the ability to work as a team with other instructors in all other disciplines.
  • Must understand the urban community college philosophy of the open-door concept.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have a working knowledge of MS Office Suite.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Adult Education or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience working with Adult Education/Adult Learners preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus.  The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

  • Must be able to use hands to operate computer
  • Employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to present information to students and to respond to questions.

 

SCHEDULE

Site hours:     7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday

                        5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Monday –Wednesday

                        5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Thursday

 

Instructional hours:  8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday

                                    5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Monday – Wednesday

                                    5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Thursday

 

Planning hours:  7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Monday – Thursday

                             5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday – Wednesday

                             5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday

     This position includes two (2) additional planning hours per week.

 

Total hours:   34.5 hours per week

 

This is a nonfaculty, 10 ½ month position.

 

This position is contingent upon grant funding.

SALARY: $20.00 per hour (if you are a current KCKCC employee your current salary will be considered.)

APPLY BY

June 18, 2017

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department.  Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: INTERVIEWS MAY BE SCHEDULED VIA EMAIL.

 

PLEASE COMPLETE A KCKCC APPLICATION, WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.KCKCC.EDU UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.

 

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