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Adjunct- English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Title:Adjunct- English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Location:Main Campus
Posting Date:08/15/2018
Initial Screening Date:Pool



Job title: Adjunct- English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Department: Humanities
Division: Art, Communications & Humanities

Reports to: Dean of Arts, Communications & Humanities
Supervises: Students
Position type: Adjunct Faculty/ POOL
FLSA Status: Exempt


Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) is currently searching for Adjunct faculty to teach courses in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). This is a POOL position. Application materials for this adjunct position are accepted on an on-going basis due to increasing demand for courses in this subject area.



  • Master's degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or Linguistics.
  • Hold all class sessions according to schedule.
  • Provide instruction, activities, assignments, and assessments to cover the ESOL Program Student Learning Objectives for the specific course (s) taught.
  • Use teaching methods that emphasize application, cooperation and collaboration and engage students actively in their studies, encouraging them to become independent learners with higher-order thinking skills.
  • Organize and explain content using methods, which are appropriate to students with differing abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experience.
  • Assign and provide feedback for in- and out-of-class work; monitor student progress.
  • Perform adequate assessment and analysis of assessment according to college requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of college students, including those with disabilities.
  • Interest and demonstrated experience in multiple language skill areas, and multiple levels of English language proficiency.
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, email, etc.)
  • Reflect on and evaluate the effectiveness of one's own pedagogy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 



  • Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or Linguistics.



  • Familiarity with the use of technology in teaching and learning.
  • Experience learning a second language and/or fluency in a second language.
  • Experience teaching ESL in an adult/higher education environment strongly.


SALARY RANGE: $783.00 per credit hour.

WORK SCHEDULE: Must be able to work variable schedule/hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours. Your appointment is contingent on sufficient enrollments, or on program and scheduling changes.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: As openings for adjunct faculty become available, candidates may be selected from this pool of applicants.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


TO APPLY: Visit WWW.KCKCC.EDU and click on JOBS for a list of available positions.

  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required transcript(s). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the application process. If applicable, official transcripts for all the degree(s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of the first day of employment.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate(s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring manager.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required. Individual hiring departments may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.



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