Master’s degree in TESOL or Linguistics – OR –
Master’s Degree in Education, Adult Education and Training or a related field with coursework in teaching English as a Second Language
One year of experience teaching English to non-native speakers in a classroom environment is required (Or part-time assignments that together are equal to one year)
Two or more years of experience teaching ESL
Experience teaching English to adults
Experience in comprehensive educational settings and in meeting needs of students with goals ranging from basic life-skill building to academic preparation.
Experience working collaboratively with other local community agencies.
Experience and bilingual proficiency in Spanish and/or Asian languages
Experience and bilingual proficiency in Spanish and/or Asian languages is preferred. A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity is expected.
POSITION PURPOSE :
To provide high quality instruction in listening, speaking, reading, writing and study skills at a variety of levels to non-native English speakers (resident and international students) from diverse backgrounds and levels ranging from beginning to advanced English language learners.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Prepare and teach English as a Second Language courses
Develop and deliver academically sound, challenging and creative classroom lessons and materials
Apply clear and comprehensive performance assessment tools to measure student proficiency
Work with students individually during regular office hours to assist in understanding course content and improve academic performance.
Work with students (resident and international) from diverse cultural, economic, education and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities to fulfill students’ academic goals.
Collaborate with other faculty and staff on issues of curriculum, assessment and course evaluations
Keep professionally current in fields of ESL through ongoing professional study and college in-service opportunities, including development of knowledge, skills and abilities in integrating Oregon Learning Standards into planning and instruction.
Keep required records, follow department procedures and meet college deadlines.
Support student learning through activities that include:
- exhibit compliance with College policies and procedures, accountability for leave time, time sheet completion, release time, text book ordering and related functions
- maintain and post teaching schedule, regular meetings and office hours
- maintain physical campus presence for instruction and daily needs of students, departments, college and community, as specified in the College Operations Policies and Procedures: http://www.lanecc.edu/cops/index.htm
- maintain requirements for student records, attendance, grades, and/or other documentation; ensure a safe, quality classroom or lab, including equipment, supplies, and inventory
Demonstrate Lane’s core value of Diversity by modeling and ensuring diversity and cultural competency (respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing and welcoming of cultural differences) in all position responsibilities regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status.
- create course content, develop and revise course content and materials
- establish learning outcomes consistent with core ability outcomes, assess outcomes using appropriate assessment tools, and use assessment results to inform improvements at a program and course level
- incorporate college values into curriculum and promote a respectful learning environment including facilitating awareness of multicultural and diversity issues in curricula
- teach and develop class syllabi and course materials, in a form that can be directly delivered to, and used by, students
- Deliver computing curriculum to students in traditional and online formats.
- Review student submitted assessments and assignments
Reports to the Division Dean of ALS / ESL , work may be led by a faculty coordinator or lead.
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
Ability to use assessment results to design instruction, create and adjust curriculum to meet learners’ needs
Ability to work with culturally diverse classes
Ability to work with colleagues in teams that contribute to program and college goals
Ability to use methods and materials appropriate for adult learners
Ability to integrate and apply Oregon Learning Standards concepts into teaching.
Ability to apply current second language acquisition theories
Ability to design and deliver instruction for students with a wide range of backgrounds and goals
Ability to plan and monitor instruction for adults with limited literacy and limited educational background
Ability to design curriculum with integrated skills in multi-level classrooms
Ability to integrate technology into teaching and learning.
Ability to and use technology in support of instruction.
To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:
1. Complete online application.
2. Resume clearly detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. The resume cannot replace any section of the application.
3. Cover letter delineating how your professional experience prepares you to perform the essential functions for this position.
4. A minimum of three (3) professional work-related references; four (4) references preferred.
5. Transcripts. Official or Unofficial
Attach electronically, fax, deliver or mail per instructions below.
DD214 is a form for Veterans.
No paper applications or resume will be accepted. We do not accept letters of reference.
Additional materials should not be submitted with your application packet.
For questions about the position contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions on using the online program call 541.463.5586
SAVE YOUR WORK FREQUENTLY
TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED –
YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REQUIRED TRANSCRIPTS
Unofficial or Official transcripts are required. Attach electronically, fax, deliver or mail per instructions below.
(Official transcripts sent by e-mail from universities and colleges will only be accepted with the official university cover letter attached, and when sent from a university mailbox.)
Lane Community College
English as a Second Language Department
4000 East 30th Ave.
Eugene OR 97405
Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
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