Continuing Education Instructor, English as a Second Language (ESL)
San Diego Community College District
The San Diego Community College District is accepting applications to fill one (1) position of Continuing Education Instructor, English as a Second Language (ESL), 100%, 10-month assignment. The current vacancy exists in Continuing Education and applicants should understand that they may be assigned to any Continuing Education campus. Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend hours. (This may be a split assignment between several campuses.)
Applications accepted for this position may be considered for identical vacancies that occur throughout Continuing Education during the current academic year. Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes throughout the city of San Diego.
Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ASSIGNMENT
Under the direction of a Dean, the Continuing Education Instructor teaches courses as assigned in accordance with the catalog descriptions and course outlines. The Instructor uses a variety of teaching methodologies in a structured class as well as in an open-entry/open-exit environment. The assignment includes: evaluating student progress to meet accountability standards; establishing effective working relationships with students of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds; participating in curriculum design; developing teaching materials; assisting in planning and organizing program activities; implementing District policies, regulations, and procedures; demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills; serving on shared governance committees (e.g., hiring, Student Success, Academic Senate); participating in program review; using technology to deliver instruction and to prepare instructional materials; and participating in professional development activities on a regular basis (e.g., staff development, peer-coaching).
Bachelors degree in teaching English as a second language, or teaching English to speakers of other languages
Bachelors degree in education, English, linguistics, applied linguistics, any foreign language, composition, bilingual/bicultural studies, reading, or speech; and a certificate in teaching English as a second language, which may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a noncredit instructor
Bachelors degree with any of the majors specified in subparagraph (2) above; and one year of experience teaching English as a second language in an accredited institution; and a certificate in teaching English as a second language, which may be completed concurrently during the first two years of employment as a noncredit instructor
Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in English as a second language.
Experience teaching ESL to adults.
Demonstrated knowledge of future challenges and trends in adult education ESL.
Knowledge of current methods and techniques that support second language acquisition research.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to plan lessons and adapt them to a variety of levels, needs, and goals within a classroom.
Demonstrated ability to evaluate student progress.
Participation in professional development and/or coordination activities.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to use and integrate technology to teach adult level ESL.
Demonstrated ability to use techniques that promote learner persistence.
Demonstrated ability on how to teach ESL Transition to College classes.
Class 0, Step A Class 6, Step C ($5,475.87 $7,754.42) per month based on the current AFT Continuing Education Faculty Salary Schedule.
Initial salary placement for this Adult Instructor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code 87815, any required adjustment will be made with-in the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Adult Instructors earn tenure after 4 years. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.
To apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.