Adjunct Instructor - English

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 19, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time


Malcolm X College is currently seeking part-time Faculty to teach in our English Program. If you have passion for teaching and learning, and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the student in critical thinking and problem-solving. 


  • Design courses to meet learning outcomes, and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.  
  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.  
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.  
  • Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.  
  • Contribute to and provide leadership in the student’s academic and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.

Qualifications :

  • Master’s degree or higher in any of these areas: English Language and Literature, Writing, Journalism, Linguistics, Creating Writing, Poetry, Drama, and/or Fiction
  • Knowledge of a Learning Management System (Brightspace), preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Publisher
  • Prior experience with online teaching (use of Zoom) is strongly preferred
  • Experience working in an urban setting is preferred

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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