Non-Credit Instructor - English as a Second Language

Posting Job Title

Non-Credit Instructor - English as a Second Language


Continuing Education and Organizational Development

Position Type

Non-Credit Instructor

Number of openings


Job Summary

JCCC, our West Park location in Overland Park Kansas, is searching for non-credit instructors to teach English to non-native speakers by emphasizing reading, vocabulary development, listening, speaking, writing and grammar. Because of covid-19, this position may require teaching online. Non-credit instructors will:
• Teach basic computer skills, civic/citizenship, workplace skills and life skills
• Utilize on-line resources to teach in a classroom setting
• Create lesson plans (submission of weekly lesson plans to supervisor is required)
• Maintain student charts and attendance records
• Complete quarterly reports
• Participate in new student intake activities such as registration and testing
• Work with community literacy volunteers
• Participate in staff development activities both on-line and in person
• Fill in periodically for other teachers
• Complete annual mandatory training requirements

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Education (K-12), English as a Second Language or related area
• Experience working with English language learners
• Ability to create and implement lesson plans
• Ability to learn and teach prescribed curriculum
• Ability to create and maintain a student-centered classroom
• Ability to demonstrate classroom management skills
• Ability to work with multi-level learners
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software, on-line resources, and classroom technology
• Ability to work with community literacy volunteers
• Ability to be flexible and operate in a constantly changing teaching environment
• Ability to work a flexible schedule
• Ability to teach in an online environment using zoom and Google Classroom

Preferred Qualifications

•TESOL certificate from an accredited university or Master's degree in teaching English as a Second Language
• Ability to work with a diverse adult student population
• Ability to teach in a student-centered classroom for 3 hour sessions where cooperative learning is emphasized
• Minimum of one year teaching in a classroom setting (not individual tutoring)
• Experience working with adult learners

Required application documents

Please submit a resume and cover letter with the application.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Hours and days will vary.

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


West Park, Center of Grace, and/or online


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 23 Nov 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 14 Dec 2020 Central Standard Time

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