Adjunct Faculty, Personal Enrichment Explore, Engage and Fast-Paced Youth Programs

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 10, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F00661 Position Title Adjunct Faculty, Personal Enrichment Explore, Engage and Fast-Paced Youth Programs Internal Position Title Department Personal Enrichment Position Type Part-Time Faculty Job Family Adjunct Faculty Job Summary

College of Lake County is seeking innovative and engaging instructors to develop programs and teach classes for the Explore Youth Program for grades 1-8, Engage Career Experiences for grades 9-12 and Fast-Paced Gifted Program for grades 6-8.

Please visit for current youth topics.

Applicants are encouraged to propose new program ideas. Topics may include but are not limited to SAT and college test prep, academic study skills, apprenticeships, art, astronomy, C++, chemistry, coding, computer technology, creative writing, digital media, engineering, entrepreneurship, filmmaking, financial literacy, gifted education, history, interior design, language arts, LEGO®, linguistics, literature, math, music, physics, photography, robotics, rocketry, sound design, STEAM, technology (Java, Python, database, C++, etc.), theatre arts, the trades, voice-over and writing.

Required Qualification

Relevant teaching experience.

Excellent communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to engage and teach children successfully.

Demonstrated ability to teach successfully both in person and online.

Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, gender identities, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Competency and/or commitment to learn and use technologies commonly used in instruction at CLC : Zoom, Canvas, Adobe Cloud, Microsoft 365, etc.

A course proposal form and demonstration of teaching style will be required.

Desired Qualifications

Three years’ relevant, successful experience teaching children at the grade level for which you are applying.

Bachelor’s or advanced degree in education or related field.

Current state teacher certification with appropriate endorsements.

Posting Date 03/10/2021 Closing Date 09/10/2021 Expected Start Date 04/01/2021 Special Instructions Summary

Certified teacher applicants please submit copies of your teaching certificate and endorsements.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, your application will remain in the pool until the posting closes. Selected applicants will be contacted by Personal Enrichment when an opening is anticipated.

A course proposal form and demonstration of teaching style will be required.

This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates. As teaching needs arise, applications will be reviewed for possible interviews. The number of adjunct faculty hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Adjunct faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the department chairs.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Your application can remain under consideration for the academic year. You may check your status at any time by logging into with your username and password. Thanks for being patient with the adjunct faculty hiring process.

Pay Rate Per adjunct contract. Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time Location Grayslake Total Hours per week Varies Work Schedule

Varies. Days, evenings and Saturday hours are possible.

Per class schedule.

Location could be CLC Grayslake, Southlake or Lakeshore campuses, a CLC extension site, online or a hybrid or a combination of the aforementioned.

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE /AA/M/F/D/V

Software Testing Required None Interview Process Requirements None Summary of Essential Functions

Adjunct faculty:

- will develop and teach age-appropriate lessons in the assigned subject(s) and grade level(s) in new or existing programs.

- will fulfill administrative requirements, meet established deadlines and complete required training. - are expected to stay current in compliance training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security Authority as a condition of employment. - will agree to and follow appropriate College and department policies and procedures.


Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have relevant teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have demonstrated ability to teach successfully both in person and online?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have three years' relevant, successful experience teaching children at the grade level for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a Bachelor's or advanced degree in education or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have current state teacher certification with appropriate endorsements?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 1
  2. License/Certification
  3. Other Document
  4. Teaching Portfolio

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