Continuing Education ESL Instructor

Posting Job Title

Continuing Education ESL Instructor


Continuing Education

Position Type

Non-Credit Instructor

Number of openings


Job Summary

JCCC is searching for non-credit instructors to teach English to non-native speakers by emphasizing reading, vocabulary development, listening, speaking, writing, grammar, workplace skill, civics, digital skills & general life skills. This position may include on-line teaching as well as in-person classroom teaching. This is not a faculty, adjunct or remote position. These positions are not on the main JCCC campus. Applicant must be willing to learn and implement prescribed curriculum and submit weekly lesson plans to the lead instructor.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education (K-12), English as a Second Language or related area
1-year experience teaching non-native English speakers in a classroom setting (not tutoring)
Proficient in Microsoft Office, on-line resources, classroom technology
Ability to create and implement lesson plans
Ability to create and maintain a student-centered classroom
Ability to work with multi-level non-traditional learner
Ability to work a flexible schedule
Ability to work a demonstrate classroom management skills
Ability to teach in an on-line environment using Zoom and Google Classroom
Ability to be flexible and operate in a constantly changing teaching environment

Preferred Qualifications

TESOL certificate from an accredited university or Master’s degree in teaching ESL/ELL/ESOL.
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.

Required application documents

Please submit resume with the application.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department needs

Salary Grade Level





Overland Park Main Campus


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: 25 May 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 18 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time

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