Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language (ESL)
Internal Position Title
Adult Education and ESL
The College of Lake County is looking for Adjunct Faculty for
English as a Second Language ( ESL ). The Adjnucgt will teach
English as a Second Language classes in the following areas:
The College of Lake County ( CLC ) is a comprehensive community
college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an
innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths
for our students by offering exceptional learning
The college is widely recognized for student success, business and
community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty,
staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake
County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers
in the State of Illinois for 2019.
Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in English, Linguistics,
Education, or related field with experience teaching English
language to adults.
Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of
diverse cultures, 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.
1. Master’s degree in TESOL or Linguistics with TESOL
specialization or closely related field with at least twelve credit
hours in TESOL .
2. Experience teaching ESL to adult learners.
3. Experience teaching ESL to adult immigrant and/or resident
4. Experience teaching ESL to adult learners with limited formal
5. Experience teaching ESL to adults interested in further
6. Bilingual/Bicultural experience.
Expected Start Date
Special Instructions Summary
Please note courses may be taught at Grayslake, Lakeshore,
Southlake, and/ or extension site locations.
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
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Your application
can remain under consideration the academic year. You may check
your status at any time by logging into firstname.lastname@example.org with
your username and password. Thanks for being patient with the
adjunct faculty hiring process.
Per adjunct contract.
Total Hours per week
Varies by course.
Varies by course.
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
Interview Process Requirements
Summary of Essential Functions
To instruct and engage adult learners using a communicative
Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional materials.
Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend required Adjunct
meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters. Participate in college
governance and other aspects of academic life. Maintain current
knowledge of subject matter.
Adjunct Faculty members are expected to maintain current in
compliance training, including compliance under Title IX
“Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus
Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines
and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students, when
appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the
Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that includes
course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance policies in
line with those of the college, texts and readings, timelines and
evaluation criteria, and any other information required by College,
Division, or departmental policy.
Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course
objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects,
discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on
Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by
Be available for student consultation through phone or email.
Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and
document student complaints, concerns and problems.
Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate
measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing
instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to
measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the
department. Provide all results as requested.
Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current
course syllabus and approved textbooks (and/or related
instructional material). Meet all classes for the scheduled
Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the required
deadlines. Provide the
Registrar appropriate grade records.
Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course
evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course
Revise and update course content as needed.
Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of
program advisory boards, college, division, and department
Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean.
POSITIONS SUPERVISED : None
The instructor is responsible for developing and distributing a
course syllabus, teaching all scheduled classes, and responding to
and evaluating student work.
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in English,
Linguistics, Education, or related field with experience teaching
English language to adults.
- * Do you have a Master's degree or higher in TESOL or
Linguistics with TESOL specialization or closely related field with
at least twelve (12) credit hours in TESOL?
- * Do you have experience teaching ESL to adult learners?
- * Do you have experience teaching ESL to adult immigrant and/or
- * Do you have experience teaching ESL to adult learners with
limited formal education?
- * Do you have experience teaching ESL to adults interested in
further post-secondary education?
- * Are you fluent in a language other than English? If so, what
(Open Ended Question)
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