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Instructor for English Language Studies (ELS)

Employer
Community College of Rhode Island
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 12, 2022


Position Information

Position Title

Instructor for English Language Studies (ELS)

Department

Wrkfc Part/Adult Ed & Literacy

Position Category

Temporary/Part-time

About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is New England’s largest community college, and a nationally-recognized leader in catalyzing student success and achievement for recent high school graduates and returning adults alike.

We provide affordable, open access to higher education, and we deliver on our mission to offer all students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth.

Diversity is our strength. We champion equity, and we celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff whose demographics are reflective of our diverse student body. To learn more about our employees’ values and what it means to work here, learn about our Guiding Principles here .

Posting Details > Special Instructions to Applicants


To apply for this position:

· Complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume by the closing date.
· If attaching a resume complete with education history and/or employment history, please
disregard these sections within the online application.
· Please include the contact information for three (3) references within the application.
· Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.
· Please note that all RI Council of Postsecondary Education employees (i.e., full- and part-time
faculty and non-classified employees) must be fully vaccinated and boosted when eligible. Learn
more about CCRI’s vaccination policy here .

Please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311 ( TTY : 401-825-2313) if you require assistance with the online application process.

EEO Statement


CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to CCRI’s Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@ccri.edu

The Clery Act requires colleges and universities to report campus crime data, support victims of violence, and publicly outline the policies and procedures they have put into place to improve campus safety.

Job Summary

The non-credit English Language Studies ( ELS ) program at CCRI assists individuals who need to begin or expand their English language skills in order to succeed in their studies and careers. Students come from a wide range of countries, educational levels, and language backgrounds. Focus is given to developing integrated skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Engage in high-quality language instruction in a diverse, inclusive, student-centered environment
  • Ability to work with students with various learning styles, cultures, and life experiences both online and in person.
  • Prepare effective lesson plans and provide supplemental material to achieve course objectives and address student needs
  • Integrate technology and active learning strategies to enhance instruction
  • Keep detailed and organized records of students’ attendance, assessments, and progress, including a final evaluation
  • Collaborate with the coordinator and other instructors in the program and attend meetings as needed
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional development in adult education
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in TESOL, Education, ESL, or related field (Masters preferred)
  • Relevant teaching experience in an education setting; experience teaching oral communication classes
  • Curriculum/course development experience with a demonstrated high level of preparation and attention to detail
  • Deep understanding of oral communication challenges for adult students
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Strong computer skills and comfortable with technology and course management systems
  • Knowledge of successful strategies for classroom management, especially in terms of a linguistically and culturally diverse student
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of technology, including Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, primarily), email, and the internet for instruction and program purposes
  • Creativity and flexibility in the classroom is expected
Competencies

Reports To

Executive Director, Wrkfc Part/Adult Ed & Literacy

Campus Location

Primarily located at the Newport County Campus

Full-time/Part-time

Part-Time

Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information

Part-Time (up to 18 hours per week)

Work Schedule

Calendar

Benefits

No

Salary/Hourly Rate

$37.13

Additional Salary Information

Licenses, Tools and Equipment

Environmental Conditions

Desired Start Date

asap

Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

1

Application Open Date

07/11/2022

Application Close Date (includes the grace period)

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until all positions are filled.

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume. Please include information of three references within the application.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY : 401-825-2313.

EEO Statement

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity.

CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator at: TitleIXCoordinator@ccri.edu.

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available here:
https://www.ccri.edu/campuspolice/pdfs/Annual%20Security%20Report%202019.pd

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in TESOL, Education, ESL, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have relevant teaching experience in an education setting; or experience teaching oral communication classes?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have curriculum/course development experience with a demonstrated high level of preparation and attention to detail?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a deep understanding of oral communication challenges for adult students?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have computer skills and are you comfortable with technology and course management systems?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have knowledge of successful strategies for classroom management, especially with linguistically and culturally diverse students?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you proficient in the use of technology, including Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, primarily), email, and the internet for instruction and program purposes?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be specific when using website or publication names (example: LinkedIN, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document


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