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Adult Educator- English as a Second Language (Part-Time)


Truman College is seeking a Part-Time English as a Second Language (ESL) Adult Educator to provide instruction to students enrolled in our Adult Education Department. Adult Education is a comprehensive program of free classes for adult students who need to learn English and improve their basic literacy skills, obtain a GED certificate, prepare for the Citizenship, or gain the knowledge needed for transition to college and career pathways.

  • Provides instruction in English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.
  • Develops class syllabi and appropriate class materials and curriculum for class instruction.
  • Takes attendance and monitors class enrollment.
  • Evaluates student progress and extra instruction needs; refers student to tutoring as needed.
  • Administers progress tests to students and assigns grades based on test results.
  • Prepares reports to senior management regarding test scores, student participation and student progress.
  • Stays abreast of pedagogy of teaching & adjusts teaching methods accordingly.
  • Keeps abreast of state rules and regulations regarding Adult Education policies.
  • Attends regular staff meetings with Adult Education Managers and Adult Education Deans to receive information regarding program policies and procedures.
  • Assists with program registration.
  • Participates in staff development programs as required.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university in English, Linguistics, TESOL, or a related field.
  • M.A. in English, Applied Linguistics, TESOL, or a related field preferred.
  • Standard-Proficient Instructor training for ESL preferred.
  • International degree(s) evaluated by a certified provider (e.g. E.C.E., W.E.S., etc.).
  • Official transcript(s) reflect sufficient subject-relevant coursework to teach the assigned course.
  • Submit sample lesson plans, syllabi and/or teaching portfolio that reflect skills in area(s) of instruction, including computer literacy and adult learning practices.
  • Resume reflects knowledge of current adult education classroom assessment techniques.
  • Completed satisfactory teaching demonstration for the hiring committee.
  • 15 graduate hours or more in the discipline that they will be teaching.
  • Current enrollment in a subject appropriate, master’s degree program at an accredited university/college.
  • Schedules vary.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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