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ESL and Languages Faculty, Part-Time

Employer
City Colleges of Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 22, 2023


ESL Faculty and Language Faculty, Part-Time
Harold Washington College

Immerse Yourself in a New World! Live the Language! The World Languages Department at Harold Washington College offers classes in Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and specialized courses for heritage Spanish Learners. Harold Washington College is currently seeking part-time Faculty to teach one or more courses during an upcoming term. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching and learning, commitment to the college mission, and a record of demonstrated success in the classroom in supporting and cultivating student learning. If you are interested in working in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with students, consider joining our team.

We are seeking instructors for:
  • ESL Reading, Writing, Grammar, Listening & Speaking;
  • Italian;
  • Spanish.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Design courses to meet learning outcomes and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.
  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.
  • Contribute to and provide leadership in the student’s academic and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Qualifying Academic Credentials: Credentialing for specific courses is determined by college policy. Generally, a Masters degree in the subject or a Masters plus 18 graduate credit hours in a related discipline allows an individual to teach within a specific academic area. Eligibility to teach is determined by transcripts, catalog course descriptions, and/or documentation from the granting institution that clarifies the content in the major is appropriate for the teaching assignment.
Discipline specific credentials are currently stated in academic policy as follows:
  • ESL Courses : M. A. in Linguistics or Teaching English as a Second Language (T.E.S.L.) M. Ed. with a specialization in ESL/Bilingual Education and ISBE ESL endorsement with five or more years of experience may be considered.
  • M.Ed. with a specialization in ESL/Bilingual Education and ISBE ESL M.A. Linguistics or M.A. TESL/TEFL;
  • Italian Courses : M. A. in Italian or Master’s degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Italian and demonstrated proficiency;
  • Spanish Courses : M. A. in Spanish or Master’s degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Spanish and demonstrated proficiency.
Additional considerations
  • Knowledge of Brightspace and Zoom, preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with a diverse group of staff and students required.
  • Experience with a diverse, multilingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college.
For consideration, please submit the following (as uploaded attachments—please do not paste into application):
  • Cover letter
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (with two references)
  • Transcript (Unofficial copies are acceptable initially, but official transcripts are required prior to hire)
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago.

Harold Washington College, located at 30 East Lake Street in Chicago's Loop, is a student-centered institution that empowers all members of its community through accessible and affordable academic advancement, career development and personal enrichment. At HWC, employees contribute to the success of our students while enjoying competitive compensation and outstanding benefits packages. Build your future at City Colleges of Chicago and ensure more students complete their curricula - college-ready, career-ready and prepared to pursue their life’s goals. This is an exciting time in the history of City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), District 508, the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation.

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