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Embedded ESL Support, LPN Program

MassBay Community College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 7, 2023

Job Details

Embedded ESL Support, LPN Program

Department: English

Location: Wellesley Hills/Framingham

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.

Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.

Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will join a vibrant and inclusive educational community and have a desire and ability to work with a diverse population. This is a part-time, non-unit position with no benefits.

The part-time Embedded ESL Support Staff will be responsible for supporting student success of multilingual students in the Practical Nursing Program by clarifying specific course content, facilitating study sessions, and modeling group-based, problem-solving skills using best practices in ESL instruction.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Work collaboratively with program director to build a cohesive support program and to respond in a professional manner to diverse student needs;
  • Assist students in review of subject areas with particular emphasis on language support, in conjunction with course schedules (based on the current implementation guide), for courses in the Practical Nursing curriculum;
  • Facilitate group review sessions to aid comprehension using material provided by the Department Chair and Program Director, using case studies, NCLEX-style practice questions, and group discussions;
  • Offer remote, online, and on campus support sessions, as necessary, to meet student needs;
  • Evaluate student progress and identify students who may need additional support from other areas of the College, including the Accessibility Resource Center, the
  • Academic Achievement Center, and Student Development;
  • Meet individually with students, as necessary, and record summaries of hours, students' names, course/cohorts, times of meetings, etc;
  • Respect students' rights to confidentiality;
  • Assist in maintaining a disturbance-free environment conducive to learning;
  • Assume responsibility for being familiar with and adhering to all policies of the College.
Commitment to Equity:
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to the Equity Agenda; collaborating with faculty, staff, and students on the College’s strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
  • Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Engage with the Office of Diversity on issues related to underserved student success;
  • Further the examination of pertinent practices that are culturally responsive and reflective of inclusive perspectives; and
  • Engage in conversations with colleagues and students regarding best practices within the discipline or programmatic related to equity and inclusion.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.

All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.

Required Qualifications:
  • Associate Degree, or higher in Nursing, from an accredited college or university;
  • Current, unrestricted Massachusetts License to practice as a registered nurse;
  • Current knowledge and experience in the nursing field;
  • Comfort with learning management systems and videoconferencing tools;
  • Passion for and interest in supporting pre-licensure nursing students;
  • Prior experience supporting students through tutoring or other forms of academic support;
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written communication and presentation skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively;
  • Willingness to use best practices in ESL instructions to support student success.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  • Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students;
  • Familiarity with concept-based approach to nursing education;
  • Multilingual or experience teaching or supporting multilingual students;
  • Prior experience in student tutoring or other forms of academic support.
  • M.A. in Nursing.
Additional Information:

Salary Range: $35 per hour

Position Type: Part Time Employee

Application Deadline: September 15, 2023, or thereafter until filled.

To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.


This is a grant funded position, and position is contingent on funding.

Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance,, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.


MassBay CC

MassBay serves approximately 6,000 full-time and part-time students each year from the greater Boston and MetroWest region on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland. The College offers more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as a robust portfolio of non-credit courses. These program offerings provide students with a practical, affordable education to prepare them for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs or for direct entry into high-demand careers.

At Massachusetts Bay Community College, we seek exceptionally talented faculty and staff to join our team.

MassBay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from minority and bilingual candidates in support of its culturally diverse student community.

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