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Adjunct Faculty - ESL Literacy

Harper College
Palatine, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 24, 2024

We are Harper College…the college in your community.

The College was established by referendum in 1965 and opened September 1967. It is named for Dr. William Rainey Harper, a pioneer in the junior college movement in the United States and the first president of the University of Chicago.

Harper College is now one of the nation’s premier community colleges and one of the largest, serving approximately 29,000 students annually in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College’s academic programs prepare students for rewarding careers and for transfer to four-year universities. Harper offers associate degree and certification programs, advanced career programs, workforce training, professional development, continuing education classes, accelerated degree options for adults and developmental education programs.


Education Requirements: A Master's degree in TESOL/ Applied Linguistics preferred; BA in related field of education required.

Experience Requirements: Experience with blended or online teaching desired. Experience teaching disadvantaged adults highly desirable.

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.


Schedule Information: Days/evenings/weekends depending upon course schedule


The Career and Technical Programs provide programs of study that involve a multiyear sequence of courses that integrate core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers.


Teach ELA (English Literacy Acquisition)/ESL Literacy to students who may have limited or interrupted formal education. Instructors will report to the Adult Educational Development Department, in the Career and Technical Programs Division.

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