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Adult Educator (ESL)


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. The position requires a passion for teaching and learning and utilization of highly effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs. Performs related duties as required.


· Provides ESL instruction that supports students in meeting the Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for that course.

· Uses CCC Adult Education core materials designed for each course, including those in the Learning Management System, such as Brightspace.

· May customize instruction with supplemental materials as appropriate.

· Uses CCC Adult Education course master syllabus to customize syllabus for each class.

· Shares and discusses syllabi with students to ensure understanding of course expectations.

· Conducts formal and informal assessments to measure student progress toward SLOs and adjusts instruction based on ongoing student assessments.

· Takes attendance, monitors class enrollment and retention, submits grades, and enters information into the appropriate student system in a timely manner.

· Complies with ICCB professional development requirements, including completing 12 required PD hours each fiscal year.

· Assists with program registration and orientation as requested.

· Attends and participates in staff development and program staff meetings, as required.

· Keeps abreast of state and federal rules and regulations regarding Adult Education policies.


· Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university required, preferably in Adult Education, Education, Elementary or Secondary Education with an ESL endorsement, English, Linguistics, Reading, and/or TESOL

· Master’s Degree preferred from a regionally accredited college/university in a related subject, i.e. Adult Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Education, Educational Policy, Elementary or Secondary Education, English, Linguistics, Literacy Studies, Reading, Teaching, or TESOL

· International degree(s) evaluated by a certified provider

· Teaching and/or tutoring experience

· Completion of satisfactory teaching demonstration for the hiring committee may be required at time of interview

· Completion of ICCB ESL Standards Proficient Instructor Training within second year of hire

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Some proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook)

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in CCC!

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