Adjunct Faculty, English as a Second Language (ESL)
Internal Position Title:
: Adult Education and ESL
College of Lake County is seeking Adjunct Insturctors to Teach
English as a Second Language classes in the following areas:
The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community
college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an
innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths
for our students by offering exceptional learning
The college is widely recognized for student success, business and
community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty,
staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake
County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers
in the State of Illinois for 2019.
Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in English, Linguistics,
Education, or related field with experience teaching English
language to adults.
Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of
diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate
sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college
students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities;
establish and maintain effective working relationships with those
contacted in the course of work.
1. Master’s degree in TESOL or Linguistics with TESOL
specialization or closely related field with at least twelve credit
hours in TESOL.
2. Experience teaching ESL to adult learners.
3. Experience teaching ESL to adult immigrant and/or resident
4. Experience teaching ESL to adult learners with limited formal
5. Experience teaching ESL to adults interested in further
6. Bilingual/Bicultural experience.
Expected Start Date:
Special Instructions Summary:
Please note courses may be
taught at Grayslake, Lakeshore, Southlake, and/ or extension site
locations. Application review will be ongoing. After this date you
must reapply for future positions.
Per adjunct contract.
Total Hours Per Week:
Varies by course.
Varies by course.
Software Testing Required:
Interview Process Requirements:
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has
a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad
spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with
Summary of Essential Functions:
To instruct and engage adult learners using a communicative
Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional materials.
Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend required Adjunct
meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters. Participate in college
governance and other aspects of academic life. Maintain current
knowledge of subject matter.
Adjunct Faculty members are expected to maintain current in
compliance training, including compliance under Title IX
“Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus
Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines
and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students, when
appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the
Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that includes
course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance policies in
line with those of the college, texts and readings, timelines and
evaluation criteria, and any other information required by College,
Division, or departmental policy.
Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course
objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects,
discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on
Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by
Be available for student consultation through phone or email.
Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and
document student complaints, concerns and problems.
Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate
measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing
instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to
measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the
department. Provide all results as requested.
Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current
course syllabus and approved textbooks (and/or related
instructional material). Meet all classes for the scheduled
Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the required
deadlines. Provide the
Registrar appropriate grade records.
Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course
evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course
Revise and update course content as needed.
Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of
program advisory boards, college, division, and department
Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean .
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None
The instructor is responsible for developing and distributing a
course syllabus, teaching all scheduled classes, and responding to
and evaluating student work.
To apply, visit https://jobs.clcillinois.edu/postings/20367