Adult Educator – English as a Second Language (ESL)

first_imgADULT EDUCATOR – ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGEThe Adult Education Department of Wilbur Wright College, one of theCity Colleges of Chicago, seeks a part-time Adult Educator with apassion for teaching and learning along with a strong commitment tothe mission and ideals of the community college. This position isresponsible for providing instruction in English as a SecondLanguage (ESL) to students enrolled in the Adult Education programby engaging in and modeling intellectual curiosity. The idealcandidate will have demonstrated success in the classroomdeveloping and utilizing highly effective teaching strategies thatmeet students’ diverse needs and promote the acquisition andapplication of knowledge as well as the development of critical andcreative thinking and problem solving skills.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES• Develops class syllabi and appropriate class materials andcurriculum for classroom instruction.• Takes attendance, monitors class enrollment and retention, andenters information into PeopleSoft or the appropriate studentsystem in a timely manner.• Evaluates student progress and extra instruction needs. Refersstudent to additional services, as needed.• Administers progress tests to students and assigns grades basedon test results.• Prepares reports to senior management regarding test scores,student participation, and student progress.• Keeps abreast of state and federal rules and regulationsregarding Adult Education policies.• Attends regular staff meetings with Adult Education staff andadministration to receive information regarding program policiesand procedures.• Assists with program registration and orientation.• Participates in staff development programs, as required.• Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college/universityin a discipline appropriate to instructional subject, preferablyEnglish, Mathematics, Reading, Elementary or Secondary Education,Social Science, Science, History, ABE/GED Education, and/orEducation required.• Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college/universityin Curriculum and Instruction, Teaching, Reading, Mathematics,Educational Policy, Literacy Studies, Adult Education, SecondaryEducation or Elementary Education preferred.• International degree(s) evaluated by a certified provider (e.g.E.C.E., W.E.S., etc.).• Passed the GED practice examination and/or the K-12 certificationexamination for the subject area that they will be teaching.• Completed or in the process of completing the STAR ReadingProgram (for Reading & General Studies Adult Educators) with atleast one of the following preferred:- Verified significant instructional experience with adults orother discipline related experience.- Fifteen (15) or more graduate hours in the discipline to betaught.- Current enrollment in a subject appropriate Master’s Degreeprogram at an accredited university/college.For consideration:All interested candidates, including current CCC employees, mustsubmit the following documents for review:• Resume reflecting knowledge of current adult education classroomassessment techniques.• Official transcript(s) reflecting sufficient subject-relevantcoursework to teach the assigned course.• Sample lesson plans, syllabi, and/or teaching portfolio thatreflect skills in area(s) of instruction, including computerliteracy and adult learning practices.Completion of satisfactory teaching demonstration for the hiringcommittee will be required at time of interview.We are an equal opportunity and affirmative actionemployer.Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!last_img

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