Basic and Transitional Studies English-Language Learner, Tenure-Track Full-Time Faculty #018030
April 6, 2018
Bellevue, WA 98007
$59,164.63 - $63,439.06
Full Time - Experienced
Applications received by 04/23/2018 will receive first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled. This position will start Fall Quarter, 2018.
The Basic and Transitional Studies ELL Instructor will perform duties and functions under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and shall be responsible primarily to the Associate Dean of Basic and Transitional Studies & the English Language Institute. The instructor will provide instruction, develop curriculum, and advise students primarily in courses in English-as-a-Second Language (ESL), and secondarily in other departmental programs as expertise permits. Basic and Transitional Studies at Bellevue College comprises three programs, English-as-a-Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), and Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST).
Essential Functions/Typical Duties
Teaching duties include:
Teach 15 credits per quarter
Design and facilitate learning experiences that achieve learning outcomes for assigned courses
Assess student intake, placement, and learning outcomes based on the College and Career Readiness Standards
Apply knowledge of CASAS testing and reporting to ensure accuracy and compliance with the state reporting system (WABERS)
Participate in on-going curriculum development, revision, and implementation
Collaborate with faculty, administrators, and staff within the department and the larger college community
Non-teaching duties include:
Advise students and collaborate with campus advisors
Participate in college governance, including attending and participating in faculty departmental meetings and serving on various campus committees
Maintain current knowledge and skills in area of assignment through professional development opportunities
Perform other duties and functions that may be assigned, such as part-time performance reviews
Master's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or related field (such as Adult Education, Linguistics, or Foreign Language with a TESOL certificate)
Three years ELL teaching experience or equivalent part-time experience working with immigrants and refugees in a higher education or adult learner setting
Ability to teach immigrants and refugee adult learners using standards-based instruction, from literacy to pre-college levels
Commitment to ensuring student success and to developing a positive learning environment where diversity and pluralism are valued.
Effective intercultural communication skills, especially with speakers of other languages
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Evidence of a teaching philosophy that is appropriate to English-language learners (ELLs) from literacy to pre-college levels in a higher education or adult learner setting
Evidence of effective teaching in various learning environments (e.g. face-to-face, technology-mediated classrooms, online, hybrid) and with an online course management system such as CANVAS
Ability to work well with diverse colleagues in collaborative, trans-disciplinary, and integrative teaching and learning environments
Internal Number: 018030
About Bellevue College
Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 40% students of color and over 1,700 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.