South Central College (SCC) invites applicants for an English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor. The position will support SCC campuses located in North Mankato and Faribault, MN, with a primary base on the North Mankato campus. Faculty members at South Central College are professionally active scholars who participate in departmental and campus-wide matters to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary discourse and collaboration, and advance the college mission.
Examples of Duties: This individual will serve as the lead content expert on ESL for SCC. Expectations of this individual will include ESL instructional coordination, creation and evaluation of ESL placement procedures, initial and ongoing assessment of ESL students, and instruction of all levels of ESL courses.
Master's degree with a major in English as a Second Language or Applied Linguistics, or 27 graduate quarter/18 semester credits in ESL which would apply to the major.
For additional information regarding the Credentialing requirements, please refer to the College Faculty Credentialing website: Credentialing
Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota MSCF Contract
At least 3 years' experience in teaching ESL at the community college level
Experience with initial ESL student placement & ongoing assessment
Demonstrated experience working with ESL populations
Demonstrated ability to work with adult learners
Excellent organizational skills, detailed and task oriented
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently under general supervision
Ability to work in a team toward broadening the vision of ESL
Familiarity with alternative instructional techniques and delivery methods such as online education
Demonstrated working knowledge of adult learning theory
Demonstrated skill in responding to student needs through active listening, motivation techniques, and advocacy
Ability to assess incoming student academic needs as well as ongoing assessment of student needs, regular student progress reports, and annual reporting of student learning within the ESL program
Additional Salary Information: See MSCF Contract for pay ranges. The State of Minnesota offers comprehensive health benefits and the flexibility to make choices that best fit you and your family's needs. These include: *medical insurance *dental insurance *employee assistance program *health promotion *basic term life insurance *optional insurance *retirement *deferred compensation *vacation/personal leave *sick leave *paid holidays *other leave *pre-tax benefits
Internal Number: 00419
About South Central College
Since establishing our campuses in North Mankato in 1946 and Faribault in 1964, South Central College has continued to evolve to meet the needs of the students and communities we serve.
South Central College’s mission of providing “accessible higher education to promote student growth and regional economic development” is accomplished through our ongoing commitment to three important deliverables:
- Choices with a wide array of programs that equip students with the knowledge and skills to step into a fulfilling career or move on to the next stage of their education
- Value by enabling students to receive an exceptional education at an affordable investment
- Opportunities through business and educational partnerships
We are especially proud to be located in a region that values education and recognizes the positive impact it has on the lives of our residents and the vitality of the communities in which we live. It is because of the support of our neighbors near and far that we will continue to fulfill our mission.