The CCC ESL Department is engaged in a number of exciting projects, designed to help second-language learners excel through their college careers. The successful candidate will help shape our department as we work to implement acceleration models, integrate ESL courses with guided pathways, and design new credit and non-credit curricula to help students succeed in ESL courses and beyond.
This is a full-time tenure-track academic position beginning Fall 2019. This assignment will include teaching community college ESL classes in reading, writing, grammar, and listening/speaking and possibly sharing the coordination of the writing program. The assignment will also include participation in program-wide curriculum development, assessment of Student Learning Outcomes, testing, advising and fulfilling duties and responsibilities as required of the instructional staff. The assignment may include both day and evening hours of instruction.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Assistant Professor Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
participating in department, division, and college committees;
participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
participating in College’s shared governance processes.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Assistant Professor Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Master’s in TESL, TESOL, applied linguistics with a TESL emphasis, linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis or education with a TESL emphasis
Bachelor’s in TESL, TESOL, English with a TESL certificate, linguistics with a TESL certificate, applied linguistics with a TESL certificate, or any foreign language with a TESL certificate AND master’s in linguistics, applied linguistics, English, composition, bilingual/bicultural studies, reading, speech or any foreign language
A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in ESL
OR the equivalent.( If you do not possess the listed degrees, you must complete the equivalency form provided in the online application.
Experience developing and teaching integrated skills and/or content-based ESL courses at all levels.
Having completed a Master’s Degree in the field in the past ten years, including substantial advanced coursework in linguistics.
Substantial experience teaching advanced levels of ESL writing leading to college composition courses.
Experience teaching reading, writing, grammar, and listening/speaking to non-native English speakers at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels in a community college and/or university environment.
Experience evaluating and developing curriculum.
Experience using current technology for in-class and/or online instruction.
Ability to work creatively and productively in collaboration with other faculty.
Knowledge and awareness of other cultures and languages.
Activities and experiences that demonstrate the ability to work with diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, and cultural populations.
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.