INSTRUCTOR, ESL (English as a Second Language) - San Jose Evergreen Community College District in San Jose California

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San Jose Evergreen Community College District

San Jose, California

United States


Detailed Job Description

San Jose City College


Language Arts

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teach a 100% load in the field of English as a Second Language.  Course assignments will include topics, such as, but not limited to, Grammar, Pronunciation, Listening and Speaking, Writing, and Reading at all levels.
  2. Carry out collegial responsibilities including, but not limited to, institutional committee assignments, student success and retention, and participation in campus life activities.
  3. Participate in course schedule development and program review within the discipline.
  4. Maintain currency and depth of knowledge in English as a Second Language.
  5. Use and develop a variety of effective teaching techniques and assessment methods to engage student interest and to support students with special needs and a variety of learning styles, including the use of computers and  information technology.
  6. Evaluate student oral presentations, projects, and written work using clear explicit criteria relevant to the course content and learning outcomes.
  7. Communicate and work cooperatively with colleagues (within discipline and college-wide) on matters regarding course coordination, curriculum development,  SLO assessment and reporting, course offerings, programs and activities that enhance the development of the department.
  8. Participate in articulation and recruitment networking with high schools, adult education, and transfer institutions.
  9. Utilize the district's computerized course prerequisite system.
  10. Maintain currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility and use methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter.
  11. Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly, effectively and keep required office hours.
  12. Use appropriate preparation and organizational skills in area of assignment.
  13. Demonstrate commitment to professional development including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.
  14. Meet all professional responsibilities, including keeping required office hours and working a full professional work week.
  15. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation and disabilities.
  16. Work cooperatively within the college community with students, staff, faculty and administrators.
  17. Foster a professional working environment.
  18. Use effective and positive communication skills with staff and students.
  19. Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity, a respect for differences and the dignity of others.
  20. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings, within the work week, but not in conflict with the member's primary assignment.
  21. Maintain record keeping obligations on time, e.g., grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.

Minimum Qualifications


1. Master’s degree 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 degree 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 degree in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English, Composition, Bilingual/Bicultural Studies, Reading, Speech or any foreign language
*The Equivalent.

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience in teaching ESL for vocational and academic purposes at a community college and/or in a combination of IEP (Intensive English Program) and adult education settings in the areas of: reading, composition, grammar, speaking and listening skills, and pronunciation, at various levels for the equivalent of a minimum of a two-year fulltime load.
2. Experience with using educational technology, including course management systems.
3. Knowledge of emerging technologies and their application in learning assistance.
4. Familiarity with ESL program design and development, implementation, and evaluation.
5. Experience in developing innovative instructional approaches that address multiple learning styles.
6. Experience assessing and placing students at appropriate ESL levels.
7. Experience working with a student population that reflects the demographics of San Jose City College.
8. Bilingual abilities, desirable.

Salary Range

$64,313 to $82,493 Entry Level Annual Salary (Academic Salary Schedule 2014-2015); Maximum Salary Potential $111,916. Note: Actual Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.

About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse faculty consisting of 14% Hispanic/Latino, 22 % Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 1% American Indian/Native American, 52% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

Keyword Phrases

  • Language Arts
  • INSTRUCTOR, ESL (English as a Second Language)
  • cultural diversity promotes academic excellence
  • two campuses in Silicon Valley
  • modernization initiative
  • ESL
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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