PART-TIME ESOL TRANSITION GRAMMAR/WRITING INSTRUCTOR - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST #55351)


Detailed Job Description

PART-TIME ESOL TRANSITION GRAMMAR/WRITING INSTRUCTOR: ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS: (Lawrence Riverwalk Campus) Tuesday nights, 5:45PM-9:00PM, January, 2015 – (Anticipated Start Date: January 20, 2015) (MCCC/MTA Unit Position)

This course is designed to (1) improve the writing skills necessary to succeed in College-level writing and emphasize the composition of essays with work on sentence and paragraph structure, (2) give attention to punctuation, grammar and spelling (3) increase reading skills.

Transition Instructors promote a student-centered, cooperative learning environment that integrates current adult learning theory, the MA DESE ABE Frameworks, College and Career Readiness Standards as well as developmental-level curriculum and active student participation.


  • Teach 3 hour session each/week Writing & Grammar with allotted prep time.
  • Integrate the MA Frameworks for Adult Education, College and Career Readiness Standards and Developmental Grammar & Reading content.
  • Develop a syllabus for the subjects taught (Grammar & Reading).
  • Coordinate with Transition Advisor to integrate college success topics such as: note-taking, time management skills, active reading, and test taking skills into curriculum.
  • Participate in monthly program planning/common planning activities; maintain communication with program coordinator and mentor.
  • Submit two (2) lesson plans monthly; and maintain a current substitute packet to be available for an unplanned absence.
  • Select/develop appropriate materials/methods that encourage student achievement and cooperative learning.
  • Work with Advisor to incorporate goal-setting and college and career readiness into lessons.
  • Refer students to Coordinator/Advisor as needed.
  • Support students to create a portfolio of their work.
  • Monitor and record student attendance, both nightly and monthly; provide follow-up on absences and report them to the Coordinator and Advisor.
  • Prepare mid-semester and end of semester progress reports.
  • Attend 1-day August pre-service (required) and June wrap-up.
  • Attend professional development as required.
  • Assist with testing and recruitment activities as requested by Coordinator.
  • Teachers will be observed/evaluated annually.
  • Adhere to staff policies and procedures listed in staff handbook.
  • Obtain an NECC email account and check regularly for program communication.
  • Other duties as requested by Director or Coordinator.


Salary: $26.40 per hour, non-benefitted position   

Deadline Date: January 18, 2015

 POST #55351

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

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  • Community College Education
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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
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 1/18/2015