English as a Second Language Instructor (Credit & Non-Credit)(One or More)

Irvine Valley College

Mission Viejo, CA

ID: 7055382 (Ref.No. P0014917, P0014918)
Posted: January 17, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

10-Irvine Valley College
Minimum Qualifications:

For this position, employees must have at least one of the following:
1. Master’s degree or higher 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 from an accredited college or university; OR
2. 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 a Master’s degree in linguistics, applied linguistics, English, composition, bilingual/bi-cultural studies, reading, speech, or any foreign language from an accredited college or university; OR
3. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above .

Experience Required:

• A minimum of two (2) years (full or part-time) of recent and successful teaching experience in ESL at the college level.
• Knowledge of and experience in working with technology in the ESL classroom and/or ESL/language laboratory.
• Knowledge of current ESL teaching methodologies and language acquisition theories.
• Possession of native or native-like speaker fluency in spoken and written English.
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desired Qualifications:

Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:
• Community College teaching experience in ESL at a variety of levels, from basic skills through college preparation classes, including noncredit ESL (AESL) and/or credit academic ESL.
• Experience writing ESL curriculum, particularly noncredit ESL courses, including VESL.
• Familiarity with ESL department coordination and program development.
• Knowledge of and experience in developing and maintaining Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs).
• Experience in developing and/or using technology-based ESL curriculum/materials, including LMS (Canvas), that can be used in a class environment and/or by students independently, such as in a lab or an online setting.
• Professional involvement in the field of TESOL/ESL.
• Knowledge of and fluency in a language other than English.

Assignment Type:
Full Time, Tenure Track

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 4
  3. Transcript 5
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Other Doc
  6. Foreign Transcript Evaluation 1
  7. License or Certificate


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