Location: Bedford/Lowell, MA Category: Part-time Staff Posted On: Thu Jun 13 2019 Job Description:
Title: Part-Time Instructor, English as a Second Language Courses, Intensive English Institute
Unit: MCCC Part-Time Professional Staff
Dept.: World Language Institute/Intensive English Institute
Reports To: Director, World Language Institute/Intensive English Institute
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The World Language Institute/Intensive English Institute is an innovative department that provides alternative approaches through competency-based learning, in the areas of English as a second language and World Languages. Part-Time instructors work in designated teaching areas or classrooms as assigned, on the Bedford and/or Lowell campus, as part of the Arts, Humanities, and World Language Institute Division. Part-time World Language Institute/ Intensive English Institute instructors report to the department director, under the direction of the Dean of Arts, Humanities, and World Language Institute.
EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct teaching - provide instruction using the World Language Institute/Intensive English Institute methodology (a competency-based model with two-level sections) on campus beginning first day of the semester and through the final exam; create a supportive learning environment utilizing current best practices and strategies for success; provide students with timely feedback and guidance for further learning; foster independent thinking, accuracy, and cooperative and collaborative learning; respond to students' questions and promote further inquiry; integrate use of technology where appropriate; remain dedicated to academic excellence and inclusivity, serving students of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
Plan and design of courses - to meet or exceed requirements established in course descriptions, utilize course outlines from discipline, department, and MCC-established standards, prepare course syllabi as outlined by DCE contract, address and assess the Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLO's), discipline-specific and program-specific outcomes for the course, assess and document growth and learning; utilize and update current course LMS or electronic delivery of materials as needed; use principles of Universal Course Design (UCD).
Administrative duties - Maintain and submit student records according to college and department policies and procedures including, but not limited to: attendance, grade book, and class rosters; drop for non-attendance, mid-semester notices, and final grades; In-Progress Contracts; submit electronic copy of syllabi to department director each semester or in each instance of material change, promptly complete time sheet, monitor college e-mail communication, attend departmental meetings and in-service training opportunities.
Compliance - complete required trainings and comply with Federal, State, and local laws including, but not limited to FERPA, Ethics, and Anti-Harassment, as well as stay current in field of expertise.
Master's degree in English as a Second Language, Applied Linguistics, or TESOL with a minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience
Ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data.Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships.
Ability to inform and guide others by applying principles of professional counseling in addressing specific situations.
Ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, advisory and/or design data and information.
Ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.
Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness, and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.
Experience working with individuals of diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
Master's degree in English as a Second Language, Applied Linguistics, or TESOL, and a Bachelor's degree in English, a world language, or education.
Working knowledge of MS Word, Blackboard LMS, and PC.
College or high school level teaching experience strongly preferred.
Hourly Rate: $36.52 per hour, eligible for earned time off in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement. Appointment is subject to the availability of sufficient funds in the operating budget.
Hours: Must be available to instruct classes during the day. Work will include 16 weeks per semester, teaching 9 hours and preparing materials to teach for 3 hours for a total of 12 hours weekly.
Period Covered: Fall Semester, September, 2019 to December, 2019, Part-Time
Application Deadline: July 4, 2019
The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Internal Number: 111760
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