ESL Educator
Columbus State Community College

Columbus, Ohio

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

Requisition ID: req3449

Job Title: ESL Educator

Department: Arts & Sciences

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation Type: Hourly

Compensation Range: 35.00 - 35.00

Schedule: Varies; offering morning, afternoon, and evening classes depending upon demand. 

Job Description: 

Position Summary

The English As A Second Language(ESL) Educators provide quality instruction and maintain a supportive learningenvironment in virtual and in-person classes. This position teaches BasicEnglish as a Second Language topics including, but not limited to, grammar,reading, writing, pronunciation, vocabulary, and technology, as directed by theLanguage Institute (LI) Supervisor according to assigned schedule.

Core Competencies Required

Professionalism, Managing Work,Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration,Positive Approach, Creating an Inclusive Environment, Planning & Organizing,Adaptability



Plans and implements learningactivities that support course objectives and are appropriate to student needs.Provides engaging, ongoing opportunities for students to experience successthrough academic activities. Develops and maintains a safe, supportive, andinclusive learning environment. Answers questions and provides assistance tostudents regarding assignments and classroom activities. Employs appropriateassessment techniques to measure student performance in achieving courseobjectives.

Communicates progress in the course to students in a timely manner.Communicates and collaborates with other ESL Educators and leadership to ensureconsistency and quality of education. Assists in the maintenance of coursematerials and facilities, as appropriate.

Classroom & StudentSupport

Keeps accurate and up-to-daterecords of attendance and scores in accordance with established College and departmentalpolicies and procedures. Handles student concerns with respect, followsguidelines, processes and procedures, and escalates any issues to the LISupervisor or Director. Assists in the identification of students with academicor other needs, and responds by utilizing appropriate resources.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Helps to ensure the College meetsits responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concernswhile reporting complaints alleging discrimination.

Creates a welcoming, inclusive,equitable and productive work and learning environment where all students,faculty members, and college employees feel valued and are able to contributeto their full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessibleand inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specificallypromotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating adiverse and equitable learning environment.

Fosters and maintains a safeenvironment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and membersof the community. 

Other Duties andResponsibilities

Attends all required departmentmeetings and trainings.  Ensures Collegename and image is perceived positively by external as well as internalaudience/stakeholders.  Activelyparticipates in staff development workshops which contribute to personal andprofessional growth.

Usual PhysicalRequirements

Reasonable accommodations may bemade to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential jobfunctions described in this position description. While performing the dutiesof this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when enteringdata into computer. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of timeand occasionally stands and walks. Employee converses verbally with others inperson and by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailedvision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts items upto 10 pounds.

Working Conditions

Normaloffice working conditions. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical tobusiness offices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: adult learning theory and teaching methods; English grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary learning strategies, and language modes; technology in learning.Skill in: communication (verbal, non-verbal and written), adjusting to audience; maintaining the audience's attention; presenting content in a logical manner; defining clear goals, measuring and communicating student progress toward those goals.Ability to: understand students' needs and concerns; differentiate instruction appropriately; use learning aids; effectively work with a culturally and linguistically diverse population; build collaborative relationships with colleagues; maintain accurate and complete work records.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in English, a world language, Communication, or other related field; One (1) year of ESL teaching or adult learning organization experience. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in TESOL or related field, or TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification; significant ESOL teaching experience; demonstrated excellence in an adult learning organization.

Additional Information:  The Language Institute's Basic ESL program aims to equip adult students with the English skills they need to participate fully in their lives in the United States. Our ESL Educators have strong classroom management skills and excellent communication skills; they are adept in collaborating with others, and compassionate while still holding students to high standards. ESL Educators provide quality instruction and maintain a supportive learning environment in virtual and in-person classes. This is a part-time position, and hours may vary term to term. Ohio residents only.*Candidates are asked to submit a resume AND a cover letter to be considered for the position.*

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