English as a Second Language (ESL) Assistant Professor

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Contra Costa Community College District

The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District (District) is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all student to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understand that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.

Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.

As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 35,000 students a term, in fall 2014 the demographic make-up of the students was 11% Black/African American; 16% Asian/Pacific Islander; 30%Hispanic/Latino; 31%White/Caucasian; and 13% Other.

The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse. The District is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified and outstanding applicants.

Job Details

Job Headline: English as a Second Language (ESL) Assistant Professor Featured Job
Job Location: United States, North America
Minimum Salary: 59616
Maximum Salary: 89724
Salary Currency: U.S. Dollar (USD)
Salary Frequency: Year
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: General English
Job Title: Teacher

Contra Costa College

English as a Second Language (ESL) Assistant Professor

Job Number: F00545

Salary: $59,616 - $89,724/ Yearly

Deadline: 02/13/2019

Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/5769

Description of Position

The CCC ESL Department is engaged in a number of exciting projects, designed to help second-language learners excel through their college careers. The successful candidate will help shape our department as we work to implement acceleration models, integrate ESL courses with guided pathways, and design new credit and non-credit curricula to help students succeed in ESL courses and beyond.

This is a full-time tenure-track academic position beginning Fall 2019. This assignment will include teaching community college ESL classes in reading, writing, grammar, and listening/speaking and possibly sharing the coordination of the writing program. The assignment will also include participation in program-wide curriculum development, assessment of Student Learning Outcomes, testing, advising and fulfilling duties and responsibilities as required of the instructional staff. The assignment may include both day and evening hours of instruction.

Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;

2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;

3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;

4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;

5. participating in department, division, and college committees;

6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;

7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;

8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;

9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;

10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;

11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;

12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;

13. participating in College’s shared governance processes.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience

Master’s 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 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 in linguistics, applied linguistics, English, composition, bilingual/bicultural studies, reading, speech or any foreign language


A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in ESL

OR the equivalent.( If you do not possess the listed degrees, you must complete the equivalency form provided in the online application.)

Desirable Qualifications

1. Experience developing and teaching integrated skills and/or content-based ESL courses at all levels.

2. Having completed a Master’s Degree in the field in the past ten years, including substantial advanced coursework in linguistics.

3. Substantial experience teaching advanced levels of ESL writing leading to college composition courses.

4. Experience teaching reading, writing, grammar, and listening/speaking to non-native English speakers at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels in a community college and/or university environment.

5. Experience evaluating and developing curriculum.

6. Experience using current technology for in-class and/or online instruction.

7. Ability to work creatively and productively in collaboration with other faculty.

8. Knowledge and awareness of other cultures and languages.

9. Activities and experiences that demonstrate the ability to work with diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, and cultural populations.

It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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