Adult Literacy Teacher English as a Second Language (ESL)
Location: Meadowcreek High School, Norcross, GA
Individuals in these positions provide instruction in the following academic areas: English as a Second Language.
The Adult Education Department at Gwinnett Technical College is currently accepting applications for adjunct personnel. These are part time, non-benefited positions in the Adult Education Department that report to program Lead Instructors and the department Vice President. Students in this program are improving English skills.
All class appointments are based on student enrollment and there is no guarantee of class availability every term. Specific assignment details will be determined based on need and personnel availability.
Salary $20.00 or $22.00 per hour based on education
Schedule - Three evenings per week. 6:00 9:00 PM (Mon/Tues/Wed) or (Tues/Wed/Thurs)
Bachelor's Degree and classroom teaching experience
A background in Adult or K-12 education
Master's Degree in ESL or closely-related field
Two years teaching experience in a federal or state funded program working with adults in an ESL-Life Skills program strongly preferred.
In-depth knowledge of the principles and methodologies of effective teaching to English Language learners.
The ideal candidate will be able to:
Motivate each student to develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in order to promote the student's growth in English language
Demonstrate flexible teaching: whole-group, small group, individual student, in order to differentiate the curriculum to meet the needs of each English Language learner
Evaluate each ESL student's progress in English skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing).
Provide instruction to English Learners at different skill levels with varying levels of English proficiency within the same classroom
Adhere to EL-Civics curriculum established by the program in coordination with student assessment requirements of state and federal funding sources
Promote collaboration and team-building. Build rapport with staff and community
Create and use a lesson plan for each class.
Take primary responsibility for retaining students assigned to her/his class, following established guidelines for contacting students
Record student attendance and track student outcomes
Attend staff meetings and trainings as assigned
Utilize technology in facilitating instruction
In addition, candidates must possess demonstrated abilities in the area of counseling techniques; experience in planning, organization, and coordinating work; ability to complete detailed paperwork; ability to interact with employees, students and the general public in a tactful and courteous manner; effective written and oral communication skills; flexible, responsible, efficient and enthusiastic. Ability to accommodate different learning styles with sensitivity to diverse cultures.
Considerable discretion in handling confidential information and sensitive materials is required. Effectively prepares for and instructs class as assigned following pre-defined curriculum. Instructors maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to learning. Candidates must be computer literate and willing to use a variety of instructional methods and techniques. Participation in staff development training sessions may be required. Individuals must write and speak in a well-organized and coherent manner that adapts to the individual needs of students. Instructor is able to conduct effective classroom discussions by managing groups, asking questions, eliciting and probing responses, and summarizing for comprehension.
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Completion of a bachelor's degree from a college or university.
State Of Georgia