Location: Hyannis, MA Category: Staff Positions Posted On: Thu Jul 23 2020 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Reporting to the AEC Program Director, Instructors are responsible for teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESL) in a respectful, student-centered, culturally inclusive setting while adhering to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) guidelines under the Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS) unit.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Aligning all curriculum, lesson plans, and instruction to incorporate lead learning standards from the Massachusetts ESL Curriculum Frameworks and the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE).
Following research-based best practices for effective adult learning when delivering the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and the CCRSAE.
Teaching ESL curriculum remotely, to include F2F time via Zoom, organization of lessons, materials, and work in Moodle, and the execution of online textbook materials.
Providing ongoing and measurable interactive remote learning activities that reinforce ESL listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills with individuals, pair, or small groups.
Using a variety of instructional methods, techniques, and tools, including, but not limited to scaffolding, higher-order thinking skills, and differentiated instruction to accommodate differences in learning styles toward increasing student skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Incorporating into instruction student Career and Education Plan activities including but not limited to: goal exploration; an inventory of each student's interests/values/aspirations; skills inventory; computer exploration of occupational choices that relate to student interests and skills, and the exploration of career ladders.
Teaching the required number of sessions weekly/yearly, Monday and Wednesday, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (adding make-up sessions when required).
Preparing and submitting weekly lesson plans that align with the ESL Curriculum Frameworks and CCRASE standards.
Monitoring and recording student attendance accurately, communicating attendance challenges on a daily basis to advising staff and/or program administrators, and submitting student and volunteer attendance records at the end of the last class of each month.
Referring students to advising or administrative staff when necessary.
Continuous and timely communication with advising and administrative staff regarding any student, class, curriculum, and programmatic challenges or issues.
Arriving for class at least a half hour in advance of scheduled start time.
Attending scheduled staff meetings.
Attending mandatory 2 day in-house August Institute Professional Development.
Submitting required documentation in accordance with deadlines.
Assisting with intake, orientation, assessment, and counseling.
Arranging for substitute teachers when absent and providing appropriate lesson plans for them.
Attending at least 12 hours of professional development opportunities as required for program facilitation and as per DESE guidelines. New staff will attend DESE required New Staff Orientation sessions.
Completing and documenting (E5) college service: monthly staff meetings, and professional development.
Assisting with curriculum development and other programmatic issues/events.
Bachelor's degree in education or another related field.
Three years of experience in ESL adult education, with demonstrated ability to relate to the needs and interests of adult students.
One year of ESL remote learning experience, meeting with groups of students online two or more periods a week.
Demonstrated experience developing and using multimedia (audio, video, podcasts, online textbooks, etc.) to enhance remote and/or face to face student engagement in active and collaborative learning activities.
Experience using evidence-based best practices associated with online learning pedagogy (e.g., frequent communication, active learning practices, working individually or with others, etc.) that support student success in the digital literacy environment.
Experience using ongoing formative and summative assessments to inform teaching.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience teaching adult multicultural students in face to face and online ESL learning programs.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience teaching basic math skills.
Knowledge of the Massachusetts ABE System.
Knowledge of assessments used in the Massachusetts ABE system.
COMPENSATION: $29.29 per hour for up to 6 hours of class time (Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m.) and 6 hours of planning time per week, 2 hours/month for staff meetings and 12 hours/year of professional development. Approximate period of employment: August 2020 - June 2021. Part-time, Non-benefited, grant-funded, MCCC Unit Position.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.
Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu for information on Cape Cod Community College.
This appointment is subject to grant funding and the FY2021 budget appropriations.
Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.
Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
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