For this position, employees must have at least one of the following:
1. Master’s degree or higher 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 from an accredited college or university; OR
2. Bachelor’s degree 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 a Master’s degree in linguistics, applied linguistics, English, composition, bilingual/bi-cultural studies, reading, speech, or any foreign language from an accredited college or university; OR
3. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR
4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above .
• A minimum of two (2) years (full or part-time) recent and successful teaching experience in ESL at the college level.
• Knowledge and experience working with technology in the ESL classroom and/or ESL/language laboratory.
• Knowledge of current ESL teaching methodologies and language acquisition theories.
• Fluent in spoken and written English.
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:
• Community college teaching experience in ESL at a variety of levels, especially beginning or intermediate noncredit ESL experience
• Familiarity with ESL course and program development, especially VESL
• Experience writing ESL curriculum, particularly for noncredit ESL courses
• Familiarity with ESL program/department coordination
• Knowledge of Canvas LMS and online education methodologies
• Experience in developing technology-based supplemental ESL curriculum/materials that can be used by students independently, such as in a lab or an online environment.
• Demonstrated professional development in the field of TESL/ESL and student equity
• Knowledge of and fluency in a language other than English
• Successful experience working on committees or team projects
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
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