ELL/ABE Instructor

Lakeshore Technical College
Job Description

Job Title: ELL/ABE Instructor (Full-Time)
Division: General and Pre-College Education
Reports To: Dean of General and Pre-College Education
Location: Lakeshore Technical College – LTC Sheboygan, LTC Manitowoc, LTC Cleveland
(Location varies according to student need)

Salary Expectation: Faculty Contract Salary Schedule

Employment and Work Schedule: Start Date: July 2018
Contract Dates: July-June
New Professional Staff Orientation
Flexible day/evening/weekend hours based upon the needs of the college

Provide instruction for students studying English language skills, basic skills, and/or pursuing certificates of General Educational Development (GED)/High School Equivalency Diplomas (HSED) in multi-leveled, structured, and lab-based environments.

Responsible for placing learning first and providing educational experiences for learners in various formats, schedules, and in various locations in accordance with the mission of the college inclusive of: facilitating learning, assessing student performance, as well as instruction and outcomes, developing and maintaining current/relevant course materials, and communicating with the community, other schools, the college, the division, and team members. Provide 5 Star Service throughout all customer interactions.

Job Responsibilities
Faculty in this position design and adapt methods and materials for use in a culturally and linguistically diverse classroom and manage widely differing student learning styles, academic levels, and multiple subject areas.  Faculty must also implement multiple forms of assessment to identify needs and “meet students where they are at” in order to scaffold each individual student to a skill level required for success.  Develop community partnerships to further assist students is expected.  Participate in grant proposals, administration of grant activities and reporting of grant outcomes is included in the essential.  Faculty will maintain current linguistic knowledge of the English language to work with limited English students ranging from basic life skills to academic preparation.
• Educate students with core knowledge and current developments in the discipline.
• Provide regular curriculum and course improvement with continually updated teaching methods.
• Participate in subject or program leadership teams and college-wide committees.
• Work effectively in a team-based environment.
• Seek opportunities for continuous professional development.
• Facilitate optimal learning through integration of technology and utilization of appropriate delivery methods.
• Evaluate student learning based on course competencies employing formative and summative strategies.
• Create an inclusive, effective learning environment that addresses barriers and provides reasonable accommodations.

• Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Adult Education, Special Needs Education or a related field required.  Certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Vocational English as a Second Language, Teaching English as a Second Language Instruction, Applied Linguistics, or Bilingual Education is preferred.  Applicants can be accepted based on a plan to earn certification.                 

Other Qualifications*
• Experience working with disadvantaged, at-risk students from various backgrounds.
• Adult teaching experience and curriculum development experience is preferred.
• Experience with computer assisted instruction and software.
• Working knowledge of PC software in a Windows environment (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite).
• Experience desired in delivering instruction by alternative methods such as online learning platforms.
• Possess excellent classroom delivery skills, which encourage success and participation on the part of students.
• Must be innovative and able to collaborate with other staff for developing curriculum for classroom instruction.
• Must be well motivated and have a strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the College.
• Positive human relations and effective written and oral communication skills essential.
• Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions, as well as services delivered.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and relate successfully with staff, students, and citizens of diverse cultural, social or educational backgrounds.

*Note: Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview for a position.

**Fluent, bilingual individual is desirable.

Conditions of Employment
• Employment conditional on completion of a Background Information Disclosure (BID) and the results acceptable to the College.
• Must meet and maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements.

Health Insurance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
Dental Insurance Paid Leave of Absence (PLOA) Flexible Spending Program
Long Term Disability Professional Development On-Site Child Care
Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement  Wellness/Fitness Center
Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Holidays 

Recruitment Period
Beginning: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Closing: Applications will be accepted online until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted for receipt no later than Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

Online Application Process
The LTC online employment application must be completed in its entirety to be considered for a position at Lakeshore Technical College.  To access the online application, visit www.gotoltc.edu, navigate to ‘Just for You’ and click on ‘Job Seekers’, choose ‘View Employment Opportunities’ to create an account login and to apply for the position. For additional assistance, please contact Human Resources.

Contact Information