English as a second language (ESL)

Hiring Range: Salary and rank commensurate with experience and education.

General Information: The Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences division at Brightpoint Community College seeks skilled instructors who share our dedication to students and are interested an adjunct position. Adjunct faculty teaching is limited to a maximum of 8 credit hours in the summer semester, 12 credit hours in the fall semester, and 12 credit hours in the spring semester. These limits are for total number of credit hours taught in the Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS). Additional restrictions may apply depending upon other positions occupied within VCCS.

Responsibilities: provide traditional (on-campus) and/or Zoom-based synchronous online instruction in English as a second language. In-person courses meet on the Midlothian campus. Courses offered in the discipline include ESL Composition I, II, & III and ESL Reading I, II, & III. Please see our class schedule at https://brightpoint.edu/schedule/ for more detailed course descriptions and upcoming scheduled classes.

Qualifications: Required: Bachelor’s degree in ESL or a related discipline, such as Foreign Language, English, or Linguistics. Additional Considerations: 18 graduate semester hours of coursework in applied linguistics or TESOL, prior teaching experience at the postsecondary level, ability to use instructional technologies (experience with Zoom and Canvas a plus), excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

Application Instructions: For immediate consideration, submit cover letter specifying teaching discipline and schedule availability, resume/CV, all unofficial transcripts, and a list of three professional references to adjunctjobs@brightpoint.edu with only the teaching discipline listed in the subject of the email. Note: A completed state application, background check, and official transcripts will be required prior to start date.

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