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Hawkeye Community College English Language Learning Instructors - Part-time in Waterloo, Iowa


English Language Learning Instructors - Part-time

Vacancy Notice: 07/31/2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Position Type: Classified

REPORTS TO: Manager of English Language Learning/Family Literacy


Instructors teach eight levels of ELL classes, ranging from pre-literacy to advanced, for adult immigrants and refugees that integrate and national standards and competencies. Teachers follow a leveled curriculum while integrating College and Career Readiness Standards, English Language Proficiency Standards, 21st Century Employability Skills, CASAS Life and Work competencies, EL civics, U.S. citizenship, digital literacy, math, and financial literacy. Classes operate on a semester system under managed enrollment.


Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Teach morning or evening ELL classes on a regular or substitute basis.

  • Teach face-to-face classes with some online components. Teach online classes if necessary.

  • Develop lesson plans, activities, and assignments aligned with standards.

  • Maintain daily student attendance and assessment records.

  • Identify areas of student need and differentiate instruction.

  • Collaborate on the development of standards-based curriculum.

  • Attend regular staff meetings and professional development.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and provide customer service for diverse populations (faculty, staff, students, and general public).

  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate classroom technology.

  • Demonstrated ability to create lessons tailored to specific skill levels

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate students and apply retention techniques.

  • Flexibility with new initiatives and approaches.

  • Maintain customer confidence and protects operational integrity by keeping information confidential.

  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions.

  • Must be welcoming, self-motivated, independent, willing to participate in required professional development, and detail-oriented with lesson plans, class records, and paperwork.


  • Teaching certification.

  • ESL/reading or related endorsements.

  • Master’s in TESOL.

  • TESOL coursework.

  • Teaching experience with adults.


Part-time. Hourly. Classes are from 9:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday during fall and spring semesters.


  • Complete online application at including a resume.

  • Submit online application and all required materials by the deadline.

Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

Working conditions: Requires skills for succeeding in an office environment, using technology. Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.

Work is performed in an office setting. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours. During course of day, interact with student, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and computers.

Hawkeye Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; political affiliation; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email

Application Procedure

Background checks and driving records are considered in all hiring decisions.

Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please email Human Resource Services.

Application materials are required and must be received in the Human Resource Services office in order to be considered for the position.

Apply Online

Human Resource Services

Hawkeye Center 101


Jobs Line: 319-296-2329 ext.5000​

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If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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