Applications received by 2/26/17 will be given first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled. This position will start Summer Quarter, 2017.
COMPENSATION Annual salary is based on a 173-day contract with a minimum of $55,354.06; beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. New hires cannot be placed above $59,353.19 unless exceptional circumstances prevail. This position is covered under the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union; the individual in this position must become a member of the Association, or pay a representation fee to the Association, within 30 calendar days after date of hire.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
Essential Functions/Typical Duties:
As an instructor in the English Language Institute, the individual is responsible for teaching courses in both the intensive University Preparation Program and the International Business Professions Program to fulfill a full-time load. Instructional hours will be the equivalent of 20 hours per week for 3 1/2 quarters (173 days per year). Typical duties include:
Utilize a variety of innovative teaching and learning strategies - including integration of technology - to assist students in achieving learning outcomes and outcome assessments
Cultivate a positive and supportive learning environment within the classroom setting
Participate and lead in the use of multiple modalities in the classroom
Possess commitment to student success
Support, advise and mentor students and new faculty members
Advise students on observation/internship placement and conduct site visits while maintaining productive communication with participating businesses and agencies
Lead and collaborate in curriculum development, revision, assessment
Participate in the life and culture of the department, division, and college as well as professional development activities
Support college initiatives on pluralism; maintain effective communication with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations
Master's degree from an accredited institution in ESL or related area with coursework in ESL
3 years (full-time equivalent*) academic ESL program teaching experience (e.g. IELP, IEP, AEP) with widely ranging student skill levels, nationalities, and backgrounds
Proficiency in the use of technology in the classroom and in program support work/departmental duties
English language full fluency demonstrating effective spoken and written communication
Ability to work with faculty within the department and other disciplines/programs in the larger college community
Ability to adapt to changing teaching schedules and teaching strategies
Ability to teach a variety of intensive ESL course content using diverse methods and materials
*Full-time equivalent = at least 15 contact hours per week for at least 3 quarters per year
Current knowledge of second language acquisition and ESL methodologies
Experience teaching emerging international student populations within current demographic shifts
Experience navigating and dismantling barriers experienced by underrepresented student populations
Knowledge of a foreign language
An understanding of the role that intensive ESL and internships occupy in the higher education system
Commitment to professional development
Program leadership experience
HOW TO APPLY
Follow the URL on this page to Bellevue College's Job Opportunities page. Click on the word Apply located above and to the right of the Job Summary section.
Application must include the below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (max 2 pgs)
Attach a Curriculum Vitae
Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg)
Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (minimum 300 words, maximum 325 words, 12 pt font, double-spaced). Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
Attach copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every ye...ar, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.