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Continuing Education ESL Instructor

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Work type: Non-Credit Instructor
Location: West Park (WPK)
Categories: Credit Instruction

Position Title

Continuing Education ESL Instructor



Continuing Education & Workforce Development


Position Type

Non-Credit Instructor, Exempt


Number of openings



Work Schedule, Hours per week

Varies, 8 hours per class taught


Position Grade



Pay Range

$23.00 per hour (actual pay depends on qualifications)



West Park (WPK)

Please note: these positions are not located on the main JCCC campus. They are located at our West Park and Center of Grace (Olathe) locations.


Benefits Category

No benefits

JCCC Benefits Information


Job Summary

Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

JCCC is searching for non-credit instructors to teach English to non-native speakers by emphasizing reading, vocabulary development, listening, speaking, writing and grammar in a student-centered classroom environment.
Non-credit instructors will:

  •  Teach digital literacy, civics/citizenship, workplace skills and life skills.
  • Learn and implement the required curriculum.
  • Utilize on-line resources to teach in a classroom setting.
  • Create lesson plans. (Submission of weekly lesson plans to lead instructor is required).
  • Maintain student charts and attendance records.
  • Complete quarterly reports.
  • Participate in new student intake activities such as registration and testing.
  • Work with community literacy volunteers.
  • Participate in staff development activities both on-line and in-person.
  • Fill in periodically for other teachers.
  • Complete annual mandatory training and administrative requirements.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Be observed and incorporate recommendations.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education (K-12), English as a Second Language or related area
Create and implement lesson plans
Learn and teach prescribed curriculum
Create and maintain a student-centered classroom
Demonstrate classroom management skills
Work with multi-level learners. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google classroom, on-line resources, and classroom technology
Be flexible and operate in a constantly changing teaching environment
Work a flexible schedule
Teach in an on-line environment using Zoom and Google Classroom
Experience working with English language learners in a classroom setting


Preferred Qualifications

TESOL certificate from an accredited university or Master's degree in teaching English as a Second Language
Ability to work with a diverse adult student population
Ability to teach in a student-centered classroom for 3 hour session where cooperative learning is emphasized
Minimum of one year teaching in a classroom setting, not individual tutoring.
Experience working with adult learners


Required application documents


Cover Letter



Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background Check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Careers Page.

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