Full-Time Faculty-ESL-Tenure Track

Raritan Valley Community College
United States
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 08, 2024
Job Type
Category:: Faculty Full-time
Department:: Communications & Languages
Locations:: North Branch, NJ
Posted:: Dec 15, 2023
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: #F8-24
Position ID:: 171028

About Raritan Valley Community College:

Ranked by WalletHub.com and Intelligent.com as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a Theatre offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.

Job Description:

Raritan Valley Community College strives to prepare students for the challenges of the ever-changing global community. Interested applicants should be innovative and entrepreneurial individuals that understand the demands of a global workforce with an emphasis on creative thinking and effective communication.

The Department of Communication and Languages at Raritan Valley Community College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor of English as a Second Language (ESL) for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Essential Duties:

Teach a 15-credit, load in Academic Reading and Writing and Academic Grammar courses per semester in accordance with college and departmental guidelines.

Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of English language instruction by reviewing, utilizing, and assessing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods. Evaluate students to measure their progress in achieving course objectives, and inform them in a timely manner of their progress.

Review, evaluate, and recommend student learning materials.

Help place, advise and schedule students throughout the calendar year. Help ESL faculty continue to improve and monitor changes in our placement processes and procedures.

Use and continue to learn about new educational technologies, such as Learning Management systems, presentation applications and software to manage academic integrity.

Provide regular access to students through posted, in-person student and advising hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods

Promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in instructional practices as well as campus and community engagements.

Maintain, update, and develop disciplinary curricula.

Participate in departmental strategic planning and outcomes assessment.

Engage in on-going professional endeavors related to pedagogy and effective language teaching.

Serve on departmental, campus, and/or community-based initiatives and committees; contribute to the department and college through academic and campus leadership.

Adhere to College policies and procedures.


Master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from an accredited college or university required.

Minimum of two years' full-time teaching experience required.

Demonstrated excellence in teaching high-beginner, intermediate, high-intermediate to advanced/ college transition writing and grammar courses. Continued willingness to teach these levels and courses.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated scholarship and/or professional development in ESL and/or pedagogy.

Experience advising students.

Experience teaching capstone-type writing courses and/or ESL sheltered composition for college credit

Experience using technology in the delivery of course content.

Online and/or Hybrid teaching experience.

Prior Community College teaching experience.

Application Instructions:

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

Please submit a cover letter, current resume/vita and unofficial transcripts online by clicking the "apply now" button.

Initial salary and rank will be based on the successful candidate's educational qualifications and professional experience. The College also offers an attractive employee benefits package.

We regret that we are unable to respond individually to each application. Applicants chosen for further consideration will be contacted directly.

Applications received by January 26th, 2024 will be considered in the first review of applicants.