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Part-time Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Instructor

Company: Clark College
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


$68.00 Hourly


Vancouver, WA

Job Type

PT Faculty


Basic Ed, English, Communications & Humanities

Job Number


Clark College is currently seeking to fill part-time Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Instructor positions. LEP Instructors will teach ESL classes focused on the workplace and life skills for the LEP (Limited English Proficiency) Pathway program. The LEP Pathway Program is funded by ORIA (Office of Refugee & Immigrant Assistance). ESL classes are non-credit and are for refugees and immigrants only. Pay rate is $68.00/hour.

This part-time position is an ongoing recruitment in which applications are collected year-round. Applicants must be available to teach the daytime, evening or weekend hours. Positions will be filled as program needs arise.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity and inclusion.
Position Responsibilities

  • Instruct classes utilizing techniques and knowledge of the discipline that facilitate student learning.
  • Participate in decision-making processes by taking part in department and college committees.
  • Pursue professional development.
  • Strive to enhance teaching and learning techniques.
  • Work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Understand and commit to the mission of Clark College.
  • Utilize curriculum that incorporates content and language to prepare participants for the workforce and integration into their communities.
  • Track student participation hours.
  • Have knowledge of college and program policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate outcome effectiveness.
  • Stay current in the discipline. Renew skills and maintain currency by involvement in professional development activities.
  • Provide appropriate means to assess student progress and provide timely feedback.
  • Use appropriate teaching methods to respond to varying student learning styles.

    • Bachelor's Degree or higher with a TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification or three (3) years of experience teaching ESL to adults; or have a combination of credentials and experience that are approved by a college or by the ORIA Program Manager.
    • Experience teaching adult learners.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work well as a member of a team.
    • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
    • Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 22-13.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated. Your COVID-19 vaccine attestation status must be received by the Human Resources office prior to the commencement of work. Requesting a disability or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office.
      Supplemental Information
      Required Online Application Materials:
      • Clark College Online Application, including names of three (3) references
      • Cover letter addressing experience and qualifications for the position
      • Current resume
      • Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with the online application
      • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application
        APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

        Please apply online at

        To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105

        We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

        Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

        Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts. Please note that upon being hired, Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) require a Vocational Certification plan be in place prior to the first day of classes. Under the standard specified in WAC 131-16-070 through 131-16-094 Vocational Certification is a condition of continued employment for all professional technical education personnel.

        Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.

        The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:

        If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

        Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

        Clark College Human Resources
        October 26, 2022 (updated)

Keywords: Clark College, Vancouver , Part-time Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Instructor, Education / Teaching , Vancouver, Washington

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