Non-Credit Instructor – English Language Arts

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Non-Credit Instructor – English Language Arts




Economic & Business Development Instructors


Department: EBD – Economic & Business Development


Locations: Fall River, MA


Posted: Feb 13, 2023


Closes: Open Until Filled


Type: Part Time Non Benefited


Position ID: 159041


About Bristol Community College:


Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and annually serves more than 11,000 credit students and 18,000 students who participate in noncredit activities. Bristol has core values rooted in collaboration, communication, inclusion, innovation, respect and student success. For more than 50 years, Bristol has served as a leading resource for education and economic development in the region. Bristol offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. Bristol’s Business Solutions & Partnerships area provides customized training for businesses and the community. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.


With locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton, Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts. Each location has something unique to offer – from great restaurants in the city center of Attleboro, museums and history in downtown New Bedford, to the beautiful suburban landscape at the Fall River campus and the array of shopping and dining options in Taunton. From city life to seaside, Bristol Community College locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence, and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and Block Island.


Bristol Community College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We value diversity and equity, and are committed to creating an all-inclusive community free from discrimination and harassment. Bristol believes that diversity, equity and inclusion among our community members is imperative to the success of our mission to serve our students well, and is the mainstay of our values.




Bristol Community College provides an accessible, innovative and inclusive education that prepares students to navigate and succeed in our ever-changing world.




Advancing a vibrant, diverse community through education, learner by learner.


Job Description:


POSITION TITLE: Non-Credit Instructor – English Language Arts (part-time)


DEPARTMENT: Economic and Business Development/Adult Education


PRIMARY LOCATION: The current opportunity is for an in-person teaching position on the Fall River campus. This is for an English Language Arts instructor who specializes in evidence-based reading instruction at the high school level. Classes run Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30pm – 9:00pm, with additional time for preparation and planning and required attendance at monthly afternoon staff meetings.




REPORTS TO: Associate Director, Adult Education




Adult Education (AE) instructors provide instruction for adults and out-of-school youth in basic skills upgrading, high school equivalency preparation, and college and career readiness. Assignments may include, but are not limited to, teaching High School Equivalency Preparation at the adult basic level (ABE) to the adult secondary level (ASE). Instructors are responsible for maintaining student assessment results and tracking student progress throughout the year. Instructors will meet with students to define and update goals. The Instructor participates in the development and implementation of program curriculum that addresses the AE College and Career Readiness Standards and integrates employment skills.




• Prepare and instruct students who have a variety of learning styles, with appropriate level materials and teaching strategies, in a face-to-face and/or remote/distance learning environment.

• Provide instruction using evidence-based reading practices.

• Prepare students for academic and career pathways.

• Develop a syllabus and daily lesson plans based upon assigned classes, program curriculum, and instructional priorities.

• Integrate digital literacy into curriculum and instruction.

• Use educational software and equipment as warranted.

• Conduct appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes.

• Participate in goal setting and goal follow-up with individual students.

• Maintain appropriate attendance and student performance records.

• Assist with student placement, registration, and orientation as needed.

• Collaborate with staff to assist students in achieving their personal education and career goals.

• Participate in staff/program meetings.

• Engage in annual professional development activities related to professional standards and program goals to advance teaching skills and strategies.

• Assume responsibilities for additional educational projects related to the program.

• Complete required college trainings such as, but not limited to, Title IX, FERPA, Bloodborne Pathogens and Information Security.

• Demonstrate professionalism and consistently reflect Bristol’s core values while interacting with members of the Bristol community.

• Focus on the Commonwealth’s Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions.

• Perform other duties as assigned.






NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all required qualifications must be met by date of hire.


• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.*

• Minimum of two years of experience working with students from diverse educational and ethnic backgrounds in an instructional setting.*

• *An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience shall be considered.

• Demonstrated experience and education in English Language Arts instruction.

• Experience in providing individualized and group instruction to non-traditional students.

• Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching style and materials to meet the individual needs of students.

• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and team-teach, if necessary.

• Demonstrated experience assisting students in meeting their education and career goals.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Demonstrated ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning processes, which may include providing blended, online, and distance learning opportunities for students.

• Proven technological proficiency, which may include Microsoft Office 365 applications.

• Willingness to complete training in evidence-based reading practices.

• The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.

• COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: As of January 2022, candidates for employment should be aware that Community College students, faculty, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.




• Minimum of a Master’s degree.

• Adult Basic Education (ABE) licensure or Secondary Teaching Certificate.

• Demonstrated ability to design and/or use blended learning models.

• Prior online teaching experience using a Learning Management System.

• Experience using evidenced-based practices in adult basic education.

• Ability to communicate in a language in addition to English.




The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Additional Information:


POSITION STATUS: This is a part-time, non-unit, non-benefitted position. This position is subject to grant budget appropriations.


SALARY: $29.40 per hour.


Application Instructions:


TO APPLY: Please complete our online application by clicking on the “Apply” button. The position will be open to applicants until filled. Review of applications will begin 10 calendar days from the posting date.




1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application.


2) A current resume/curriculum vitae.


3) A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the desired and required qualifications of the position (not limited in length).


All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization.


A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions.


The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred.


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