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Supervisor, English as a Second Language

Position Status:

Part-Time, Non-Benefited

Posted Pay Range: 

$20.40 - $25.49 per hour


About Us:

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) is committed to empowering students to succeed by providing affordable and accessible education to advance the local and global workforce.

Offering premier programs and degrees that make a difference, CWI remains a top choice for higher education in the Treasure Valley. Empowering the community one student at a time, CWI moves fearlessly forward paving the way to bold new futures with flexible options, exceptional tuition value, and support every step of the way.

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Position Summary:

Responsible for providing instruction to English as a Second Language Students. Class days, times, and meeting frequency vary according to a specific assignment. Generally, an hour of prep is paid for each 2-hour class.


Essential Functions:

• Provides instruction for students in a classroom setting in speaking, listening, reading, and writing English as a Second Language.
• Implements Life and Work Skills curriculum or other curriculum as assigned.
• Works with supervisor to meet educational outcomes, including instruction, assessment, and other metrics, as established by state and federal funding sources.
• Collaborates with supervisor and other instructors to deliver instruction that meets the language acquisition needs of students in class.
• Creates and employs a lesson plan for each class.
• Takes primary responsibility for retaining students assigned to her/his class, following established guidelines for contacting students.
• Records student attendance and tracks student outcomes.
• Assists with orientation, intake, registration, and testing, if requested.
• Attends staff meetings and trainings as assigned.
• Conveys by words and actions the values expected by CWI.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

• 4-year degree
• Classroom teaching and online instructional experience preferred
• Basic computer skills and experience with educational technology required
• Experience teaching adults in a Life and Work Skills ESL program strongly preferred
• TESOL Certification strongly preferred
• Master's Degree in ESL or closely-related field preferred
• Experience teaching adult English language learners with emerging literacy preferred for some positions
• Experience learning and using a foreign language preferred


Additional Instructions for Applicants:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other applicable legally protected status.


If so, please submit your resumé and cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application.