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Job Title: Intensive English Program (IEP) Instructor Part-time Temporary Pool
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: See Position Description
Job Type: Part-time Temporary Pool
Location: Kentfield, Indian Valley (Novato) &/or Online, California


The Intensive English Program (IEP) is an international community of English language learners located on the Indian Valley Campus in Novato.  Classes are small and the pace is accelerated.

The IEP offers high quality classes in academic English for F-1 international students, J-1s (au pairs), professionals, and residents.  It prepares students to enter American colleges and universities and helps them to improve their English skills for other purposes such as business, TOEFL, or general communication.

Note:  College of Marin’s faculty pools are open to applications on a continuous basis.  Although there may not be any current openings, applications will remain on file until the hiring department has an immediate need to add candidates to their pool.  Screening and interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the hiring department desires.  Applications received after that time will remain on file for the next screening period or for up to one year. Once a screening has occurred, applicants will be notified of their status.

 Essential Functions:
Instructors appointed to the part-time temporary pool may be used to cover part-time, temporary and/or substitute openings in the department. Assignments can vary in duration and are not guaranteed. Assignments for Intensive English Program (IEP) pool instructors include:
  • Teaching all levels and components of IEP classes to students from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomic, and liguistic backgrounds
  • Providing effective classroom or laboratory instruction, using methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter, including software, videotapes, audiotapes, etc.
  • Preparing and evaluating all class assignments and examinations
  • Advising, assisting and evaluating students, evaluating learning outcomes and maintaining regular office hours
  • Participating in program activities including curriculum and program planning, development, evaluation, and decision making as well as the development of new teaching-learning methods and materials
  • Contributing to development of program policies and procedures
  • Participation in departmental and college professional activities and/or committees is welcomed, but not required
  • Maintaining accurate and timely student records as required
  • Maintaining currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility
  • Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics
  • Communicating with excellent written and oral skills in English

 Requirements & Desirables:

1.) A Master's Degree in TESL, TESOL,  Applied Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis, or Education with a TESL emphasis; OR
2.) A Bachelor's Degree in TESL, TESOL, English with a TESL Certificate, Linguistics with a TESL Certificate, Applied Linguistics with a TESL certificate, or any foreign language with a TESL certificate AND a Master's degree in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English, Composition, Bilingual/Bicultural Studies, Reading, Speech, or any foreign language; OR
3.) The equivalent; AND
4.) ESL experience teaching F-1 international students in an intensive English program, community college, or college/university; AND
5.) Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, especially F-1 international students, and the campus community; AND
6.) Extensive experience with public contact and demonstrated skill in respectful and sensitive communication with people who are diverse in their cultures, language groups, abilities, lifestyle and backgrounds.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes & Skills)
  • Competencies related to: curriculum & course development; teaching & learning theory; information resources & evaluating student outcomes; and, assisting students to develop critical thinking skills
  • Experience teaching a wide range of ESL levels and skills using pedagogical approaches appropriate for students of diverse linguistic, academic cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Knowledge and experience regarding ESL testing and placement methods and internationally recognized examinations of English language competency.
  • Work experience with vocational ESL programs and/or English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • Evidence of professional growth and service such as workshop presentations, recent workshop and conference attendance, materials and curriculum development, collaborative teaching endeavors, classroom-based research, organizational membership and involvement, committee work, ESL supervisory work, etc.
  • Possession of a native-speaker fluency in spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of and skill in use of computer technologies for educational purposes
  • Skills and experience to motivate students from a broad spectrum of socioeconomic, cultural, educational, and language backgrounds
  • Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and technology
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing with a diverse campus community
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with colleagues and members of the campus community
  • Evidence of excellent written and oral skills in English

Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance
Tuberculin (TB) Clearance

A.  Cover Letter
B.  Resume
C. Transcript conferring Master’s degree
D. Transcript conferring Bachelor’s degree
E.  Copy of TESL or TESOL certificate, if you possess one

 Supplemental & Salary Information:
FLSA Status:

Please refer to the Faculty (UPM/AFT) Salary Schedule on our Human Resources site for detailed information.

Salaries for IEP Part-time Temporary Pool members are based on the number of units taught and are paid at 85% of the Full-time Faculty Salary Schedule. New part-time instructors will be placed between Step 1, Column 1, and Step 7, Column 5 of the salary schedule, depending on background and experience.

Temporary part-time credit instructor payment formula:
Annual salary x # of units divided by 30 units x 85% = semester payment; divided by five (5) = monthly salary.