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Transition Academy Non-Credit Instructor - Fall 2019

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Position Type: Part-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Mid-Level
Categories: Adjunct Faculty
Role: Transition Academy Non-Credit Instructor


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Semester(s): Fall, spring, summer, teaching one Saturday per month

Rate of Pay:


FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

Transition Academy Instructor

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Bachelor’s degree
Secondary or postsecondary teaching experience
Willingness to collaborate with paired team teacher
Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and develop meaningful relationships with students from various backgrounds
Flexibility to adapt instructional strategies to meet student needs

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Essential Duties:

1. Prepare monthly student-centered lessons and activities in accordance with course outcomes
2. Collaborate with teaching partner to prepare and deliver monthly lessons
3. Assess student development and engage students in relevant age-appropriate college and career readiness activities
4. Identify and cultivate student behaviors that foster success
5. Develop meaningful relationships with students
6. Collaborate with fellow Transition Academy faculty and staff to strengthen student growth and program effectiveness
7. Partner with Transition Academy staff to provide necessary student supports
8. Participate in monthly instructor meetings

Other Duties:

Other duties as assigned that pertain to the job description

Physical Demands:

Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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