Salary $13.69 an hour job type part-time
Full job description
Pierce college is recruiting to establish a pool of qualified applicants for non-permanent (hourly) teaching assistants.
The mission of pierce college district is to create quality educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners to thrive in an evolving world.
The english as a second language (esl) teaching assistant`s primary responsibility is to assist students and instructors in the english as a second language program at off-campus locationsUnder the general direction of the esl site coordinator, the teaching assistant will facilitate the appraisal and registration of new students, completion of all student intake paperwork, administer standardized online tests, and assist instructor and students as directed by the instructor.
Effective august 30, 2021, pierce college will be a “fully vaccinated campus” under the state’s higher education guidance, which means that covid-19 vaccination (or allowable exemption) will be required for all employees and studentsMore information can be found here: https://www.pierce.ctc.edu/vaccinated-campus.
Student support services:
Welcome and assist new students.
Proctor online appraisal test to determine new students` levels.
Assist students in completing registration forms and intake paperwork.
Administer state required online standardized tests quarterly.
Assist instructor and students under the direction of instructor; working one-on-one with students, working with students in small groups, assisting students in navigating computers, and onboarding new students.
Experience and/or interest in working with adult second language learners.
Demonstrated exceptional customer service skills.
Ability to operate basic computer applications.
Ability to follow both written and verbal instructions.
Attention to detail when filling out forms.
Experience working with students; preferably english as a second language students in a higher education environment.
Teaching english to speakers of other languages (tesol) certification.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Ability to work effectively and positively with individuals of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and educationally diverse populations.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Problem solves issues in a constructive manner and makes appropriate recommendations or offer alternate solutions.
Willingness to receive feedback from instructors and supervisors.
Values organizational inclusivity and promotes cooperation.
Treats people with a high level of respect and professionalism demonstrating excellent customer service and sensitivity in a highly diverse environment.
Addresses customer needs as a priority with a sincere desire to be helpful.
Effectively manages relationships and responds appropriately to others.
To be considered for this position, applicants must:
Meet the required qualifications as outlined in this announcement.
Complete the online application profile at http://www.pierce.ctc.edu/hr.
Apply for the specific job opening.
Upload (attach) a cover letter that addresses how you meet the required qualifications as outlined in this announcementAt pierce college, we value culturally responsive and compassionate individuals who bridge diverse backgrounds and perspectives in support of academic equity and excellenceIn your cover letter, please address how you will support the mission of pierce college to create quality educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners to thrive in an evolving worldPlease include in your response how your previous education and/or professional experience contribute to your effectiveness in promoting a climate of student success for a diverse community of learners(cover letter)
Upload (attach) detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience(résumé)
Upload (attach) a list of at least two professional references with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addressesLetters of recommendation will not be accepted(references)
Terms of employment:
This is a part-time hourly position expected to work in support of students during college quartersThe incumbent must be flexible and willing to work during campus school hoursThis position is not eligible for retirement or healthcare benefitsThis position will work inside in a classroom environment at one or more of the pierce college district campus and offsite locations.
Screening & interview process:
Only those candidates who have complied with the application process and meet the required qualifications will be consideredThe most desirable candidates will be contacted for an interviewApplication materials submitted to pierce college are the property of the college and will not be returned.
Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possibleRequests should be made to the district human resources office by calling 253-964-7342Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through washington relay, the state`s free telecommunication access service.
Conditions of employment:
In compliance with the immigration reform and control act of 1986, proof of authorization to work in the united states will be required at the time of hire.
Pierce college has adopted a drug free workplace policyAs a condition of employment, employees must agree to abide by the requirements established in that policy.
Per state mandates, higher education employees must be fully vaccinated by october 18, 2021, as a condition of employmentThis applies to all employees, including full-time, part-time, student employees, and those who work remotelyMore information can be found here: https://www.pierce.ctc.edu/vaccinated-campus.
Your vaccine status will be verified upon hirePlease reach out to the hr office at email@example.com if you need information on medical or religious accommodation.
The pierce college district is an equal opportunity employerThe board of trustees and pierce college district are committed to providing equal opportunity and will not discriminate in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices for all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal.
For more information about this position or assistance regarding your application, contact human resources at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding equal employment opportunities or discrimination may be directed to the following:
Sean cooke, title ix coordinator
9401 farwest drive sw
Lakewood, washington 98498
Holly gorski, vice president for human resources
Paula henson-williams, district affirmative action officer