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Part-time Instructor, English Language Instructor

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Posting Details


Requisition Number LOA00080
Position Title Part-time Instructor, English Language Instructor
Type of Position Part-time Professional Position (LOA)
Full-time/Part-time Part-time
Other Position Information
Administrative Positions: Salary Range
Please select Not Applicable if this is an academic position.
Department Adult Literacy and Language


Minimum Qualifications and Experience

1. An Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the specified discipline or a closely related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
2. Experience teaching college level courses is preferred and specific credentials are very beneficial but not required.
3. Ability to communicate effectively with college faculty, staff and students.
4. Experience with distance education/web teaching modalities is desirable.
5. Fluency in Spanish is desirable.

The right instructor for this position will be able to bring out students’ potentials, be committed to the mission of literacy for all people and be willing to work with a diverse population of students. Teaching these students requires a blend of patience, creativity and quick thinking.

Duties and Responsibilities

This part-time position will teach free non-credit English language classes to speakers of other languages for the Adult Literacy and Language program. These classes are often taught during non-conventional college times or dates. Instruction includes following and creating curriculum, attending paid professional development opportunities, supporting students in setting and meeting educational goals, administering post-tests and tracking attendance data. Paid training and professional development is provided for all aspects of this position. These positions are available throughout the WNC service area

1. Teach assigned courses and be available to students during the contract period.
2. Prepare course syllabi, course outlines (if necessary) and related instructional materials.
3. Maintain student records, including attendance and grades.
4. Administer student evaluations.
5. Participate in orientation and faculty meetings as requested.
6. Participate in student retention activities as requested.
7. Promote college educational programs and services to the communities served by WNC.

Please list any special instructions to applicants
(i.e., submit art portfolio with slides)

Employment is contingent on the completion of appropriate background verification, which may include criminal history, credit history, sex and violent offender registry, education verification licensure and employment history to be administered by the Western Nevada College Human Resources office.

Newly hired faculty must assure that their official transcript is sent by the degree granting institution(s) to Western Nevada College, Human Resources Office within 30 calendar days from the effective date of employment. Academic degrees must have been awarded by regionally accredited institutions.

WNC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender identity or expression, sexual-orientation, protected veteran status, genetics, or religion in its programs and activities and provides equal access to facilities to all.  Inquiries concerning the application of non-discrimination policies may be referred to:  Title IX Coordinator:(775) 445-4231, Western Nevada College, 2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV  89703.  For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.  (Rev. 09/16)


Salary Pay is based on a scale congruent with education and experience and ranges from $15 to $22 per hour to start.
Pay Basis Other
Other Pay Basis

Pay is based on a scale congruent with education and experience and ranges from $15 to $22 per hour to start.


Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Date Position Available

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a minimum of an Associates degree from a regionally accredited college in the specified discipline or a closely related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Please specify the campus/location at which you are available to work:
    • Carson City
    • Douglas
    • Fallon
    • WNC Online
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Other Document