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Adjunct Developmental English/Reading Instructor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Official transcripts are required from the selected candidate prior to start date. Failure to comply may result in voluntary resignation.

Posting Details

Position Summary Information

Position Title Adjunct Developmental English/Reading Instructor
Employment Category Adjunct
Contract Length N/A
Expected Work Schedule Variable
Anticipated Days Monday through Friday
Anticipated Hours Variable
Anticipated Hours per Week 5 - 25
Job Description Summary

An instructor to teach developmental English or reading courses for students in the Developmental Studies Department at A-B Tech. He/she possesses the knowledge and skills to teach and supervise students in the classroom.


Instruct all levels of developmental English or reading, day and/or evening classes, in traditional and hybrid formats within an 8 week mini-mester at the Asheville or A-B Tech South Campus. Contact hours per week ranging as assigned. Develop teaching materials and activities for each course. Responsibilities also include maintaining syllabi, gradebook, and attendance. Abide by policies, standards, goals, and objectives of the college and department. Participate in assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation activities, and faculty professional development to improve the instructional quality of the program. All adjunct faculty members will be evaluated according to these criteria.

Minimum Requirements

1. Bachelor’s in English or English Education.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Demonstrated expertise in teaching under-prepared English or reading students and an understanding of adult learning theories.
2. Prior community college teaching experience in developmental English or reading and experience with both Moodle and On Course principles.
3. Master’s degree in English, Reading, Education, or a related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Official transcripts are required from the selected candidate prior to start date. Failure to comply may result in voluntary resignation.

Posting Detail Information

Application Review
Start Date
Keep Open Until Filled Yes
Salary Range Approx. $1,722 per course

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you learn of this employment opportunity?
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    • Other
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  2. Please provide specific details, if Other website or Other was selected in the previous question. If not, enter N/A. You must select one option to move forward with your application.

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Applicant Documents

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