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Instructor-English (9-Month)-Two Positions Available

Gaston College
Dallas, NC
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Salary $49,008.00 - $51,849.00 Annually Location Dallas, NC Job Type Full-Time Regular Faculty Job Number 2022-00570 Division Arts & Sciences Department English Opening Date 05/20/2024

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Responsible for the preparation, delivery, and evaluation of courses including preparing lectures and teaching students in classroom and lab environments, evaluating and grading student tests and assignments, fostering student success and completion, making recommendations for updating course design and/or syllabi as needed, and following established instructional procedures and protocols. Position requires the teaching of both day and evening classes at multiple instruction sites and through multiple modes as required.

  1. Teach assigned classes using a variety of instructional methods to achieve student learning according to expected outcomes. Appropriately teach or present information, ideas, and skills in ways that accommodate different learning styles of a diverse student population.
  2. Provide students with the approved course syllabus and relate instruction and evaluation to that syllabus.
  3. Maintain a collegial classroom and learning environment that fosters respect and collaborative teamwork.
  4. Evaluate achievement with timely interim and final student performance evaluations and assign grades that reflect College policy and the achievement of course objectives as stated in the syllabus.
  5. Maintain a high-degree of flexibility to be accessible and accommodate student needs, which may require meetings outside of scheduled classroom or office time.
  6. Maintain instructional quality and effectiveness through ongoing evaluation of the course and the course's syllabi and making recommendations revisions as needed.
  7. Maintain class records and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  8. Due to the ongoing evolution of technology, this position requires the regular updating of technical and instructional knowledge, skills, and abilities through professional development or coursework.
  9. Attend and otherwise participate in scheduled Department, Division, and College meetings and participate in graduation.
  10. Serve on College committees.
  11. Participate in activities that enhance the College's service to students and to the community.

  • Master's degree in English (or a closely related field with 18 graduate hours in English) from a regionally accredited institution required.
  • Must meet minimum SACS criteria and the minimum criteria of other pertinent accrediting, licensing, and credentialing agencies in the area of teaching assignment.
  • Strong background in composition and rhetoric preferred.

  • Prior college teaching experience required.
  • Community college teaching experience preferred.
  • Online teaching experience using alternate learning management systems preferred.

  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 25 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, walking, stooping, and bending required.
  • Work environment can be stressful at times in dealing with a wide variety of challenges and deadlines.


Gaston College provides a comprehensive, affordable insurance and benefits program. We are continuously investigating new benefit offerings that are responsive to the needs of our regular** employees.
  • State Health Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Additional Supplemental Insurances
  • NC State Retirement Plan
  • Supplemental Retirement Plans
  • Disability Benefits, Long- and Short-Term
  • Longevity Pay
  • State Employees' Credit Union Eligibility
  • Leave (Vacation, Sick, FMLA, Civil and Military, Child/Student Involvement, Education, and Voluntary Shared)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Advancement Compensation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Benefits Overview Booklet

**Please note: Temporary (part-time) employees do not earn benefits.

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