Part-Time English Instructor for Asian American Literature

Job Type: Teaching
Job Category: English Language Arts

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s client school in the Greater Los Angeles area seeks a Part-Time English Instructor for Asian American Literature to begin January 1, 2023.


Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate should possess, at minimum, a BA degree.
  • At least 3-5 years teaching experience working with high school or college students.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the field of Asian American literature as a practicing scholar, student, or teacher.

More about this role

Responsibilities

  • Develop students’ reading, writing, and speaking skills through the study of literature.
  • Encourage students to use language artfully and interpret it critically in order to enhance the understanding of self, others, and the world.
  • Engage high levels of participation in student-centered discussions.
  • Challenge students as writers by investigating a variety of genres and styles, with a special emphasis on the formal academic essay.
  • Strengthen the skills with which young people express themselves and enhance their ability to analyze the world around them.