Faculty English, Part-time

Position Type


The faculty will be responsible for educational leadership and student instruction on a part-time basis in English courses, primarily freshman-level composition and communication courses. Some courses will be delivered in correctional institutions.  This position offers an exciting opportunity for onsite work.



  • Bachelor's Degree in English or closely related discipline. Required
  • Master's Degree in English, or closely related discipline. Required
  • Coursework in or experience using technology in instruction. Preferred


  • Equivalent of one year high school or college experience teaching English Composition. Required


  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, and the public. Required
  • Sensitivity to the expectations of students, faculty, and staff. Required
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. Required
  • Developed organizational skills. Required
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. Required



  • Instruct and evaluate students in English courses such as basic communications and English Composition I
  • Maintain accurate written records of student performance.
  • Take attendance and maintain records of student attendance.
  • Participate in School assessment process.
  • Maintain office hours according to the standardized part-time teaching agreement.
  • Work within official parameters required to teach college courses in correctional institutions.
  • Physical Standards and Special Job Features


    Pay Transparency

    The part-time rate for 2024/25 will be the greater of $1160 per credit or $773 per contact hour, prorated for student enrollment under seven. The approved substitute pay rate is $48.31 per hour during the first week of substituting and the prorated part-time teacher rate for consecutive substitute assignments that exceed one week.

    College Statement

    This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.

    EEO Statement

    Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.



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