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Bilingual Instructor for Workforce Development (multiple positions)
Category: Other
Department: Workforce Development
Locations: Springfield, MA
Posted: Mar 15, 2022
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-time
Position ID: 144077

About Springfield Technical Community College :

Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Digital Multimedia, IT Security, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Mechanical Engineering Technology (Advance Manufacturing) and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 6,500, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity and justifiably proud of our designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Respect, is one of the Core Values of the College and we strive to nurture mutual respect among faculty, staff and students. With respect, we embrace differences to create an inclusive environment for all. Together, we support students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.

STCC's Workforce Development Center's (WDC) non-credit programs and classes meet the ever-changing technology and workforce demands of individuals, businesses, and industries in the region. In addition, the Workforce Development Center coordinates with the STCC Career Services Center to provide internship opportunities as well as full and part-time employment opportunities.

The Workforce Development Center offers programs and classes that will lead to employment. We provide both instructor-led and web-based workforce training and certifications in a wide variety of areas including Construction/Trades, Healthcare, IT/Network Certification, Auto Damage Appraisal Exam Preparation, Manufacturing, Professional and Personal Development, Real Estate Sales Exam Preparation, and much more. STCC is also an Authorized Testing Center for many of the leading providers.

Job Description:

The Bilingual Instructor is responsible for collaborating with a content instructor to provide contextualized bilingual instruction (Spanish and English) to students enrolled in non-credit Workforce Development courses.


  • Co-plan with the content instructor to design dynamic instruction in line with the needs of the students in the class.
  • Utilize the established curriculum and content that has been designed/selected for the course.
  • Identify appropriate curricular resources and translate materials as needed.
  • Co-teach with the content instructor in Spanish and English to support students' development of language skills.
  • Conduct courses on the STCC campus or off-campus at a community partner location.
  • Delivers differentiated classroom instruction in a variety of formats including large group, small group, one-on-one and computerized instruction.
  • Collaborate with the content instructor to pre- and post- assess student learning and keep accurate attendance, grades, and skills information as required for the specific certification by the licensing agency.
  • Regularly communicate with students to support enrollment, orientation, retention, and successful completion of the course.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 6 months of teaching experience
  • Ability to teach in both English and Spanish languages
  • Experience working with a diverse population
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and ability to respond appropriately to multiple requests in a changing work environment while maintaining the focus required to see tasks to completion


  • Licensed educator with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Familiarity with digital learning
  • College teaching experience
  • Online teaching experience
  • Experience in the course field


Duties normally performed in a classroom environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to bend, stoop, sit, climb, walk and reach overhead as needed.

Additional Information:

SALARY: $50.00 per hour of instructional time.

WORK SCHEDULE: To be determined with the applicant, flexibility needed depending on the course.



CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Springfield Technical Community College is not sponsoring H1B Visa.


Effective January 3, 2022 all Springfield Technical Community College employees will need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, unless granted an accommodation.


Candidates for employment should be aware that all STCC employees are required to complete Information Awareness Security Training within thirty days of their orientation date and annually thereafter.

Application Instructions:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: All applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional **Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.


STCC conducts a pre-employment screening. Initial and continued employment is dependent upon meeting National Background Check, Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check and if applicable, Physical and Alcohol/Drug Testing requirements. Screening also includes verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.


The Board of Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information maternity leave, military service and national origin ("protected class(s)/classification(s)." Further, this policy prohibits retaliation and incorporates by reference, and where applicable, the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Titles I and II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Federal Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 of 1967; Federal Executive Order 12900 of 1994; Federal Executive Order 13145 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13160 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13166 of 2000; Massachusetts Civil Rights Act; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149; directives of the BHE, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and other applicable local, state and federal constitutions, statutes, regulations and executive orders.


STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner, which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.


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