Adjunct Assistant Professor - Reading

Overland Park, KS
Mar 23, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

Reading Faculty will teach classroom credit courses along with study skills and other department courses as needed. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which could include evenings/ week-end assignments. The maximum load for an adjunct faculty member is a total of 9 credit hours per semester, which may be a combination of credit courses and AAC lab time.

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Required Skills
  • Master's degree in Education with at least 15 graduate hours specifically in reading.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Skill in employing Socratic (non-directive) teaching methods
  • The ability to manage multiple teaching and learning activities simultaneously
  • The ability to maintain high academic standards while providing a high level of support to students
  • The ability to use and adapt to ever-changing educational technology
  • Be knowledgeable in current issues and trends in post-secondary developmental education, especially reading

Required Experience
  • One year of experience teaching in a classroom setting
  • Reading Faculty must have experience in teaching reading skills
  • Training and experience in teaching ESL and students with disabilities preferred
  • Community college experience preferred

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


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Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Salary will be based upon level of education and number of credit hours taught each semester.
For full consideration apply before
Hours per Week
Work Hours/Days
Current schedule of credit classes could include Monday through Saturday. Morning, afternoon and evening classes are possible. Applicant must be able to work flexible hours each semester.
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