English Adjunct Instructor Fall 2017

Location
Monterey
Posted
Mar 24, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


English Adjunct Instructor ­ Fall 2017
MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE


SALARY: Hourly
OPENING DATE: 03/21/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:
Monterey Peninsula College is currently accepting applications for part­time teaching assignments in English for Fall 2017.

Course Title: ENGL 321 ­ FUNDAMENTALS OF READING AND WRITING

Scheduled Times: Various times

Course Description:
This is a basic reading and writing course emphasizing sentence structure and sentence variety, grammar and usage, the development of focused paragraphs, summary writing, study skills, and reading sills and strategies.

Course Title: ENGL 301 ­ INTRODUCTION TO ACADEMIC READING AND WRITING

Scheduled Times: Various times

Course Description:
This reading and writing course strengthens reading skills and strategies, including active reading, annotating, and summarizing. It also strengthens writing skills and strategies, such as thesis statement composition, essay development, and editing for repetition and redundancy. ENGL 301 prepares students for ENGL 111. Writing requirement: 4,000 words.

Course Title: ENGL 111 ­ INTERMEDIATE ACADEMIC READING AND WRITING

Scheduled Times: Various times

Course Description:
This reading and writing course prepares students for ENGL 1A. It introduces students to critical reading with emphasis on reading skills and strategies for improved comprehension and on critical reading skills and strategies for purposes of analysis, comparison, and judgment. It also teaches mastery of the basic principles of exposition and syntax. Students write 500­word essays, and they read essays and articles that stimulate analytical thinking and writing, at times integrating what they've read with what they write. WRITING REQUIREMENT: A minimum of 4,000 words; journal writing may also be required. Also offered online.

Course Title: ENGL 1A ­ COLLEGE COMPOSITION

Scheduled Times: Various times

Course Description:
This is an introductory course that offers instruction in expository and argumentative writing, appropriate and effective use of language, close reading, cogent thinking, research strategies, information literacy, and documentation. Also offered online.

Course Title: ENGL 2 ­ ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING AND CRITICAL THINKING

Scheduled Times: Various times

Course Description:
This course offers instruction in argumentation and critical writing, critical thinking, analytical evaluation of texts, research strategies, information literacy, and proper documentation.


EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

POSITION DEFINITION:
Under the general supervision of the Division or Department Chair, the adjunct instructor will provide instruction in accordance with course descriptions, outlines, class schedules, and Governing Board policy; evaluate progress of students concerning educational matters, and perform other instructional related duties as assigned. Instructor may be assigned to the Monterey campus and/or Marina Education Center.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Meet each scheduled class and teach or conduct learning exercises for the entire period.
• Contact the appropriate division chair or administrator in advance to make arrangements for unavoidable absences.
• Provide each student at the beginning of the course with written information about the course, to include a full description of the grading system and how the student will be evaluated.
• Accurately keep required class records on attendance, withdrawal and grading.
• Submit when due, all necessary reports such as attendance and grade reports, roll books, and class information sheets, and certify as to their accuracy.
• Comply with all institutional policies and procedures.
• Give careful attention to all bulletins, memorandums and emails from administrative offices.
• Check faculty mailbox and MPC email frequently.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master's degree in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition OR
• Bachelor's degree in any of the above AND master's degree in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing, or journalism OR
• The equivalent. Applicant must submit equivalency form.

AND

• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

TO APPLY:
https://agency.governmentjobs.com/mpc/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=1694899

WORK SCHEDULE / SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

During the application process, you will be asked to submit the following items:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Transcripts
We require unofficial copies showing all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Official copies will be required at the time of hire. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the applicant's expense. Click here for a list of Foreign Transcript Evaluation Services: http://www.mpc.edu/home/showdocument?id=24165

• Equivalency Form (optional, based on minimum qualifications)
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications listed in the job announcement, but you believe you possess minimum qualifications that are equivalent, you will need to complete an equivalency form.

Please do not upload any items not listed above (such as letters of recommendation), as they will not be forwarded to the hiring committee.

• Teaching assignments are part­time and temporary in nature. Assignments are subject to Governing Board approval, adequate enrollment size, and assignment to a contract instructor.
• Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credentials, transcripts, fingerprint check, and tuberculosis examination as required.
• Hourly Rate: $44.44 ­ $58.80 (per classroom teaching hour) based on education.

Monterey Peninsula College actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants interested in working in an environment which values flexibility, openness to change, collaboration, respect for others and their points of view, and involvement in College activities, all with the goal of meeting the needs of our diverse student population. The District does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

The District is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam­era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

Position #2016­00142


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