Part-time Kinesiology & Team Sports Instructor (Soccer, Basketball and/ or Flag Football) (Pool)

San Mateo
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Part-time Kinesiology & Team Sports Instructor (Soccer, Basketball and/ or Flag Football) (Pool)

Posting Number: 2014125F

Department: Kinesiology / Athletics / Dance CAÑ (DEPT)

Location: Cañada College

Position Number: PTF077

Percentage of Full Time: Varies

Months per Year: other

Salary Range: -

Position Type: Faculty

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

This position is a “pool” position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a “pool” of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Canada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. The advantage of “pool” positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised. Your application for this position will be kept current for a period of three years.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience OR an Associate’s degree and six years of professional experience
• Current CPR/First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain certification before assignment begins
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one)
• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The screening committee will select for interview candidates from among those applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, give evidence of any or all of the following:

Subject matter preparation:

Preference will be given to candidates who:
1. Have an understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff
2. Have recent successful experience coaching a college, professional, or high school soccer program
3. Have teaching experience, or the ability to teach, in a varied kinesiology (physical education) program

Evidence of outstanding ability as a teacher:

Appropriate evidence includes, but is not limited to, experience, training, or achievement that the candidate has:
4. An understanding and commitment to the role and purpose of this community college
5. A commitment to the teaching and coaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for supporting departmental and college missions
6. The ability to assess students’ achievement of student learning outcomes
7. The ability to motivate students to develop critical thinking skills
8. The ability to organize, demonstrate and explain materials which correspond with students’ abilities, levels of preparation, and learning styles
9. The ability to use teaching methods that encourage students to become active learners
10. Knowledge of current theories and teaching methods, especially in a culturally diverse student population
11. Commitment to remaining current with the latest developments in the discipline

Evidence of effectiveness as a colleague:

12. Ability and desire to work collaboratively with faculty and staff to enhance instruction, curriculum, student learning support, and student success
13. Commitment to the professional responsibility of serving on participatory governance committees

Preferred Qualifications: The ability to teach courses in the Kinesiology curriculum is preferred. The education requirements to teach these courses are listed below • Master’s degree in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education OR a Bachelor’s degree in any of the above subject areas AND a Master’s degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy OR the equivalent (see below).


First Review Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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