Kinesiology and Health Education Instructor

Sugar Grove Campus, IL
Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Waubonsee Community College seeks a full-time, tenure-track Kinesiology and Health Education Instructor, with a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and holistic student success, to deliver Kinesiology and Health Education courses, including Physical Education 211: First Aid and Emergency Care, and provide leadership for the Kinesiology program.

Prepare course syllabi and design lessons, activities, assignments, and assessments to address different learning styles and ensure that students successfully meet the course objectives and outcomes. Incorporate learning-centered principles and concepts and motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational experience.

With a demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and ongoing professional growth, provide leadership to the Health and Physical Education Department through curriculum development, managing internships (sites and students), facilitating advisory boards, student success initiatives, mentoring adjunct faculty, student recruitment and advising, assessment, student clubs and organizations, and College events and committees.

Work collaboratively with professional colleagues to serve the needs of students and community. An interdisciplinary focus integrating innovative learning strategies and the demonstrated ability to enhance the success of diverse student populations is essential. Model professionalism with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Teaching assignment may include days, evenings and/or weekends at four campuses throughout the district – Sugar Grove, Aurora Downtown, Aurora Fox Valley, and Plano. Courses may be offered in three delivery modes, face-to-face, online, and hybrid. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to effectively use instructional and classroom technology to enhance teaching and learning.

Req ID: req158

Job Title: Kinesiology and Health Education Instructor

Division: Social Sciences, Education and World Languages

Location: Sugar Grove Campus

Grant Funded: No

Employment Type: Full-time Faculty

Compensation Range: Placement on the salary schedule is dependent on qualifications. Qualifications include education, teaching experience and related work.

Compensation Type: Salaried

Work Schedule: Fall and Spring Semester

Other Work Schedule Details: Classes may be offered during daytime, evening and weekend hours

Documents to be attached: Cover Letter-Yes
Other Required Documents-Teaching Philosophy Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach all required documents when applying. Posting will close promptly on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. Apply prior to this date if interested. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Testing: No

Targeted Hire Date: 8/16/2017

Position Qualifications: Master's degree in Kinesiology or Master's degree in related field with 18 graduate credit hours in Kinesiology.
Certified First Aid/CPR/AED instructor
Two years teaching experience.

Preferred Experience:
Post-secondary teaching experience.
Demonstrated expertise and experience with online and/or hybrid delivery.


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