Community Training Instructors - Various Openings (Temp PT)

Location
Pittsburgh
Posted
May 30, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Community Training Instructors - Various Openings (Temp PT)

Community College of Allegheny County

General Summary:
The primary responsibilities of Community Education Faculty are to teach and to develop student skills. To meet these responsibilities, faculty must remain knowledgeable about advances in their disciplines/areas.

Work location and additional information:
Multiple positions that are grant-funded temporary part-time without benefits. 25 hours/week Non-credit positions available are: Aerobic Exercise, Line Dance, Healthy Cooking, Tai Chi, Recreational Cards, Arts and Crafts, Technology Device Workshop All positions pay $18.00 per hour All positions scheduling are flexible within the time frame of Monday through Friday Location: Senior Centers throughout Allegheny County Instructors responsible for their own transportation. Good communication and organizational skills. Teaching experience with seniors a plus. Certification may be required for fitness-related positions.

Campus: College Wide

Days and Hours (for hourly position):
AEROBIC EXERCISE
Course designed to introduce older adults to exercises that range from stationary chairs to floor routines

Time: Classes are held once a week for 4,6,8, or 12 consecutive weeks; 1-1/2 hours each class; Classes are conducted between 9:00am and 3:00pm

ARTS AND CRAFTS
Course designed to give older adults the opportunity to express their creativity through hands-on craft projects utilizing a variety of media.

Time: Classes are held once a week for 1, 2, or 3 consecutive weeks; 2 hours each class; classes are conducted between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

RECREATIONAL CARDS
Course designed to engage older adults socially and mentally through participation in familiar and new card games.

Time: Classes are held once a week for 4 consecutive weeks; 2 hours each class; classes are conducted between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP
Course designed as a hands-on workshop to provide older adults with the skillset to utilize the basic features of various technology devices including smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

Time: Classes are held once a week for 1, 2, or 3 consecutive weeks; 2 hours each class; classes are conducted between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

LINE DANCE
Course designed for older adults to introduce older adults to line dancing as an on going fun and fitness program. A combination of classic and new dances are explored.

Time: Classes are held once a week for 12 or less consecutive weeks; 2 hours each class; Classes are conducted between 9:00am and 3:00pm

HEALTHY COOKING
Course designed to encourage older adults improve their health through exploring healthy eating choices. Information is provided to demonstrate methods of preparing delicious and healthy foods and being aware of proper serving sizes. The course will use food nutrition labels to improve knowledge of daily requirements.

Time: Classes are held once a week for 3 consecutive weeks; 2 hours each class; Classes are conducted between 9:00am and 3:00pm

TAI CHI
An ancient Chinese exercise and martial art, it is designed to enhance the physical, mental and spiritual well-being for the student. Older adults will experience increased self-awareness through relaxation techniques, breathing exercises and flexibility movements. Good communication and organization skills. Experience teaching tai chi. Experience teaching seniors is a plus.

Time: Classes are held once a week for 12 weeks or less; 1-1/2 hours each class; Classes are conducted from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm; Monday through Friday.

Job Specifications:
Applicants for Community Education teaching assignments are expected to have strong communication skills. Applicants are expected to have teaching experiences; experiences in the discipline/area to be taught.

Job Duties:
1. The primary responsibilities of faculty are to teach and to develop student skills. Prepare and provide students with course outlines that support learning objectives set forth in the course syllabus. Develop and measure learning outcomes. Assess student performance.
2. Create an effective learning environment through the use of a variety of instructional methods.
3. Collaborate in the development and continued assessment of learning outcomes for use in program reviews and curriculum revision.
4. Collaborate in the development of program and/or discipline promotional materials.
5. Support the college's goals.
6. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Job Category: Faculty/Counselor/Librarian/Ed Tech

Job Type: Adjunct

Department: Community Training

Job Open Date: 07-17-2015

Job Close Date:

All applicants must apply online at: http://www.ccacjobs.com. The College's online application system will allow you to complete a college application, apply online, answer screening questions, and attach a resume, cover letter and other documents.

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