Spanish Associate (Part-time) Instructor Pool 2017 - 2018

Location
Oceanside
Posted
Jul 06, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Spanish Associate (Part-time) Instructor Pool 2017 - 2018

MiraCosta College


To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: https://jobs.miracosta.edu

Discipline or Department: Spanish

Position Type: Associate (part-time) Faculty

Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: Please select Salary Schedules to the left on the navigation bar.

Working Hours: Instructors may be assigned to any campus or district facility. Assignments may include days, evenings, or weekends. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
We strongly advise you to read the FAQ and the information on "How to Apply" before starting the application process.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following:

1. A completed application for academic employment

2. A cover letter discussing methods, theories, or technologies especially relevant to your teaching style and describing any qualifications not evident in your resume or curriculum vitae.

3. A resume/CV summarizing your educational background and experience.

4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated above; legible unofficial transcripts are acceptable. The transcripts you are attaching to provide evidence that you meet the minimum qualifications must state the degree title, major, and date awarded. If your degree major EXACTLY matches the degree majors listed, you do not need to request equivalency. For example, the transcripts you are attaching state: "Degree: Master of Arts; Confer Date: 12/12/12; Major: Spanish". Minimum qualifications listed: Master's in Spanish. If your degree major DOES NOT EXACTLY match the degree majors listed, you must request equivalency. For example, the transcripts you are attaching state: "Degree: Master of Arts: Confer Date: 5/9/12; Major: Spanish Language & Literature. This exact degree title is not listed, so does not directly meet minimum qualifications. Applicants will not be contacted unless selected for interview. Offer of employment to the persons selected for these positions is contingent upon: 1) submission of a current TB test clearance, 2) proof of eligibility to work in the United States, 3) fingerprint clearance, and 4) submission of official transcripts indicating appropriate degree(s) awarded or submission of a valid appropriate California Community College teaching credential.

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources office at 760.795.6854.

Basic Function and Other Details:
The college is accepting applications to build a pool of instructors for possible future part-time assignments at all locations. The department chairperson or designee will review applications as vacancies become available.

Representative Duties:
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching classes as assigned by the area dean; maintaining thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her discipline; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content and assessing student achievement.

Adherence to District policies and procedures is expected.

Type of Benefits:


Minimum Qualifications:
1. The transcripts you are attaching to provide evidence that you meet the minimum qualifications below must state the degree title, major, and date awarded.

2. If your degree major EXACTLY matches the degree majors listed below, you do not need to request equivalency. For example, the transcripts you are attaching state: "Degree: Master of Arts; Confer Date: 12/12/12; Major: Spanish". Minimum qualifications listed below: Master's in Spanish.

3. If your degree major DOES NOT EXACTLY match the degree majors listed below, you must REQUEST EQUIVALENCY. For example, the transcripts you are attaching state: "Degree: Master of Arts: Confer Date: 5/9/12; Major: Spanish Language & Literature". This exact degree title is not listed below, so does not directly meet minimum qualifications.

Master's in the language being taught;

OR Bachelor's in the language being taught AND Master's in another language or linguistics;

OR a valid appropriate California Community College Credential in the discipline area

OR the equivalent*

AND have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

*Applicants wishing to claim equivalence to the minimum qualifications must also follow the instructions and guidelines at www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/Equivalency_008.pdf.

Degrees and applicable college coursework must be from an accredited institution (a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Dept of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation).

If your degree/coursework is from a college or university anywhere outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. A partial list of agencies can be found at http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf. Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.

Desirable Qualifications:
Successful teaching experience at the community college level. Ability to engage and inspire students representing a wide variety of ages, demographic groups, and educational abilities. Demonstrated success in teaching students from historically underrepresented groups, under prepared or nontraditional students, speakers of other languages, and students with learning disabilities. Successful experience with different learning technologies. Strong academic preparation in area of instruction. Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written discourse. Commitment to the community college objective of providing lower-division instruction for students of diverse abilities, interests, and cultural backgrounds.

Licenses and Other Requirements:


Closing Date: 6-30-2018

First Screening Date:

Human Resources Contact Information:
jobs@miracosta.edu or 760.795.6854

About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 112 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, and parts of Carmel Valley.

MiraCosta offers associate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities that strengthen the economic, cultural, social, and educational well-being of the communities it serves.

The district consists of three campus sites and a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving about 12,000 credit students, has been located since 1964 on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, on 48 acres below the bluffs overlooking the San Elijo Lagoon Reserve. The San Elijo Campus opened in September 1988, and now attracts about 3,000 credit students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 4,000 students in the college's noncredit classes including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes as well as some college credit classes.






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