Part-Time Reading Instructor (Pool)

Location
Saratoga
Posted
Sep 27, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Part-Time Reading Instructor (Pool)

West Valley-Mission Community College District


Closing Date:

Definition:
PART-TIME, ASSOCIATE FACULTY POOL

We welcome your application to join the associate faculty pool of the Reading Department at Mission College! We are a strong, positive and student-centered department with colleagues that respect, appreciate and support one another.

Applications for Part-Time, Associate Faculty pools are continually accepted (unless otherwise specified) by the District and will be added to the application pool for review by hiring authorities on an as-needed basis. Should you be invited for an interview, you will be contacted by a District representative.

Assignment:
This position is a part-time position as an Associate Instructor. The teaching assignment may require teaching lecture-discussion courses during day, evening or on Saturday and/or in an on-line/distance education format. The assignments are as needed, during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall semesters. This position is represented by the Association of College Educators (ACE).

Work location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is based on a percentage of workload, up to a maximum of 67% of a full-time load. Salary is prorated based on an initial hiring salary range of $20,559-$24,418 per semester; and is based on academic achievement, teaching and related experience.


Minimum Qualifications:

1. Education - Possess any one of the following:

  • Master’s degree in education with a specialization in reading or teaching reading; OR
  • Bachelor’s in any academic discipline AND twelve semester units of course work in teaching reading AND master’s degree in English, literature, linguistics, applied linguistics, composition, comparative literature, TESL, or psychology; OR
  • A valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline; OR
  • The equivalent of the above.

AND

2. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:

  • Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation for in-class or on-line/distance education activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class and/or on-line, maintenance of currency in the subjects taught.
  • Maintain accurate class and other records required by the college.
  • Submit, when due, attendance rosters and grade reports.
  • Follow course outlines as filed in the instruction offices.
  • Maintain office hours each week, at .5 hours per week per section.
  • Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.
  • Provide each student with a written course syllabus at the beginning of the course, as per instructions in the Faculty Handbook.
  • Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.
  • Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the members’ area of expertise.
  • Work cooperatively within the college community.
  • Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.
  • Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.
  • Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link: wvm.peopleadmin.com

Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741-2174 to arrange for assistance.

West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.






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