Noncredit Students with Disabilities Associate (Part-time) Instructor 2017 - 2018

Oct 12, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Noncredit Students with Disabilities Associate (Part-time) Instructor 2017 - 2018

MiraCosta College

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Discipline or Department: Noncredit Students with Disabilities

Position Type: Associate (part-time) Faculty

Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: Salary placement is based on education. Please see "Salary Schedules" to the left on the navigation bar.

Working Hours: The college is accepting applications for part-time instructors to teach noncredit classes for adults with learning and/or developmental disabilities, for future semesters and for the following class: - NCSPC 26: Basic Academic Skills for Adults with Developmental Disabilities. Spring semester 2018, Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:00 - 2:45 PM. Description: This course focuses on increasing basic academic skills for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Students work in areas of reading, writing, spelling and speaking, basic mathematics, use of basic computer applications, health and physical education, and over-all problem solving. Class time includes individual and small group work with an emphasis on understanding the application of academic skills to real life. Students work toward achieving goals established on their Noncredit Educational Assistance Class Measurable Progress Report. LOCATION: MiraCosta College Community Learning Center, 1831 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92058.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
We strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) 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 in which you briefly describe your qualifications working with developmentally disabled students.

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 but must state that the degree has been awarded if applicable; transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States must be accompanied by a detailed evaluation from a formal evaluation agency.

NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the additional question(s) listed below. Your answers will appear toward the bottom of the application form.

-- MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We strive to be a model for equity and inclusion, effectively supporting students from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds who possess a range of abilities, academic preparation, and life experiences. Please describe what qualifications and/or experiences have prepared you to contribute to the fulfillment of the College's goals for equity and inclusion. Applicants will not be contacted unless selected for interview. Offer of employment to the person selected for this assignment is contingent upon: 1) submission of a current tuberculosis (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 and/or coursework completed or submission of a valid appropriate California Community College credential.

Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854.

Basic Function and Other Details:
See "Work Hours" section.

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:
To be eligible for this assignment, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

(1) A master's degree in the category of disability, special education, education, psychology, educational psychology, or rehabilitation counseling; AND fifteen (15) semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of disability, to include, but not be limited to learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, deaf and hearing impaired, physical disabilities, or adapted computer technology.

OR (2) A bachelor's degree with any of the following majors: education of students with specific or multiple disabilities; special education; psychology; physical education with an emphasis in adaptive physical education; communicative disorders; rehabilitation; computer-based education; other computer-related majors which include course work on adapted or assistive computer technology for students with disabilities; other majors related to providing specialized instruction or services to persons with disabilities.

OR (3) An associate degree with one of the majors specified in (2) above; AND four years of experience (either full time or the equivalent to full time) providing specialized instruction or services to persons in the disability category or categories being served.

OR (4) a valid appropriate California teaching credential authorizing instruction in special education in a community college;

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

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 Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.

Desirable Qualifications:

Licenses and Other Requirements:

Closing Date: 6-30-2018

First Screening Date:

Human Resources Contact Information: 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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