Adjunct Faculty/HSE Preparation Program - Reading and Writing, Social Sciences (WEOC)
Category:: Adjunct Positions - Teaching Faculty
Department:: Westchester Educational Opportunity Center (WEOC)
Locations:: Yonkers, NY
Posted:: Aug 7, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Credit Adjunct
Ref. No.:: AFHSEPPWEOC113018
About Westchester Community College:
The Westchester Educational Opportunity Center (WEOC), a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking highly motivated and energetic instructional and student support personnel to join its team. Located in Yonkers, NY, WEOC provides tuition-free non-credit academic and vocational training to eligible under served adults. Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and computer skills, and the ability to work with diverse populations, required.
Seeking energetic and engaging faculty to teach reading and writing in the High School Equivalency day (morning and afternoon) programs. The successful candidate will deliver the curriculum, preparing students to successfully take the NYS High School Equivalency Exam (TASC). This adjunct will be responsible for teaching students reading and writing concepts including essay development and analytical reading in content areas. Familiarity with the TASC Exam preferred. Successful candidates must demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population and have the ability to work effectively with adult students who have barriers to employment. Morning and evening teaching assignments may be provided. Specify day/evening availability.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's Degree in education or a related field is required. A minimum of one (1) year of prior group teaching or training experience, including the teaching or training of at risk, adult students is also required. S/he must be organized and detail-oriented. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills are required. S/he must possess the ability to establish a rapport with students and maintain an environment that supports learning and promotes student retention.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Three years of experience strongly preferred.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.
SALARY & BENEFITS: $80.95/hour. No benefits. This position is fully grant funded.
TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please submit your resume and cover letter.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.