Instructor, Education Development
Initial Review Date: 04/10/2020**Any complete applications received after the review date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request. The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the faculty position of Instructor, Education Development, Foothill College.Foothill – De Anza Community College District Mission Statement:The mission of the Foothill–De Anza Community College District is student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible, quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly educated and socially responsible community that supports an equitable and just future for California.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:Under the direction of the Dean, Disability Resource Center and Veteran’s Services, the Education Development Instructor’s primary area of responsibility will be classroom teaching and curriculum development which includes Job Search Skills, Career Resources, Employment Issues, ADA and the Law, Job Training and Internship, Personal Development and other vocational and educational classes for students with disabilities. Interface with local career and workforce agencies. Assess and evaluate students’ eligibility into the program. Work with students to develop appropriate educational goals and evaluate student progress. Act as a liaison between the program/ division and community agencies. Assign and supervise work of instructional aids. Perform duties such as student recruitment, student advisement and student selection as well as other routine task required to insure smooth operation of the program.Standard duties expected of all faculty include development and evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours, attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional growth activities, service on district and/or college committees, and performing other duties consistent with the role of an instructor. Instructors also have the opportunity to participate in campus extra-curricular activities.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.A Master's degree or equivalent foreign degree, in a 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 developments disabilities.
- Two (2) years teaching experience in an education or vocational setting with persons with disabilities including but not limited to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Developmental Delays, Learning Disabilities, emotional and behavioral disabilities.Experience working with assistive technology such as text-to-speech, screen readers and voice recognition.Experience with program development.Knowledgeable in the use and implementation of universal design in the classroom.Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work in a team environment.Experience writing and developing curriculum for students with disabilities in the areas of Job Search Skills, Career Resources, Employment issues, ADA and the Law, Job Training and Internship, Personal Development and other vocational and educational classes.Knowledgeable of federal and state disability laws.
- Indoor, office environment.
- Hearing and speaking to exchange information.Vision sufficient to read various materials.Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of the position.Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally. Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.
- A District on-line application to be completed at http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/ *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. A cover letter detailing your background and experience, skills, and abilities as they relate to the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position.A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.