Assistant Professor, High School Dual Enrollment (Social Sciences)

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Job Status:Open Title:Assistant Professor, High School Dual Enrollment (Social Sciences) Opportunity Type:Full-time Position Type:9-Month Faculty Position Classification:Exempt Home Department:High School Dual Enrollment Pay Grade:N/A Closing Date:03/16/2021 Overview:

Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community colleges in the United States. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well as Certificate and Non-Degree programs. Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity. A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live.

Compensation: Starting salary is based on rank and applicable steps for related work experience as per the Santa Fe College Salary Schedule. Promotional placement is not limited to the posted salary range maximum. Compensation package is comprised of many college paid benefits including health and life insurance, retirement, leave time, and tuition waivers for Santa Fe College and the University of Florida.


This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track faculty position in the area of high school social sciences, starting August 2021. Teaching assignments will include high school Government and Economics, as well as other social science courses such as U.S. History, as needed. These courses are taught within the college’s High School Dual Enrollment Program. Full-time faculty have a primary nine (9) month contract based on teaching 15 credit hours in the Fall and 15 credit hours in the Spring; teaching opportunities beyond contractual obligations, including during the summer may be available for additional compensation based upon departmental need.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Plan, organize and teach high school social science coursework that will optimize student access, retention and success.

  • Contact parents regarding academic progress.

  • Attend Parent Night and/or College Night.

  • Collaborate with other faculty and staff within the department to develop, evaluate, revise and enhance curriculum and ensure mastery of material.

  • Collaborate with the Director of the department, department faculty and staff, as well as other college officials to assist with implementing college policies, objectives and functions in accordance with the SF mission, vision, goals, and strategic initiatives.

  • Participate in departmental and faculty meetings, committee work, as well as service to the college as requested.

  • Strictly honor the privacy, security and confidentiality of student records and other sensitive information according to appropriate state, federal and college regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Understand and appreciate high school students.

  • Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Director, High School Dual Enrollment


Required: A Florida teaching certificate in the area of Social Science (grades 6-12) or the ability to receive a Florida High School Social Science certification no later than July 1, 2021.

Additional Requirements: A criminal background check will be conducted.

Preferred: Teaching certifications in additional subject areas is preferred, as there may be other courses that will be added to teaching assignments. Three (3) or more years of high school teaching (within the last 10 years) is preferred.

Application Process: All applicants must submit a completed online SF Employment Application, an up-to-date resume, letter of intent, certifications (if applicable) as well as college transcripts to be considered for this position. The letter of intent must describe your interest in working as an Assistant Professor of High School Dual Enrollment (Science) at Santa Fe College and explains the skills, strengths and experience you can bring to this position. Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for review purposes, official transcripts are required prior to any offer of employment being made.

Contact: Required Documents:Letter of Intent, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts




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Posted: 3/5/2021
Application Due: 3/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time