Non-Credit ESL Instructor - Part-time Adjunct Pool

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Kern Community College District
Location
Bakersfield

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Non-Credit ESL Instructor - Part-time Adjunct Pool

Kern Community College District


Position Number: 01676

Posting Date: 03/14/2016

Position Closing Date:

Initial Screening Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Part-Time Academic

Rate: $30.00 per hour/Instructional

Work Week: Flexible, as needed

Minimum Salary:

Maximum Salary:

Benefits:
Sick Leave

This position is eligible for ACA health benefits only.


College/Site: Porterville College

Location: PC-Main Campus

Basic Function:
This is for an adjunct pool that will be used to staff part-time adjunct positions for the 2016-2017 academic years.

Duties may consist of assignments in the fall and/or spring semesters as well as the program's extended summer session.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide credit and non-credit instruction in a full range of English as a Second Language courses.

This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance learning and using multiple teaching methodologies.

Other duties include: participation in student recruitment; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; assessment of program learning outcomes; collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.


Education and Experience:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in teaching English as a second language, or teaching English to speakers of other languages;

OR

Bachelor’s degree in education, English, linguistics, applied linguistics, any foreign language, composition, bilingual/bicultural studies, reading, or speech; and a certificate in teaching English as a second language, which may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a noncredit instructor;

OR

Bachelor’s degree with any of the majors specified in subparagraph (2) above; and one year of experience teaching ESL in an accredited institution; and a certificate in teaching English as a second language, which may be completed concurrently during the first two years of employment as a noncredit instructor;

OR

Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in ESL. (3) A bachelor’s degree with any of the majors specified in subparagraph(2)above; and one year of experience teaching ESL in an accredited institution; and a certificate in teaching English as a second language, which may be completed concurrently during the first two years of employment as a noncredit instructor;

OR

(4) Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in ESL.

OR

The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.
AND
- A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:
Professional Expectations:
  • Provide instructional and/or non-instructional services as specified by contract or assignment in a diverse campus and community environment.
  • Maintain a course outline for each assigned course.
  • Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and scholastic progress.
  • Participate in the development and revision of curriculum.
  • Provide current course orientation materials including syllabus to each student.
  • Use media aids, the library and other resources as appropriate.
  • Maintain currency in subject matter.
  • Communicate with students and staff in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrate versatility in instructional methodology and versatility in serving a diverse student population.
  • Be familiar with and observe appropriate board policies and contractual agreements.

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Have the ability to work effectively and harmoniously with students, colleagues, and others.
  • Understand the advantages and challenges of providing ESL instruction in a small, rural community college.
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Have the ability to deliver instruction using strategies designed for diverse learning styles.
  • Have the ability to design learning objectives and assess learning outcomes.
  • Be willing to work with students who have a wide range of skills, motivation, and academic or vocational goals, as well as cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds


Salary Grade:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
    *Cover Letter
    *Current resume
  • Copies of legible transcripts
  • List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.


All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/12264. Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.





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Organization

Kern Community College District (KCCD) serves communities over 24,800 square miles in parts of Kern, Tulare, Inyo, Mono, and San Bernardino counties through the programs of Bakersfield CollegeCerro Coso College and Porterville College. Governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees, the district’s colleges offer programs and services that develop student potential and create opportunities for our citizens.

KCCD is geographically one of the largest community college districts in the United States, serving 26,000 students. Our students represent a diversity of religions, economic backgrounds, sexual orientations, abilities, and ethnicities.

While the Kern Community College District was established as a separate entity in 1968 to respond to the changing needs of our communities, educational services have been provided to residents for many years: at Bakersfield College since 1913; at Porterville College since 1927; and in the Ridgecrest area since 1951 by what is now Cerro Coso College. All three colleges are proud members of the California Community College System and are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Today, education centers and sites in Delano, downtown Bakersfield, the Mammoth/ Bishop area, Edwards Air Force, and the Kern River Valley offer additional convenient, localized instruction for thousands of residents. KCCD’s commitment to distance learning and other technological advances is creating increasing opportunities for education through the internet, satellite, and cable television to individuals across our broad service area and beyond.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Kern Community College District is to provide outstanding educational programs and services that are responsive to our diverse students and communities.
 
 

 

 

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