Adjunct - Taekwondo Instructor Job Category:
PHYSICAL EDUCATIONJob Description Summary:
The Adjunct Faculty for Taekwondo will teach introductory/basic courses to students in Taekwondo. Topics will include the introduction and development of foundational self-defense skills and the understanding of discipline and respect in the Art.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teach effectively and responsibly using a variety of instructional methods
- Be accessible to students and respond timely to their inquiries
- Grade assignments and course(s) in accordance with the College’s guidelines/timelines
- Utilize the College’s learning management system (Moodle) to post assignments, attendance, and grades
- Provide the department with student performance data that is required for regular outcomes assessment
- Work comfortably and respectfully with diverse students and College populations
- The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.
- Advanced instructor certification from a nationally recognized Taekwondo organization
- Experience teaching adults in the art of Taekwondo
- Proficiency with computer technologies, including Microsoft Office and email applications
- Associates degree or higher in Physical Education or related area
- Community college teaching experience
All applicants must demonstrate the ability to promote active and collaborative learning through a variety of teaching methods, as well as relate to students. Excellent organization and communication skills as well as the demonstrated use of instructional technology are required.Physical Requirements:
Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation: Close Date:
1. The physical activity of this position.
A. Climbing. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
B. Balancing. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
C. Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
D. Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
E. Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
F. Crawling. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
G. Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
H. Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.
I. Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
J. Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
K. Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
L. Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.
M. Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
N. Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
O. Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
P. Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
Q. Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.R. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
2. The physical requirements of this position. Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
3. The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision. The employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
4. The conditions the employee will be subject to in this position. The employee is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.