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Part Time Faculty - ELL Faculty, Youth Re-Engagement and Success Programs

Employer
Highline College
Location
Des Moines, Washington State

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Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Job Details

General Summary

Highline College delivers innovative education and training opportunities to foster personal and professional success in our multicultural world and global economy.

Program Overview: YRSP serves students, 16 years old and older who have not graduated high school or are significantly behind in credits and need to graduate. We serve students through high school courses, competency-based projects, and dual credit options that allows students to earn a high school diploma while progressing toward a college degree or certificate.  
 
Position Overview: Faculty in this position teach pre-college level reading, writing, listening, and speaking for beginner, intermediate, and advanced ELL students.

Salary will depend upon the number of classes taught.

Please be advised beginning October 18, 2021 of the Washington State employee requirement to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Additional details located in the Supplemental Information section. 

Thank you for your interest in Highline College. 

Essential Tasks

RESPONSIBILITIES OF PART-TIME FACULTY:
 

  • Provide instruction to students;
  • Promote effective learning;
  • Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate instructional programming to meet the needs of ELL students;
  • Ensure that course content is consistent with department guidelines;
  • Maintain communication with department coordinators, managers, and program director to discuss student progress and program developments;
  • Meet and maintain, as a condition of employment, the requirements for certification appropriate to the instructor’s particular field. This may include vocational certification and professional licensing;
  • Assist 30-35 students with educational planning quarterly;
  • Direct students to appropriate campus resources as needed;
  • Pursue appropriate professional development activities in order to stay current in assigned teaching fields, program, and discipline;
  • Comply with applicable state and federal laws, and programmatic/OSPI reporting regulations;
  • Maintain a standard of honest and ethical behavior regarding professional duties;
  • Other duties as assigned (staff meetings, student intervention meetings, program information sessions, proctoring and grading assessments, orientation, etc.) 

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 

  • Master's Degree in Education or a related field OR a Bachelor's and related experience;
  • Two years of teaching experience in the field;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English with a diverse student population; 
  • Desire and experience working with a wide range of high school aged students and/or developmental college learners of various skills (i.e. English Language Learners, AP students student with IEPs, etc.) in non-traditional settings or credit retrieval programs;
  • Experience teaching high school English, English Language Learners, developmental and/or college level reading and writing, public speaking, and history;
  • Experience in scaffolding and modifying instruction based on student and programmatic needs; 

 
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 

  • Successful experience teaching and supporting marginalized populations or work with youth re-engagement program students;
  • Successful experience working within a team of educators; 
  • Curriculum development; 
  • Academic advising experience;
  • Fluency in multiple languages;
  • Knowledge of teaching principles, practices, techniques and approaches;
  • Knowledge of current trends, theories and technologies pertaining to learning and instruction;
  • Knowledge of assessment procedures and techniques, test construction and evaluation methods;

 

Supplemental Information

 

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.
 
Highline College does require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff and faculty –– with waivers for specific exemptions –– for those who physically attend courses, operations, or other in-person activities. This decision was made in accordance with higher education proclamation 20-12.4. A candidate will not be asked to report their vaccination status unless they are hired by the College. If a candidate chosen for hiring is not fully vaccinated from COVID-19 and plans to submit a medical or religious exemption to this employment condition, the hiring process will be suspended until a decision has been made regarding any exemption application which is submitted. A candidate will not be allowed to do any work for Highline College or be onboarded as a new employee during the time period when the exemption is being considered. The request for an exemption does not guarantee approval.

ABOUT HIGHLINE COLLEGE


Founded in 1961, Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 15 minutes south of Seattle. The college annually serves more than 16,500 students –– a student population of over 70% students of color, representing 35 nations and more than 100 languages. The college embraces equity, inclusion and social justice, with core goals of student attainment, diversity, community Engagement and sustainability. The student body at Highline College is made up of Transfer students, Running Start students, Professional-Technical students, International students, Comprehensive Transition Program for students with intellectual disabilities, Adult Basic Education and English Language Learners. In addition, we offer six bachelor of applied science, four-year degrees.

MISSION AND VISION


As an essential part of our mission and vision, diversity, equity and inclusion are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life.

NEED HELP?


Should you have any difficulties uploading your documents or navigating the application process, please contact NEOGOV Technical Support at 1-855-524-5627, Monday - Friday 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Pacific Time.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE


Your online application must include the following three attachments to be considered complete:

  1. A detailed resume that addresses the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS of the position.
  2. A letter of application (two-page maximum, recommended) that addresses your ability to meet the SKILLS AND ABILITIES for appointment and, to the extent applicable, the DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS of the position.
  3. A one-page response to the Supplemental Question.

Unofficial transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate course work may be submitted; Official transcripts will be required upon employment.

HIGHLINE COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Highline College is an equal opportunity employer. The College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student population. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and gender identity diversity. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legal protected status.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS


The College complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodations in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (206) 592-3812. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through Washington Relay, the state's free telecommunication access service.

Highline College complies with Title IX regulations. For details on our policies, see our website https://humanresources.highline.edu/faculty-and-staff/policies/title-ix/
 

Organization

Highline College prides itself on its commitment to diversity and equity, its institutional culture of collegiality and innovation, its globalization of curricula and its inclusion of the community in its programming. Founded in 1961, Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 15minutes south of Seattle. The college annually serves more than 16,500 students –– a student population of over 70% students of color, representing 35 nations and more than 100 languages. The college embraces equity, inclusion and social justice, with core goals of student attainment, diversity, community Engagement and sustainability. The student body at Highline College is made up of Transfer students, Running Start students, Professional- Technical students, International students, Comprehensive Transition Program for students with intellectual disabilities, Adult Basic Education and English Language Learners. In addition, we offer six bachelor of applied science, four-year degrees.

MISSION AND VISION
As an essential part of our mission and vision, diversity, equity and inclusion are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life.

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Telephone
2065923270
Location
2400 S. 240th St.
Des Moines
Washington
98198
United States
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