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Instructor in Health and Physical Education

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$49,004 – $51,008Compensation Type:

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Position Summary

The assignment will include a 15-credit hour teaching load per semester in physical education, health, dance, and exercise science courses, as well as directing a campus-wide Employee Wellness Program. Most academic courses are taught online using Canvas while most of the activity courses are taught in a traditional classroom environment with an online presence.

(Summer classes are paid on a per credit hour basis and not part of the 9-month contract.Duties & Responsibilities


  • Prepare and teach 15 credit hours in physical education, health, exercise science and dance each Fall and Spring semester, which may include day and evening courses.

  • Collaborate with department members and the Division Chair to develop and revise curriculum, select textbooks and equipment, create instructional materials, and ensure cohesive and uniform student assessment practices.

  • Establish and maintain an effective learning environment across assigned courses, adapting to diverse modalities including face-to-face, hybrid, asynchronous and synchronous online, as well as dual credit and Early College High School instruction contexts.

  • Deliver well-prepared, organized, and clear lectures and activities tailored for both in-person and online formats, aiming to facilitate student mastery of the course learning outcomes.

  • Develop and submit course syllabi for all assigned courses, ensuring inclusion of all required components and tailored to the instructional modality utilized (online or face-to-face).

  • Utilizing course assessment practices, assess and communicate student proficiency in achieving course learning outcomes. Document findings in formal assessment reports as directed by the Assessment Council and the Executive Vice President.

  • Utilize technology, including but not limited to Canvas, Starfish, MS Office, and the Internet, for classroom, studio, and laboratory instruction. Provide students with timely and accurate information and feedback regarding their academic progress, using assessments such as quizzes, tests, homework, and projects.

  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all college policies and procedures.

  • Perform all faculty responsibilities, encompassing teaching, faculty service, participation in in-services, evaluating student academic achievement, participating in professional development activities, and contributing to orientations, committees, councils, and other assigned duties.

  • Full-time faculty positions at Clovis Community College require a physical presence on campus to fulfill teaching duties, conduct office hours, and fulfill other college-related responsibilities, as they are not fully remote.

  • Throughout each contracted academic semester, maintain a daily on-campus presence from Monday to Thursday and ensure a minimum of 5 in-person office hours per week to assist students with questions, tutoring, and instructional clarification. Schedule office hours based on student requirements rather than faculty convenience.

  • Participate in recruiting and articulation activities with local schools, other community colleges, and four-year colleges.

  • Communicate with students and staff in a professional manner.

  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


Requires frequent and continuous sitting/moving about, continuous use of fine motor skills, and pushing and pulling of up to 25 lbs.


Must be available to work 40 hrs. per week with normal work hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Master’s degree in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise or adaptive physical education OR Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND Master’s degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration OR the equivalent.

  • Certified in First Aid and CPR/AED.

  • Must have a minimum of one-year teaching experience in the secondary schools or higher with preference to experience at the community college level.


  • Certifications in coaching or teaching physical activities.


All applicants must submit the following application materials in support of their application of employment:

  • An updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume.

  • A cover letter

  • Copy of Unofficial transcripts


As an EEO employer, Clovis Community College will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, serious medical condition or status as a protected veteran or spousal affiliation. Clovis Community College hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.


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