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Part-Time/Adjunct Instructors: English (ENLACE)

San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
San Jose

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Part-Time/Adjunct Instructors: English (ENLACE)

The San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is seeking a part-time/adjunct English Instructor (ENLACE) at Evergreen Valley College.

The instructor's assignment will include the following:

Teach in the field of English composition and literature, including English courses offered to students in the Enlace Program. Course assignments will include courses in, but not limited to, developmental and college-level composition, non-credit, and introductory literature.
Collaborate with the Enlace Program Coordinator on the Enlace Mentoring component and work in a team effort with Enlace faculty and staff to develop, implement, and evaluate retention strategies.
Integrate Enlace Mentoring Program in the classroom.
Attend and participate in Enlace Program campus and community activities.
Collaborate with Enlace faculty to adhere to AB 1705 and advance the Enlace mission.
Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.
Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to, activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.
Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.
Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.
Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.
Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.
Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.
Foster a professional work and learning environment.
Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Minimum Qualifications for ENGLISH:


1. Master's in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition


Bachelor's in in any of the above AND Master's in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing or journalism


***The Equivalent.


Minimum Qualifications for READING:


1. Master's in education with a specialization in reading or teaching reading


Bachelor's in in any academic discipline AND Twelve semester units of course work in teaching reading

AND Master's in English, literature, linguistics, applied linguistics, composition, comparative literature, TESL or psychology


***The Equivalent.

2. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

3. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.

Assignments may include day and evening responsibilities. This position is represented by the San José-Evergreen Community

College District Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.

Please apply using the Direct Link below and select discipline English and Reading: Enlance

Adjunct/Part-time Faculty
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Position #F19014, Open and Continuous

Other part-time instructors are needed to teach classes in other disciplines on an as needed basis.

Please refer to for a complete list of all employment opportunities at San José-Evergreen Community College District.

For additional information contact Division Dean for Language Arts, Robert Gutierrez,

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With student learning as its primary focus, the San José/Evergreen Community College District provides continuous access to a wide range of comprehensive and flexible post-secondary academic and occupational programs that prepare Silicon Valley residents of all ages for balanced and productive lives and successful careers. To reach these educational goals, the district provides the appropriate support services to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population.

In fulfilling this mission, the district assists students in achieving their educational and employment goals including, but not limited to, lower-division transfer and general education, two-year college degrees, certificates, distance learning opportunities, basic skills instruction, English as a Second Language, economic development, adult non-credit courses, targeted career training, and community services courses.

Human Resources

Human Resources serves those individuals dedicated to providing educational opportunities and critical support services to the students from our communities.  Our role is to attract the very best for our students to ensure that staff, faculty and administrators are skilled in their profession, sensitive to students needs and welcoming to all who come to San Jose-Evergreen Community College District.

Human Resources is to safe guard the interests of the District and promote the professional growth, health and well-being of all its employees. The Human Resources Services Group provides direct service and support to individual employees.  We work together with our partners at the colleges and district –wide operations to develop initiatives that foster the continuous development of our workforce.

The employees are the foundation upon which this District realizes the values it upholds through the dedication, leadership and understanding demonstrated by our faculty and staff.

San José/Evergreen Community College District is for the professional who is committed to equity and excellence, and attracted to a work environment dedicated to student success.  We welcome you to our community.

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