Instructor - High School Partnerships (Language Arts)

Salem, Marion County
Jun 11, 2014

Instructor - High School Partnerships (Language Arts)
Chemeketa Community College

Position Summary
Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon seeks energetic and teaching-focused candidates for a full-time, 180-day High School Programs Instructor position to instruct and facilitate student work in the High School Programs, starting in September 2014. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Chemeketa Community College encourages and actively seeks applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and racially/ethnically diverse candidates. Participation in departmental and college activities, effective communication with students and staff, and use of technology are essential components.

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Closing Date: Monday, June 30, 2014

Why Chemeketa?
You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our vision to transform lives and communities through exceptional learning experiences, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve
Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Dallas center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn county. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens. Full-time enrollment increased by 35% in the last five years.

Chemeketa Community College values access and diversity which is affirmed by how we care, collaborate, and innovate with each other and the community. We promise to actively support student learning from precollege to transfer or to the workplace and lifelong learning by focusing on student success, quality, and sustainability in all of our practices and by being responsible stewards of our resources.

We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.

What We Have to Offer
The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements).  Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).

The successful candidate will have:

Current High School Teaching Certification or a Master's Degree in education related field
At least one year teaching high school courses or GED prep to high school age students.
Documented experience teaching high school age students from different ethnic backgrounds and with varied levels of academic ability
Experience with:
Teaching at risk high school students
Behavior management systems
Educational reporting and record keeping
Working with an instructional team.
Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

Application Process
To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at

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