English Associate (Part-time) Instructor Pool

Location
Oceanside, San Diego County
Posted
Jun 19, 2014

English Associate (Part-time) Instructor Pool

MiraCosta College

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.miracosta.edu

Discipline or Department
English

Position Type
Associate (part-time) Faculty

Working Hours
Instructors may be assigned to any campus. Assignments may include days, evenings, or weekends.

The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.  

Basic Function and Other Details
The college is accepting applications to build a pool of instructors for part-time assignments at all locations.  

Representative Duties
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching classes as assigned by the area dean; maintaining thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her discipline; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content and assessing student achievement.

Adherence to District policies and procedures is expected.

Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition
OR Bachelor's degree in any of the disciplines listed above AND a Master's in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing, or journalism
OR a valid appropriate California Community College Credential in the discipline area
OR the equivalent*

AND have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

*Applicants applying under the "equivalent" provision must attach an equivalency statement and supporting documentation. Please see "Equivalency for Faculty and Administrators" link to the left on the navigation bar.

Degrees and applicable college coursework must be from an accredited institution (a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Dept of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation).

If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. Please see link to the left on the navigation bar.  

Desirable Qualifications
• Successful teaching experience at the community college level.
• Ability to engage and inspire students representing a wide variety of ages, demographic groups, and educational abilities.
• Demonstrable experience teaching transfer and pre-transfer (developmental) composition.
• Demonstrated success in teaching students from historically underrepresented groups, under prepared or nontraditional students, speakers of other languages, and students with learning disabilities.
• Successful experience with different learning technologies.
• Strong academic preparation in area of instruction.
• Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written discourse.
• Commitment to the community college objective of providing lower-division instruction for students of diverse abilities, interests, and cultural backgrounds.

Closing Date
Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
We strongly advise you to read the FAQ and the information on "How to Apply" before starting the application process.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following:
1. A completed application for academic employment
2. A cover letter discussing methods, theories, or technologies especially relevant to your teaching style and describing any qualifications not evident in your resume or curriculum vita.
3. A resume/CV summarizing your educational background and experience.
4. Transcripts of ALL college coursework (legible unofficial transcripts are acceptable but must state that the degree has been awarded if applicable); transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States must be accompanied by a detailed evaluation from a formal evaluation agency; applicants wishing to claim equivalence to the minimum qualifications must also submit appropriate equivalency documents. Please see the "Equivalency for Faculty and Administrators" link to the left on the navigation bar.  

Special Instructions to Applicants Continued
Applicants will not be contacted unless selected for interview. Applications will remain active for one year from application date. Offer of employment to the persons selected for these positions is contingent upon: 1) submission of a current TB test clearance, 2) proof of eligibility to work in the United States, 3) fingerprint clearance, and 4) submission of official transcripts indicating appropriate degree(s) awarded or submission of a valid appropriate California Community College teaching credential.

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources office at 760.795.6854.
 
About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 112 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, and parts of Carmel Valley.
 
MiraCosta offers associate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities that strengthen the economic, cultural, social, and educational well-being of the communities it serves.
 
The district consists of three campus sites and a robust online education program.  The Oceanside Campus, serving about 12,000 credit students, has been located since 1964 on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains.  The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, on 48 acres below the bluffs overlooking the San Elijo Lagoon Reserve.  The San Elijo Campus opened in September 1988, and now attracts about 3,000 credit students.  The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 4,000 students in the college's noncredit classes including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes as well as some college credit classes.


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