English Instructor

Briones, Contra Costa County / Martinez, Contra Costa County / Pacheco, Contra Costa County
Jul 30, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Contra Costa Community College District

English Instructor

Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, California

Job Group: Adjunct Faculty

Hourly Salary: $57.96 - $ 81.90

Job Duties: Provide course instruction in English classes in accordance with course outlines.

Minimum Requirements:
• Master’s in English, literature, comparative literature, or
composition OR
• Bachelor’s in any of the above AND Master’s in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing, or journalism OR
• The equivalent

(Please note that if the title of your post-graduate degree--including an MFA--does not match the language above, you will need to apply for an equivalency.)

Desirable Qualifications: Substantial formal training, experience, and interest in the teaching of reading and composition. Ability to work with a diverse student population.

How to apply: For the classes you are interested in/qualified to teach, please answer the Supplemental Questions below, no more than one page per course level. Send your answers, a completed resume, a brief cover letter (a single page describing your preparation, experience and interest), an Academic Application and your application for equivalency (if necessary) to afannin@dvc.edu or Diablo Valley College Attn: Toni Fannin 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

If selected for an interview, you will be asked to bring copies of your transcripts (official or unofficial).

To download and print an Academic Application from our website, please click on following link: http://www.4cd.edu/career/forms/Academic%20Application.pdf

Supplemental Questions: About one page per level For each level at which you would like to teach, identify what you consider most important for students to master, and then describe some of the strategies and/or assignments you use to achieve this outcome.
• Basic Skills Level (English 96 and English 98)
• Developmental Level (English 116 and English 118)
• Transfer Level (English 122)

Other Questions: Email Toni Fannin, English Department Chair, at afannin@dvc.edu

The Contra Costa Community College District is an equal opportunity employer.