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Developmental Studies Instructor - Adjunct Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

5 months ago Other categories Tacoma   107 views
Job Details

Highlights
This position is responsible for preparing and teaching courses in Developmental English in the Developmental Studies Program at Tacoma Community College. The position reports directly to the Dean for Communications and Transitional Studies and works closely with the Developmental Studies Program Chair.


Essential Functions

  • Prepare and teach courses in developmental level English and Reading. Courses integrate instruction in English, Reading, and study skills.
  • Depending on the quarterly needs of the Program, courses assigned may include;
    • ENGL 085, Academic Reading and Writing 1, Foundations
    • ENGL 095, Academic Reading and Writing 2, Threshold


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Education, English, Composition, Developmental Education, Reading, Adult Education or closely related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience teaching precollege-level courses

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate course work in teaching adult education, composition, developmental studies or linguistics.
  • Experience integrating both reading and writing skills in a meaningful context for precollege-level adult learners.
  • Experience working with and teaching students of widely varying levels of proficiency and from diverse backgrounds, abilities and learning styles.
  • Experience using a variety of technology and tools both in and out of the classroom.

Conditions of Employment

  • Successfully complete a criminal history background check prior to employment.

The Successful Candidate will Demonstrate

  • Competence to teach a variety of courses with an emphasis on English composition.
  • Professional and courteous interactions with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Flexible in the ability to achieve the instructional and general responsibilities of the position.
  • Dynamic, non-traditional delivery methods to teach students of widely varying levels of proficiency and from diverse backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles.
  • Experience using computers as an instructional aid in and out of the classroom to enhance learning.
  • An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
  • Excellent customer service skills; including establishing, building, and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.
  • Ethics and integrity.


Application Process

Application Materials & Procedures
Complete application packages must include the following: (Packages received that do not contain all of these materials will not be considered by the screening committee.)

  1. Tacoma Community College online application.
  2. Cover letter and resume. In your cover letter indicate how your background and experience meets the qualifications for this position.
  3. Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended.

Terms of Employment

This is a part-time faculty position contracted on a quarterly basis. Classes assigned to the successful candidate may be on campus, hybrid online, or fully online with an online learning management system (Canvas) component for some class materials. The salary for the 2019/2020 academic year is $862.93 per credit, which includes scheduled class time and final exam days, as well as time for class preparation, weekly office hours, and grading tasks in accordance with the Faculty Negotiated Agreement. A collective bargaining agreement exists, and membership in the TCC Federation of Teachers or payment of a service fee may be available upon employment. Degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and verified by National Student Clearinghouse.

Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Stephen Smith, Title II and Title IX, (see application details); Dolores Haugen, Section 504 Officer, (see application details). Tacoma Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

Tacoma Community College
Human Resources
6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466
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Company Description
Tacoma Community College has recently been listed as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. TCC is a diverse, creative and engaging institution – recognized nationally as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. The college enrolls approximately 11,000 students annually and is located on a 150-acre site in west Tacoma. The Tacoma-Pierce County area, located on beautiful Puget Sound and framed by the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, offers residents and visitors a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities. The city of Seattle is located 35 miles north of Tacoma.