Part-Time American Sign Language Instructor (Pool)Bookmark This
3401 CSM Drive
San Mateo, CA
DescriptionGeneral Statement: This is an ongoing application pool for Instructors that is reviewed on an as needed basis. As Instructors are needed to teach specific courses at the campuses, selections will be made from among this pool of applicants for all campuses- Skyline College, College of San Mateo, Cañada College. If you do not receive a response this could be because there is no position at a particular campus available at the present time or that the position/s have already been filled.
Your resume will remain on file for a period of three years after which we would request that you please reapply. Thank you.
Applicants with disabilities may request that special accommodations be made to complete the selection process. Request forms are available on the web page and in the Office of Human Resources. Duties and Responsibilities: 1.Teach courses offered in the American Sign Language curriculum;
2.Assist in curriculum revisions and new course development;
3.Consult with students during regularly scheduled office and lab hours;
4.Maintain expertise in current practice and technologies;
5.Serve as a member of division and college committees; and;
6.Perform other professional duties as required by contract and general institutional needs. Requirements: Possession of a Bachelor's degree and two years of experience OR an Associate Degree and six years of experience OR the equivalent (see information that follows).
Ability to communicate and work effectively with community college students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including students with physical disabilities, in both day and evening settings. Sensitivity to gender issues.
For persons applying for this position based on equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the application choosing one or more of the following:
Degree Equivalence: Possession of a degree(s) with similar content to those listed in the job announcement. Transcript required.
Academic Background Equivalence: Meet all of the Requirements in an allied field, and twenty-four (24) semester units of both upper division and graduate work in the academic field specified in the job announcement. Transcripts required.
Professional Achievement Equivalence: Outstanding professional achievement or substantial training in the field specified in the job announcement. Preparation, experience and ability must be equivalent to those expected from a candidate who meets the Requirements. Desirable Skills and Abilities: 1.Willingness to teach evenings and off campus
2.Ability to use ASL at or near native-level
3.Experience in teaching or preparation to teach at the beginning levels of ASL
4.Familiarity with recent pedagogical developments in the field
5.Familiarity with deaf culture
6.Ability to use teaching methods that emphasize interaction
7.Familiarity with and willingness to use technology appropriate to the subject area
8.Commitment to the goal of integrating writing skills across the curriculum
9.Preparation to teach with a multicultural perspective
10.Commitment to articulation of curricula among high schools, community colleges, and four-year institutions
11.Understanding of and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college
12.Enthusiasm for the well-being of the Language Arts Division, the College, and the District as reflected in a willingness to work with both faculty and staff in a spirit of collegiality EEO Statement: The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities. Benefits: Academic employees participate in the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS), a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California or they may choose to participate in the STRS Cash Balance program or Social Security. Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
College Transcripts Special Instructions to Applicants: The cover letter should address applicant qualifications as they directly related to the Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement.
Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts may be submitted with the application; official copies will be required at the time of the interview.