Faculty Part Time - Psychology (PGCPS)

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 15, 2019
Employment Type
Part Time
Adjunct Faculty

Position Title

Faculty Part Time - Psychology (PGCPS)

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Social Sciences

FLSA

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Grade

...

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Union/Non Union

Job Description Summary

The Prince George’s County Public Schools and Prince George’s Community College Dual Enrollment Expansion Plan is designed to offer college courses in the PGCPS high schools using PGCPS teachers or adjunct professors to teach the courses. This pilot phase will begin in Fall 2019. Select teachers must meet the minimum qualifications and criteria for the discipline offered. In addition, teachers must be available to teach at Surrattsville High School in the morning.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master’s Degree or equivalent* with a minimum of 12 graduate credit hours in Psychology. *Satisfactory completion of 30 semester hours or more of relevant academic study in an accredited doctoral program may, at the discretion of the Dean of Humanities, English, and Social Sciences, be determined to meet this requirement.
2. Teach experience at the college or high school level in the area of concentration, or significant professional experience relevant to the teaching area.

Criteria

CRITERIA :The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process.

  1. Extent and relevance of graduate educational preparation in the areas of anticipated teaching assignments.
  2. Extent and relevance of teaching and tutoring experience to anticipated teaching assignment.
  3. Extent and relevance of non-teaching professional experience to anticipated teaching assignments. Example: continuing education, professional training and development, scholarly activity and/or writing.
  4. Evidence of readiness and/or willingness to use technology in the classroom.
  5. Evidence of ability to teach effectively within, and contribute positively to, a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment.
  6. Evidence of current theory and practice in the discipline.


Job Requirements

  1. Degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Documentation of experience and performance required. Unofficial transcripts must accompany application for teaching positions. Official transcripts of academic work required upon an offer of employment.
  3. Availability to accept teaching assignments during weekday morning hours.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written Standard English.
  5. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  6. A limited background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.


Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Posting Number

ADJ14511/12

Open Date

08/15/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a cover letter of interest, a detailed resume/cv listing qualifications, and experience. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum qualification and criteria listed because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Candidates for teaching positions who are invited for an interview may be asked to do a teaching demonstration.
To apply, teachers must be available to teach at Surrattsville High School in the morning.
A limited background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment.
A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.


Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree or equivalent* in Psychology? * See Minimum Qualifications.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have teaching experience at the college or high school level, in area of concentration, or significant professional experience relevant to the teaching area?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe in detail the extent and relevance of your teaching experience to anticipated teaching assignments.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe in detail the extent and relevance of graduate educational preparation to anticipated teaching assignments.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please provide detailed evidence of your ability to teach effectively within, and contribute positively to, a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Criteria: Please describe the extent of scope and diversity of content areas in which teaching assignments can be undertaken.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Name the high school where you are currently employed.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Recommendation from high school principal or content area supervisor
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 2
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1


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