Part-Time Spanish Instructor

Employer
Blinn College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 23, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Requisition Number 2020040F Position Title Part-Time Spanish Instructor Salary Range per part time faculty salary schedule DBM Rating n/a Job Type Part Time Job Category Faculty Anticipated Start Date 08/24/2020 Campus Brenham, Bryan Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Status Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours various
Objective

Faculty in this position perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional program and might teach SPAN courses; SPAN 1411 and SPAN 1412. Part-time faculty members at Blinn College are unranked and have the common title of Instructor

Essential Duties

• Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
• Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
• Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
• Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
• Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
• Advises students in academic matters.
• Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
• Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
• Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
• Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
• Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
• Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
• Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
• Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally.
• Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
• Responsible for other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other instructors, staff, administration and students.
Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching field(s).

Preferred Experience and Training

College teaching experience desirable.

On-line teaching experience.

Physical Requirements Required Degree, License or Certifications

Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in teaching discipline.

Special Notes To Applicants Credentials

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL -X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory. http://www.blinn.edu/academic_affairs/Faculty_Credentialing_Guidelines.pdf

Quick Link http://employment.blinn.edu/postings/8828 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * To be eligible for employment in the U.S. & Blinn College would you need an H1B VISA or any VISA sponsorship?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your most relevant teaching experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Why are you seeking a teaching position at a two-year college?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have a masters degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching field?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please explain your knowledge of and experience with using technology in the classroom.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * What is your experience with assessment?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. Which days and hours will you be available to work?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. At which campus (Brenham, Bryan, Sealy or Schulenberg) are you most interested in teaching? *Please note teaching assignments may be at one or more than one campus location.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Describe your experience teaching distance learning courses and/or developing distance learning courses? Please include both online and blended(hybrid) modalities.

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  12. * If in the previous question you selected 'Advertisement', 'Internet Site', or 'Other', please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  15. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  16. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/pdf/GV.657.pdf)
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  2. Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  3. Other Document 1
  4. DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  5. DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)


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