Temporary Faculty Pool, Special Education

Employer
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Sep 17, 2020
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time


Temporary Faculty Pool, Special Education

Job No: 497160
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Education/Library Science, Temporary, Part Time

Temporary Faculty Pool
Department of Special Education
College of Education

Position Description

The Department of Special Education at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites highly qualified, motivated, and well-organized, applicants for a pool temporary of part-time teaching appointments.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's Mission, Vision, and Core Values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Department of Special Education

CSUDH's Department of Special Education is widely recognized not only for its relevant credential and graduate programs as well as its faculty. Special Education classes are taught by professors who bring practical knowledge as working educators and school leaders in some of America's best-performing schools, as well as a passionate commitment to improving access to quality education for every student in our urban schools.

For more information see: https://csudh.edu/coe/

The Position

The temporary faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled based on student enrollment and authorized funding. Candidates may need to be available to begin teaching on short notice. The Fall term begins in late August and ends in mid-December; the Spring term begins mid-January and ends in mid-May. Opportunities for teaching during the Summer Sessions may also be available.

Responsibilities

Duties include: Teaching university coursework specific to best pedagogical practices for students with disabilities, assessment and instructional strategies with an emphasis in reading and/or math; Supervising student teachers and interns in field experiences across various special education settings for students with mild to moderate disabilities; Evaluating progress of students in credential programs leading to the preliminary Educational Specialists Credential in Mild/Moderate, Moderate/Severe or Early Childhood Special Education.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree in cognate field or related discipline and prior college-level teaching experience and relevant industry experience.
  • Applicants must have P- 12 teaching experience working with students with disabilities.
  • Applications must have appropriate teaching credential, administrative credential or significant experience in related field.
  • Applicants must have experience in teaching and working with colleagues from diverse ages, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A Master's degree in (Special Education) or related discipline and prior college-level teaching experience and relevant industry experience.
  • A Ph.D. in (Special Education) or related discipline and prior college-level teaching experience and relevant industry experience is required for teaching upper-division core courses (300- or 400-level).

Employment Requirement - Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Mandated Reporter per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

A complete application is required and must include:
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume with contact information
  • A one page Cover Letter including a Diversity Statement and Teaching Statement
  • List of 3 references with contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required upon initial appointment)

  • For international transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

    A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate's, Doctor's of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to facultyaffairs@csudh.edu or mailed directly to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.

    Closing Statement

    California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

    For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771.

    Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report (Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

    Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

    The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco-Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.

    For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free



    Applications Close: 22 Feb 2021

    To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/497160/temporary-faculty-pool-special-education

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