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Philosophy - Adjunct Faculty ECAP Program

Community College of Baltimore County
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 31, 2023

Class Description

The Community College of Baltimore County presents a wonderful teaching opportunity for Part Time instructor positions for the Early College Admissions Program (ECAP). The Philosophy Department teaches philosophy coursework in High School settings with designated schedules and placements. Presently, Woodlawn High, and Harford High schools in Baltimore County provide an Introduction to Philosophy Course in their student curriculum. Additional locations may become required or made available. High Schools may select to provide students with the following courses: Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, Critical Thinking, and Introduction to World Religions.

Adjunct Level 1 - $1,050 per credit hour.

Adjunct faculty may teach up to 22 credit hours each year and usually teach no more than 11 credits each semester.

About the ECAP Program:

The Early College Admissions Program (ECAP) is a Baltimore County Public School (BCPS) magnet program that provides students with a college preparatory program that combines high school and college in a supportive, yet rigorous educational environment. Through a partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County, students will have the opportunity to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and an Associate of Arts in General Studies degree or up to 60 credits toward a Bachelor’s degree, which may be eligible for reciprocal credit at a four-year college or university. Students will earn credits through course work completed at both the high school campus and/or at the community college campus. College credits are tuition free.

Required Scheduling for the ECAP Programs:

Adjunct faculty providing instruction in any of the ECAP programs require a schedule based on High School hours and faculty must be able to manage and fully comply with the schedule during the specific hours during week days. Several classes may be required within one week, as well as the possibility for class rotations from week to week. A brief orientation may be required prior to classes commencing.

Locations: Baltimore County, MD

Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s degree in Philosophy; or Master’s degree in related field with 18 graduate credits in Philosophy
  • Experience working with non-traditional and diverse student populations
  • Experience using classroom technology and learning management systems preferred
  • Proficient computer skills and Microsoft applications knowledge
  • Two (2) years of high school or college teaching experience
Class Specific Essential Duties

  1. Fulfills department and college responsibilities as directed by the program director and/or course coordinator.
  2. Abides by College wide policies and procedures regarding classroom conduct.
  3. Employs a variety of teaching strategies to meet a diverse student population.
  4. Adheres to the scheduled time of class/lab.
  5. Develops a course syllabus that is in keeping with program and College policies.
  6. Ensures that program specific evaluation methods are administered and completed in a consistent and equitable manner.
  7. Assure that evaluation methods are appropriate and effectively assessing the established course objectives.
  8. Monitors student performance on a regular basis and provides feedback within a reasonable timeframe to students.
  9. For reporting purposes, ECAP instructors will check in at the front office of the designated High School before going to their classroom. They will receive a temporary badge. Any on – site issues (such as classroom disruptions) should be raised with the BCPS Coordinator. Once the issue is resolved they will communicate with CCBC Coordinator through email or phone call. If the instructor has to be absent, they should let the CCBC Coordinator, Coordinator for Credit Contracts, and ECAP Program Coordinator know ASAP.

CCBC Part Time Benefits At A Glance

Supplemental (Retirement Annuities) 403(b) and 457(b)
  • Tax-sheltered annuities – 403(b). Payroll salary reduction authorization is needed. The form is available on SharePoint Forms/Human Resources Forms.
    The 403(b) supplemental retirement plan is available to all CCBC employees (Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Associates and Full Time employees).
  • Roth 403(b) is a savings feature that is available when you open a 403(b) account. The Roth 403(b) savings feature allows employees to contribute after-tax dollars and then withdraw tax-free dollars from their account upon retirement. The Roth 403(b) savings feature is only offered by the following vendors: TIAA-CREF and VOYA Financial Advisors, Inc. Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Associates and Full Time employees are eligible to save for retirement using the Roth 403(b) savings feature. Employees may contribute traditional pre-tax 403(b) dollars and Roth 403(b) post-tax dollars simultaneously. The savings limits are combined for the Traditional 403(b) and the Roth 403(b) contributions.
  • Deferred Compensation Plan — 457(b) offered through VOYA Financial Advisors, Inc. The 457(b) salary reduction authorization form is needed. The form is available on SharePoint Forms/Human Resources Forms.
Free. Must obtain a parking permit from the Department of Public Safety to use on all campuses.

Sick and Safe Leave
CCBC is pleased to offer paid sick and safe leave for part-time employees. Paid sick and safe leave is earned by all part-time employees including credit and non-credit adjunct faculty, part-time associates and other part-time employees.

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