Drama (Stage Combat) Instructor Part-time Temporary
See Position Description
Part time Temporary Pool
Kentfield & Indian Valley (Novato) Campuses,
See "Essential Functions" below.
See "Drama Instructor Part-time Temporary Pool" to apply
for general drama instruction.
Although, during the COVID-19 pandemic, College of Marin is
providing instruction almost exclusively remotely, once
normal operations resume all faculty members must be available to
provide instruction in the classroom and in person. Please note
that the College does not offer online-only teaching
FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS:
Please see the Required Application Documents section below for
important information regarding the evaluation of your foreign
College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms: it
strives to be an Inclusive community that fosters an open,
enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity
to and respect for a diverse population.
Note: College of Marin's faculty pools are open to applications
on a continuous basis. Although there may not be any current
openings, applications will remain on file until the hiring
department has an immediate need to add candidates to their pool.
Screening and interviews can be conducted at any point in time as
the hiring department desires. Applications received after that
time will remain on file for the next screening period or for up to
one year. Once a screening has occurred, applicants will be
notified of their status.
Instructors appointed to the part-time temporary pool may be used
to cover part-time, temporary and/or substitute openings in the
department. Assignments can vary in duration and are not
guaranteed. Assignments for Drama pool instructors include:
Requirements & Desirables
- Providing effective classroom or laboratory instruction using
methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter
- Preparing and grading all class assignments and
- Advising, assisting and evaluating students, evaluating
learning outcomes and maintaining regular office hours
- Participating in program activities including curriculum and
program planning, development, evaluation, and decision making as
well as the development of new teaching-learning methods and
- Contributing to development of program policies and
- Participation in departmental and college professional
activities and/or committees is welcomed, but not required
- Maintaining accurate and timely student records as
- Maintaining currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of
- Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and
- Communicating with excellent written and oral skills in
1.) A Master's degree in Drama/Theater Arts/Performance;
2.) A Bachelor's degree in Drama/ Theater Arts/Performance
a Master's in Comparative Literature, English, Speech,
Literature, or Humanities; OR
3.) The equivalent; AND
4.) Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic
backgrounds of community college students and the campus
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes
The following qualifications are highly desirable:
- Teaching and choreography experience with the majority of the
following stage combat weapons and techniques: Rapier & Dagger;
Broadsword; Single Sword; Sword & Shield; Quarter Staff; Knife;
Firearms; Unarmed Hand-to-Hand Combat.
- Experience working with Shakespearean plays, Integration of
acting/character objectives with fighting, and some Martial Arts
- Knowledgeable, historical perspective of stage combat and a
demonstrated safety record.
Also desirable are:
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- Competencies related to: curriculum & course development;
teaching & learning theory; information resources &
evaluating student outcomes; and, assisting student to develop
critical thinking skills
- Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing with a
diverse campus community
- Currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of
responsibility and subject matter
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to work effectively and professionally with colleagues
and members of the campus community
- Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals,
and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin
- Understanding of contemporary equity and diversity concepts and
issues in a community college setting
- Familiarity with, willingness and ability to use multiple
teaching methods including computer based learning
- Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods that engage
students and encourage them to be motivated self learners
- Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and
- Evidence of excellent written and oral skills in English
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to
complete the following:
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof
of eligibility to work in the United States.
- Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance.
- COVID-19 Vaccination Status: All employees new to the District
who access campuses or other District facilities, and/or
participate in off-site work in-person for the District, must be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to employment unless
approved as exempt due to verified medical or religious reasons (as
defined in federal or state laws and regulations).
- California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons
employed by a community college in an academic or classified
position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and
CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine
that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and
every four years thereafter.
- Certificated candidates who have not previously been employed
in an academic position in California will be required to provide a
medical certificate from a licensed physician showing that the
candidate is free from any communicable disease unfitting the
candidate to instruct or associate with students. The medical exam
shall have been conducted not more than six months before
submission of the certificate and shall be at the expense of the
candidate. (Ed. Code Section 87408.6)
- DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District
(MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through
state and local law (California
Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the MCCD
requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect.
Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service
Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as
ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please
see the MCCD
Emergency Operations Plan.
- Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community
College District may be disqualified from consideration should
their conviction history not meet the standards established under
the California Education Code.
The following documents must be attached to your application in
order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in
parentheses when making your attachments.
A. Cover Letter (cover letter)
B. Resume (resume)
C. Complete copy of transcript conferring Bachelor's and/or
Associate's degree (transcript). If you hold both degrees, please
attach both transcripts, and if you hold additional degrees, please
attach the transcripts for those as well.
FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS: All foreign degree
credentials must be evaluated by a third party to determine the
equivalent U.S. degree and major, and the Foreign Credential
Evaluation must be attached to your application before your
application will be considered. Not attaching your Foreign
Credential Evaluation will render your application incomplete.
Evaluations should include a course-by-course evaluation and
provide the name of the institution attended, a description of your
credentials, the major field of study, and the U.S. equivalent for
each credential. For a list of evaluating agencies, visit the
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Download PDF
reader). Note: Even if you obtained your graduate degree(s) in
the U.S., you must attach a Foreign Credential Evaluation for your
undergraduate degree if it was obtained outside the U.S.
Supplemental & Salary Information
Please refer to the Faculty (UPM/AFT) Salary Schedule on our
for detailed information.
Salaries for Part-time Temporary Pool members are based on the
number of units taught and are paid at 95% of the Full-time Faculty
Salary Schedule. New part-time instructors will be placed between
Step 1, Column 1, and Step 9, Column 5 of the salary schedule,
depending on background and experience.
Temporary part-time credit instructor payment
Annual salary x # of units divided by 30 units x 95% = semester
payment; divided by five (5) = monthly salary.
BARGAINING UNIT & RETIREMENT PLAN
UPM - Part-time Faculty:
Employees in this position classification are considered Temporary
Credit Unit Members and are represented by the United Professors of
Marin (UPM/AFT 1610). Part-time faculty members are required to
comply fully with the United Professors of Marin Collective
Bargaining Agreement, including payment of union dues or charitable
contributions. General information regarding rights and
responsibilities under the Agreement can be found in the Collective
Bargaining Agreements section of our Human Resources site.
Part-time UPM employees are also members of the California State
Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS).
To apply: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/collegeofmarin/jobs/340146/drama-stage-combat-instructor-part-time-temporary-pool?pagetype=transferJobs