Santa Rosa Junior College
Adjunct Faculty Employment Opportunity
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTOR POOL (ADJUNCT FACULTY)
PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE: 11/06/2012
The English as a Second Language Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a pool of qualified candidates with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. Teaching assignments may be temporary, part-time and/or on-call and may be immediate or as needed (as specified in Education Code Section 87482.5).
ADJUNCT POOL DESCRIPTION
We are seeking instructors for inclusion in a pool who have the ability to teach in one or more of the following areas:
a. Integrated courses in beginning and low-intermediate grammar, reading and writing needed for survival in social, academic and workplace situations (to help students transfer from non-credit to credit courses).
- Credit: Beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of reading, listening, writing, grammar, pronunciation and conversation.
b. Ability to teach primary language literacy in Spanish and/or to teach in family literacy programs.
Assignments could involve full or partial assignment at any of the District’s sites or off-campus locations, and could involve any combination of day or evening classes, with office hours being mandatory. Adjunct faculty are responsible for maintaining currency in their field(s) of expertise. All faculty are encouraged to participate in updating existing courses (including courses that serve community needs, such as short, non-credit, or on-line courses); assisting in the assessment of student learning outcomes; participating in departmental activities and other college service such as committee work; and participating in community outreach on behalf of the college.
** While we are accepting applications for all disciplines within this department as listed above, there are immediate needs anticipated in this area.
- Starting Hourly Rate: Salary placement may be based on academic background, vocational experience, and teaching experience depending on discipline and as documented in application materials. Initial Step placement will be a Step 1 pending evaluation of experience as outlined in Article 27 of the AFA Contract. Please see our hourly salary schedules online at www.santarosa.edu/hr/pages/salary.html or contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
- Sick Leave Accrual: Adjunct faculty members accrue sick leave on a pro-rated basis.
Required for Credit Courses:
Master's Degree in TESL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis, or Education with a TESL emphasis OR Bachelor's Degree in TESL, TESOL, English with a TESL certificate, Linguistics with a TESL certificate, Applied Linguistics with a TESL certificate, or any foreign language with a TESL certificate AND Master's Degree in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English, Composition, Bilingual/Bicultural Studies, Reading, Speech, or any foreign language; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Basic Education.
Preferred for Credit Courses:
1. Ability to teach advanced ESL reading and composition courses.
2. Experience with computer-assisted instruction.
Required for Non-Credit Courses:
Bachelor's Degree in TESL or TESOL; OR Bachelor's Degree in Education, English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, any foreign language, Composition, Bilingual/Bicultural Studies, Reading, or Speech AND a TESL certificate (which may be completed concurrently during the first year of employment as a non-credit instructor); OR Bachelor's degree with any of the majors specified above AND one year of full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience teaching English as a Second Language in any accredited institution AND a TESL certificate (which may be completed concurrently during the first two years of employment as a non-credit instructor); OR possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in English as a Second Language; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Basic Education.
Preferred for Non-Credit Courses:
Experience working with non-credit student population.
If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, exactly as listed above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at the time of application.
The English as a Second Language Department at Santa Rosa Junior College offers a full range of ESL coursework and programs. We serve over 3,500 ESL students with a wide variety of personal, vocational, and academic goals. We also provide extensive community-based classes, including family literacy programs, civics-based education and traditional ESL classes. Our goal is for students to access campus/community programs and services and to assist students, both on and off-campus, to realize their aspirations. The department encourages bilingual/bicultural individuals, including women and persons with disabilities, to apply. The department is especially interested in instructors with some content-based instructional background.
APPLICATION MATERIALS AND PROCEDURES
To receive application materials, please contact:
Human Resources Department
Santa Rosa Junior College
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, California 95401
(707) 527-4954 • Fax (707) 527-4967
Employment Page: http://www.santarosa.edu/hr
Human Resources is located on the Santa Rosa campus in the Button Building at 1988 Armory Drive at the back of campus parallel to Highway 101. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
It is the candidate’s responsibility to be sure that all required materials reach Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration for this pool.
All documents included in your application file become the property of the college and will not be returned. Your application file for one pool will not be considered for further openings and new documents must be submitted for each opening.
Prior to beginning employment, employees must: (a) provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States; (b) be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant’s expense); and (c) take a TB test.
- Applications will be accepted for this adjunct faculty pool for a period of one year from the filing priority deadline date. If the department has an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, they will review applications received by the priority deadline date. All applications received after the priority deadline will remain on file for the next review by the department. If the department does not have an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, all applications will remain on file until the need arises. If selected for an interview, candidates will be invited to meet with a committee. If selected for the pool, candidates remain in the pool for a period of two years.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for an opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.
Materials Required for this Recruitment
In order to be given priority consideration for this pool, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:
1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Faculty Application Form, Personal Data Form and Applicant Notification Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
2. A brief statement describing your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
- If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents.
3. A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the pool, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the “Adjunct Pool Description” section of this announcement. Please specify which area(s) you are interested in being considered for.
4. Current Resume.
5. Copies of transcripts of all college level course work (unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring). If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
6. If applicable:
a. Copy of California Community College Credential (both sides)
b. Copy of TESL Certificate.
c. Copy of California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in ESL.
7. Please submit an original AND one copy each of the required materials listed above.
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
(In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.
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