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Job Title

Instructor, World Languages (Vietnamese) 

Company

Coast Community College District

Location

Huntington Beach, CA

Job Description

Coast Community College District

Instructor, World Languages (Vietnamese) 

Open Date
02-24-2012 

Job Close Date
04-06-2012

Campus
Golden West College 

Department
GWC\IS\Arts & Letters 

Shift
Regular 

Job Category
Faculty 

Work Calendar
2 Semester 

Performance Responsibilities

  1. Teach Vietnamese classes, including conversation, beginning, and intermediate levels.
  2. Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy; follow the department course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and progress; post and maintain scheduled office hours; participate in departmental meetings and college and/or district wide activities and committees as assigned.
  3. Assignment will frequently include evening hours and may include weekend hours. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Faculty/Educational Administrators complete the Equivalency Application only if you do not meet the minimum qualifications for the position you are applying to, and you wish to be considered.

1. Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (d):

a. Possess the California Community College Teaching Credential for this subject area.

b. Possess a Master's degree in the language being taught.

c. Possess a Bachelor's degree in the language being taught and a Master's degree in another language or linguistics.

d. Or, possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency in addition to all other required materials.

2. Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. 

Desired Qualifications

  1. Native or near-native fluency in Vietnamese.
  2. Experience utilizing competency-based curricula in second language instruction.
  3. Well qualified candidates in the advertised academic area, who also possess minimum qualifications in a second World Language or ESL. (Candidates possessing such qualifications should describe those in their application materials.)
  4. Successful teaching experience at the community college level or with students who are similar to the community college population.
  5. Experience utilizing communicative activities in the classroom.
  6. Experience teaching the four basic skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) while exposing students to the cultural aspects of the Vietnamese language appropriate to their level.
  7. Qualified applicants must have a commitment to professional excellence and continuous growth in teaching their subject specialty.
  8. Strong commitment to quality teaching, motivation of students, students' success, and academic excellence.
  9. 9. Broad knowledge of academic, occupational and/or student services area, and ability to design curriculum and learning activities to address a wide range of learning levels and learning styles.
  10. 10. Ability to work with a diverse population of students and staff.
  11. 11. Understanding of current and emerging instructional delivery technologies and the ability to integrate those technologies into the learning process.
  12. 12. Professional development activities and campus/community service involvement.

In addition to teaching competence in the primary discipline, the successful candidate will also have experience in blending student success strategies, such as: goal setting, time-management, problem solving, study methods, and research skills into their own curriculum. Candidates who have not had such experience will be expected to gain these competencies during their first year, so that they are able to incorporate these strategies in their own courses. 

Conditions of Employment

Contract (tenure track), full-time, two-semester, 175 day position. Position availability subject to funding.
Location: Golden West College
Start date: Fall semester, August 2012 

Required Supplemental Questions

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer these questions.
In addition to answering the following questions, you will be required to attach and/or copy and paste additional application materials. Please have required documents ready before applying. (Required)
(Character limit per supplemental question is 1,200.)

Supplemental Questions:

  1. Outline examples of your commitment to quality teaching, motivation of students, student success, and academic excellence.
  2. Outline your breadth of knowledge of academic, occupational and/or student services area and ability to design curriculum and learning activities to address a wide range of learning levels and learning styles.
  3. Assess and cite examples of your experience of working with diverse population of students and staff.
  4. Explain your understanding and cite examples of your working knowledge of current and emerging instructional delivery technologies and ability to integrate those technologies into the learning process.
  5. Explain your current and past involvement in professional development activities and campus/community service involvement.

Any documents that you are unable to attach can be faxed to (714) 782-6065. Faxes must clearly indicate the job you are applying to and your name.

For additional help, please call Applicant Processing at (714) 438-4715, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Salary Range

Full-time, two-semester position with a maximum starting range of $46,037.00 - $78,490.00 is offered, based on the 2011-2012 Salary Schedule of $46,037.00 to $109,761.00. In addition, an annual stipend of $2,781.00 is offered for possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution. 

Pay Philosophy

Starting salaries for academic positions are based on a combination of education and experience. Initial placement is within the starting salary range. Further advancements are based on longevity and professional development. An additional annual stipend is offered for possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution. 

Physical Demands

- The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

- The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on file and will be provided upon request. 

Additional Required Qualifications
Certificates

Work Schedule
Days, Evenings, and/or Weekends 

Benefits:
The District provides a comprehensive benefit program effective the first calendar day of the month following the first day of regular employment. Dental and vision care plans for employees and dependents, and life insurance and income protection plans for employees are fully paid by the District. A variety of medical plans covering employees and their dependents are available, with the District paying the major portion of the cost. 

Receives Benefits:
Yes 

Application Requirements
To be considered for employment you must submit a complete application packet. A complete application packet includes:

- A Certificated Application.

- Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications for the desired position.

- Current Resume.

- Application for Equivalency (if applicable).

-A written response addressing the "Desirable Qualifications"(attach as a separate document).

- Answers to Supplemental Questions.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned.

Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate "n/a" (not applicable). If you do not know an answer, please indicate so, but do not leave any space blank.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community (reference Board Policy 050-1-1). Please note: Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Any documents that you are unable to attach can be faxed to (714) 782-6065. Faxes must clearly indicate the job you are applying to and your name.

To apply directly, please visit: http://www.cccdjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51449

Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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7-G-13 

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Approval Date

3/2/2012 12:00 AM
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