Whatcom Community College is currently accepting applications for an adjunct instructor for part time English Language Learner and Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (IBEST) for spring quarter 2024. The College is seeking dynamic individuals interested in developing and engaging students through the use and implementation of innovative and inclusive curriculum and teaching methods, including the application of technology, both inside and outside the classroom. The College seeks faculty who have the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with students, colleagues, staff, and others in a campus climate that promotes cultural diversity and global understanding.
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Being a faculty member at Whatcom offers the opportunity to engage in the advancement of equitable student outcomes and the elimination of equity gaps. Faculty have regular opportunities for on-campus professional development, collaboration with colleagues, and engagement in workshops and learning communities. These opportunities contribute to professional advancement at the College, as well as personal growth. This position supports all four of the College's four core themes – achieving success, building community, advancing equity, and enhancing effectiveness.
-Master's degree in Adult Education, TESOL, or a closely related field with teaching experience.
-Teaching experience using a student-centered approach to teaching and learning.
-Teaching experience in the field.
-Experience teaching at a community college.
-Experience teaching multi-level classes.
-Experience collaborating with other instructors and/or team teaching.
-Experience working with instructional aides, tutors, and volunteers.
-Evidence of competence using technologically assisted instruction including CANVAS.
-Evidence of proficiency utilizing multiple instructional strategies to facilitate student achievement such as: Reading Apprenticeship, Flipped Instruction, Contextualized Instruction.
-Experience working collaboratively to meet state or federal reporting requirements.
-Evidence of willingness to participate in continuing professional and program development.
-Evidence of commitment to diverse populations.
-Experience in curriculum development and in assessing learning outcomes.
Salary and Appointment:
-$8,770.00 for spring quarter.
-Accrues a percentage of 7 hours (equal to the percentage of workload) per month of sick leave (ex. 50% quarterly employment contract x 7 hrs for full-time = 3.5 hrs per month for that quarter.)
-Spring Quarter 2024.
Application Due Date:
-For guaranteed consideration, application packets should be received by Monday, February 26th, 2024 at 5:00 pm. Position open until filled.
How To Apply
A completed application consists of an online application and:
-Letter of application detailing relevant experience and how the applicant is prepared to meet the duties of the position.
-Diversity statement that responds to the following question (1 page max).
*Whatcom Community College has a strategic plan core theme to advance equity. Describe ways in which you have actively engaged and demonstrated a commitment to promoting the success of diverse students or employees.
-Unofficial Transcripts for all earned degrees; official transcripts required prior to the official start date.
-List of five recent professional references with contact information.
Please apply on our website: https://www.whatcom.edu/job-info