Note: This faculty position begins August 12, 2013.
Instructs students from diverse backgrounds and/or cultures in a full range of Education classes and in accordance with the philosophy of the college. Uses multiple methods of instruction, assessment results, and appropriate technologies to engage students and promote student success. Demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, innovation, assessment, student success, integrity, and diversity in the performance of duties. Provides leadership for the Education program and for the Teacher Development Center. Works collaboratively with area universities and K-12 districts to help ensure successful transfer and degree completion.
50% - Supervises and instructs a diverse population of students, including students in high school bridge programs, in a classroom and/or lab setting, online or hybrid, accelerated, and other alternative schedules and formats; uses learning centered strategies to engage students and promote student success; demonstrates innovation in teaching and learning and the scholarship of learning by focusing on student learning, retention, and achievement; incorporates instructional technology and alternative delivery or scheduling techniques
20% - Develops instructional materials and curriculum; develops written syllabi/course outlines and course materials; assesses and evaluates knowledge of subject matter taught and monitors students¿ scholastic records; prepares and grades examinations and other learning activities; hires supervises, and evaluates adjunct faculty; participates in division and college assessment and program review processes; uses assessment and evaluation results to improve instruction and student learning
20% - Maintains office hours to assist, tutor, and advise students to promote learning, citizenship and personal development; works with students outside of the classroom on instructional activities and projects; facilitates service learning experiences as well as provides leadership to Club Ed and out of class education student projects and activities; develops and cultivates relationships with high school and university institutions to develop and promote student success, transfer pathways, and degree completion; provides leadership for the Black
10% - Remains current with new trends and developments in the field through attendance at conferences, courses, seminars, workshops and the science community; enhances knowledge of teacher certification requirements, state standards, Common Core Academic Standards, and Model Core Teaching Standards and integrates into the Education program; participates in college and district activities including department/division meetings, committees, workshops and projects; contributes to the academic life and mission of the college; maintains a team approach in collaborating with faculty, staff, and students; serves on the Education Instructional Council and the Education Articulation Task Force
- A Master's degree in the teaching field, or a Master's in any teaching field with 24 upper division and/or graduate semester hours in the teaching field, or Master's in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field
- EDU 250 - Teaching and Learning in the Community Colleges or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire
- Master's or higher degree in education preferred
- Five (5) or more years' teaching experience in a K-12 environment
- Experience teaching education courses in a post-secondary institution
- Experience working collaboratively with a variety of community programs, community agencies, school districts, and/or charter schools
- Experience integrating technology into instruction
- Experience teaching in an alternative format such as learning communities or accelerated semester, or a distance learning format such as hybrid, online, etc.
- Evidence of using assessment strategies to enhance student learning and to improve instruction
Special Working Conditions
May be required to teach days, evenings and/or weekends as needed. May be required to teach at multiple sites, and/or assigned to teach on specific days and/or within the context of alternative schedules. May be required to lift objects up to 10 lbs.
Listed below are some important teaching philosophies and practices for Paradise Valley Community College Faculty. More in depth information may be found at the links provided below
- A learning-centered philosophy that is incorporated into teaching strategies and practices that have been designed to engage students in the learning process (http://www.paradisevalley.edu/eol)
- Interacting with diverse student populations, including students representing a wide range of cultural backgrounds, ethnicity, age, gender, disabilities, learning styles and life-style preferences (http://www.maricopa.edu/diversity)
- Using assessment strategies effectively to enhance student learning outcomes and to improve instruction (http://www.paradisevalley.edu/al)