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LC - Part Time Instructor, English Composition and/or Literature for Concurrent Enrollment Courses at High Schools

at Front Range Community College

Posted: 7/31/2019
Job Reference #: 1857
Keywords: teaching

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Tracking Code
1201808
Job Description

Front Range Community College

Part Time Instructor, English Composition and/or Literature for Concurrent Enrollment Courses at High Schools- Westminster Campus

This is a part-time, temporary position with no benefits except Colorado State retirement, PERA.

Please note: This position is an open talent pool currently accepting applications for future hiring.

SELECTION PROCESS

Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate. Completed application package includes:

  1. A letter of interest detailing experience as related to the position;
  2. A resume;
  3. An eForm application;
  4. A copy of official transcripts;
  5. A one-page statement of your teaching philosophy.

All candidates, including current Front Range Community College employees must submit a complete application packet which includes all material listed above. Only completed application packets will move forward for screening. If hired, official college transcripts will be required. Please review the job duties and minimum requirements carefully. It is your responsibility to demonstrate on your application that you meet all of the minimum requirements listed above to be considered. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected. All application materials become the property of Front Range Community College and cannot be copied. FRCC will conduct a criminal background check on selected candidate. Employment offers and continued employment are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.

Front Range Community College (FRCC) is the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 30,000 credit students annually. FRCC is one of 30 colleges in the AACC Pathways project, was recently selected as a Most Promising Place to Work in Diverse Magazine and was profiled as one of 6 top community colleges for transfer student success in a recent Aspen Institute publication. The college has a detailed strategic plan focused on improving student graduation and transfer rates, a strong assessment program, and invests heavily in professional development for staff and faculty including a college-wide leadership program, Roadmap to Achievement. The college has a strong commitment to equity and actively works to create inclusive communities. For more information, visit www.frontrange.edu. The college has a clear vision outlined in its strategic plan, VISION 2020.

FRCC is committed to diversity and inclusion and is intentional about creating a learning and working environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. FRCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or national origin in employment or in our educational programs and activities.

Important Information

GENERAL SUMMARY -Part Time Instructor for English Composition and/or Literature for Concurrent Enrollment Courses at High Schools

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Teach all assigned class sessions at the scheduled time and place in assigned room at local area high schools, in Fort Collins, CO and surrounding areas.
  • Create effective learning environment for students, using appropriate resources, technology, and pedagogy.
  • Teach course(s) consistent with Colorado Common Course Numbering System (CCCNS) template, appropriate course content guide and catalog descriptions.
  • Abide by CCCS policy and FRCC guidelines (such as providing a syllabus the first day of class, tracking attendance, and submitting grades by published deadlines).
  • Inform students of all course requirements, course evaluation procedures, attendance requirements, make-up examination policy, and related course procedures as required by FRCC syllabus template.
  • Maintain accurate performance and attendance records for high school and FRCC.
  • Update grades and syllabus frequently in FRCC’s online learning platform Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Conduct a variety of assessments of student performance throughout the course, and provides students with timely and effective feedback and graded assignments (normally within a week for major assignments).
  • Participate in assessment of student learning outcomes at the course, discipline, and college level.
  • Consistently improve course quality and design, by, for example, actively participating in classroom assessment, curriculum development and related activities as a contributing team member at discipline, department, campus, college, and state levels.
  • Communicate and collaborate with corresponding FRCC department regularly for instructional improvement and adherence to departmental standards and policies.
  • Communicate with high school counterparts as necessary.
  • Submit required reports on or before deadlines.
  • Maintain professional, ethical, and legal responsibilities, i.e., FERPA, copyrights, etc.

COMMUNICATION

  • Assist students with study problems and with evaluating their potential for successful achievement in the course or discipline. Makes referrals as appropriate, i.e. for tutoring.
  • Follow/adhere to FERPA guidelines and maintain confidentiality.
  • Respond quickly to e-mail requests from FRCC department, FRCC or high school administration and/or colleagues, and students.
  • Maintain a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment and facility.
  • Refer issues that may affect the learning environment promptly to the appropriate department, including preparation and submission of incident reports to Dean of Student Affairs for inappropriate student behavior as defined by Student Code of Conduct, if necessary.
  • Check FRCC email at least twice weekly when teaching.
  • Check FRCC voice mail at least twice a week.

PROFESSIONALISM

  • Maintain necessary educational credentials, professional skills and currency appropriate to the teaching assignment and consistent with FRCC/CCCS policy.
  • Interact sensitively with students, staff and faculty of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Communicate with all colleagues and students in a timely manner.
  • Promote a positive collegiate atmosphere.
Required Skills

REQUIRED EDUCATION

  • Master's degree in one of several related degrees listed below.
  • Also allowed, a Master's degree in any field, plus 18 graduate credits in one of the related degrees listed below.

Related Degrees/Disciplines: Degree title might be listed as master's of Arts, Master's of Science, Master's of Education, Master's of Fine Arts, Master's of Liberal Studies, or a Master's of Teaching in any of the following disciplines -- English (any; for example, English, English Composition, English Education, English as a Second Language), Literacy, Rhetoric, Composition, Communication, Education, English Education, Teaching (English), Teaching (Reading), Adult Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (e.g. ELL, ESL, TESOL, TOEFL, etc.), Creative Writing, Literature (any, e.g. Comparative Literature, English Literature, American Literature), Writing (also Technical Writing), Journalish, Reading, Linguistics, Language, Liberal Studies, Liberal Arts.

Required Experience

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Professional and/or teaching experience in English and/or Literature.
  • Teaching experience in a high school setting helpful.

Important Information:

Notice to Prospective Employees: Front Range Community College is required by the Clery Act of 1990 to notify prospective employees, current employees, students and applicants where to access our Campus Security Report. The report is updated and published annually in accordance with the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, Federal Student Right-to-Know, the Federal Drug-free Schools and Campuses Act of 1989. This report contains information about:

  • Front Range Community College's alcohol and other drug policy
  • VAWA policy
  • Campus security policies
  • Campus/community resources
  • Where to find registered sex offender information
  • Crime statistics for the previous three calendar years
  • Reporting crimes

The Campus Security Report can be accessed in two ways:

  1. By going to the internet website at: Clery Act Information
  2. Printed copies of the FRCC Campus Annual Security Report are available on request through the Dean of Students Affairs Office and any college Campus Security and Preparedness Office.
Job Location
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Position Type
Part-Time