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Spanish Instructor - Continuous Sourcing

Spanish Instructor - Continuous Sourcing

Posting Date: 
12/18/2015
Job ID: 
2015-1076
Category: 
Adjunct Faculty
# of Openings: 
1
Status: 
Adjunct
Location(s): 
Appleton Main Campus
City 
Appleton
State 
WI
Hours Per Week: 
3-8
Weeks Per Year: 
TBD
Work Schedule: 
TBD
Salary/Rate: 
Adjunct Rate
Anticipated Start Date: 
N/A
Internal Applicant Salary/Rate: 
N/A
Posting Duration: 
Continuous Sourcing
Shift Differential: 
N/A

More information about this job

Basic Functions & Responsibilities

Responsible for the delivery of instruction and facilitation of student learning in the Spanish language as indicated on the official job posting, and the on-going development of curriculum and learning strategies which meet the needs of students and employers. Instructional duties involve both classroom delivery and business and industry training.

Essential Job Functions/Secondary Job Functions

  1. Facilitation of Learning. Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in associate degree, technical diploma, basic education, continuing education, and/or contract training programs in the area of foreign language.  Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course and program level in areas of foreign language.
  2. Curriculum Development. Develop, revise and continually update the foreign language curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the college policy on level of required documentation.
  3. Classroom Management. Fulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation.
  4. Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player.
  5. Business/Industry/Community Linkages. Develop and deliver customized foreign language training for various clients as needed, and maintain involvement with business/industry/community through advisory committees, marketing and recruitment efforts, and professional associations and organizations.
  6. Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals.

Qualifications, Training and Experience

  1. Preference will be given to applicants with a Bachelors degree or higher with a major or at least thirty semester credits in the indicated foreign language, or Linguistics or Foreign Language Teaching.
  2. Previous teaching experience or curriculum development experience is preferred with the ability to teach the foreign language using immersion methodology.
  3. Native fluency in the indicated foreign language is essential.
  4. Knowledge of the cultures related to the indicated foreign language is highly desirable.
  5. Experience in delivering instruction by alternative methods such as ITV and/or the Internet is desirable.
  6. Familiarity with computer applications, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is desirable.
  7. Upon hire, must maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation, if applicable.

Essential Aptitudes, Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics

  1. Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.
  2. Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening and weekend assignments.
  3. Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
  4. Demonstrated ability for written and oral communication with students, staff, employers and other external entities.
  5. Proficiency in computer use and applications which support teaching and learning.
  6. Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college.
  7. Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
  8. Understanding and successful use of learning technology, both on-line and as a tool for distance education.
  9. A record of innovations which will facilitate student learning.
  10. Demonstrated development of course materials and assessments of student learning.
  11. An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses.
  12. Willingness to take risks and try new things.
  13. Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
  14. A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.

Benefits (eligibility requirements may apply)

Fitness Center at Appleton Main Campus, On-Site Child Care Facility at Appleton Main Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Thank you for your interest in Adjunct Faculty opportunities with Fox Valley Technical College. Upon successful submission of your application, cover letter, and resume, you will be considered for future adjunct faculty opportunities. FVTC will keep your application in our files as a POTENTIAL candidate who could possibly fill a position when or if the need arises. Only if the need shall arise, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.

 

IMPORTANT:  Only if the need shall arise, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.  Otherwise, you will not receive any further contact from FVTC.

Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. The total hours for an adjunct instructor range from approximately 3 hours per week to no more than 8 hours per week. Hours vary and can include both day and evening classes. Courses are taught in both a general lab setting and a classroom setting.

If you should have any questions regarding adjunct teaching opportunities for this position, please contact Leah Caceres Lutzow at caceres@fvtc.edu or (920)993-5159.