Bellevue College is looking for qualified individuals for the ABE/HSC, Tenure-Track FT Faculty #016182. This position will start Winter Quarter 2018. Applications received by 10/08/17will receive first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled.
POSITION SUMMARY The Basic and Transitional Studies ABE/GED instructor will perform duties and functions under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and shall be responsible primarily to the Associate Dean of Basic Studies and English Language Institute. The instructor will provide instruction, develop curriculum, and advise students primarily in courses in Adult Basic Education in the High School 21+ program, and secondarily in other departmental programs as expertise permits. Basic Studies at Bellevue College comprises four programs, English-as-a-Second Language (ESL), Adult Basic Education (ABE), General Educational Development (GED), and Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST).
Teaching duties include:
Teach 15 credits per quarter utilizing student-centered instruction across a wide range of subjects (Mathematics, English, Social studies, Science, etc.) effectively for a multi-cultural multi-ability student body
Design and facilitate equitable face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning experiences to achieve learning outcomes for assigned courses
Assess student intake, placement, and learning outcomes based on the College and Career Readiness Standards
Apply knowledge of CASAS testing and reporting to ensure accuracy and compliance with the state reporting system (WABERS)
Participate in on-going curriculum development, revision, and implementation that incorporates the principles of diversity and pluralism
Coordinate with faculty, administrators and other staff within the department, as well as institutional partner programs and the larger college community, including Workforce Education, Center for Career Connections, Academic Success Center, Disability Resources Center, Assessment Office, and Educational Planning Advising Center, among others
Non-teaching duties include:
Practice culturally-responsible advising for students, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college and coordinate with campus advisors as necessary
Maintain current knowledge and practical skills both in cultural versatility and in area of assignment through professional development opportunities
Participate in college governance, including attending and participating in faculty departmental meetings and serving on various campus committees
Participate in college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can historically impact underrepresented and marginalized student populations
Perform other duties and functions that may be assigned
Master's degree in Adult Education from an accredited institution or related field (such as Education or TESOL)
Three years teaching experience or equivalent part-time experience in higher education or in secondary education
Ability to teach adult learners effectively using standards-based instruction, from literacy to college preparation
Prior experience that shows commitment to student success and to developing a positive learning environment where diversity and pluralism are advanced
Effective intercultural, verbal and written communication skills
Commitment to ensuring student success and to developing a positive learning environment where diversity and pluralism are valued
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Prior experience that shows a teaching philosophy appropriate to the higher education setting and the teaching of BEdA students
Prior experience that shows teaching in student-centered and equity-minded ways within various learning environments (e.g. face-to-face, technology-mediated classrooms, online, hybrid) and with an online course management system (e.g. CANVAS)
HOW TO APPLY:
Application must include the below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (max 2 pgs)
Attach a Curriculum Vitae
Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg)
Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (min 1pg, max 2 pgs). Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
Attach the names, addresses, email and phone numbers of three professional references
Attach copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every ye...ar, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.