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English Instructor (Part-Time/Adjunct)
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

Date Posted Aug. 1, 2018
Title English Instructor (Part-Time/Adjunct)
University San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • San Jose, CA
    United States
  • Adjunct/Visiting Professor
  • Humanities - English

The San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is seeking a part-time/adjunct English Instructor at Evergreen Valley College.

English 330 class and lab for the AFFIRM program, serving African American and other students.

Class: TTH 10:45 - 12:05 and lab 12:15 - 1:35.

Adjustment can be made if candidate can only teach class.

The instructor's assignment will include the following:

1. Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively.

2. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.

3. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.

4. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.

5. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.

6. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.

7. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.

8. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.

9. Foster a professional work and learning environment.

10. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Minimum Qualifications:


1. Master's in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition


Bachelor's in any of the above


Master's in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing or journalism


***The Equivalent.

2. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

3. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.

Assignments may include day and evening responsibilities. This position is represented by the San Jose-Evergreen Community College District Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.

Please apply using the Direct Link below and select discipline English:

Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty Employment Opportunities

Direct Link:

Position #1500117, OPEN AND CONTINUOUS

Other part-time instructors are needed to teach classes in other disciplines on an as needed basis.

Please refer to for a complete list of all employment opportunities at San Jose-Evergreen Community College District.

Thank you.

HR/ Employment Services

Office of Human Resources

San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

Phone: (408) 270-6414


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