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  • Part-Time World Languages Instructor (Pool)

    West Valley-Mission Community College District

    Part-Time World Languages Instructor (Pool)

    West Valley-Mission Community College District

    Closing Date:


    Applications for Part-Time, Associate Faculty pools are continually accepted (unless otherwise specified) by the District and will be added to the application pool for review by hiring authorities on an as-needed basis. Should you be invited for an interview, you will be contacted by a District representative.

    This position is a part-time position as an Associate Instructor to teach one or more of the following languages in the World Language Department at West Valley College:

    • French

    • Spanish

    • German

    • Italian

    • Japanese

    • Brazilian Portuguese

    • Arabic

    The teaching assignment may require teaching lecture-discussion courses during day, evening or on Saturday and/or in an on-line/distance education format. The assignments are as needed, during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall semesters. This position is represented by the West Valley-Mission Federation of Teachers (WVMFT / AFT Local 6554).

    Work location: West Valley College, Saratoga, CA

    Salary and Benefits:
    Salary is based on a percentage of workload, up to a maximum of 67% of a full-time load. Salary is prorated based on an initial hiring salary range of $26,467-$37,149 per semester; and is based on academic achievement, teaching and related experience.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    1. Education Possess any one of the following:

    • Masters degree in the language being taught; OR

    • Bachelors degree in the language being taught AND Masters degree in another language or linguistics; OR

    • A valid California Community College Instructors Credential in a Foreign Language, Ancient or Modern; OR

    • The equivalent of the above.


    2. Understanding of, and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.

    Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
    Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:

    • Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation for in-class or on-line/distance education activities, evaluation of students work, consultation with students outside of class and/or on-line, maintenance of currency in the subjects taught.

    • Maintain accurate class and other records required by the college.

    • Submit, when due, attendance rosters and grade reports.

    • Follow course outlines as filed in the instruction offices.

    • Maintain office hours each week, at .5 hours per week per section.

    • Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.

    • Provide each student with a written course syllabus at the beginning of the course, as per instructions in the Faculty Handbook.

    • Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.

    • Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the members area of expertise.

    • Work cooperatively within the college community.

    • Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.

    • Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.

    • Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.

    For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link:

    Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 7412174 to arrange for assistance.

    West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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