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  • Part-Time Japanese Instructor (Pool)

    West Valley-Mission Community College District


    [b]Part-Time Japanese Instructor (Pool)

    West Valley-Mission Community College District[/b][/center]

    Closing Date: [b][/b]



    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. 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. Successful completion will result in your name joining a pool of instructors qualified to teach Japanese courses in the Foreign Language Department at Mission College. This position is represented by the West Valley-Mission Federation of Teachers (WVMFT / AFT Local 6554).

    Work location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA

    [b]Salary and Benefits:[/b]

    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 $25,815-$30,661 per semester; and is based on academic achievement, teaching and related experience.

    [b]Minimum Qualifications:[/b]

    1.Education - Possess any one of the following:
    [*] Masters degree in Japanese; OR
    [*] Bachelors degree in Japanese AND masters degree in another language or linguistics; OR
    [*] A valid California Community College Instructors Credential in the discipline; OR
    [*] The equivalent of the above. [/list]

    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.

    [b]Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:[/b]

    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. [/list]

    [b]For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link:[/b] [url=][/url]

    Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741-2174 to arrange for assistance.

    [i]West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.[/i]


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