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Position Title: Part-Time Instructor of French Language-Evening
UNIT: MCCC/MTA Part-Time Unit Professional
Department: Flexible Studies
Reports To: Coordinator of Flexible Studies Department
Date: April 19, 2017
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Flexible Studies is an innovative department that provides alternative approaches through competency-based learning, primarily in the areas of English as a second language and World Languages. Part-Time Staff (instructors) work in designated Flexible Studies teaching areas or classrooms as assigned, on the Bedford and/or Lowell campus, as part of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division. Part-time Flexible Studies Department staff (instructors) report to the Flexible Studies Department Coordinator, under the direction of the Assistant Dean of Humanities, and the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences.
EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct teaching - provide instruction using Flexible Studies Department methodology (a competency-based model with flexible enrollment options and multi-level sections) on campus beginning first day of the semester and through the final exam; create a supportive learning environment utilizing current best practices and strategies for success; provide students with timely feedback and guidance for further learning; foster independent thinking, accuracy, and cooperative and collaborative learning; respond to students' questions and promote further inquiry; integrate use of technology where appropriate; remain dedicated to academic excellence and inclusivity, serving students of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
Plan and design of courses - to meet or exceed requirements established in course descriptions, utilize course outlines from discipline, department, and MCC-established standards, prepare course syllabi as outlined by DCE contract, address and assess the Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLO's), discipline-specific and program-specific outcomes for the course, assess and document growth and learning; utilize and update current course LMS or electronic delivery of materials as needed; use principles of Universal Course Design (UCD).
Administrative duties - Maintain and submit student records according to college and department policies and procedures including, but not limited to: attendance, grade book, and class rosters; drop for non-attendance, mid-semester notices, and final grades; In-Progress Contracts; submit electronic copy of syllabi to department coordinator each semester or in each instance of material change, promptly complete time sheet, monitor college e-mail communication, attend departmental meetings and in-service training opportunities.
Compliance - complete required trainings and comply with Federal, State, and local laws including, but not limited to FERPA, Ethics, and Anti-Harassment, as well as stay current in field of expertise.
Master's degree in Applied Linguistics, Master's degree in French Language and Culture, or Master's degree in Foreign Languages and Literature with a focus in French Language, Master's in Education/Foreign Language; (Bachelor's degree in a world language, or education with a Masters relevant to teaching in higher education) with a minimum of one (1) year of teaching experience. Fluency in French language as evidenced by ability to listen and understand, speak, read, write and possess knowledge of grammar.
Must be available to instruct classes during the evening.
Working knowledge of MS Word, Blackboard LMS, and PC.
Cultural awareness and competency demonstrated by working with individuals of diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans, including those with different levels of academic preparation, varying physical and learning abilities.
Ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships.
Ability to inform and guide others by applying principles of professional counseling in addressing specific situations.
Ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, advisory and/or design data and information.
Ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership, and to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to resolve problems.
Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness, and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.
Expansive experience or vast knowledge in subject area.
Higher Education or high school level teaching experience.
This is a Part-time MCCC Unit Professional Position. To view the classification specification for this position link to: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Classification
Hours: Classes may be scheduled between the hours of 5:00PM to 9:00PM
Hourly Rate: $35.63 per hour, no additional benefits.
Period Covered: Fall Semester, September through December, 2017, Part-Time
Application Deadline: May 10 2017
The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
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1. Cover Letter
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