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Job Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions Applications received by 03/19/17 will receive first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled. This position will start Fall Quarter, 2017. COMPENSATION Annual salary is based on a 173-day contract with a minimum of $55,354.06; beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. New hires cannot be placed above $59,353.19 unless exceptional circumstances prevail. This position is covered under the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union; the individual in this position must become a member of the Association, or pay a representation fee to the Association, within 30 calendar days after date of hire. ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse 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. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region. We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success. ABOUT DEPARTMENT Arts & Humanities, the largest division at Bellevue College, welcomes students with a variety of educational goals. Most are enrolled in academic transfer courses such as Art, Communication Studies, English, Music, Philosophy, Theatre Arts, and World Languages. Other programs focus on international students (English Language Institute) or adults taking pre-college courses to learn English, earn their high school equivalency or GED or transition to college-level courses (Basic and Transitional Studies). The division also includes a Professional Technical program (Interior Design), which serves students seeking an Associate's degree or a Bachelor of Applied Arts. Each program in Arts & Humanities seeks to empower students by cultivating inclusive learning environments that engage diverse traditions; stimulating intellectual and imaginative curiosity; and developing the habits of mind necessary for critical and creative thinking. 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). Essential Functions/Typical Duties: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 Qualifications/Core Competencies:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * 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 another related adult learner setting * 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 (eg face-to-face, technology-mediated classrooms, online, hybrid) and with an online course management system (eg CANVAS) PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * One year or more teaching experience in ABE/HSC/GED program * Experience with initiatives that transition students from basic skills coursework to educational pathways (eg I-BEST, College Transitions) * Experience with alternative credit recovery program such as High School 21+ (HS 21+) or Open Door (1418) * Experience in addressing disproportionate impact and equity issues in the higher education environment * Ability to integrate current trends in basic skills to prepare students for college and career pathways * Expertise in issues currently affecting adult basic skills students in the higher education setting (eg developing outcomes and assessment, standards-based courses and programs, curriculum design and alternative delivery methods, such as Universal Design) * Ability to collaborate and create inclusion with diverse colleagues in trans-disciplinary and integrative teaching and learning environments Required Information: HOW TO APPLY Click on the word Apply located above and to the right of the Job Summary section 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)Posted by StartWire


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