Employment at TMCC
Position Description: English/Reading Instructor
Opening date: January 26, 2012
Closing date: July 16, 2012
Salary: Per Salary Schedule. Based upon education and experience, plus benefits, 12 month faculty position.
Education and Experience:
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in English or Reading. Experience or coursework in teaching LEP students or in providing remedial education and prior experience with Native American secondary or college students preferred.
Summary of Work:
This position focuses on assisting students in the acquisition of English competencies with the expectation such instruction may require simultaneous assistance in reading which has been identified as a critical skill in overall language acquisition. In the experience of the college, few students needing developmental coursework have age/grade appropriate reading skills. A full time staff member will allow the project to provide maximum help in reading at times convenient to the student.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide English language coursework including reading enhancement in group and individual settings.
- Monitor student gains in English language acquisition utilizing pre and post tests and develop student data and make recommendations and changes based on the findings.
- Work cooperatively with students to develop educational plans to ameliorate deficiencies.
- Assign students to learning groups based on academic levels.
- Maintain records of student participation in program elements.
- Meet with college instructors and with students to remedy areas of concern.
- To conduct assessment through pre and post test methods to measure effectiveness of instruction.
- Ability to teach and work with students with learning disabilities.
- Ability to implement contemporary pedagogical philosophies, methods, and techniques including multi-media to develop and deliver instruction in classroom and lab settings.
- Able to develop instructional activities, course syllabi, course outlines and other necessary teaching material.
- Ability to effectively use appropriate technology and equipment.
- Ability to work collegially with all individuals in the tribal college setting.
- Demonstrated commitment to professional development.
- Applicant must be able to pass a drug test and background check.
- Maintain office hours; participate in department and institutional meetings and committees.
- Develop and follow an “Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP)” as prescribed by TMCC’s faculty salary policy manual.
- To accept TMCC committee(s) assignments and other related contract-delineated responsibilities as specified in contract.
How to apply:
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vita/resume or web application (available below), college transcripts, and three (3) current letters of recommendation. Work experience must be reasonably documented. Applicants claiming Indian Preference/Veterans Preference must provide documentation.
PLEASE NOTE: INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Holly Cahill, Human Resource Director
*Turtle Mountain Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. It is the general policy of the college to give preference to qualified American Indian applicants as allowed by the Indian preference provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.
Persons who are at least ¼ degree and wish to claim Indian preference must submit a copy of their tribal Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) and Agency enrolled.