Full Time Teaching Position
Posting Title: Instructor, Sign Language and Interpreting
Posting number: 101496
Location: Tarrant County College, Trinity River Campus
Posting Category: Faculty-Full Time
Department: TR Arts
Position Type: Budgeted – Full Time Salary
TCCD Salary Schedule
Faculty (23) – Commensurate with education and experience
To assist students in their learning process by utilizing all
appropriate College resources, materials, facilities, and educational
technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process.
Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with
a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching field is required for
faculty in transfer curriculum. Developmental courses require teaching
-Earned master’s degree in American Sign Language, ASL Linguistics,
Interpretation, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, or closely related field
-A broad knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture and the Deaf
-Recent experience in teaching ASL for credit in post-secondary program
-Fluency in ASL communication skills with a strong linguistic or
-Good communication skills working with Deaf and hearing colleagues
-Hearing candidates should have sign language certification at the
advanced, master or national level
-A commitment to excellence in teaching, and willingness to collaborate
extensively with other professionals in the ASL/Deaf
-Must be willing to teach day and evening classes
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules (morning,
afternoon, evening and weekends) to accommodate diverse student needs
and external stakeholders’ expectations of College as assigned by
Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of
diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and
Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course
syllabi as assigned.
Prepares and delivers instruction to students.
Actively pursues and participates in professional development
activities to enhance skills in various modes of instruction and
knowledge of learning.
Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental
adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks.
Prepares assignments. May compile bibliographies of specialized
materials for outside reading assignments.
Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to
student learning and success.
Maintains student attendance records.
Evaluates student performance and learning. Provides regular and timely
evaluation feedback to students. Assigns grades consistent with course
Assists in District commitment to assessing student learning outcomes
and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional
Participates in TCC’s institutional effectiveness program including the
preparation and evaluations of Student Outcomes Assessment Plans
Accepts and participates in the necessary training to offer courses via
varied delivery methods such as distance learning.
Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit
Accepts and participates in the service mission of the college.
May conduct research in particular field of knowledge and publish
findings in professional journals.
Performs related duties such as advising students on academic and
vocational curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations.
Serves on campus and District committees.
Performs basic student enrollment and recruitment functions, such as
community outreach, support of student registration and student
Attends the workplace regularly; reports to work punctually and follows
a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite.
Uses interpersonal skills, thinks, reasons, and makes sound judgments
to decide how duties and responsibilities are completed
Completes all required training and professional development sessions
sponsored through the Tarrant County College (TCC) Institute
Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence,
student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
Performs other duties as assigned
Closing Date: 06-29-2012
Special Instructions to Applicants
Contact Allison Randolph at 817-515-1343 or [email protected]
should you require additional information.