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Full Time Teaching Position – DFW

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

Job Summary:

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.

Minimum Requirements

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
experience.

Preferred Qualifications

-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
community

-Recent experience in teaching ASL for credit in post-secondary program

-Fluency in ASL communication skills with a strong linguistic or
grammar base

-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
Education/Interpreting programs

-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
designated supervisor.

Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of
diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and
service area.

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
requirements.

Assists in District commitment to assessing student learning outcomes
and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional
performance measures.

Participates in TCC’s institutional effectiveness program including the
preparation and evaluations of Student Outcomes Assessment Plans
(SOAPs).

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
courses.

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
retention activities.

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

Posting Date:06-01-2012

Closing Date: 06-29-2012

Special Instructions to Applicants

Contact Allison Randolph at 817-515-1343 or [email protected]
should you require additional information.

http://jobs.tccd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51938

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