Location: Bedford/Lowell, MA Category: Part-time Faculty Posted On: Tue Apr 30 2019 Job Description:
Position Title: Part-Time Instructor of Developmental and/or College-level English courses such as ENG 092: Reading, Writing and Reasoning; ENG 099: Writing Skills Seminar along with a co-requisite ENG 101 English Composition I.
Unit: Division of Continuing Education, MCCC/MTA
Reports To: Dean of Arts, Humanities & Flexible Studies
Date: April 30, 2019
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Middlesex Community College has instituted courses for students who place into developmental, pre-college English. ENG 092: Reading, Writing, & Reasoning is an integrated developmental reading and writing course for students whose reading score is below that required for ENG 101 English Composition I. For those students who reach the ENG 101 eligible reading score but who need support for their writing, a co-requisite model is employed; students enroll in ENG 101 English Composition I and co-enroll in ENG 099 Writing Skills Seminar for an additional 3 credits with the same instructor (ALP). For those unfamiliar with these models, professional development is available.
EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach one or more sections of integrated reading and writing or co-requisite composition courses;
Explore new pedagogies that accelerate and contextualize developmental instruction, such as the Reading, Writing and Reasoning (RWR) accelerated learning model and the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP);
Develop and use student-centered pedagogies;
Develop and use assessment strategies that maximize the developmental learning process and measure student learning outcomes;
Develop and apply instructional methods that engage students of varying learning styles and abilities;
Develop and apply technology in and out of the classroom;
Use Blackboard Learning Management System to post syllabi, assignments, and grades;
Participate in the end-of-the-term grading session of a common final assessment.
Fulfill terms of the faculty contract as set out in the Agreement between the Board of Higher Education and the Massachusetts Community College Council/Massachusetts Teachers Association
Master's degree in English, or M. Ed. with a specialization in Reading or Language Arts
Classroom teaching of English, reading, college composition or developmental English in high school or college;
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, continuous professional improvement, developmental education, inclusive pedagogies and use of technology to support student learning;
Willingness to work collegially with a diverse body of faculty and staff;
Cultural awareness and competency demonstrated by working with and/or understanding of 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;
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the role of the community college in higher education.
Working knowledge of MS Word, Blackboard LMS, and PC.
Application Deadline: Accepting applications until positions are filled
The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Internal Number: 110053
About Middlesex Community College
At Middlesex Community College, everyone teaches, everyone learns. Collaborative in nature and innovative in practice, we educate, engage, and empower a diverse community of learners. Through transformative opportunities, we challenge and support every student to succeed and lead. Recognizing equity and inclusion as the foundation for excellence and creativity, Middlesex Community College meets the evolving educational, civic and workforce needs of our local and global communities.