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Adjunct Professor (PT) Spanish
DATE:   8/24/2013
JOB TITLE:   Adjunct Professor - Modern Languages
JOB STATUS:   PT
FLSA STATUS:   Non-Exempt
WORK LOCATION:   Dunleavy
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Chair - Modern Languages
DEPARTMENT:   Modern Languages
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs
SALARY:   TBD

SUMMARY:
The Department of Modern & Classical Languages has potential opening for part time instructors to teach one class beginning Fall 2013 semester:  SPA 103 - Intermediate Spanish I, MWF, from 12:20 pm - 1:15 pm.  The starting date for this position is Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Use a communicative approach to the teaching of a foreign language, teaching primarily in the target language with minimal English for clarification of some grammar points.

Prepare daily lesson plans and activities that engage students in their study of beginning Spanish, following closely a syllabus provided by the Department Chair.

Prepare and grade tests, develop a method of grading daily homework, grade two versions of four brief compositions, and evaluate students’ daily participation.

Maintain a class record and attendance book.

Be available for students by appointment to help them with any specific problems they might be having with the course material.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of subject matter;

Ability to plan and present instructional material in a clear, logical and concise manner;

Ability to maintain proper teacher-student relationship;

Sound professional judgment;

Initiative and resourcefulness;


QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:
Master's Degree in area of specialization required.


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