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PT Interdisciplinary - Basic Skills: Non-Credit Instructor
Cerritos College in Norwalk, California
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Date Posted 02/13/2018
Faculty-Education-Other Education (study Of)
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline 08/15/2018

Position Information


Position Title PT Interdisciplinary - Basic Skills: Non-Credit Instructor
Distinguishing Career Features  
Job Description

This position is for a non-credit teaching assignment in the high school equivalency program which may include courses in reading, writing, social studies, science, and mathematics.

Maintain currency with current information, concepts, laws and ideas in their disciplines and with best practices in teaching and learning.
Check mailbox, voicemail, and e-mail regularly.
Complete the checkout form before leaving campus at the end of the academic term.
Maintain student confidentiality as required by regulation and Board Policy 5040 titled Student Records and Directory Information.

Teach all assigned classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy. 
Teach all assigned classes for all scheduled minutes.
In cases of necessary absence from class, notify the Instructional Dean or designee, or if unavailable, the Office of Academic Affairs in advance and have plans prepared so that a substitute, if assigned, can maintain continuity of course content. 
Teach courses in accordance with the course outlines of record. 
Provide opportunities for students to be aware of their progress. 
Submit a copy of the syllabus for each class to the Division Office. 
Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress and submit them to appropriate offices by the published deadlines.
Submit end-of-session grades, including supporting documentation, and attendance reports by the published deadlines. 
Submit required information about first-day, no-show students by the published deadlines.
Submit textbook order information by the published deadlines. If the textbook is electronic or includes an electronic course pack, these conditions must be met: 
• Tests and exams must be available to the student without charge.
• The text and course pack must be available to students with disabilities.
• The publisher must grant read-only access to designated college staff for purposes of evaluation of course materials. 
• The text must be downloadable or printable. 
If these four conditions are not met, the electronic textbook cannot be used.
Meet all classes during the final examination period.
Give final examinations at the scheduled time unless approval to do otherwise is granted by the Office of Academic Affairs or its designee.
Keep all corrected final examination papers for at least one year following the close of the semester or summer term.
Maintain a safe learning environment in classrooms, laboratories, and other instructional spaces.
Allow the instructional manager and/or Instructional Dean, upon request, to review any assignments given during the semester.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in any social science, humanities, mathematics, or natural science discipline or in liberal studies, as appropriate for the course.

Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of the student, community, and employee population.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum three teaching experience in mathematics in a high school, non-credit community college, or adult education setting.

Experience motivating students in a class and/or lab setting using diverse learning styles. Experience teaching students with diverse backgrounds, including English as a Second Language (ESL) learners and students with disabilities.

Effective oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish.

Experience with technology based instruction and/or teaching in a lab setting.

Transcripts and Foreign Degrees

It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide copies of all transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position.

A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The web address is www.naces.org.

All qualifying educational degrees/training must be from regionally accredited colleges and/or universities.

Physical Demands

Requires ambulatory ability to move to various office and classroom-type locations and to stand, bend, stoop, and reach to setup equipment and provide instruction. Requires sufficient hand eye coordination and dexterity to write on a board or type on a computer. Requires sufficient visual acuity to read documents and make presentations. Requires sufficient auditory ability to project voice to a group, hear questions and prompts, and carry on routine conversations. Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull objects of medium weight (less than 30 lbs.) on an occasional basis.

Posting Detail Information


Posting Number FAC00124P
Open Date  
Close Date 08/15/2018
Salary/Fringe Benefits

Depends on education (Minimum to start is $60.43)

Conditions of Employment

Assignments are contingent upon sufficient funding and enrollment.

Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend classes.

Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the fingerprints, Federal Bureau of Investigation (no fee if obtained at Cerritos College Campus Police Station), produce an original social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school district in California) before employment.

Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109.

College/Department Profile

Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States Department of Education. Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs, and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu.

The Adult Education & Diversity Programs Department provides noncredit classes on campus and in the community to provide greater access for community participants. Support services include comprehensive intake and assessment services, contextualized learning, matriculation services and other support and transition services. High School Equivalency Preparation (GED), ESL (levels low beginning to high intermediate) VESL (levels A&B), Citizenship, Basic Skills Courses (English and Math) Supervised Tutoring, Basic Literacy (Plaza Comunitaria) Apprenticeship (Construction Trades) and Courses for older adults (OWL – Older Wiser Learners).

Special Instructions to Applicants

If the person writing the Confidential letter of recommendation wishes to send the letter directly to the District, please have them email the letter to: careers@cerritos.edu stating the position title you are applying for on the Subject line . The Confidential letter of recommendation must be received by the District by the position closing date. To bypass the letter of recommendation system requirement when you submit your application, create a one sentence Word document stating that the Confidential letter of recommendation will be emailed directly to the District. Upload this Word document in lieu of the Letter of Recommendation required document.

Application Procedure

Application materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.

Selection Procedure

Application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee to determine which applicants qualifications, based on the information in the job announcement, best suit the needs of the District and the Department. The selection committee will conduct interviews, may include a teaching demonstration, in order to determine which applicants best demonstrate the skill and knowledge required for the position. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligibility list for employment and will be contacted for employment opportunities based on the District’s needs.

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