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ESL Instructor at Gavilan College
|Date Posted: 1/18/2023||Application Deadline: 2/28/2023 11:55 PM Pacific|
|Employment Type:||Length of Work Year: 12 Months|
|Salary: $66,994 to $92,875||Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified|
|Contact: Michaela Gonzalez||Email: Migonzalez@gavilan.edu|
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
Posting Closing Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Full-Time Faculty (1.0 FTE)
Tenure Track with Benefits
Full-Time Faculty Salary Schedule
Current Salary Range*: $66,994 to $92,875
*Initial placement above step 6 requires Superintendent/President approval.
Cluster Hire Initiative in Support of Latinx Students
Gavilan College is proud to announce an exciting new effort to hire 12 tenure-track faculty with a demonstrated history of working with and supporting the Latinx community. We invite diverse candidates from all backgrounds to join our college in furthering our values and shaping our future as a Hispanic Serving Institution. As part of this groundbreaking cohort of new full-time Gavilan faculty, your experience, expertise, and passion for serving the Latinx community will strengthen student success and create a community of support for diverse faculty. We welcome your commitment to fostering a campus culture that devotes resources to developing opportunities for Latinx students and all students to break barriers and thrive as scholars and community members.
Who We Are
We are a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with a 62% Latinx student population primarily residing in Gilroy, Hollister, and Morgan Hill. With our main campus nestled in the hills of Gilroy and a satellite campus in downtown Hollister soon to become a full-service center, we are committed to achieving educational equity for all students in our community. We work to provide students with a rich and relevant learning experience that emphasizes student engagement in and out of the classroom, empowering students of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds to realize their goals and become socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at Gavilan College, you will become part of an innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice requiring broad collaboration among faculty, staff, administration, students, and community partners. Gavilan College fosters justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion through its Principles of Community.
Gavilan College is committed to recruiting individuals that embody our Principles of Community by:
• actively demonstrating a commitment to understanding and serving community college students who are diverse in socioeconomics, culture, ability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and ethnicity;• committing to collaboration, effective communication and the development of strong working relationships;• promoting purposeful inclusion of all groups and the free exchange of ideas in a respectful, trusting and considerate environment; and• prioritizing equity in developing and strengthening curriculum, programs, and student support services.
As a member of the Gavilan College community, you will join us in valuing the worth and dignity of every person, the pursuit of truth, devotion to excellence, and the principles of democratic citizenship. All Gavilan employees strive to maintain these ideals in an environment of inclusiveness and mutual respect. We live these shared principles and work collaboratively to serve as a model of a dynamic, student-centered, community-serving college.
The ideal candidate for this position is an equity-minded individual who understands the importance of creating opportunities through ESL instruction for students who have been historically underserved, particularly in the Latinx community. Gavilan seeks candidates who view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility and who strive to reframe inequities as a problem of practice. The ideal candidate demonstrates a commitment to student-centered teaching practices, effective cross campus collaboration, transparent decision-making, and purposeful service to the community and embraces the role of an educator who is continually learning anti-racist pedagogy and adapting to the needs of a diverse student population.
• Awareness of the role of ESL, both in credit and non-credit, at Hispanic Serving Institutions.• Proficiency in English and Spanish and ability to serve as a role model for second language acquisition.• Experience teaching in family literacy programs or other community-based organizations.• Understanding of and ability to effectively apply current ESL methodology, assessment, and engaging instructional techniques in order to foster student success.• Demonstrated knowledge of the implications of AB705 for ESL programs and students, emphasizing current approaches to teaching reading and writing as integrated skills.• Experience teaching Intermediate and Advanced ESL composition and reading courses to diverse populations of students.• Ability to collaborate with other departments such as English and Counseling to build bridges for students, both social and curricular, from non-credit to credit.• Ability to advocate for undocumented students and connect them to campus and legal resources.• Flexibility to teach morning and evening classes on the main campus in Gilroy and satellite campus in Hollister.
Educational and Professional Requirements
• Master's Degree in TESL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, Linguistics with a TESL emphasis, English with a TESL emphasis or Education with a TESL emphasis• OR Bachelor's Degree in TESL, TESOL, English with a TESL certificate, Linguistics with a TESL certificate, Applied Linguistics with a TESL certificate, or any foreign language with a TESL certificate AND Master's Degree in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, English, Composition, Bilingual/Bicultural Studies, Reading, Speech, or any foreign language;• OR the equivalent.• Demonstrated ability to develop and employ culturally relevant course content, anti-racist pedagogical techniques, and effective practices for engaging students who are diverse and/or from historically underrepresented groups.
Latinx Community Cluster Hire Qualifications
In order to be considered for this initiative, candidates must satisfy three or more of the following criteria:
• Has demonstrated commitment to engaging in service with populations historically underrepresented and underserved in higher education, particularly the Hispanic/Latinx community.• Has demonstrated knowledge of barriers for Hispanic/Latinx students.• Has experience or has demonstrated commitment to teaching, supporting, and/or mentoring Hispanic/Latinx students and/or communities historically underrepresented and underserved in higher education.• Has experience in or has demonstrated commitment to extending awareness of opportunities and strategies in achieving success to Hispanic/Latinx students and/or communities historically underrepresented and underserved in higher education.• Has created research, scholarship, media, art, or cultural/political engagement opportunities with the Hispanic/Latinx community and/or communities historically underrepresented and underserved in higher education.• Has skills in developing cross-cultural and anti-racist communication, collaboration, and pedagogy.
The following duties are typical of those performed by employees in this job title; however, employees may perform other related duties, and not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each employee in the job title:
• Teach 14-16 lecture equivalent hours per semester both in person and online.• Teach all skills at all levels of ESL for credit and noncredit, including beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of integrated reading/writing/grammar and listening/speaking courses and Noncredit LifeSkills courses.• Create learning environments to foster the growth and success of diverse students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies, and critical feedback on assignments and discussions.• Attend monthly department meetings and periodic division meetings.• Contribute to department and campus-wide student success initiatives.• Revise, update, and create curriculum to meet the needs of diverse students in all modalities.• Participate in campus shared governance.• Participate in ongoing professional learning, particularly around anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.• Adhere to department, division, and campus policies and procedures for faculty employees.
To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please submit ONLY the following items directly through the CCC Registry Website at https://apptrkr.com/3812761 no later than 5:00pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.
• CCC Registry online application (all sections are required to be completed, Education, Employment History, Professional References, General Information, and Diversity Statement). Apply at https://apptrkr.com/3812761 *• Cover letter no longer than one page indicating why you are interested in this position*• Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae or Resume*• Completion of attached supplemental questionnaire addressing how you meet the Latinx Community Cluster Hire qualifications*• Unofficial transcripts* (official transcripts will be required if hired for the position
*Denotes application materials that are required for full consideration.
Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications must submit a Supplemental Application for Equivalency: https://www.gavilan.edu/jobs/apps/Supp_App_Equiv_Det.pdf
Required Supplemental Questionnaire
In order to be considered for this initiative, candidates must satisfy three or more of the following criteria.
Respond to the following questions and include specific examples that support your response.
Incomplete entries will not be forwarded into the application pool.
• Have you demonstrated commitment to engaging in service with populations historically underrepresented and underserved in higher education, particularly the Hispanic/Latinx community?• If yes, provide specific examples of how you meet this criterion.
• Do you have demonstrated knowledge of barriers for Hispanic/Latinx students?• If yes, provide specific examples of how you meet this criterion.
• Do you have experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching, supporting, and/or mentoring Hispanic/Latinx students and/or communities historically underrepresented and underserved in higher education?• If yes, provide specific examples of how you meet this criterion.
• Do you have experience in or has demonstrated commitment to extending awareness of opportunities and strategies in achieving success to Hispanic/Latinx students and/or communities historically underrepresented and underserved in higher education?• If yes, provide specific examples of how you meet this criterion.
• Have you created research, scholarship, media, art, or cultural/political engagement opportunities with the Hispanic/Latinx community and/or communities historically underrepresented and underserved in higher education?• If yes, provide specific examples of how you meet this criterion.
• Do you have skills in developing cross-cultural and anti-racist communication, collaboration, and/or pedagogy?• If yes, provide specific examples of how you meet this criterion.
As an equal opportunity employer, we are required to compile summary data on applicants. We are requesting your assistance in providing the information on the personal and ethnicity section of your CCC Registry profile. The completion of the questionnaire is voluntary. The form will remain in the Human Resources department and will be kept confidential and separate from all hiring documents. It will not be forwarded to those making employment decisions.
If you have questions related to the CCC Registry or technical aspects regarding submitting application materials on the https://www.cccregistry.org/jobs/index.aspx, please contact the CCC Registry directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800)245-4157.
Please make sure to contact the CCC Registry at (800)245-4157 AFTER you have applied for this job to verbally confirm that your application materials were submitted correctly and that your application is included in this recruitment.
If you have a verifiable disability and require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at (408) 852-2823.
Please be aware, the District does not reimburse for expenses related to the recruitment process.
Gavilan Joint Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, physical or mental disability and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws. Applicants who require accommodations to complete the application or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office at (408) 852-2823 for assistance.
2/28/2023 11:55 PM Pacific
Number of Openings
$66,994 to $92,875
Length of Work Year
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