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Closing Date:  09/27/2013
Assistant Professor, French
Location:  Mesa College
Pay Information
10 Month Assignment
The salary range for this Assistant Professor level position is $4,592 – $6,188 per month. Note that all new faculty hired by the SDCCD start at the Assistant Professor level. The highest monthly base starting salary would be $6,188 with a PhD and six or more years of full-time teaching experience. Overload assignments are paid at an hourly rate above this amount. Salary placement is based solely upon education and experience as outlined in the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement, and it is non-negotiable. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made on the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, will be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Assistant Professors may earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor.
With promotions through Associate and Professor levels based upon mastery in the field, teaching of that knowledge, a PhD or equivalent, successful evaluations and tenure track experience, the top range would be $10,596. For further information, please contact the Human Resources Employment Office for a copy of the comprehensive rules for salary placement and advancement. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements/handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits. This position is FLSA Exempt (does not accrue overtime).
Position Equivalent FTE:
Job Duration: 10
FLSA Status:  Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
Bargaining Unit:  AFT/College Faculty
Position Type:  Academic
Department:  Languages
The Position
Note from Mesa President Pamela Luster ~ San Diego Mesa College seeks energetic and dedicated candidates to apply for faculty positions. The college is committed to academic excellence and diversity, equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff and students. As the largest college in the San Diego Community College District, the institution enjoys a solid financial standing, and has prioritized resources to hire new faculty, support professional development and encourage teaching innovation. Celebrating our 50th Anniversary in 2014, we are building a solid foundation for the next 50 years by adding new faculty who alongside our stellar current faculty will lead us into the future. If this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, I encourage you to file an application for employment expressing your interest.
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor, French at San Diego Mesa College for an assignment beginning Spring, 2014. Mesa College is located in the Kearny Mesa area of the city of San Diego. This assignment may include day, evening and/or Saturday classes. In addition, this pool may be used to fill identical vacancies that may occur during the 2013-2014 academic year.
Major Responsibilities
The Assistant Professor of French is in the Department of Languages and reports to the Dean of Arts and Languages. The primary responsibilities of this position include teaching beginning and intermediate level courses in French, and serving on and/or chairing department and campus committees. Classes may be taught either on- or off-campus. The instructor must fulfill the responsibilities of a community college instructor in accordance with the San Diego Community College job description. A typical weekly teaching load consists of 15 hours of lecture.
Degrees must be from regionally accredited institutions
Master’s degree in French; OR,
Bachelor’s degree in French AND Master’s degree in another language or linguistics; OR,
The documented equivalent; OR,
Possession of a California Community College Instructor Credential in French (valid for life).
Equivalency: If you do not possess the exact degrees listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of the assignment, please complete a “Request for Equivalency Form” available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web page (https://www.sdccdjobs.com). You will need to complete and upload this form with your on-line application.
Desired Qualifications
• Knowledge and ability to effectively teach French at the community college level.
• Organizational and leadership skills and collaborative experience in department or campus committee work.
• Ability to integrate the culture of the French-speaking world into language instruction.
• Knowledge of, and commitment to, appropriate academic standards, especially the National Standards for Foreign Language Teaching, and Student Learning Outcomes for lower-division language courses.
• Commitment to professional growth in French and teaching.
• Ability to implement contemporary pedagogical philosophies, methods and technologies in the teaching of French.
• Evidence of use of technology in instruction as well as proficiency in using computers.
• Clarity of expression in written and oral French and English.
• Experience and/or knowledge in working with students of great diversity in socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
Foreign Degree:
Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.
[If possess] California Community College Instructor Credential in French (valid for life)
Commitment to Diversity:
All applicants must demonstrate cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
Working Conditions
Variable, depending on assignment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete on-line application (references to résumés or other uploaded documents within the on-line application will be considered an “incomplete” application; if any section does not apply, please enter “N/A”). The following document(s) should be assembled prior to completing the on-line SDCCD Academic / Vocational Application (these will need to be uploaded with your application):
COVER LETTER: Please prepare a cover letter (300 word limit) that describes your teaching philosophy and the role it plays in student success
LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION: As evidence of teaching experience, please submit two (2) letters of recommendation written specifically for this position by peers and/or supervisors who have direct knowledge of the applicant’s ability to teach French
UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS: Please submit a copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Note: Transcripts from multiple colleges/universities may need to be scanned as one document, then uploaded.
[If applicable] REQUEST FOR EQUIVALENCY FORM: Link to the form is available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web page at https://www.sdccdjobs.com
[If applicable] FOREIGN DEGREE EVALUATION (NACES-approved): Information available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web page at https://www.sdccdjobs.com
[If applicable] LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/CREDENTIALS: Any applicable documentation
Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed.
Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via e-mail.
First-level interviews are anticipated to occur between October 24 – November 6, 2013, with finalist interviews being conducted during the first two weeks in November.
Conditions of Employment:
• Submit “official” transcripts
• Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the candidate’s expense
• Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment)
• Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment)
• Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
• Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices
Additional Information:
SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time academic employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) upon appointment.
Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.
For more information and to apply, visit:  http://apptrkr.com/387619


Mandarin Chinese Teacher Vacancy at Lincoln HS, Los Angeles Unified School District.

Assignment includes teaching Mandarin levels 1 through Advanced Placement Chinese, students in grades 9-12.

Must hold California single subject credential for Mandarin, or have passed the CSET Mandarin.  Assignment to begin as soon as possible after offer of employment.  Interested candidates are encouraged to complete the LAUSD’s pre-employment screening/application form (www.teachinla.com) to expedite the review process and should contact Principal José Torres via email (jtorres@lausd.net) or phone, 323-441-4600 ASAP.


Job Description

Notre Dame Academy Girl’s High School

Full Time Position to Teach Spanish 2, 3, 3 Honors and AP Spanish Language and Culture

Notre Dame Academy is looking for a dynamic Spanish teacher that can motivate students to love the acquisition of Spanish and challenge them to excel in the AP Spanish Language and Culture class and ultimately encourage them to become lifelong learners of Spanish.

Preferred Job Requirements

At least 5 years of teaching experience in Spanish instruction at a secondary level

Experience teaching AP Spanish Language

Familiarity with the new AP Spanish exam format, the ACTFL language standards, the California Foreign Language Framework and the ACTFL 21st century skills for foreign language teaching and learning.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to : lpaetzold@ndala.com and bsevilla@ndala.com


French Teacher, Part-Time
El Dorado Union High School District

Union Mine High School

Filing Deadline: May 21, 2013 @ 4:30 p.m.
For application and further info: www.eduhsd.net



El Dorado High School and Union Mine High School in Placerville, CA

2 Long term Spanish sub positions in the fall:

1) 1 semester (Spanish 1-2)
1 ) 8 weeks (Spanish 4/AP, Spanish 3, Spanish for Spanish Speakers)

Please contact Leslie Baker for more information:

(530)622-5081 x7218


Chinese Teacher

The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential.

  •   We provide a rigorous, integrated college preparatory curriculum that fosters critical thinking and intellectual curiosity.
  •   We create and sustain a collaborative teaching and learning environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best.
  •   We help girls to become leaders and life-long learners, strengthening their capacity to contribute positively to their communities.
  •   We strengthen girls’ voices in a diverse and culturally rich environment.
  •   We embrace possibility, promote challenge-seeking and support risk-taking.
  •   We encourage girls to develop meaningful relationships with peers and faculty rooted in honesty, respect and responsibility.
  •   We graduate courageous, committed and ethical young women who take responsibility for their own physical, financial and emotional well-being.We are currently seeking a part-time Chinese teacher starting in August, 2013. The ideal candidate will be an experienced educator who has a strong educational background, exemplary teaching skills, a desire for ongoing professional development, and someone who is passionate about their desire to teach and learn from young people.This candidate will have native or near-native fluency in Chinese, high school teaching experience, and the ability to teach Chinese at grade levels 9 through 12. Candidates should also have an active interest in student-centered, collaborative, project-based teaching methodologies that make full use of technology.Resumes should be sent by email to Human Resources (hr@archer.org). No phone calls, please. More information on Archer can be found at www.archer.org. The Archer School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Job Announcement: Part-Time Spanish and Heritage Spanish Teacher


at Gateway Middle School, a Gateway Public School

Gateway Public Schools is seeking a part-time Spanish teacher for Gateway Middle School, a new public charter school in San Francisco.  Gateway Middle School is committed to helping each student – regardless of learning style or previous academic achievement – learn the skills, habits and knowledge necessary for success in college and beyond.  Gateway Middle School opened in August 2011 with one hundred sixth grade students. We have added a grade each year and we will be adding another class of students this fall to grow to our full capacity of three hundred 6th-8th graders. 

Key Characteristics of Gateway Middle School:

·         A small school where all students are known well and supported to achieve at high levels

·         A diverse student body that is taught and encouraged to be active partners in their education

·         An innovative and challenging curriculum that engages students and excites them about learning

·         An emphasis on four core values and restorative practices to develop positive relationships and community

·         A faculty who believes that all students learn differently and who vary their approaches to meet individuals’ needs

·         A faculty who actively participate in promoting students social-emotional growth outside of the classroom

·         A supportive adult community characterized by continuous learning, reflection, and collaboration focused on improving student learning outcomes

·         A potential feeder for Gateway High School, a fourteen year-old, highly successful college-preparatory high school

Part-Time Spanish and Heritage Spanish Teacher Responsibilities:

·         Teach sixth grade Exploratory Spanish, a semester-long exploratory course for all sixth graders.

·         Teach one seventh and one eighth grade Exploratory Spanish course, a year-long course focused on helping students learn Spanish as a second language.

·         Teach one seventh and one eighth grade Heritage Spanish course, a year-long course focused on developing literacy, speaking, and listening skills for students who are native Spanish speakers or students who attended bilingual elementary schools.

·         Develop curriculum for Heritage Spanish and Spanish classes.

·         Work collaboratively with other staff members to plan curriculum and to build a positive culture across the school.


Undergraduate degree in Spanish or at least 18 post-high school credits in Spanish required

  • Current California credential in Spanish or current Intern credential in Spanish preferred
  • Commitment to Gateway’s mission is essential, including a desire to work with a diverse student body
  • Desire to be part of building the larger school culture and community
  •          Ability to work collaboratively with a dedicated staff and involved parent body
  •          Experience working with middle school students required; experience in an urban public school preferred

Hours and Compensation:

This is a half time position to be paid out on a salary bases at .5 FTE.

Work hours are from 11:50am-3:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and from 8:15am-1:15pm on Wednesday.

This position begins on August 12, 2013 and works on school days and professional development days, including faculty weeks at the beginning and the end of the school year.  Benefits include all school holidays and sick time.

 To Apply:

Please send a cover letter addressing your interest in Gateway’s unique mission as well as information about your previous experience and personal qualifications.  Please also send a detailed resume and three letters of recommendation.  You may include additional information, if desired.   

Contact information:

Aaron Watson, Principal

Gateway Middle School
2340 Jackson Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115


(415) 922-1055 (fax)

Gateway’s Mission:

Gateway Middle School supports and challenges all students to discover their unique potential, actively participate in their community, and develop skills and habits to achieve excellence in high school and college.

For more information about Gateway Middle School, please visit our website at www.gatewaymiddle.org