10-month, tenure track position
The position requires a Master’s Degree in English. Two (2) years of demonstrated experience in developmental reading and writing and college-level composition teaching are also required. The applicant must have a proven record as a successful teacher of developmental English. The successful candidate will have the ability to use the latest instructional technology and promote a student-centered classroom environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and successful experience with the assessment of student learning are also required. He/she must demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to the mission of the community college and have the ability to communicate and work effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.
Norwalk Community College is a valued community partner and strives to hire faculty and staff committed to community and civic engagement.
The preferred candidate will have experience teaching reading and writing at the remedial, developmental, and college level. He/she will have knowledge of and experience with teaching embedded support composition courses and first year experience courses. The preferred candidate will have experience with tutoring practices and services as well as experience advising at-risk students. He/she will demonstrate knowledge of placement methods and have experience with exit assessment. He/she will have used high impact educational practices such as learning communities to achieve student success.
Under the direction of the Department Chair, the successful applicant will teach various levels of composition courses in the English program and facilitate the implementation of the department’s response to P.A. 12-40: An Act Concerning College Readiness. As such, he/she will be responsible for developing, overseeing, and evaluating placement and assessment procedures, assisting students in embedded support composition classes, working with the college’s Developmental Studies Division to coordinate the movement of students between departments, advising at-risk students, and attending statewide meetings and conferences related to P.A. 12-40.
General college duties include advising students; serving on college committees; maintaining membership in professional organizations and collaborating with colleagues in the field; and undertaking other community service responsibilities related to a full-time faculty position. The incumbent is expected to represent the College in a positive manner and work as a team player with colleagues in the department.
Commensurate with qualifications and experiences; plus excellent State medical insurance, retirement and fringe benefits
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March 10, 2014 (No applications will be accepted beyond this date)
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Norwalk Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, M/F. Protected group members are encouraged to apply.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship of eligibility under the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)