Fall 2021 Adjunct Faculty SSTE 274-01

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7080047 (Ref.No. 2316521)
Posted: June 18, 2021
Application Deadline: July 16, 2021

Job Description

Fall 2021 Adjunct Faculty SSTE 274-01

Location: Moraga, CA

Open Date: Jun 18, 2021

Deadline: Jul 16, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Per course adjunct faculty for the Single Subject Teaching Credential program's course, SSTE 274-01.

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


SSTE 274-01 - Universal Access to Education - English Learner Module

August 31, 2021 - October 12, 2021, Monday, 4:15pm - 7:00pm

This module is designed to prepare teacher candidates with the knowledge and skills to effectively organize and implement instruction for students of exceptional needs. This module will examine federal and state laws that regulate programs and services. Candidates will demonstrate knowledge and application of pedagogical theories, principles and practices to support students with .


Candidates will be able to:

Identify school-based organizational structures designed to meet the needs of students with exceptional needs and be familiar with common Multi-Tiered Systems of Intervention and Support (MTSS) in local districts.

Interpret and understand assessments commonly used to identify needs and monitor progress on goals in every level of an MTSS.

Select methods, strategies, and materials related to instruction for students with exceptional need.

Examine the federal and state laws that regulate student placement in programs.

Understand the role and services provided by specialists and paraprofessionals. (CTC 13e)

Organize and manage a classroom environment that includes diverse students. (CTC 13e)

Requirements to teach this course:

At least four years experience teaching in a Title I secondary public school with majority students of color within the past 10 years. Subject area of expertise/credential should be specified in the resumé.

Experience teaching and utilizing the latest research-based strategies in critical pedagogy, culturally sustaining pedagogy, and/or funds of knowledge/community cultural wealth

Effectively uses multiple pedagogical strategies including: community building activities; Socratic Seminars; heterogeneous groupwork

Does not rely only on lecture and discussion-based teaching techniques in 50% of teaching

Masters degree, preferably in Education or the Subject Matter Discipline

Demonstrated expertise in working with English language learners/emergent bilingual students (including experience with CELDT, English language development strategies, knowledge of law that impacts supports of English language learners, )

To complete an application

Please submit a cover letter that details your experience as a secondary teacher or teacher educator with the core areas of the course and an updated CV/resume that specifically identifies CA subject teaching credentials

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2316521

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