Spring 2024 Adjunct Faculty TED 503-01/02

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7193981 (Ref.No. 4788620)
Posted: November 15, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Nov 13, 2023

Description:Assistant/Associate Adjunct faculty for the Teacher Education Department course, TED 503-01/02

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.

TED 503-01/02 - Introduction to Special Education

In person - Moraga, CA campus, Mondays 4:45PM - 7:30PM

This course provides a comprehensive survey of the field of special education. Information will be provided on special education history, legislation, programs and service delivery models. The course will also include information on etiology, description, assessment and program planning for students with mild to moderate disabilities by both general education teachers and education specialists. Additional topics include effective collaboration with parents and other caregivers, as well as other professional and paraprofessional staff. Culturally and linguistically responsive family/parent issues in serving all students with diverse academic and social abilities are also addressed.


  • Master's Degree in Education or related field

  • 5 years of experience teaching in K-12 settings

  • Knowledge of the major theories in child development

  • Knowledge of the major theories of learning

  • Knowledge of atypical development associated with various disabilities

  • Knowledge of how K-12 children differ in their development and learning approaches to support the development and learning of individual children

To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/136510jeid-f5be5c41fa703e4bb9e1bfb049cd1baa

We envision a community that goes beyond tolerance of differences to one guided by social justice, cultural competence and engaged citizenship. We know we can reach greater heights of excellence by learning from diverse people.