College in the High School Faculty Mentor (English&101)

College in the High School Faculty Mentor (English&101)
Location: Bellingham, WA
Job Type: Other
Department: Arts & Humanities
Job Number: 00293

Closing: Continuous
Description:
Whatcom Community College welcomes internal applicants only (current full-time or adjunct English faculty) for the College in the High School Faculty Mentor (English 101). This position reports to the Vice-President for Instruction via the faculty College in the High School Coordinator.
Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Communicate regularly with high school instructors.
Conduct a minimum of one formal on-sight observation per course.
Explain and discuss pertinent department policy, course purpose and content, learning outcomes, teaching methods, and texts.
Review teaching materials, including syllabi, assignments, examinations, advise on grading; and respond to questions.
Collect, evaluate, and document evidence of achievement and assessment for rigor and academic equivalency according to accreditation and/or WCC standards.
Conduct discipline-specific initial training, mid-quarter check-in, and annual training/professional development for high school teachers as part of the annual orientation.

Qualifications, Salary and Appointment
Minimum Qualifications:
Current full-time or adjunct English faculty member.
Previous experience teaching English&101.
Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience in English department professional development.
Willingness to support to the classroom instructor in order to build stronger community connections to benefit students.
Expectations:
An understanding of the mission of a community college.
Excellent interpersonal skills and abilities.
A desire to provide and take part in a unique and quality experience.
Starting Date:
Fall Quarter 2020; the high school semester begins on September 2nd, 2020.
Salary
Stipend: $500.00. Subsequent combinations of the same WCC mentor, high school instructor, and course have a stipend of $350.00 per section.
Application Due Date:
For best consideration, letters of interest should be received by 4:30 pm Monday, December 9; open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicant
A completed application consists of:
Letter of interest, submitted to Human Resources, that addresses the job requirements outlined in this announcement.