Texas A&M University Adjunct Faculty in Bilingual Education in San Antonio, Texas

Job Title

Adjunct Faculty in Bilingual Education

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Department Of Educator & Leadership Preparation

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Educator and Leadership Preparation is seeking a non-tenure track Adjunct faculty position in Bilingual Education for Spring 2019. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in Bilingual Education, depending on qualifications. Candidates must have a strong background in bilingual education and English as a Second Language (ESL) education as well as experience with curriculum and teaching in elementary and/or secondary public U.S. schools. The adjunct faculty will prepare and teach the assigned class following a syllabus guideline. The faculty will maintain appropriate records, assign earned grades, report needed data to the department, and complete all necessary development assessment information. Teaching availability during the day; although evening availability will be considered.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree required with 18 graduate hours in Bilingual Education (Spanish) or Teaching English as a second language (TESL), or Applied linguistics

  • Candidates must be knowledgeable of the theoretical and pedagogical understandings regarding teaching bilingual and ESL content

  • Candidates must have background knowledge of working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations

  • Candidates must be fluent in spoken and written Spanish

  • Candidates must have successful experience in college teaching

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) from a regionally accredited college or university

  • Teaching Experience in Pk-12 Bilingual and/or ESL settings strongly preferred

  • Experience supervising clinical or practicum experience in bilingual and ESL education settings

  • Working with pre-service teachers

  • Experience in training or providing professional development

  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills

  • Experience or interest in student recruitment, cohort building

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teaching undergraduate courses focused on bilingual education and ESL, including online and hybrid formats

  • Teaching graduate courses on bilingual education and ESL, including online and hybrid formats

  • Working with lead faculty and advising students

Once selected, applicants will be required to submit additional documents which may include three original professional letters of recommendation and official transcripts from each degree-granting institution. Unofficial transcripts are accepted by email before the hiring process is complete. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Search Committee at the address listed below. Letters of recommendations must also be sent to the address listed and must be received directly from each author.

Please submit materials to:

Department of Educator & Leadership Preparation c/o Ana Hernandez Texas A&M University-San Antonio One University Way San Antonio, TX 78224 email: ana.hernandez@tamusa.edu

E-scripts and E-recommendations will be considered IF emailed directly to ana.hernandez@tamusa.edu. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

For External Applicants: Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUSA_External Applicants

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the employment application, or manually complete the application fields. After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents:

•Cover letter•Curriculum vitae to include three (3) professional references•Unofficial transcripts

For Internal Applicants: Go to your Workday Profile to upload your resume to auto-populate the employment application.1) Select CAREER2) From top of bar, select EDUCATION3) Upload your resume by selecting the button - UPLOAD MY EXPERIENCE4) Select file and submit resume

Internal applicants must complete the online application by going into the Career application from the employee's Workday main page. Select 'Find Jobs' to view the list of all internal postings. Search and select the position you are interested in and click on 'Apply'. The information in your Workday profile should auto-populate the application. Scroll down to review and to UPLOAD the required documents:

•Cover letter•Curriculum vitae to include three (3) professional references•Unofficial transcripts

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio is one of the fastest growing universities in both the Texas A&M University System and the state. The University, which had operated as an upper-division institution since 2009, welcomed its inaugural class of 505 first-year students in August 2016.

With student enrollment over 5,500, A&M-San Antonio is quickly expanding to fill the grounds of its 700-acre campus in South San Antonio. Due to the rapid growth, the University’s footprint is transforming with the construction of a new residence hall, Esperanza Hall which will be operational in Fall 2017 and the anticipated addition of a Science and Technology Building in Spring 2017.

A&M-San Antonio proudly offers 25 undergraduate degrees and 11 graduate programs with the lowest undergraduate tuition in the area. The University’s core values of “Excellence, Student Focused, Audacious, Opportunity and Collaborative” provide a foundation for its world-class faculty to inspire graduates to be lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. A&M-San Antonio will continue growing as an economic and social catalyst while becoming nationally recognized for student and academic success.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (210) 784-2052.

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