Instructor/Director of Teacher Education
|Under the supervision of the Executive V.P. for College Affairs and Learning. Director of Teacher Education/Education Instructor will direct the teacher education program and teach an instructional load which will include day/night/weekend classes off/on campus, and possibly interactive television. Engage in a variety of learning support and instructional/institutional practices, advising, and mentoring students to achieve best learning practices and outcomes for all students, |
- To understand and commit to the Mission of the College~“To provide challenging and diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and learner-centered environment”.
- Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques and delivery methods, and remaining current on discipline specific and pedagogical issues.
- Commit to familiarizing, implementing and utilizing current forms of technology both in instruction and when communicating with staff and students.
- Faculty employment in accordance with current Negotiated Agreement.
- Teach an instructional load which may consist of day and night classes, distance learning, mediated classes, and on and off campus classes. Course load is anticipated to include: Introduction to Education, Introduction to Education Practicum, Methods of Classroom Management, and Elementary School Music.
- Direct the teacher education program including recruitment of students, development of partnerships with local school districts, and promote program articulation agreements with four-year institutions.
- Recruit and advise students interested in teacher education and facilitate their transfer process.
- Develop curriculum to meet Kansas licensure requirements.
- Direct Future Teachers Academy.
- Identify and coordinate adjunct faculty, clearly articulate program expectations, develop course syllabi, and create classroom materials.
- Coordinate teacher education curriculum to ensure the seamless delivery of the program, assessment of student outcomes, and high academic standards.
- Organize and oversee educational practicums in elementary and secondary education.
- Create mechanisms to prepare DCCC students for entrance requirements at four-year universities including preparation for mandated assessments.
- Create courses and workshops to meet the professional development needs of USD teachers.
- Develop and monitor departmental budgets.
- Participate in departmental and institutional committees.
- Teach courses in related disciplines as qualified.
- Work and interact effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administration and other diverse groups.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Masters of Science in Education or related field with teaching experience in public schools.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with individuals, groups and institutions.
- Must maintain a valid Kansas drivers license.
- Knowledge of current Kansas Teacher Training guidelines and policies for teacher certification.
- Instructional experience in teacher education.
- Computer skills and ability to use technology in the classroom.
- Community college teaching experience.
- Background in Music Education.
Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.
Salary is set per the Negotiated Agreement (170 day contract) with full fringe benefits package including KPERS retirement, health insurance, sick/personal leave, and 403(b) retirement plan.
For more information, contact:
Office of Human Resources
Dodge City Community College
2501 N. 14th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399