Spring 2019 Adjunct Faculty SSTE 274-01

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7055175 (Ref.No. 1365799)
Posted: January 9, 2019
Application Deadline: January 14, 2019

Job Description

Spring 2019 Adjunct Faculty SSTE 274-01

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Nov 29, 2018
Deadline: Jan 14, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description: Per course adjunct for the Single Subject Preliminary 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

February 11, 2019 - May 20, 2019, Monday, 4:15pm - 7:00pm

This module is co-taught and is designed to prepare teacher candidates with the knowledge and skills to effectively organize and implement instruction for English Learners and other students in need of Academic Language Support enrolled in their content classrooms. This module will examine federal and state laws that regulate programs and services for English Learners. Candidates will demonstrate knowledge and application of pedagogical theories, principles and practices for English Language Development leading to comprehensive literacy in English, and for the development of academic language, comprehension and knowledge in the subjects of the core curriculum.

Candidates will be able to:

• Identify school-based organizational structures designed to meet the needs of English learners. (CTC 13a)

• Interpret and understand CELDT and other assessments for English Learners (CTC 13g)

• Select methods, strategies, and materials related to instruction for English learners. (CTC 13b,f)

• Examine the federal and state laws that regulate student placement in programs designed for English learners. (CTC 13c)

• Describe the impact of first language literacy on the development of a second language. (CTC 13d)

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

• Identify strategies related to the management of first- and second-language development. (CTC 13d)

• Implement strategies that facilitate the assimilation of grade-appropriate content curriculum to English learners. (CTC 13e,f)

• 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, )

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