Fall 2020 Adjunct Faculty EDAD 352-01

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7068558 (Ref.No. 1973010)
Posted: August 5, 2020
Application Deadline: August 18, 2020

Job Description

Fall 2020 Adjunct Faculty EDAD 352-01

Location: Moraga, CA

Open Date: Aug 4, 2020

Deadline: Aug 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:
Per course adjunct faculty for the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential program's course, EDAD 352-01.

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.

Qualifications:

EDAD 352-01 - Fostering Professional Learning Communities

Fridays (online- Asynchronous): September 18, 2020, October 2, 2020, October 16, 2020, 5:00pm-9:00pm

Saturdays (online- Synchronous): September 19, 2020, October 3, 2020, October 17, 2020, 8:30am - 5:00pm

In this course, learners will become familiar with the context, culture, and practices of how to develop, facilitate, and sustain professional learning communities (PLC). Learners will explore instructional leadership practices through a culture of collaboration that leads to long-term strategies and support systems that serve all students.

Expected learning outcomes for the course

Learners are expected to:

● Understand the foundational and structural components of a PLC.

● Understand ways to lead a group of professionals who are cooperatively working together, sharing responsibility for problem-solving, and making decisions to formulate and carry out plans for student outcomes.

● Understand the importance of effectively and efficiently conveying information to another or between people for common benefit, using verbal and written communication skills in a variety of ways.

● Know about the skills, attitudes, and beliefs that enable people to work well with, respond effectively to, and be supportive of people in cross cultural settings.

● Understand the ways data can be used to make informed decisions in a variety of contexts.

● Understand that making improvements often requires shifting from familiar practices to new ways of working and knowing ways to manage those transitions.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a master’s degree or doctorate in education, educational leadership, teaching leadership, or a related field. At least three years of experience in an administrative role as a school-based leader or work experience in a TK-12 setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching at the higher education level. Familiarity with the California Administrative Performance Assessment (CalAPA). Deep knowledge of and experience with professional learning communities. A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and equity, which ensures candidates understand pedagogical approaches that recognize the importance of supporting all students – especially students from historically underserved communities.

PLEASE NOTE: 3 LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION ARE REQUIRED FOR NEW APPLICANTS

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