Adjunct Instructor

  • LaSalle Computer Learning Center
  • Orlando, FL, United States
  • Feb 01, 2018
Part time Education/Training

Job Description

Summary:

To provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to gain employment in their chosen field of study by utilizing teaching skills, experience, and abilities to create a positive, nurturing and effective classroom environment in an effort to actively retain and successfully complete students from their course of study.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintain knowledge of the subject matter in the field(s) of appointment and create learning experiences to make the subject matter meaningful and relative to the students
  • Prepare students for a position in their chosen field of study
  • Continuously relate the relevancy of all courses within the program to the current course being taught
  •  Provide, and review with students, a course syllabus on the first day of class that identifies the goals and objectives of the course, the teaching and evaluation methods, and the information and assignments that will be covered in the course
  • Submit course syllabi to the Executive Director no later than the first day of class each term/module
  • Introduce the plans and objectives for the class each day; write daily objectives on board
  • Provide diversified learning experiences for all students to accommodate their different learning styles
  • Use appropriate assessment methods such as tests, essays, oral presentations, papers, projects, practicum
  • Use effective classroom management skills
  • Start and end class at the assigned times, including break times
  • Be prepared for class every day. Have the classroom and/or lab and related materials ready in advance.
  • Follow curriculum materials of standardized courses/programs i.e. course syllabus, lesson plans, etc.
  • Keep and maintain accurate student attendance and grade records
  • Record and submit attendance daily. Include comments for absent students on attendance roster
  • Report discrepancies between the attendance roster and students attending class immediately to the Coordinator of Student/Career Services
  • Provide tutoring services to students, as needed
  • Submit final grades and a copy of the grade book on time, as directed.
  • Report any student requests for change of status (e.g., leaves of absences, withdrawals, schedule change, etc.) to the Executive Director
  • Report any student or other issues immediately to Coordinator of Student/Career Services, including excessive student tardiness or absences, behavioral issues, classroom/equipment issues, etc.
  • Keep accurate chronological records of student advising and behavioral incidents
  • Regularly attend and participate in faculty meetings, program meetings, all-school meetings, graduation ceremonies, etc.
  • Actively participate in faculty professional development plan activities including in-service activities.
  • Maintain currency of professional certifications and licenses.

 Qualifications/Education:

Associate’s degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred; all degrees must be from institutions accredited by regional or national accrediting bodies approved by the U.S. Department of Education. Foreign transcripts may be acceptable in some cases and require a translation and evaluation of equivalency to U.S. degrees by a recognized agency. Official academic transcripts of all degrees will be required.

  • Minimum of 3 years of related work experience in field of study
  • Minimum of 2 years of successful teaching experience; preferably in a proprietary school setting
  • Possess current professional certification(s) and/or license(s), as appropriate.
  • Competencies:
  • Actively seek out opportunities to grow professionally
  • Maintain current knowledge of business and industry trends, new technologies, etc.
  • Assist in the selection of textbooks, as needed
  • Be available to develop/revise/update curriculum materials, as needed
  • Represent LaSalle with professionalism at all times
  • Maintain, follow, and enforce school policies and procedures 
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Maintain a welcoming classroom atmosphere to prospective students
  • Ensure excellent customer service and professionalism to all current and prospective students and co-workers from all departments at all times
  • Maintain a professional personal appearance and exercise good personal hygiene
  • Ability to provide a safe, positive, caring, and stimulating learning environment
  • Maintain a professional classroom and lab environment; simulate the workplace environment
  • Understanding of educational environments including the needs of adult learners
  • Knowledge and understanding of professional career paths for which students are enrolled
  • Exhibit motivation, dedication, and enthusiasm for teaching; demonstrate a caring attitude toward students

Competencies:

  • Actively seek out opportunities to grow professionally
  • Maintain current knowledge of business and industry trends, new technologies, etc.
  • Assist in the selection of textbooks, as needed
  • Be available to develop/revise/update curriculum materials, as needed
  • Represent LaSalle with professionalism at all times
  • Maintain, follow, and enforce school policies and procedures 
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Maintain a welcoming classroom atmosphere to prospective students