Colleges look to hire 300 part-time teachers

 

If you are looking for a job in education, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District is looking for you.

And if you have expertise in sign language interpretation, teaching English language learners, sciences or the culinary arts — administrators are especially eager to hear from you.

Bolstered by additional state funding that has allowed to college district to increase the number of classes it offers by 12 percent this year, Grossmont-Cuyamaca is seeking the recruitment of 300 new part-time instructors for the spring semester.

A job fair will be held next Saturday that will give potential employees an opportunity to meet with deans and faculty for interviews. 

Those who meet preliminary qualifications will be invited back for another round of interviewing. College officials are looking for applicants with graduate degrees or equivalent teaching experience.

The college district said teachers are needed for a wide range of general education and career technical courses.

Grossmont-Cuyamaca is on the hunt for instructors to teach American Sign Language, economics, art, English as a Second Language, biological sciences, history, ceramic technology, math, chemistry, nutrition, child development, political science, computer science, psychology, counseling, sociology and culinary arts/food technology.

The need fill these positions is especially urgent, according to the college district. The spring semester starts Jan. 30.

The Adjunct Recruiting Event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Main Quad at Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon.

Job-seekers need to bring four copies of their resume or curriculum vitae (CV) and be ready to sit for interviews. 

Grossmont-Cuyamaca, established in 1961, currently employs 725 full-time and 2,076 part-time faculty and staff to serve about 28,000 students. It operates two East County campuses, Grossmont College in El Cajon and Cuyamaca College in Ranch San Diego.

The general fund budget for the current school year is about $204 million.

 

 

By: Christine Huard  | Source: sandiegouniontribune.com