The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for teaching courses in Spanish language. The faculty member will work collaboratively with colleagues across the college, participating in advising, committee assignments, and other academic and institutional support activities; CCA is an institution that encourages faculty to be involved in service to the college, including service that contributes to institutional decision-making. The responsibilities of this position will include participating in the development and updating of curricula; actively engaging students; contributing to instructional planning and assessment; pursuing continued professional development in subject matter and instructional methods; supporting student activities, and supporting the department chair with administrative duties. Ultimately, the successful candidate will be a creative educator who values diversity, is committed to Inclusive Excellence, and works well in a collaborative environment.
Teach a variety of Spanish language courses
Participate in development and implementation of course and program assessment
Participate in innovations in Spanish instruction that foster completion and retention for all student populations
Engage in service to the college
Participate in college-wide Inclusive Excellence initiatives
Work collaboratively to ensure quality instruction across the program
Collaborate in the design and implementation of enrollment optimization initiatives
Perform administrative duties on behalf of the chair for World Languages programs
A Master’s degree in the content area or related area is required, or a Master’s and at least 18 graduate credit hours in the content area
College-level teaching experience
Experience coordinating language programs and supervising instructors
Experience in program and curriculum development
Understanding of the full range of Heritage and Non-Native student language needs
Knowledge of Inclusive Excellence
Experience with, and understanding of, diverse student populations
Dedication to interactive, learner-centered teaching methods
Knowledge of online LMS platforms (Desire2Learn, Canvas, Blackboard, etc.)
About Community College of Aurora, Colorado
Community College of Aurora is a Colorado community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver.
CCA is a dynamic institution that strives to serve its diverse student population through innovations in instruction and student support founded on principles of equity and inclusivity. Our Education and World Languages Department, in particular, is continually working to refine its pedagogy, practice, and assessment to improve outcomes for all students, particularly those with marginalized or minoritized identities. We are a department that values collaboration and experimentation, and we’re looking for a colleague who shares these values.