LRNASST colleagues:

I'm posting the following postion on behalf of Kim Chief Elk from DeAnza
College.  Please contact her directly for more information.

>From: Kim Chief Elk <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Reading Instructor (Tenure Track)
>Thank you for you help.  The position information is below:
>De Anza College
>21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
>Cupertino, California 95014
>Readiness/Reading Instructor
> (Language Arts and Readiness Lab)
>JOB NUMBER:  98056
>Open Date:  12/19/97
>First Review Date:  2/27/98
>The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting
>applications for the faculty position of Reading Instructor assigned to the
>College Readiness Reading Lab/Reading Department.
> Description of the De Anza College Reading Program and College Readiness
>The Reading Department offers a sequence of both reading and combined
>reading/writing courses for developing readers, beginning with basic
>classes devoted to developing reading and writing connections and extending
>to the development of literal and critical comprehension, analysis, and
>reading rate skills.
>The College Readiness Program offers corequisite, small group instructional
>labs for students enrolled in departmental courses in Reading, English
>Writing, and ESL.
>The assignment for this position is to coordinate the Reading Readiness Lab
>Program and to teach classes in the Reading Department.  Major areas of
>responsibility include:
>1)  Lab Coordination/Instruction/ Supervision of a Large Reading Lab:
>Hire, schedule, supervise, and evaluate instructional assistant(s); set
>grading standards for labs and train IAs accordingly.  Supervise the
>placement and advising of students into appropriate courses and monitor
>student progress in Reading lab courses.
>2)  Curriculum Development:  Prepare quarterly reading lab materials,
>create and field test new lab and modular curriculum appropriate for
>developing readers; revise reading lab curriculum course outlines as
>needed; provide liaison between Language Arts faculty and Readiness staff
>on curricular issues for underprepared students; and initiate and implement
>the use of computer technology.
>3)  Teaching Departmental Reading Courses: Teach basic and developmental
>reading courses and/or developmental reading/writing courses (day and/or
>evening); work with Reading Department colleagues to develop curricula
>and/or new delivery systems.
>1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic,
>socio-economic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of community
>college students.
>2. Master's in Education with a specialization in reading or teaching
>reading OR Bachelor's in any academic discipline AND twelve semester units
>of course work in teaching reading AND Master's in English, literature,
>linguistics, applied linguistics, composition, comparative literature,
>TESL, or psychology OR the equivalent.
>3. Coursework in reading pedagogy
>4. Coursework and/or training and/or experience related to cross-cultural
>perspectives and diverse learning styles.
>1. Experience teaching reading to adult developmental readers.
>2. Experience in a lab-based environment, preferably at the secondary,
>community college or college/university level.
>3. Teaching experience in a multicultural academic setting in  which you
>incorporated diverse cultural, linguistic, international, gender, and
>ethnic perspectives in reading courses.
>4. Collaborative or interdisciplinary teaching.
>5. Experience in hiring, training and supervising paraprofessionals,
>instructional assistants, teaching assistants, or tutors.
>6. Experience in developing curriculum for a variety of learning styles via
>different delivery systems.
>7. Familiarity with recent theory in reading methodology, current reading
>assessment techniques, and lab-based teaching methods.
>8. Coursework in language learning, or English as a Second Language, or
>English Composition.
>In addition to a completed District application form, the following
>documents must be submitted: (applications and supplemental materials
>become the property of the District and will not be returned)
>1. A cover letter detailing your qualifications/ skills/abilities which
>support your candidacy.  Your cover letter must address the minimum
>2. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.
>3. Photocopies of all college and university  transcripts.
>For application materials contact:
>Foothill-De Anza Community College District
>Employment Services
>12345 El Monte Road
>Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
>(415) 949-6217
>TTY (415) 949-5813
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>SALARY RANGE:   $37,571-$59,548 annually plus benefits; actual placement is
>non-negotiable and is based on applicant's verified education and
>TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:   Full-Time, Permanent,
>10 months per year.
>STARTING DATE:   Fall Quarter 1998.
>Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete
>the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the
>closing date of the announcement.
>All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.
>Kim Chief Elk
>Foothill-De Anza
>Community College District
>Los Altos Hills, CA  94022 (415) 949-6216
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