Cabrillo College

Teaching Job
Aptos, CA USA
Teaching Job
Deadline: 07/29/2021


Classical/OperaMusical TheatreProfessionalVoicePaid


Cabrillo College is accepting applications in order to fill temporary, part-time faculty assignment(s), and to establish an eligibility pool for temporary, part-time faculty assignment(s), that may become available as follows for 2021 Fall and 2022 Spring Semesters:

The ideal candidate will share Cabrillo's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. Cabrillo College serves approximately 11,500+ students per term, including LatinX (46.82%), Multi-Ethnic (5.14%), Asian (2.53%), African-American (1.08%), Filipino (0.79%), American Indian or Alaskan Native (0.30%), and Pacific Islander (0.16%) as of Fall 2019. At Cabrillo, 56.66% of students are students of color and 54.91% are economically disadvantaged. In 2006, Cabrillo College was designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.

Cabrillo provides an excellent opportunity to learn, collaborate, create, and make a difference in the lives of its students and community.

Examples of Duties:

Teach assigned classes, which may include evening or off-campus assignments

Participate in participatory governance committees, processes, and initiatives such as Guided Pathways

Maintain timely and accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress

Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours

Cooperate with and participate as may be required in District investigations and/or student grievance matters of alleged unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation

Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff

Complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter, EEO/Diversity/Elimination of Bias, Workplace Safety, etc.



Master's degree in music OR

Bachelor's degree in music AND Master's degree in humanities OR

*Equivalent OR

Possess a lifetime California Community College Instructor credential in subject area

Required Professional Expertise:

Currency and depth of knowledge in the applicable professional field

Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies and practices that enhance student success at community colleges, including effective use of technology

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to teach the courses or perform the duties effectively as described above

Demonstrated ability to communicate well with students of diverse academic, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds; gender identities, sexual orientations; and students with disabilities

Evidence of professional activities and service beyond the primary teaching assignment

Development and review of curriculum as well as including assessment of learning

Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others

Demonstrated responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices in the classroom

Demonstrated ability to reflect critically on institutional and teaching practices that aim to increase cultural responsiveness

Knowledge and understanding of the accountability and critical dimensions of equity

Demonstrated ability addressing issues of equity in the classroom

Desired Qualifications/Performance Expectations:

Successful teaching experience at the community college level

Demonstrated ability to employ innovative teaching techniques and methodologies

Experience teaching diverse student populations

Successful online teaching experience

Knowledge of culturally-responsive pedagogical teaching techniques and effective ways for engaging students who are historically under-represented and under-served.

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