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General Education Instructor
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General Education Instructor

Job Description

Florida Technical College is a growing post-secondary school system dedicated to quality career education and student achievement. Florida Technical College focuses on the five primary program areas of allied health, business, criminal justice, information technology and visual communication. Florida Technical College is a nationally accredited and is licensed by the Florida Department of Education Commission for Independent Education. Campuses are located throughout Central Florida and now in Pembroke Pines.

Florida Technical College is hiring a part-time adjunct professor for General Education courses:
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Classes are held Monday thru Thursday from 8:30 am-12:20 pm and/or from 6:00-9:50 pm for four (4) weeks. New enrollments start every four weeks.

Adjunct Professor must:

  • Must have teaching experience in post-secondary education
  • Must have 18 graduate hour credits in the field
  • Must have a graduate degree in the discipline you teach
  • Must have official college transcripts 

 

Education Requirements:

 
  • 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
  • Bachelors degree required for degree programs; Master’s/Doctorate 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.
  • Possess current professional certification(s) and/or license(s), as appropriate.
  • For General Education courses, a Masters degree in subject field or minimum of 18 semester credits (27 quarter credits) in directly related coursework is required.

Adjunct Professor Position:

To provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to gain entry-level 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 graduate students from their program of study.

 

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 an entry-level position in their chosen field of study
  • Continuously relate the relevancy of all courses within the program to the current course being taught
  • Submit course syllabi to the Academic Dean no later than the first day of class each term/module
  • 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 Registrar
  • Make and document daily telephone contact with all absent students
  • Provide tutoring services to students, as needed
  • Submit final grades and a copy of the grade book to the Registrar on time, as directed.
  • Report any student requests for change of status (e.g., leaves of absences, withdrawals, schedule change, etc.) to the Academic Dean or Executive Director
  • Report any student or other issues immediately to the Department Chairperson or Academic Dean 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, etc
  • Actively participate in faculty professional development plan activities including in-service activities.
  • Maintain currency of professional certifications and licenses.
  • Support and attend student activities such as graduation exercises.
  • Maintain budgeted retention levels for your classes and support the school’s retention plans and strategies
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • 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. 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
 

Job Requirements

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    • Actively seek out opportunities to grow professionally
    • Maintain current knowledge of business and industry trends, new technologies, etc.
    • Ability to fluently speak, read and write the English language. Oral communication must be clear and easily understandable to others.
    • Assist in the selection of textbooks, as needed
    • Be available to develop/revise/update curriculum materials, as needed
    • Represent college 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
    • Overtime as required by supervisor - may include: evenings, weekend, or holidays

 

Qualified candidates ONLY - apply online for consideration and the potential opportunity to work with a dynamic and growing company.

 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Education
Education Graduate Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel None
Job ID FTC-LAK
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General Education Instructor


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