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Instructional Aide II (Temporary, Part-Time)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Required application materials, including the cover letter, will be screened on the basis of Requirements and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2014439S
Position Title Instructional Aide II (Temporary, Part-Time)
Location Cañada College
Department Upward Bound CAÑ (DEPT)
Position Number TBD
Percentage of Full Time Approximately 25 hours per week
FLSA Non-Exempt (accrues overtime)
Months per Year other
If other, please specify
Min Salary $20.43 per hour
Max Salary $24.97 per hour
Position Type Classified, Temporary

Posting Text

General Statement

Upward Bound Program: Cañada College Upward Bound is a TRIO pre-college program supporting high school students in the communities of North Fair Oaks and East Palo Alto, CA. TRIO Upward Bound prepares low-income and first-generation students to become leaders in their community and successful college students. The program provides academic support, including tutoring, mentorship, and informational workshops to successfully graduate from high school and obtain the necessary skills to complete a college degree. In addition, students participate in a 6-week summer program on the Cañada College campus. This assignment is for the summer session.
Starting on June 12, 2017– July 28, 2017 (9:00 am-3:00 pm daily)
No benefits, approximately 25 hours per week

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Attend and participate in orientation, staff trainings, and weekly staff meetings. Supervise high school students during field trips, tutorial sessions, and other program activities.

2. Assist with implementing summer curriculum and monitoring progress and grading student assignments, administer tests and record student test scores, attendance, and other information related to meeting the objectives of the Upward Bound program.

3. Develop a class syllabus for five weeks of instructions aligned with the objectives of the Upward Bound program. Courses must include weekly assignments, assessments, and data to document student learning outcomes with state standards.

4. Review and revise curriculum as well as prepare lesson plans for the 5 week academic period. Most class periods are 70 minute in duration and cover high school level subject content. Assist students with developing learning strategies and gaining study skills to succeed in post-secondary education.

5. Monitor students’ progress and maintain detailed records of performance for reports and evaluations.

6. Serve as a role model/mentor /resource for the Upward Bound students as they prepare for success in college. Under direction from program staff tutor and support students.

7. Establish and maintain good rapport and professionalism with all members of the Upward Bound staff.

8. Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

1. A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the applicable designated subject area and work experience of increasing responsibility, preferably in a classroom or laboratory setting, which has included teaching or tutoring high school or college students.

2. Demonstrated skills in respectful, sensitive communication with people of diverse cultures, language groups and abilities
3. Skill in oral communication, including public speaking
4. Skill in written communication
5. Skill in multi-tasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently
6. Skill in the use of a variety of computer software to prepare correspondence and reports
7. Skill in setting up and maintaining online and manual files

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Ability to work effectively with high school students and supervise them in a classroom or laboratory.

2. Ability to support students and work effectively with students that demonstrate diverse learning styles.

3. Skill in clear and direct oral communication, including public speaking

4. Skill in establishing and maintaining respectful, sensitive communication and working relationships with people at all levels within an organization who are diverse in their cultures, language groups, and abilities

6. Skill in performing routine research within a designated subject matter area

7. Skill designing lesson plans using original research and subject matter knowledge for a high school population

Physical Requirements

This classification requires communication with individuals, small groups and larger groups; work in close proximity with high school students; flexibility, tact, patience and cultural competence is expected.

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior experience working with youth in an educational environment is highly desirable

• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one)

Benefits

Due to the temporary nature of this position, benefits are not included.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/09/2017
First Review Date 05/30/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Required application materials, including the cover letter, will be screened on the basis of Requirements and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.

Conditions of Employment

Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process

In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.
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5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.

EEO Statement

The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.

Accomodations

Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.

Annual Security Report

San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2017 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2017 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2017 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2017 Annual Security Report is now available at https://www.smccd.edu/publicsafety/2017%20SMCCCD%20Annual%20Security%20Report.pdf. You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • District Employee
    • District Employment Site
    • CCC Registry
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • ACCCA
    • HERC
    • EdJoin.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Other
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook or Twitter
  2. * Do you possess a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in one of the applicable designated subject areas and work experience of increasing responsibility, preferably in a classroom or laboratory setting, which has included teaching or tutoring high school or college students?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Can you demonstrate skills in respectful, sensitive communication with people of diverse cultures, language groups and abilities and a desire to work in an environment that values diversity?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience in effective written and oral communication, including public speaking?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you possess demonstrated skill in multitasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have skill in the use of a variety of computer software to create reports, correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations, files, and other materials?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have experience setting up and maintaining online and manual files?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3