*** Priority Screening Deadline October 11, 2018 ***
Open Until Filled.
Applications submitted after the priority screening may be considered.
Instructional Specialists provide assistance to Access Resource Center students enrolled in Adapted Physical Education courses. Students receive individualized or small group instruction. Students typically require assistance in the following areas: (e.g. document management, assistance with proper use of equipment, assist students with implementing and monitoring exercise plans).
Under general supervision, assist students in the acquisition and reinforcement of specific skills. Receive limited supervision within a broad framework of standard District policies and procedures. Perform varied instructional support services, to meet the needs of small groups or individual students.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
Duties may include some or all of the following:
Plan, organize, and assume responsibility for small groups of students on specific subjects, in cooperation with and by assignment from the program supervisor.
Provide supplemental instruction to individual and/or groups of students in one or more specialized areas.
Maintain required records of student progress and review with program supervisor as needed.
Confer with supervisor and/or instructors concerning programs and materials to meet student needs.
Participate in meetings related to the needs of students in the instructional support services programs.
Collect and evaluate data regarding students' progress; provide feedback to supervisor. Assist in performing related tasks such as writing letters, taking attendance, and correcting/grading tests.
Serve as a resource person to teachers; recommend appropriate materials for subject area; share knowledge of particular subject area; use web based programs and internet search skills as appropriate.
Serve as information source regarding assigned department to students, staff, instructors and the community.
Select, requisition and maintain an inventory of instructional supplies and materials; set up work areas and prepare materials and equipment needed; arrange for and operate special classroom equipment as needed.
Administer/score/interpret student tests or assist students with self administered assessments; confer with instructors and supervisor as requested.
Develop creative methods and teaching techniques within the suggested framework of the supervisor/ within guidelines of program
Assist instructors in the maintenance of specialized skill center operations, tasks and activities.
Keep routine records of the business of the program.
Serve on college committees as assigned.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Attend staff development and in-service training programs as appropriate.
Education and Experience
Any combination of education, experience and training which would indicate possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed herein. For example, completion of approximately two years of college level course work in the assigned instructional area with demonstrated specific knowledge and skills in that area, and two years of recent experience in an instructional/tutorial role.
Knowledge of: skills and abilities to be reinforced in assigned instructional areas; basic functions and procedures associated with a classroom environment including learning, motivation and perceptions; instructional materials and objectives used at specific levels; application of curriculum as it applies to individual differences; basic needs and requirements of students in the area to which assigned; methodology for individualized instruction; basic clerical skills; word processing, spreadsheet programs, web based learning programs and internet search skills as needed to fulfill requirements of the job.
Ability to: successfully assist students in the acquisition and reinforcement of skills in assigned instructional area; deal effectively with a wide variety of personalities and situations requiring diplomacy, tact, friendliness, poise and firmness; demonstrate an understanding, patient and receptive attitude toward student learning; demonstrate required skills associated with the tasks of the job in assigned subject area; perform simple clerical tasks; use efficiently various types of office and classroom equipment; use web based learning programs and internet skills as needed; use appropriate and correct English spelling, grammar and punctuation; communicate satisfactorily in both oral and written form; use accurately and efficiently word processing and spreadsheet programs as needed; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties; demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to and appreciation for, the academic, ethnic, socio-economic, disability and gender diversity of students and staff attending or working on a community college campus.
PHYSICAL EFFORT/WORK ENVIRONMENT
Light to moderate physical effort; occasional standing or walking; periodic handling of lightweight parcels of up to 15 pounds. Indoor work environment.
WORK SCHEDULE / SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
18 Hours per Week, 7 months 18 days per year
Hours Vary; Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
* Management reserves the right to change schedules as needed
(STEP A) $17.44 - (STEP F) $22.31 per hour
*All Classified employees begin at Step A, with a step increase at each year of anniversary start date.
How to Apply
Visit www.mpc.edu/employment and select "classified and other positions."
Here you will find the announcement and the "apply" button in the upper right hand corner. You will be asked to login or create a new user account.
Complete all required fields of the application AND:
Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your cover letter which describes your interest in and qualifications for the position. ANDAttach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your resume AND
Answer any required supplemental questions, if prompted
Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Human Resources does
not accept additional materials such as: letters of reference, test scores from other institutions, certificates of courses/programs completed, letters of commendation from schools with your application. Such items, if included, will not be forwarded to the selection committee. If you are a finalist, HR will request any reference information that is required. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close or continue the recruitment at any time.
Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must sign the Oath of Affirmation of Allegiance, and submit fingerprints for California Department of Justice clearance. California School Employees Association Membership or an approved alternative is required.
The District is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.
NOTE Smoking Policy: Smoking on campus is limited to designated smoking areas.
About the College
Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is a fully accredited California public community college. With an open admissions policy, the college is known for the excellence of its academic programs and student support services. The college has been recognized as a top military friendly school.
Monterey Peninsula College is located on the beautiful central coast of California, approximately 120 miles south of San Francisco. The cities of Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside and the unincorporated areas commonly known as Big Sur, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach are all served by the district. Monterey Peninsula is known as a world-class destination and the many attractions of the area include an incomparable coastline, numerous state parks, the historical district of Monterey, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and several of the most famous golf courses in the world.
Monterey Peninsula College and the Early Childhood Lab School received recognition as a Family Friendly Employer and a Child Welcoming Business in 2017 from Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Development Initiative and the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.
Our Educational and Community Partners
A number of other institutions cooperate with Monterey Peninsula College in serving the postsecondary education demands of the Monterey Peninsula. Among those are California State University, Monterey Bay, Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, the Defense Language Institute, Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey College of Law, and the Naval Postgraduate School. The College also enjoys a collaborative relationship with the Monterey County Business Council and the Monterey County Workforce Investment Board.
MPC is partnering with Monterey Peninsula Unified School District and Pacific Grove Unified School District to offer college level coursework in both academic and vocational tracks through its College and Career Access Pathways. MPC and CSU, Monterey Bay have collaborated in enrolling students in cohort-based programs in which students take classes at both MPC and CSU, Monterey Bay while earning a CSU, Monterey Bay degree.
For more information about Monterey Peninsula College and the communities it serves, refer to the following link.