Adjunct Faculty - SCP Spanish

Southeast Arkansas College

Job Category
Posted : 2023-04-09

Job Description:

The adjunct Spanish instructor is responsible for the planning, preparation, and execution of classroom and/or laboratory experiences which result in learning. Instructors develop, evaluate, and revise the curriculum incorporating evidence-based learning activities directed at meeting established learning outcomes. Instructors monitor and evaluate student performance based on established grading guidelines. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The College has identified funding for the first year and continuation of the position is dependent upon available funding. This position will teach classes offered at units within the Arkansas Department of Corrections, typically at the Varner or Cummins Units.


  • Contributes to the overall achievement of the college’s mission and goals through effective instruction and classroom management.
  • Plans and prepares for assigned instructional courses.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogy.
  • Develops instructional materials and appropriate evaluation methods that align with course and program outcomes.
  • Maintains data to support the student learning and outcome assessment process adopted by SEARK College.
  • Creates and maintains an environment of appropriate rapport and mutual respect.
  • Clearly establishes expectations for learning and achievement.
  • Maintains up-to-date accurate records on attendance and student progress.
  • Engages in academic advising and provides guidance to students for academic planning.
  • Meets with current and prospective students to review and interpret college placement scores.
  • Make referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to students.
  • Engages in the college community and pursues professional development.
  • Provides input into budgeting and decision-making processes.
  • Keeps abreast of developments in the field of expertise basing current instructional practice on recent evidence.
  • Uses a variety of teaching techniques appropriate to the discipline and incorporates instructional technology.
  • Provides students with prompt written and oral feedback to support and encourage student success.
  • Engages in self-assessment of teaching practices and professional development needs.
  • Keep all classes and office hours for the required amount of time set forth by the College and maintain good classroom management.
  • Develop structured activities and assignment while demonstrating flexibility for students in exceptional circumstances on a case-by-case basis
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of the teaching field, a commitment to high academic standards, a dedication to student success,
  • Knowledge of instructional techniques that promote student engagement and student success
  • Competence and experience to develop, revise, implement and assess the curriculum to ensure that students are acquiring current knowledge, including familiarity with technology used in classroom settings
  • Familiarity with college resources available to provide instruction and services or assistance to student including instructional technology
  • Ability to provide guidance to students for academic planning, including assistance with the selection of appropriate courses
  • Ability to use placement policies and interpret placement scores when advising students
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

Salary: This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Spanish or a master’s degree in another discipline with at least 18 graduate hours in Spanish
  • Ability to teach in the afternoon or evening
  • Ability to pass the Arkansas Department of Corrections background check and complete ADC training
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience teaching students at the college level.
  • Experience using a learning management system such as Moodle.

Application Deadline: Interviews to begin immediately. Review of applications until position is filled.

Application Procedures: All candidates must apply online. Click 'Apply for Jobs' to complete the online application. Interested individuals should submit a completed Southeast Arkansas College Employment Application. Paper documents will not be accepted.

Required Applicant Documents:

  • Unofficial College Transcripts (Please note: Official Transcripts are required before final appointment.)
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
Job Location
Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States
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