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Fall 2024 Adjunct Faculty SSTE 450L -08/SSTE 550L-08 (1Unit)


Saint Mary's College of California

Moraga, CA United States

Fall 2024 Adjunct Faculty SSTE 450L -08/SSTE 550L-08 (1Unit)


Location: Moraga, CA


Open Date: Apr 11, 2024





Per course adjunct faculty for the Single Subject Teaching Credential program's course, SSTE 450L -08/550L-08.


Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.


As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.




SSTE 450L-08 and SSTE 550L-08- Instructional Design Specific Lab World Language. (1Unit)


Moraga Campus: Meets 2nd Monday of the Month, 4:15pm - 8:15pm


This course will provide students with content specific support with the goal of developing their pedagogical practices, including, differentiation strategies, technology integration, use of rubrics & assessments, & meeting the needs of the diverse learners in the classroom. This class will support the students in their SSTE 550 course with content focused lesson plan and backwards planning support. Through readings, discussion, and a close look at student work students will receive support on how to best meet the needs of students in their content area.


Requirements to teach this course:


Highly Preferred - Experience teaching a Content Breakout for SSTE 450L-03/550L-03


· At least four years experience teaching in a Title I secondary public school with majority students of color within the past 10 years. Subject area of expertise/credential should be specified in the resumé.


· Experience teaching and utilizing the latest research-based strategies in critical pedagogy, culturally sustaining pedagogy, and/or funds of knowledge/community cultural wealth


· Effectively uses multiple pedagogical strategies including: community building activities; Socratic Seminars; heterogeneous groupwork


o Does not rely only on lecture and discussion-based teaching techniques in 50% of teaching


· Has used alternative forms of assessment (performance, presentation, and/or multimodal) with secondary students and can guide teacher candidates in the development and use of standards-based assessments


· Masters degree, preferably in Education or the Subject Matter Discipline


To complete an application:


Please submit a cover letter that addresses expertise in course subject matter and an updated CV/resume that specifically identifies CA subject teaching credentials



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  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 4 - 6 years
  • Part/Full Time: Part-Time

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