Job Details

Seattle Colleges
  • Position Number: 2392010
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Position Type: Health - Physical Education & Kinesiology

Part-Time Faculty Pool - Physical Education Instructor

Job ID: 10539
Location: North Seattle Col. - Northgate
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Opportunity Description
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: You are applying to a job pool that is not reflective of current openings. If there is an opening throughout the 2021 - 2022 year, and you are selected for an interview, the college will contact you.
About Us
We are a district of three distinct collegesNorth Seattle College, Seattle Central College, and South Seattle Collegeand five specialty training centers, which makes us the largest and most diverse community college district in the state of Washington. We are leaders in change and innovation.

As a Seattle Colleges employee, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the passionate work of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion as we work against systemic racism. Additionally, you will gain the rewarding experience of contributing to the success of an open-access learning institution that prepares students for life and work, fostering a diverse, engaged and dynamic community.

Seattle Colleges staff and faculty also enjoy a competitive benefits package, professional development opportunities and enrichment experiences in areas of their choice including, committee, workgroup, and affinity group opportunities.

Position Summary
Are you passionate about fitness, health, movement, and physical education? Do you believe deeply in helping others improve their physical fitness and wellness? If these questions resonate with you, then we invite you to consider joining our team, an equity-focused, open-access college dedicated to helping all students achieve their academic and professional goals. As a Part-Time Instructor in North Seattle College's Physical Education program, you will be a key member of the team that teaches physical education classes for college credit. In this role, you will help students learn to display personal and social responsibility while developing their own physical fitness.

Specific teaching assignments will be dependent on the instructor's background and scheduling, which may include formats such as on-campus, hybrid, online, and varied class times including days, evenings, and weekends according to program needs.

This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement with representation by AFT-Seattle.

Application Procedures:
  • Attached current Resume
  • Attached cover letter addressing how your background intersects with the job

Required application materials must be completed and submitted online

Please review the Seattle Colleges website for the latest information on COVID-19 updates and procedures.

What you will be working on:
  • Teach physical education course(s) as the instructor of record. Classes may include, but are not limited to: yoga, Pilates, barre, weight training, circuit training, walking for fitness, martial arts, or sports (team or individual)
  • Collaborate with other faculty to support the program and its goals
  • Assess student work to ensure students understand and demonstrate safe and appropriate techniques, movements, and activities to improve and enhance their physical fitness and/or personal health
  • Make recommendations for equipment replacement, upgrades, or purchases, as needed
  • Other duties include attentiveness and responsiveness over email, being available for student meetings, some course and curriculum development, participation in division activities and other professional responsibilities as specified.

What you bring as a candidate: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to teach a form of physical education.
  • Bachelor's Degree in the field or related field from an accredited institution
  • Certified training and/or workforce experience in the field or related field. (Please read the position announcement carefully when applying for possible part-time teaching positions, to find those that best match your education and experience.)
  • An understanding that access to and engagement in physical activity are issues of equity, health, and wellness
  • An understanding of the goals and role of the community college.
  • A demonstrated commitment to working within a college community that is diverse and serves students from a broad spectrum of socioeconomic and academic backgrounds.
  • Innovative teaching methods including the use of technology and collaborative learning.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with others in a professional setting.

Physical Requirements
Ability to perform range of physical motions, exerting up to 25 pounds; lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds; standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stooping; and traversing up and down stairs.

Disability Accommodation
Seattle Colleges follows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides the following information as a guideline for applicants:
  • Ability to operate office equipment
  • Ability to read and verify data and prepare various materials
  • Ability to exchange information on the phone or in person

Notice of Non-discrimination Statement
Seattle Colleges is committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity for all its students, employees, and applicants in education, employment, services and contracts, and does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity, color, age, national origin, religion, creed, marital status, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, status as an honorably discharged veteran or disabled veteran or military status, political affiliation or belief, citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or presence of any physical, sensory, or mental disability. In addition, reasonable accommodations will be made for known physical or mental limitations for all otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Further, the Seattle Colleges is committed to ensure that all employees and students work and learn in an environment that fosters mutual respect and professionalism, free from all forms of ullying behaviors, including cyber bullying.

Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the college's Director of Legal Compliance:

1500 Harvard Avenue Seattle, WA 98122-3803

(206) 934-3873

Seattle Colleges is committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and employees who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation.

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