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Aquatics Coach and Physical Education Full-Time Instructor

West Valley-Mission Community College District

Job Title: Aquatics Coach and Physical Education Full-Time Instructor
Reference Code: 1272606
Job Location: Saratoga , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Athletics, coach & sports management
Application Closing Date: 9/18/2018
Date Posted: 2018-08-08
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Aquatics Coach and Physical Education Full-Time Instructor
West Valley-Mission Community College District

Aquatics Coach and Physical Education Full-Time Instructor

West Valley-Mission Community College District

Closing Date: 9/18/2018


The Kinesiology/Athletics Department at West Valley College is now accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track teaching/coaching position as a Physical Education Instructor and Aquatics Coach. Under the general direction of the Dean, Health, Human Development and Intercollegiate Athletics, this position will be responsible for teaching physical education courses in fitness/wellness activities, lifetime sports, and team sports. A minimum of 50% of the teaching assignment's responsibilities will include leadership and coordination of all
aspects of the aquatics program. The successful candidate will be expected to assume departmental responsibilities for curriculum development, evaluation of faculty, and college-wide committee assignments.

Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a culturally diverse student population are encouraged to apply.


This is a full-time, 10-month, tenure track position, which begins in Spring 2019 (or possibly late Fall 2018). The work assignment for teaching faculty consists of class assignments in activity and other Physical Education classes, and professional responsibilities, such as curriculum development and committee work, which are necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the department, College and the District. This position is represented by the West Valley-Mission Federation of Teachers (WVMFT / AFT Local 6554).

Work location: West Valley College, Saratoga, CA

Salary and Benefits:

Anticipated Hiring Range:

• $61,553 to $95,792 annually, based upon academic achievement, teaching and
related experience (Academic Salary Schedule, Steps 1-9).

Benefits include:

• Employer-contributed medical, dental and vision for employee, spouse and

• Employer paid long term disability for employee.

• Voluntary life insurance.

• Sabbatical, Rejuvenation and Retraining Leaves.

• Banked leave provisions.

• Professional Growth and Development activities.

• 10 days sick leave accrued annually; personal necessity and catastrophic leave.

• Conference leaves.

• Opportunity for overload assignments.

• Cal STRS Retirement.

• Position is union affiliated with required dues.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:

• Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation, in class activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class (scheduling time beyond normal office hours if necessary), maintenance of currency in the subjects taught and other efforts related to the teaching of the assigned classes.

• Maintain accurate class and other records conforming with state requirements and stated district and college needs.

• Submit, when due, all necessary reports, such as attendance, grade reports, rosters, classes and office hour schedules.

• Follow course outline for each course with the appropriate division offices.

• Post and maintain office hours each week in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.

• Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.

• Provide each student with a written course syllabus as per instructions in the Faculty handbook at the beginning of the course.

• Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.

• Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the member’s area of expertise.

• Work cooperatively within the college community.

• Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.

• Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice, and/or bias.

• Demonstrate positive communication skills within the college community.

• Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Education – Possess one of the following:

• Master’s degree in physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology; physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education; OR

• Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND master’s degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy; OR

• A valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in physical education; OR

• The equivalent of the above.


2. Understanding of, and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.

Information and Application Process Instructions

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link:

Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741–2174 to arrange for assistance.

West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities within the West Valley-Mission Community College District and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

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