.PT Faculty POOL - Adapted Physical Education

  • Coast Community College District
  • Costa Mesa, CA, USA
  • Feb 06, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description


.PT Faculty POOL - Adapted Physical Education

Coast Community College District

Salary: $67.66 - $128.66 Hourly

Job Type:

Job Number: PT Adapted Physical Education

Location: Costa Mesa, CA


The Coast Community College District is a multi-college district that includes Coastline Community College, Golden West College, and Orange Coast College. The three colleges offer programs in transfer, general education, occupational/technical education, community services and student support services. Coastline, Golden West and Orange Coast enroll more than 60,000 students each year in more than 300 degree and certificate programs.

Since its founding in 1947, the Coast Community College District has enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading community college districts in the United States. Governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees, the Coast Community College District plays an important role in the community by responding to needs of a changing and increasingly diverse population.

Coast Community College District has an unwavering commitment to quality education, equitable outcomes; inclusive practices; and racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity. Ideal candidates for all positions at our colleges share our devotion to educating and improving the lives of our representative student, employee, and community populations. At this time, our colleges enrolls over 60,000 students per term; 32.67% are Latinx, 30.60% are White, 22.79% are Asian, 3.27% are African-American, 1.62% are Filipino, 0.41% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 4.49% are multiracial. Many of our colleges are designated Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI). Coast Community College District engages in regular professional development opportunities and partnerships so that we can best serve disproportionately impacted groups. Activities and connections include a partnership with USC's Center for Urban Education; student and employee involvement in organizations like Puente, Student Veterans, and Gay Lesbian Alternative Straight Alliance (GLASA); a robust District Ally training program, including UndocuAlly (undocumented students), SafeZone (LGBTQ), Vet Net (veterans), and Ability Ally; and other equity minded programs; as well as a full calendar of culturally responsive events throughout the district.

Part-time/temporary faculty positions offer flexible hours and the opportunity to assist a diverse group of adult students in achieving their educational goals. As one of the largest community college districts in southern California, we offer a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, vocational and occupational programs. These part-time positions are on an as-needed basis and applicants should live within commuting distance to Orange County.

Teach courses, provide oversight, secure and work with volunteers and aids, and promote the adapted physical education program.

Adapted Kinesiology Teaching Responsibilities

  1. Provide instruction in Adapted physical education classes including but not limited to adapted aquatics, strength and balance, stretch, cardiovascular fitness, and aerobics.
  2. Maintain current knowledge in subject matter.
  3. Assesses students' physical and perceptual motor needs, progress, expectations, goals, etc. for the purpose of developing baseline information for placement, program development, and feedback to students.
  4. Providing specialized instructional techniques through individual or group sessions designed to meet the educational needs of students
  5. Assesses students' progress, expectations, goals, etc. and measure impacts.
  6. Develop, or make recommendations for specialized equipment, goals and objectives for the purpose of improving students' motor skills.
  7. Directs instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student aides for the purpose of providing an effective instruction to meet individual student needs
  8. Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
  9. Apply state and federal guidelines as related to teaching individuals with disabilities.
  10. Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a part-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy; follow the department course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and progress; submit student grades according to established deadlines.
  11. Provide instruction in accordance with established curriculum and course outlines.
  12. - Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
  13. - Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.
  14. - Fulfill professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member.
  15. - Teach all scheduled classes.
  16. - Maintain accurate records.
  17. - Assignments may include day, evening, weekend, on-line and/or off-campus classes.

Qualifications and Physical Demands


1. Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (d):

a. Valid California Community College instructor credential, appropriate to the subject, per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990)
b. Master's degree in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education, or related field,

c. OR bachelor's degree in any of the above ANDMaster's degree in any adapted physical education or related field with at least 15 units in adapted physical education or related field.
d. Or, possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency in addition to all other required materials.

2. Evidence of a sensitivity to, understanding of, and the ability to manage the classroom environment AND effectively provide instruction to community college students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds.

Licences and Certifications:

  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Valid driver license

Desirable Qualifications:

  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong organizational skills.
  2. Evidence of the ability to plan, organize, and administer an adapted physical education program.
  3. Ability to work collaboratively.
  4. Water Safety Instructor Certification and Lifeguard Certification

Conditions of Employment

Employment is on a part-time, temporary basis and contingent upon verification of employment history, background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the CCCD Board of Trustees. The hours of work and effective date of employment will be arranged with the supervisor.

  • Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
  • The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910)
  • The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individual's interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Physical Abilities

  • Requires the ability to function in a classroom, office, gymnasium or outdoor environment performing work of primarily active nature with requirement to to utilize large motor skills. Requires the ability to frequently carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body; involves sitting only occasionally, walking and standing are required regularly. Requires the ability to use hearing and speech to make presentations to groups and carry on conversations over the phone and in person. Requires speaking skills to communicate with staff and students in on-on-one and small group settings, on the phone, and to distinguish sound prompts from various types of equipment. Requires near visual acuity to read printed materials and computer screens. Requires sufficient hand/arm/finger dexterity to retrieve work materials, operate a personal computer keyboard, and operate standard office equipment. Requires the ability to lift, pull, push or move up to 25 pounds. Requires the ability to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, turn/twist, balance, and reach overhead.

Working Conditions
Work is primarily performed on a basketball court, classroom or office setting under general supervision and with appropriate climate controls. Travel, early morning, evening, and weekend work is required.

Additional Information


Only complete applications with all the following items will be considered. All attachments must accompany the District application form and should not be sent separately.

  • A completed District application form.
  • Application for Equivalency, if applicable.
  • A current resume of professional experience, educational background, coaching and teaching experience (list specific courses), publications, letters of recommendation, and other pertinent information (not to exceed a total of 10 pages).
  • A letter of application (not to exceed two (2) pages) addressing the candidate's philosophy of teaching and addressing how the candidate meets the desirable qualifications as listed above (#1 - 8).
  • Legible copies of transcripts of all college course work must be included with your application.Please highlight the degrees awarded on the transcripts.(Official transcripts or certified copies are not required at this time.)
  • A copy of degrees and credentials (if applicable).
  • At least three (3) of the five (5) references listed on your application form should include recent supervisors, instructors, or others familiar with your abilities related to this position.
  • To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit any materials in addition to those requested.Additional materials will not be considered or returned.

Candidates will also be responsible for all travel expenses if selected for an interview, the Coast Community College District does not reimburse for candidate travel expenses.

Disability Accommodations
If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714.


  • The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on file and will be provided upon request.

Based on LHE (Lecture Hour Equivalent) in accordance with the current Part-Time Faculty Salary Schedule.

Coast Community College District Title IX:


This direct link 2023 Coast Community College District Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Download PDF reader) is the 2023 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Coast Colleges. The crime statistics for calendar years 2020, 2021, and 2022 were submitted to the U.S. Department of Education as required under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. A hard copy can be provided from one of the Campus Safety Offices. Please contact any of the Campus Safety Offices for any questions regarding the report.

Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Coast Community College District is committed to employing qualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and provide equal consideration for all qualified candidates. The District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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