Adjunct Pool - CRLP Teacher Leader

  • California Lutheran University
  • Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Part time / Adjunct Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description


Adjunct Pool - CRLP Teacher Leader

Position Category: Adjunct
FLSA: Non-exempt

University Background:
The mission of California Lutheran University is to educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice. Founded in 1959 in beautiful Ventura County, the university has an enrollment of about 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students who come from across the nation and around the world from a diversity of backgrounds, cultures and faiths. As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, Cal Lutheran is looking for candidates with a dedication to and success in working in diverse communities. The university is committed to an inclusive learning and work environment that values individual differences and respects each person’s dignity.

Basic Function:
Under the supervision of the Regional Director of the California Reading and Literature Project, the CRLP Teacher Leader's responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, delivering professional learning in literacy and language development to teachers at open institutes, workshops, and/or designated school districts/sites. This work includes planning and presenting, facilitating workshops, coaching review sessions, and planning collaboratively with other CRLP Teacher Leaders. Teacher leaders may also plan and teach summer camp sessions for local area students.

Representative Duties:

  • Prepare and present signature programs at open institutes and workshops
  • Prepare and present review sessions & coaching sessions at regional schools and districts
  • Prepare and teach summer camps for local students
  • Collaborate with other CRLP Teacher Leaders to improve practices
    • Observe lessons presented by CRLP Teacher Leaders and/or videotape lessons
    • Provide feedback and advice for fellow CRLP Teacher Leaders

  • With regional office support, organize and set up workshops, training sessions, and other events
  • Collaborate with teachers and CRLP Teacher Leaders to develop improved curricula, lesson plans, assessments, and classroom management techniques to foster an improved learning experience
  • Develop new strategies and plans for an improved learning experience
  • Keep abreast of developments in relevant subject areas
  • Build teacher networks in order to share resources and knowledge
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the regional director and/or program coordinator(s)

Knowledge Of:

  • TK-12 ELA & ELD standards and frameworks, as they pertain to specific signature programs
  • California Reading and Literature Project mission
  • Content of CRLP signature programs
  • Strong communication skills that include appropriate use of email and social media
  • Interpersonal skills that reflect inclusive and equitable practices
  • Principles of adult learning and professional development training

Ability To:

  • Determine appropriate action within defined guidelines
  • Work independently and effectively with little direction
  • Communicate effectively, in both oral and written forms, to internal and external audiences
  • Think critically, understand and resolve issues, complaints, and problems efficiently and thoroughly
  • Compose correspondence and other written materials independently
  • Create multimedia presentations

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a master’s degree from a graduate institution of recognized standing or equivalent experience and professional recognition.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current California Teaching Credential as well as extensive teaching experience in the areas of literacy development, English Language Development and/or other related disciplines
  • Extensive teaching experience using the specific strategies in CRLP signature programs

Licenses and Other Requirements:

Physical Abilities:
Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office equipment; speaking to exchange information, provide instruction and make presentations; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; pushing, pulling or lifting light objects; bending and reaching to store and/or retrieve files.

Working Environment:
Institute and workshop settings include on-site at regional district offices and schools & at Cal Lutheran University

Hiring Range $30.50 - $33 per hour
Posting Number: Adjunct0000072022
Open Date: 07/11/2022
Close Date: 5/31/2024

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California Lutheran University is an accredited, private, comprehensive university located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Cal Lutheran is home to more than 2800 undergraduate and 1350 graduate students who come from more than 66 countries and represent a wide variety of faiths. 48% of Cal Lutheran students are international students or from underrepresented groups, and over 30% of first time freshmen are first generation students. The University encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of Cal Lutheran to apply.

Additional information may be found at All offers will be contingent upon the completion of a successful background check.

California Lutheran University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment for all persons, regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by applicable law. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of the University on the basis of these factors in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, ordinances, orders and rules, and University’s policies, procedures, and processes.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.

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