Shoreline Community College — English Instructor – Tenure Track

Opening Date: 3/24/21
Date of First Consideration: 4/23/21
Salary Range: Up to $73,660 per academic year dependent upon education/experience

Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard.*

We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all. The College, and the department of English, welcomes faculty with a vision of excellence in instruction and an ability to employ various formats and styles in support of successful student learning. The College seeks faculty who can adapt to a variety of teaching situations and who have the ability to work effectively with students, colleagues, staff and others in a campus climate that values diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

The Shoreline Department of English includes a creative and diverse group of full-time and part-time faculty dedicated to inclusive and engaged teaching practices. The Department of English has been an active leadership unit for Shoreline often at the forefront of innovation. This innovation has been seen through lead faculty participating in college and statewide efforts in Guided Pathways, English course/co-requisite redesign, and a most-recent grant opportunity around Anti-Racist Writing Assessment Ecology.

The ideal candidate will excel in providing innovative approaches to teaching and learning such as interdisciplinary teaching and learning, team-teaching, multi-level and multimodal instruction. The English instructor will primarily teach reading, composition, study skills, and college preparedness at the pre-college level, and secondarily teach rhetoric and composition at the transfer level. A portion of the teaching assignment may be online or online/in-person hybrid, in the evening or weekend program, and/or at off-campus locations. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will advise students, assist with assessment of current instructional methods, develop programs and curricula, and participate in Shoreline governance, department, division and campus-related professional activities.



  • Masters in English, Composition Studies, Rhetoric, Literature, or Creative Writing OR Masters in a related field AND 18 graduate credits in English (address how it meets position needs in cover letter)
  • Experience teaching in online and hybrid modalities
  • College-level teaching experience in English and Composition

Knowledge of:

  • English and Composition pedagogies for a wide range of student preparedness
  • Principles of DEI as they apply to teaching and curriculum development
  • Learning management systems and other appropriate instructional technologies


  • Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and responsiveness Imparting excitement/enthusiasm into instruction of English within a DEI lens
  • Effective classroom management, including facilitating/navigating challenging conversations Developing/teaching online coursework, including effective learning outcomes and assessments
  • Adapting to a variety of teaching situations with students from diverse backgrounds/abilities
  • Using active learning approaches that connect with students of varying backgrounds, such as underrepresented and underserved communities,
  • English language learners, adult learners, veterans, students with disabilities, and Running Start students
  • Evidencing a commitment to equitable learning access, including; costs associated with courses, universal design for learning (UDL), and the integration of culturally relevant teaching practices, etc
  • Effective oral/written communication with individuals at all levels inside and outside the College Developing/modifying curriculum collaboratively and independently that incorporates
  • DEI Working effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
    Connecting students to campus resources and support systems as appropriate

Position #00680

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