Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Adjunct
Colorado Early Colleges Mission Statement: All students, regardless of background or skill level, will have the opportunity to pursue a growth mindset that will allow them to achieve mastery and to demonstrate they can succeed in school, in college, and in their chosen career. No exceptions. No excuses.
Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Adjunct
Supervisor’s Title: Head of School
Courses: One to two Engineering courses
Credentials: Needs to have 2 credentials: one from CTE and one from ACC (see below for more details)
Under the general supervision of the Academic Dean to develop students' computer-aided drafting academics, as well as an understanding of its place in the nation's and world's economy; to provide knowledge needed for intelligent consumption of CAD services.
- Develops and administers Computer-Aided Drafting curriculum consistent with CEC goals and objectives.
- Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
- Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to best utilize the available time for instruction
- Provides instruction on the use and development of skills in the use of office equipment, technology (including the use of computer network systems and applications)
- Prepares appropriate instructional aids and display materials to enhance learning.
- Instructs students in use, care, and safe operation of computer equipment.
- Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs.
- Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships with members of the business community.
- Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
- Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
- Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
- Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
- Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Head of School and other administrators.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Use standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.
Travels to school network buildings and professional meetings as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
- Knowledge of business education curriculum and concepts.
- Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
- Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
- Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
- Ability to organize and coordinate work.
- Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
- Ability to engage in self-evaluation regarding performance and professional growth.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted during work.
Work in standard office and school building environments.
Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.
- Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
Applicants must meet both content knowledge and occupational experience requirements.
Content Knowledge (Applicants must have A, B or C):
A. 24 semester hours of related postsecondary coursework verified on an official transcript to include a minimum of three (3) semester hours of content coursework in three (3) of the areas listed in the table below. OR
B. Applicants who provide a valid and current state* or national industry license or certification in the appropriate occupational area (e.g., CAD certification, PLTW Engineering or PLTW computer science) may have the content coursework waived by the Colorado Department of Education. *This does not include teacher licenses. OR
C. Passing scores in two (2) of the three (3) content areas: mathematics (PLACE 04 or PRAXIS 5161); science (PLACE 05 or PRAXIS 5435); or technology education (PLACE 37 or PRAXIS 5051). Copies of official score reports must be submitted with the application. Occupational Experience (Applicants must have 1, 2 or 3): Credit for student teaching (up to 800 hours) in the content area may be applied to either occupational or teaching experience. 1. If you hold a bachelor’s or higher degree: 2,000 hours of verified occupational (non-teaching) experience in the content area OR 2. If you hold less than a bachelor’s degree: 4,000 hours of verified occupational (non-teaching) experience in the content area OR 3. Three (3) years’ verified teaching experience in the conte
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Associate's degree in Computer Aided Drafting
Has, or qualifies for, postsecondary CTE credential including 4000 non-teaching occupational hours within the last 7 years (2000 hours if at Bachelor’s or higher)*
Evaluation Methods: Resume/CV, Transcripts
- Level 1 – Engineering Design
- Level 2 – Computer-Aided Drafting/2D I (CAD 101)
- Level 3 – Computer-Aided Drafting/2D II (CAD 102)
- Level 4 – Robotics Design (EGG 106)/Experimental Design (EGG 151)
Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.
Conditions of Employment
- All offers of employment are conditional upon a successful background and references check
- Selected applicant is an employee at will
- Selected applicant must comply with the Colorado State Board of Education’s Drug-Free Workplace policy
- As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), the selected applicant must verify, within 72 hours of employment, his/her legal right to be employed in the United States