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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/28/2019
Job Category:
Education
Contract Class Instructor
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City of Irvine, CA | Irvine, CA
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Job Description

Description

Questions? Call (949) 724-6781 or email hsmart@cityofirvine.org.

The City of Irvine seeks skilled candidates with strong instructional skills to enhance our Community Services Contract Class offerings.

Typical COURSES will take place 1-3 days a week, for 1-4 hours a day and will run for multiple weeks. Courses are created quarterly. The City will have the option to continue course offerings subsequent quarters. This position is temporary contract without benefits.

Summer camps are to be held in the months of July and August. A typical camp runs 5 days a week, half day, and for one week. The City will have the option to continue course offerings subsequent quarters. This position is temporary contract without benefits.

Specific Areas of Interest:

* Immediate need for photography and fiber arts
* Second languages, such as Spanish, for early childhood (ages up to 5 years)
* Culturally based martial arts to complement current offerings
* Music and fitness for early childhood (ages up to 5 years)
* Adult health and wellness/fitness
* Senior (50+) focused classes in brain/mind fitness, fall prevention, balance, and computer instruction
* Programs held at specialized non-City facilities and facilities with specialized equipment the City does not own

We are currently meeting the need for Tae Kwon Do (TKD), Kung Fu, Shotokan, STEM classes, kindergarten readiness, yoga (all ages), youth dance, financial literacy, and Pilates. Course proposals in those areas will not be considered.

Please consult the table below for course date ranges and application deadlines:

* Summer 2019 classes will be listed online only.

Timelines subject to change. Check back before submitting an application.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Hold regular contract courses in a variety of locations as defined by contract
* Teach infants, children, teens, and adults based on course focus/description
* Develop a course curriculum including course outline, description, and lessons; check for understanding and/or testing; and all other related course materials for the proposed subject(s)
* Manage the classroom to ensure an optimum learning environment
* Assist in the promotion and marketing of contract courses
* Develop diverse and creative programming not currently offered by the City of Irvine

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

* Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent knowledge/experience
* Some teaching or presentation experience
* Familiarity and experience working with a diverse populace
* City of Irvine Business License for courses held in Irvine
* Fingerprinting through the Irvine Police Department
* Insurance as defined by contract

Supplemental Information

City staff, as designated by the Director of Community Services, will review the proposals. Proposals will be considered for inclusion as a City-offered program through the contract class program and promoted in the City Inside Irvine Guide, provided all criteria listed below have been met:

* Course is not a duplication of an existing course or program that sufficiently meets demand
* Course does not pose an unreasonable safety risk to participant
* Course title and subject matter are interpreted as an appropriate City Service consistent with the City's adopted policies, mission, goals, and strategic plans
* Registration revenues based on projected course attendance are anticipated to be sufficient to recover costs borne by City

The City will not contract for courses that fall into any of the following:

* Courses that subject participants to investment advice, ventures that may pose financial risks or solicitation, and/or sell products or services
* Courses that imply religious instruction, offer a religious-based program or service, and/or infer practices or rituals
* Courses that promote alcohol, illegal drugs, drug or weapon products, paraphernalia, firearms, tobacco, gambling, and/or adult-oriented or sexually explicit materials

Please review these guidelines before submitting a course proposal:

* Review our current quarter's Community Services Inside Irvine Guide to see if your proposed course is already being offered. You can view our brochure online at cityofirvine.org/insideirvine or pick up a current copy at one of our community centers or City Hall
* For fine arts, review our current quarter's Art Beat brochure to see if your proposed class is already being offered. You can view our brochure online at irvinefinearts.org or pick up a current copy at one of our community centers or City Hall
* Please note that workshops and courses cannot be designed to sell or recommend products from your business or promote your consulting or investing services

The revenue for courses held at City facilities is split 50/50 with the instructor, or as defined by contract. The City of Irvine cannot guarantee the number of courses, the number of students, or the amount of revenue that a course may receive.

This recruitment is not an offer for employment. An application is not a guarantee your proposal will be accepted.