Education Department Faculty



San Diego Christian College is seeking a full-time faculty member to serve as instructional faculty in the Education Department, supporting the degree programs in Liberal Studies, the Teacher Credential Program, and the new Master of Arts in Teaching graduate program. The position begins July 2017.


Minimum Qualifications:

An earned doctorate in Education is required along with a valid teaching credential (preferably in California) and a minimum of four years of teaching experience in a TK-12 grade classroom. It is also preferable that applicants have teaching experience at the undergraduate college level, and specific experience in program development pertaining to the requirements put forth by the California Commission for Teacher Credentialing. Candidates with TESOL certificates will be given special attention. Experience integrating biblical principles in the development of curriculum is an expectation of all faculty at San Diego Christian.

  • TPA Coordinator
    • Purpose: The TPA manages the Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA) process embedded in the Teacher Credential Program at SDCC.
    • Scope: This position includes the managing of the TPA process as embedded in the TCP. The manager will work with Task Stream and Excel files to expedite the smooth function of the TPA process.
    • Work Performed
      • General Description—Ongoing:
        • Data Collection: The TPA Manager is required to see that complete and accurate records of the following are maintained:
          • All submissions of the four TPAs embedded in the Teacher Credential Program, including tracking the number of attempts and remediation procedures for each candidate who must resubmit. These are tracked on Excel documents.
          • Analyzing ROEs and producing feedback information to candidates which includes scores and charts generated from the Excel files.
          • Providing aggregated performance data for Education Department for each TPA.
        • Teacher Candidate Remediation: The TPA Manager ensures that each candidate who fails an attempt on any of the TPAs receives the remediation necessary for passage. This involves the assigning of said candidate to the professor who will do the remediation, along with a remediation contract.
        • Teaches Seminar in Professional Development (ED 507) training candidates to successfully complete the TPAs
          • Periodic Duties, Annually/Semi-Annually: Attends TPA Networking meetings twice a year.
          • Data Analysis and Dissemination: The TPA Manager aggregates data regarding candidate performance patterns on the TPAs and produces a yearly report with recommendations for the Program.  This information is also used in the Biennial Reports (every two years) that must be submitted to the state.
    • Qualifications
      • Education or equivalent experience: A Master’s degree or higher in the field of Education and Teacher Performance Assessment training in at least three of the TPAs
      • Prior job experience (type and length): Experience in the field of education teacher preparation programs; expertise in the use of databases and Task Stream is also required.

How To Apply:

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Submit your resume with references.

Email the above information to with the subject field being, “Education Department Faculty.”