Offering knowledge is one of life’s greatest joys, and being a professional instructor can satisfy you beyond compare. If you’ve been dreaming of a career teaching and mentoring the next generations, Skagit Valley College may have the opportunity for you. SVC has two campus sites offering an opportunity to build a strong community and is hidden away between the metropolitan areas of Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia.
Skagit Valley College offers many great choices in programs, and offers competitive classes to get students headed into the right industries. These are the current areas of study offered through SVC, which are always looking for more talent to enhance each area:
- Basic Education for Adults – The Basic Education program offers multiple ways for students to master the English language and prepare themselves for a GED and to start college. As an educator in this area, you would directly help students prepare themselves for a life of opportunity.
- Arts & Communication – The Arts and Communication program allows students to experience drama first-hand, use multimedia and interactive technology to create new media, learn music and how to effectively use it in media creation, and visual arts through graphic design, animation, and creative expression.
- Business – The business program teaches students how to manage a business and use technology in an office setting. The business world is always evolving, and it move at a brisk pace. As an educator in business you’ll prepare students to handle the demands of business management, sales, accounting, financing, and the changing landscape within Human Resources.
- Education – Early Education focuses on working with families and young children. As an educator in this area, you can expect to prepare students for being teachers, home care professionals, and administrators that can move on to a teacher certification program.
- Food & Beverage Management – The F&B area focuses on preparing students for culinary arts, craft brewing, and sustainable small farm agriculture. Business in food and beverage is constantly being updated and staying ahead of the trends will teach your students to lead the charge with their clients in the future.
- Health Sciences – Being an educator in Health Sciences helps you to prepare students for further health education, dental and medical assistance, fitness training, nursing, veterinary assistance, and pharmacy technician. Your students will be ready to help those in need.
- Industrial Technology & Transportation – The area focuses on automotive, composites, diesel power, manufacturing, welding, and marine maintenance. There is also a section devoted to technical design. Preparing your students for these focus areas will have them ready to join technology sectors building the future in the transportation industry.
- Public Services & Social Sciences – Educating in the public service sectors will help your students be prepared for basic law enforcement, a career in criminal justice, helping with human services, and fire & park management.
- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math – The STEM program teaches students about environmental conservation, computer information, and geographical information systems. You will help students prepare for a technical field.
Skagit Valley College has two main campus locations: the Mount Vernon campus and Whidbey Island which is located in Oak Harbor. Beyond these two campus locations, SVC has additional locations for educational opportunities. South Whidbey Center is located in Langley, San Juan Center in Friday Harbor, the Marine Technology Center in Anacortes, and the Cardinal Craft Brewing Academy in Burlington.
Skagit Valley College offers a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees which includes:
- Choice of Medical Insurance Plans
- Dental Insurance
- Basic Life Insurance with Optional Additional Coverage
- Long Term Disability Insurance
- Tax-Deferred Retirement Plan with Employer Match
- Defined Benefit Retirement Plan (DRS/PERS)
Beyond a great institution to work for, the campus life at Skagit Valley College inspires you to get out and enjoy the surrounding area. Campuses host a fitness center that is open Monday through Friday with options for cardio, weight lifting, tennis, softball, baseball, and more. The main campus also hosts athletic events around the Skagit Valley College Cardinals.
If you’re looking for a new opportunity to develop future leaders, Skagit Valley College may have the right opportunity for you. The college values diversity and has a strategic goal of developing employees.
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