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Want to join MiraCosta College Community Education
by teaching new and fascinating not-for-credit courses?

Community Education Program at MiraCosta College is offering a unique opportunity for instructors and/or subject matter experts to teach creative new classes! Come and share your talent, ideas, and skills in this part-time teaching job! We are always looking for interesting classes that go beyond the normal course subjects. Classes are held on the MiraCosta College San Elijo and Oceanside Campuses.

Qualifications: Instructors must have teaching experience, communication skills, must be an expert and passionate about the area selected to teach. Instructors must be able to work one-on-one and with small groups of students.
Ability To: Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability issues. It is imperative that the instructor is professional and ethical at all times. 

Whether you have a new idea that you’d like to propose teaching or you have the skills and background to teach any of the classes listed below, don’t hesitate to connect with us!


 Enrichment subjects:

  • Start Homemade Food Business
  • Bartending
  • Keyboard Mastery
  • Perfect Cup of Tea (seasonal - Fall, Spring) OR The Perfect English Tea Party
  • Selling your stuff online or eBay (computer class at Oceanside or San Elijo campus)
  • Stock & Options Trading Fundamentals or Investing in Stocks
  • Mutual Funds Investing & How to Analyze Mutual Funds
  • Makeup for Special Occasions
  • Healthy Ways to Ferment Foods
  • Farm to Table Gardening
  • Master Money Management
  • Basic Mechanic to Get to Know Your Car
  • Making Holiday Ornaments (Fall/winter semester only)
  • Rock Band
  • Secrets of Internet Marketing
  • How to start a Vlog and Grow Your YouTube Channel
  • Create Great Videos with Your GoPro
  • Crochet for Beginner
  • Computer and Office Skills for Re-entering the World of Business
  • Basket Weaving
Courses listed above are ideas for proposals ONLY. Instructors are to create the curriculum and propose it utilizing the course proposal form. For more information on these courses, please email Sharon at or contact us at 760.795.6820.

  1. Download and follow the instructions on the informational COVER SHEET
  2. Complete the new course PROPOSAL FORM  Note: Your promotional paragraph (course description) needs to be 440 characters or LESS.

If you are a returning instructor (have recently taught course(s) with MiraCosta Community Education), and would like to submit a returning course proposal form (letter of intent), click on the link below and complete the form. Note: Your promotional paragraph (course description) needs to be 440 characters or LESS.
Submitting your returning class proposals does not mean your class has been accepted for the corresponding semesters. Course proposals and past enrollments will be reviewed and you will receive a response regarding the status of your proposal forms. The Letter of Confirmation agreement is the acceptance of the course you are proposing.