Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the commission shall issue a five-year preliminary single subject teaching credential authorizing instruction in departmentalized classes to an individual who satisfies all of the following requirements:
Possesses a valid visiting faculty permit issued pursuant to Section 44300.1.
Submits evidence of two years of recent satisfactory or better performance evaluations from the district while teaching pursuant to a visiting faculty permit.
Satisfies the standards and requirements regarding the instruction of English language learners pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 44259.5.
Satisfies the methodology course requirement in paragraph (5) of subdivision (a) of Section 44300.1.
An applicant for a credential pursuant to this section is exempt from the basic skills proficiency requirement in Section 44252.