Midland College

Job Description

Job Title


Position Status

Full Time

Classification Title

Professional-10 m

Work Location

Main Campus-3600 N Garfield St, Midland, TX 79705

Job Summary

Provide students with developmentally appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth potential. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to be kindergarten-ready.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Be eligible for the appropriate Probationary Certificate through a TEA approved Teacher Certification Program
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Must possess a valid Texas Driver License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy

Preferred Qualifications

Valid Texas Early Childhood Teaching Certificate
Early childhood coursework equivalent to a major (36 hours)
Bilingual or ESL certification or willingness to obtain within 1 year of hire date

Essential Functions

Develop and implement plans for the curriculum program assigned and show written evidence of preparation as required
Prepare lessons that reflect accommodation for individual student differences
Present the subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, Child Care Licensing, board policies, and administrative regulations
Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the needs and capabilities of the student groups involved
Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods in accordance with campus requirements and program mission
Plan collaboratively and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher assistant(s) and/or volunteer(s)
Employ the use of developmentally appropriate technologies in the teaching/learning process
Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials as requested
Assess the accomplishments of students regularly and provide progress reports as required
Assume responsibility for duties and/or extracurricular activities as assigned
Present for students a positive role model that supports the mission of the program
Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
Establish and maintain control in the classroom and administer discipline in accordance with board policies and discipline regulations
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students
Assist before, during, and after the school day in the supervision of students as assigned by the principal
Promote a positive work environment and positive staff morale within the school and early childhood program.
Participate with other staff in building a common vision for school and program improvement
Assist in orienting new instructional staff
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities
Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and colleagues
Plan monthly parent engagement activities in collaboration with program staff
Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and community members
Use acceptable communication skills (written, verbal, non-verbal) to present information accurately and clearly
Participate in the campus professional development program
Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional improvement
Observe professional and ethical standards in accordance with generally accepted community standards and the Texas Education Agency code of ethics
Develop an annual professional development plan with specific instructional goals
Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, childcare licensing, Head Start, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers
Assume responsibility for compiling, maintaining, and filing all reports, records, and other documents required
Attend and participate in faculty and department meetings and serve on program and staff committees as required
Perform such other duties as may be assigned or as may be necessary for job effectiveness

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; move throughout the room and/or facility; communicate verbally and electronically; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; kneel, stoop, crouch, and/or crawl; and climb or balance
Must be able to lift or move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus
Occasional prolonged and irregular hours
Normal classroom environment; some outdoor work required

Security Sensitivity

All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

Min Salary

$53,115 per year

Max Salary

$60,319 per year

Pay Statement

Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.

Posting Number


Open Date


Position Available


Special Instructions to Applicants

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, resume, and transcripts. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with application. NOTE: Official transcripts sent directly from the institution(s) attended to Midland College Human Resources are required within 30 days of hire.

If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days.

EEO Statement

In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Midland College does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the College does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities.

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