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Early Learning and Teacher Education, Part-Time Faculty

Bellevue College

Job Description


Full Job Description

Job ID: 12676
Location: Bellevue College

Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Position Summary

Bellevue College's Early Learning and Teacher Education Program is currently developing a part-time/adjunct faculty pool to supplement full-time faculty workloads as needed. Courses are part of Washington State's Stackable Certificates and may include specialization courses such as Infant/Toddler Development; Language and Literacy; Observation and Assessment; Environments; Inclusive Education; Introduction to Education and Diversity in Education with a credit range between 3 and 5 credits per course.

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Adjunct Professor is typically assigned as needed on a quarterly basis, with no expectation of continued employment beyond the current appointment.

Quarterly remuneration for 5-credit lecture class is $5,201.03 - $6,340.22 . Compensation is prorated based on type and duration of assignments. Individuals newly hired to Adjunct Professor group at the college are placed at the minimum rate per union bargaining agreement. Certain positions may also be eligible for assignment/project-based additional compensation, including a High Demand Stipend up to $8,350 annually, prorated based on the discipline and duration of the assignment. All additional compensations are subject to change depending on funding and negotiated agreement.

Generous benefits package for eligible employees is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiple medical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid personal leave plan; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc. Eligible employees are faculty who work a combined load of at least 50% at Bellevue College and other Washington State public institutions of higher education for two consecutive quarters are eligible for health and dental insurance at the start of the second consecutive quarter.

In addition to teaching, faculty maintains office hours and may participate in department and college activities. This position is represented by the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union.

About The College

Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 54% students of color and over 1,300 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals , diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.

For more information, visit BC Facts at a Glance @ Bellevue College .

About the Department

Our faculty are highly collaborative and care deeply about creating an inclusive and equitable environment to advance success for all students. They are equity-minded teachers and collaborative educators dedicated to closing opportunity gaps. They teach a diverse student body at an open-enrollment institution, helping students become early learning professionals and helping existing professionals move up in their chosen career. Our faculty value shared governance, interdisciplinary collaboration, and social justice. Come join us!

Essential Functions

Teach in varied modalities including fully online asynchronous, hybrid synchronous and on campus/in-person evening and/or weekend courses.
Instruct, and assess assigned ELTE courses in a manner that promotes student success and multicultural perspectives.
Incorporate active student learning, with emphasis on current anti-bias educational theories and research.
Participate in program marketing and student recruitment activities that are effective for diverse populations.
Contribute to program development and revision of curriculum that reflect advances in the field of early childhood education.
Attend and participate in regular department, division, and college meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field with experience in early learning environments.
Documented successful teaching experience.
Demonstrated ability to relate to students and staff of varied ethnicity, ages, backgrounds, and abilities, and a commitment to a culturally diverse environment.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and colleagues.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to adapt to changing teaching schedules and situations.

Preferred Qualifications

Documented successful community college teaching experience in early childhood education, child and family development, K-12 educational studies or related field.
Knowledge of current curriculum, teaching, and assessment practices.
Ability and willingness to employ continuous improvement in curriculum, teaching, and assessment.
Willingness to participate in college initiatives/governance.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Conditions of Employment

Bellevue College intends to provide a drug-free, healthy, safe, and secure work and educational environment. Each employee is expected to report to work in an appropriate mental and physical condition to perform her/his/their assigned duties.

Bellevue College employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Bellevue College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated and your vaccine status will be verified upon hire. Please reach out to the HR Office at if you need information on medical or religious accommodation.

Sexual Misconduct and Background Check:
Prior to start of employment, finalists(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington State Law .

Check frequently in your inbox, spam, junk, clutter email folders for any communication regarding the next steps from Bellevue College and our background check partners.

Reference Check:
Reference checks may include, but are not limited to, contacting references and verification of work experience, and/or past job duties.

Other Information

This position is NOT eligible for relocation allowance.
This position is NOT eligible for sponsorship for employment-based visa.

How To Apply

Applications received by 08/15/2023 will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.

All individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will not be considered for the position (only submit required documents with the application, additional documents will not be reviewed.) Please review Application Tips before applying. Current Bellevue College employees should apply the position through Employee Self Service.

Required application materials:
Attach a Cover Letter (min 1 pg., max 2 pgs.)
Attach a Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Attach a Diversity Statement (min 1 pg., max 2 pgs.) that addresses the following: Describe and provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College
Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 2 pages)
Attach a copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)
Complete Job Questionnaires if applicable

If you have questions with regards to the application or the hiring process, please contact Office of Human Resources at 425-564-2274 or email to .

EEO Statement

Bellevue College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, language, ethnicity, religion, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, including gender identity or expression, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Please see policy 4150 at . The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator, 425-564-2641, Office C227, and EEOC/504 Compliance Officer, 425-564-2178, Office B126.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact or 425-564-2271.

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