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Part-time Instructor- Early Childhood Education
Oregon Coast Community College in Newport, Oregon
 
 
 
Date Posted 07/29/2021
Category
Faculty-Education-Teacher Childhood
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Early Childhood Education Instructor

Department/Unit: Academic Affairs

Classification: Part Time Faculty Status (exempt or non-exempt): Exempt

Percentage: Part time (up to 50%) Annual/Academic year: term to term

Pay is dependent upon individual credentials and experience.

Overview: We are hiring a part-time Early Childhood Education instructor to teach ECE 196 “Teaming and Communication in ECE Settings” for the 2021 Fall Term (see additional course details below).

The course will be taught online, allowing the instructor to originate the class from anywhere within the state of Oregon (Oregon residency is required for employment).

We are committed to hiring faculty with a student-centered approach to teaching.

Uploading of your curriculum vitae (CV), a cover letter, copies of your unofficial transcripts and Statement of Philosophy on Teaching are required as part of the application process.

  • This position will remain open until filled, with a first review on August 20, 2021.

FACULTY COMMITMENTS FOR STUDENT SUCCESS:

  • Creating an inclusive classroom environment that is sensitive to and respectful of student diversity.
  • An interest in teaching across the curriculum and interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Giving students access to learning where and when it supports their success (days, evenings, weekends; at all of our locations; as well as on-line).
  • A passion for pedagogy and commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Excitement about technology; already savvy or excited to learn.
  • Collaborative engagement outside of the classroom to improve institutional outcomes for our students and staff.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and propensity to see what is possible.
  • Faculty ownership and leadership in the classroom, discipline, and College.
  • Collegiality and respect for everyone.
  • Excited about and committed to advancing OCCCs future: independent accreditation, growth in access and programs, and a great place to work.

TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Teaching and Student Success: Instruct students using approved course outcome guides and accurate syllabi. Prepare instructional materials as needed. Meet all assigned classes. Apply the colleges values for teaching and learning. Facilitate learning that applies to students academic and career goals. Meet the curricular needs of students at various learning levels. Encourage mutual responsibility for a supportive learning environment. Provide effective teaching strategies in an environment that encourages student and instructor interaction. Actively engage students in the learning process. Encourage creative and critical thinking. Evaluate and grade student progress. Maintain accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and scholastic progress. Assess the achievement of student learning outcomes at the course, program, and institutional level.

Professional Responsibilities: Work collaboratively with colleagues and community partners. Interact with students, staff, and administration in a professional manner. Assure effective two-way communication at all levels of responsibility. Engage in a reasonable amount of student contact outside of instruction to respond to questions and to resolve course-related problems. Complete required college trainings.

Additionally, Part-time faculty are invited and encouraged to participate in professional development and other institutional work (such as attending department meetings, engaging in committee work, and advancing shared governance).

Compliance Comply with published College Policies and Procedures. Maintain a safe learning and working environment by following all laws, policies and procedures established by the College and through state and federal oversight (such as OSHA and Title IX). Maintain College safety standards in work areas; ensure that students are trained in good safety practices; and make reasonable efforts to ensure that students follow good safety practices.

Other duties as needed: Use of media aids, the library, and other resources, as applicable.

*The list of typical duties & responsibilities is intended to be representative of the tasks performed by this position. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Course detail

Early Childhood Education 196 (4 credits/44 clock hours) - Introduces the identification and utilization of different strategies to strengthen teaming and communication specific to early education settings. Covers culture and communication, including communicating with colleagues, staff and parents in early education environments.

The list of essential functions is intended to be representative of the tasks performed by this position. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

SUPERVISES THE FOLLOWING STAFF

No supervisory responsibility.

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

General Requirements:

Master’s degree in the subject area (listed below) or a Master’s degree in a related area. All Master’s degrees in the subject area or in related area, must include a minimum of 30 quarter credits of coursework in early childhood education.

In addition, three years, full-time equivalent, recent work in the field, specifically working with children ages infant through preschool and / or families in the field of early care and education. “Recent” is defined as within the last 10 years.

Degrees in the following areas are regarded as Master’s degrees in the subject area:

  • Child and Family Studies
  • Human Development
  • Public Policy
  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Education
  • Human Services
  • Family Studies
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Early Intervention, Early Childhood Special Education
  • Adult Education
  • Adult Learning
  • Education
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Family Studies and Human Services
  • Human Ecology
  • Child Psychology
  • Infant and Family Development
  • Child Life
  • Dual Language/Bilingual Education
  • Educational Studies
  • Reading and Literacy
  • Counseling
  • Teaching

This list may not be inclusive as there are other degree titles that may be appropriate for the subject and related areas. The hiring supervisor in consultation with the Early Childhood Education Faculty will make a recommendation to the Chief Academic Officer about the applicability of a particular degree that is outside the scope of this list.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Faculty positions are represented by the collective bargaining agreement between American Federation of Teachers and Oregon Coast Community College.

New part time faculty have term to term appointments. New part time faculty will be evaluated during their first term of employment.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Light physical exertion with occasional, moderate lifting, bending, stooping, and pulling. Ability to carry equipment and tools of moderate weight, using arms and hands.
  • Mobility to move between offices, classrooms, and floors.
  • Ability to hear the conversational voice and effectively communicate responses.
  • Visual acuity to read and evaluate student work and complete and maintain various types of records.

Assignment will include teaching remotely.

**The use of tobacco and smoke-emitting materials and devices including electronic cigarettes is prohibited on all of the college locations, including OCCCs building exteriors and parking lots.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. In support of Oregon Veterans Preference in Public Employment, we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at Oregon Coast Community College.

Contact Human Resources if you need assistance and/or an accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 541-867-8515.

  • Notice of Affirmative Action Policy- It is the policy of Oregon Coast Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or family relationship (ORS 659.340), in admission and access to, or treatment in, employment, educational programs, or activity as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, and their implementing regulations..

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Job Type: Part-time

Pay: Up to $46.20 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No
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