Early Childhood Education Instructor - Pensacola State College in Pensacola Florida

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Pensacola State College

Pensacola, Florida 32504

United States
(Job #2357)

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Pensacola State College

Pensacola State College is located on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast. Pensacola State College is one of 28 public colleges in the Florida College System committed to affordable, open access to educational opportunities. The College offers baccalaureate and associate degrees, career oriented certificates, developmental education, adult education, GED preparation, and standard high school diplomas.

The Human Resources Office is accepting applications forthe following faculty position in the Education Department:



The Early Childhood Education Instructor position is a 9-month, tenure-track faculty assignment with an anticipated start date of August 2016. The successful candidate will teach early childhood education courses as assigned. This position requires effective teaching and advising of diverse students, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a commitment to the comprehensive state college mission. The successful candidate may serve as early childhood education program coordinator.  The successful candidate will prepare course plans and materials, effectively deliver subject matter content, monitor student attendance and progress, participate on departmental and College committees, participate in curriculum development, support activities that foster retention, participate in the selection of textbooks, perform assessment of student learning outcomes, and take part in other service and professional development activities. Multiple campus, day, evening, and distance learning teaching assignments are possible. This position reports to the District Academic Department Head, History, Languages, Social Sciences, and Education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, or a master’s degree in a related subject and 18 graduate hours in early childhood education. Successful results of a criminal background check are required. 

Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations.  Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position.  A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prefer experience teaching in an early childhood education setting; knowledge of the Florida Department of Children and Families regulations regarding childcare facilities; and knowledge of the requirements for the national CDA, Florida Child Care Professional Credential, and Directors Credential.


SALARY RANGE:  $34,828.00 - $40,828.00 (Entry level salary is computed and based on authority of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.)     


FRINGE BENEFITS:  The value of the benefits package provided by the College is nearly 38% of the base salary and includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions.  Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.  Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume’ to supplement the online application.  If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted.  The supplemental materials must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.  If there are questions contact Tanesha McCreary via email at tmccreary@pensacolastate.edu.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin February 19, 2016. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental application materials must be received by February 18, 2016.

Pensacola State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or genetic information in its educational programs and activities.  The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:  Associate Vice President, Institutional Diversity at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.


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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter