Adjunct Faculty, Early Childhood Education - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio


United States
(PT132-15)

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Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

College-wide

Job Responsibilities

Teaches a full range of courses in early care and education, child development, working with families, communication and program solving, curriculum, anti-bias approaches, inclusion of children with special needs and administration/supervision.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in early childhood education, child development, human development with specialization in child development/early childhood education. Master’s degree in related area (early childhood education, elementary education, child development, human development, family life studies, or psychology). Minimum of four years teaching experience with children under five years of age.

Willingness to learn and/or have experience in the use of instructional technologies to teach traditional, hybrid and/or distance learning classes, and /or as a supplement

Knowledge and skills in a variety of computer usage and software applications, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of and commitment to constructivist, family centered and anti-bias approaches to early childhood education including practical and theoretical understanding of children, curriculum and profession.

In addition to the qualifications listed for each position, the ideal candidate will show evidence of:

• Demonstrated teaching experience
• Minimum of one year experience teaching in an online or blended environment
• Experience using quality metrics (i.e. Quality Matters, Sloan 5 Pillars, etc.) to design and develop courses
• Ability to develop new curriculum and learning units in anticipation of changes in market discipline
• Belief that individuals can make a difference in the lives of students
• Excellence in teaching and facilitating the learning process for students, learning and using new technology, and applying diverse instructional strategies in response to using new technology, and applying diverse instructional strategies in response to learner demographics and learning styles
• Belief in the value of working and learning in a diverse environment
• Excellent oral, written and listening skills
• Ability to adapt to dynamic multi-campus organizational work environments
• Being a successful advocate for new initiatives in curriculum or delivery
• Understanding and embracing the mission of the community college
• Capability to teach in more than one discipline
• Possessing the energy and persistence to motivate and support others to pursue the larger goal
• Being skilled in building strategic alliances both within and across disciplines, and within and outside the College

Work Schedule

To be determined based on business unit need. Classes may be offered during the day, evening and/or weekend. Please indicate your availability when applying for this position.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

$827 per ESU

Special Note

This is a part-time (adjunct) faculty position. Part-time faculty are compensated at a rate of $827 per Equated Semester Unit (i.e., approximately $2481 for a 3 credit hour course).

Adjunct faculty positions are ongoing pooled positions. Therefore, your materials will remain on file and be reviewed on an as needed basis for adjunct faculty positions throughout the academic year 2014-2015 (Fall, Spring and Summer Semester).

In the event you are called for an interview, please have copies/unofficial or official transcripts for the required degree and 2 professional letters of reference available to bring with you at the time of interview.

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Adjunct Faculty, Early Childhood Education
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Teacher Early Childhood
  • Community College Education
  • Education Adjunct
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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