Instructional Specialist - Early Childhood Education [10 month]

Salem, Oregon
Jul 13, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Instructional Specialist - Early Childhood Education [10 month]

Position Summary

The Early Childhood Education Instructional Specialist leads the early childhood education lab activities as the children's classroom teacher.  Ensures all aspects of classroom teaching align with Early Childhood Education Program coursework and philosophy.  Provides information, feedback, and support to practicum students, contributes to parent education program, and collaborates with staff and faculty. 

Terms of Employment:
This is a 100%, 10-month classified assignment of the B3 band and grade.
Must be enrolled in the Criminal History Registry
Upon hire, must pass security inquiry, which may include criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.
May require flexible work schedule to meet department/program needs, which may include evenings and/or weekends.

Closing Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Why Chemeketa?

You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our vision to transform lives and communities through exceptional learning experiences, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve

Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn County. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens. Full-time enrollment increased by 35% in the last five years.

Chemeketa provides opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training.

we are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.

What We Have to Offer

The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements).  Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).


$3,149.00 - $4,616.00 Monthly


Associate degree from an accredited institution in early childhood education, human development, or a closely related field
Two years of experience in paid positions working with young children and families
Food handlers and first aid certifications (or ability to obtain these certifications prior to beginning work)

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at  

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