Instructor FT Faculty- Early Childhood Education
Since 1963, Mount Wachusett Community College has built a tradition of providing innovative undergraduate education, workforce development, personal enrichment, and community service to North Central Massachusetts and beyond. Located in Gardner, MA, with satellite campuses in Fitchburg, Leominster and Devens, MWCC now serves approximately 12,000 credit and noncredit students each year and offers over 70 associate degree and credit certificate options. An award-winning, national leader in the area of renewable energy, MWCC is also nationally recognized for its veterans' services, civic engagement and K-12 partnerships.
We hope you will consider applying for one of our open positions, and discover all that Mount Wachusett Community College and the North Central Massachusetts region have to offer.
General Statement of Duties
Mount Wachusett Community College is a Community College committed to fostering civic learning and community engagement in its educational offerings. A faculty member's workload shall consist of the following duties: instructional duties and non-instructional duties (i.e. office hours, college service, community service, and professional development).
A Faculty member shall be responsible for such community service and professional development activities as mutually agreed by the President of the College or the President's designee and the faculty member. Consistent with the principles and standards of academic freedom and responsibilities, support the college's mission to infuse service learning and civic engagement into the classroom as applicable.
Teach early childhood education courses as assigned by the Division Dean such as: Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Young Children with Special Needs; Child Development; Curriculum and Program Planning; Infant Toddler Curriculum and Development; Child Care Administration; Health, Safety and Nutrition; Home, School and Community Relations; Observation and Assessment. Supervise practicum students at assigned student teaching placement sites. Participate in student assistance/advisement. Maintain office hours. Participate in college service activities (i.e. college committees, meetings, early childhood club activities). Participate in community service and professional development activities. Conduct community outreach. Participate in marketing and recruitment while advocating for early childhood education on campus and within communities served by the college.
Master's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required. Teaching experience with children under age five. Experience working with adult learners and in leadership roles. Knowledge of state and national teaching standards as well as Department of Early Education and Care Regulations. Working knowledge of special education settings and laws preferred. Understanding of service learning, civic engagement and cooperative education. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other faculty in the department. Ability to provide students with learning experiences that include high expectations, inclusive classroom practices, and a high degree of professionalism.
Salary: $44,874.00- $96,666.00
Actual Salary will be determined in accordance with the classification system of MCCC/MTA commensurate with education & experience
Employee Status: Full Time
Mount Wachusett Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
The following documents are required:
2. Cover Letter
Deadline Date: 04/02/2018
Candidates may be subject to employment screening to include both a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) request and a Sexual Offender Registry Information (SORI).