Early Childhood Development, 10 month Faculty
Tracking Code FY18-67
Located below Washington DC and between the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay, the College of Southern Maryland serves a culturally and geographically diverse region. Founded in 1957, CSM was named in 2017 as one of the top 150 colleges by the Aspen Institute Prize for Community College Excellence, boasts strong transfer and workforce programs, and is a multi-year recipient of the Workplace Excellence Award.
College of Southern Maryland invites applications for a 10-month, non-tenured track Early Childhood Development faculty member, La Plata Campus The faculty member will be responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities to promote student–centered learning. The faculty member is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on the campus(es) or center to which the faculty member is assigned. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction, holding office hours, serving on various committees, and participating in local, state, regional, and national professional activities and organizations. A faculty member performs all other duties as directed by the Division Chair, Vice President of Academic Affairs, or the President, or designee.
The faculty member will teach 15 credits per semester; 30 credits per 10 month contract period. The faculty member will schedule, publish, and hold 5 office hours per week during the academic year, including fall and spring semesters. The faculty member will collaborate with other faculty and program coordinators to assist with the coordination of the Early Childhood Development program and the Teacher Education program. The faculty member will participate in professional development opportunities and perform professional service hours based on faculty placement in rank, as set forth in the Faculty Handbook.
Primary areas of teaching responsibility include: Early Childhood Development and Teacher Education Courses
In addition to the above responsibilities, this faculty member assists in coordination of various aspects of the College of Southern Maryland Teacher Education and Early Childhood Development Programs at the La Plata campus including such activities as scheduling of courses, hiring adjunct faculty, observing adjunct faculty, and fielding student feedback with regard to division course and program questions and concerns.
When applying for these positions, be prepared to answer the following questions:
- Please describe your activities that demonstrate a commitment to student success for a diverse student population.
- Please submit a statement of your teaching philosophy.
Placement in rank is commensurate with background and experience. Professional development and professional service requirements are determined by rank and documented annually on the faculty development plan. For more information on placement in rank please visit the Pay and Benefits Questions provided on the FAQ page from the menu along the left side of the CSM Employment site.
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College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the college's staff and students. The final candidates for these positions will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check.
These positions are open until filled. For best consideration, apply by 11:59 pm EST Thursday, 04/05/18. The College of Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Master’s Degree in Education or closely related field required
- Master’s Degree in Early Childhood, or Elementary Education preferred
- 3 years minimum, teaching in an Early Childhood or Public Education setting preferred
- Teaching at the college level for at least 2 years preferred
- Experience as teacher or administrator in public school preferred
- Experience supervising pre-service teachers/ child care professionals preferred.
Job Location La Plata, Maryland, United States Position