Instructor, Child Development/Early Childhood Education (2 positions: Fontana and Rancho)
Instructor, Child Development/Early Childhood Education (2 positions: Fontana and Rancho)
$65,700.00 - $93,700.00 Annually
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Child Development & Education
2/6/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
These area full-time, tenure track Child Development and Education instructor positions in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Under the direction of the Dean, the assignment for the full-service week will be to teach any of the child development and education courses offered by the department. The college is seeking an individual who is able to assist in placement sites for students for practicums, as well as participate in any other professional responsibilities as identified under 18.2.3 of the faculty agreement. These positions are initially at our Fontana and Rancho Campuses; however, the District reserves the right to transfer from one campus to another.
This assignment includes (but is not limited to) the following:
• Instruct fundamental through advanced level Child Development and Education courses, which range from curriculum practicum to administration classes;
• Hold regular office hours;
• Participate in department and staff meetings; participate fully as a member of the Child Development and Education Program Team; and providing a safe and positive classroom environment conducive to effective learning;
• Participate in college activities and serve on committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program;
• Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course material, effective teaching methodologies, and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions;
• Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities; comply with District and department policies in the performance of duties;
• Teaching and practicum activities may include late afternoon, evenings, Saturdays, and supervising at locations both on- and off-campus.
• And other duties necessary for the benefit of the students, the college, the community, and the profession.
• Master's degree in child development, early childhood education, human development, home economics/family and consumer studies with a specialization in child development/early childhood education, or educational psychology with a specialization in child development/early childhood education; OR
• Bachelor's degree in any of the above AND a Master's degree in social work, educational supervision, elementary education, special education, psychology, bilingual/bicultural education, life management/home economics, family life studies, or family and consumer studies; OR
• Possession of a valid Lifetime California Community College credential authorizing service as an instructor in child development; OR
• The equivalent (District equivalency form must be submitted at the time of application); AND
• Clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Preference will be given to those candidates who establish the highest level of professional competency as evidenced by any or all of the following:
• Community college teaching with adults;
• Expertise with the student populations included in theChaffey College Equity Plan
• Experience teaching children 0-8 years of age;
• Community college teaching experience in a laboratory school setting (practicum);
• Bilingual ability in Spanish/English;
• Clear evidence of sensitivity to, and understanding of, experience in a multicultural setting with children and families;
• Experience in research with young children and/or developing curriculum for early childhood programs;
• Being conscious of student service needs for young children (health, safety, nutrition, parenting).
• Clear evidence of sensitivity to, and experience in, working with special needs children and their families.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Based upon the minimum and/or desirable qualifications stated in this position announcement, the initial salary placement range is $65,700 (minimum qualifications) to $93,700 (doctorate) (Fall 2019 salary schedule). Placement is based on the regular full-time faculty salary schedule and is dependent upon verification of relevant experience and coursework from a regional or nationally accredited institution of higher learning.
EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS PACKAGE
Health care, dental program, and vision services for employees and eligible dependents; employee life insurance; sick leave; and retirement coverage through the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).
ChaffeyCollege recently implemented a new online electronic application system. The new application can be accessed athttps://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chaffey. The application package must include an online district employment application, filled out in detail and clearly reflect that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications as set forth in the position announcement. In addition, the following documents must be uploaded and included with the online application submission:
Please do not include any additional documents; only the documents that are indicated below. If documents are uploaded that are not required, the application may be disqualified.
• Cover Letter(State briefly how the applicant meets the qualifications)
• Professional Reference List(Include names, current addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses)
• Copy of Transcripts(Transcripts must indicate degree earned/conferred - photocopies or computer printouts are acceptable. Transcripts of all degrees applicable to meeting the minimum qualifications for this position must be included. Copies of diplomas/degrees are NOT acceptable in lieu of transcripts. Official sealed transcripts will be required upon hire.)
Foreign transcripts must be transcribed and evaluated in English by a bona fide evaluation service. Educational requirements must be met on or before the closing date.
Completed application and related materials must be submitted no later than the application deadline indicated at the top of this announcement. Failure to submit all required application materials may result in the applicant not being considered for the position.
Submission of application and related materials is the applicant's responsibility. The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for a position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool.
Applicants should promptly notify the Office of Human Resources of any change of address and/or phone number. All application materials are subject to investigation and verification. False statements will be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
The Selection Process
A screening committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the announcement and reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview. Interviews are usually held on theChaffeyCollege campus and are conducted by an Interview Committee. Additional interviews may be required. Reasonable accommodations are provided to persons with disabilities. Should an applicant have a need for an accommodation due to a disability, the applicant should contact the Office of Human Resources. Travel costs related to an interview will be borne by the applicant.
About the College
Established in 1883,ChaffeyCollege is one of California's first colleges. Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Chaffey's Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana and Chino campus locations serve students from throughout the Inland Empire. A fully accredited two-year institution by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges,ChaffeyCollege offers associate degrees and vocational and transfer programs in a wide variety of subjects. Most recently named one of the Top 10 community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute;ChaffeyCollege remains committed to its mission of improving the lives of its students, faculty, and staff through education.
Serving throughout the diverse Inland Empire,ChaffeyCollege provides services to the cities of Chino, Chino Hills, Fontana, Montclair, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, and Upland, reaching a population of more than 830,000. The District also recruits from some of the area's top high schools, accepting students from four surrounding districts;ChaffeyJoint Union High School, Chino Unified School District, Fontana Unified School District, and the Upland Unified School District.
Whether the goal is to transfer to a four-year institution or enter the workforce better prepared,ChaffeyCollege provides its students with the opportunity to take a variety of applicable courses. From taking lower division and general education classes to learning career-technical skills, the college provides its students with the tools needed to succeed during their time atChaffeyand beyond.
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