Part-Time Child Development Instructor (Pool)

Job description

Position Title:

Part-Time Child Development Instructor (Pool)

Campus:

WVMCCD District (All Campuses)

Definition:

PART-TIME, ASSOCIATE FACULTY POOL

Applications for Part-Time, Associate Faculty pools are continually accepted (unless otherwise specified) by the District and will be added to the application pool for review by hiring authorities on an as-needed basis. Should you be invited for an interview, you will be contacted by a District representative.

Assignment:

This position is a part-time position as an Associate Instructor. The teaching assignment may require teaching lecture-discussion courses during day, evening or on Saturday and/or in an on-line/distance education format. The assignments are as needed, during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall semesters. This position is represented by the West Valley-Mission Federation of Teachers (WVMFT), AFT 6554.

Work location: West Valley College, Saratoga, CA; or Mission College, Santa Clara, CA.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is based on a percentage of workload, up to a maximum of 67% of a full-time load. Salary is prorated based on an initial hiring salary range of $18,548-$22,029 per semester; and is based on academic achievement, teaching and related experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Education – Possess any one of the following:

  • 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 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
  • A valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline; OR
  • The equivalent of the above.

AND

2. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach effectively and communicate well with students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, both in and out of the classroom.
  • Knowledge of a variety of instructional approaches, techniques and strategies.
  • Teaching, training, and/or cultural life experiences that enable one to teach, tutor, and mentor students from diverse language, cultural, ethnic, socio-economic, or educational backgrounds.
  • Ability to take an active role in working with faculty, student groups, and college support services, particularly with the Department and Division.
  • Teaching experience, preferably at the community college or university level, in any and all courses embodied in the area of Child Development/Early Childhood Education.
  • Background in Early Childhood Education/Early Intervention and Inclusion.
  • Knowledge of current California State Child Development permit/licensing regulations and laws, as well as the center accreditation standards developed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Experience directing and teaching in a Child Development Lab or program.
  • Bilingual ability; be able to teach in a bilingual mode.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:

  • Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation for in-class or on-line/distance education activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class and/or on-line, maintenance of currency in the subjects taught.
  • Maintain accurate class and other records required by the college.
  • Submit, when due, attendance rosters and grade reports.
  • Follow course outlines as filed in the instruction offices.
  • Maintain office hours each week, at .5 hours per week per section.
  • Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.
  • Provide each student with a written course syllabus at the beginning of the course, as per instructions in the Faculty Handbook.
  • Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.
  • Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the members’ area of expertise.
  • Work cooperatively within the college community.
  • Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.
  • Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.
  • Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.

Selection Process:

SELECTION PROCESS INFORMATION:

  • Applications will be screened by appropriate department representatives on an as-needed basis. Qualified applicants who best meet the needs of the division will be contacted for an interview.
  • Travel expenses to attend the interview are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • Applications will remain in our online system for 1 year. Each year, part-time pools will be refreshed and applicants will be notified of the opportunity to re-submit application.
  • Application materials become the property of the District and will not be returned or duplicated.
  • The District reserves the right to contact former, current, the most recent employers, and others to investigate past employment records of applicants.
  • Upon hire the successful candidate must provide the required documents of identity and authorization to work and attest he/she is authorized to work in the United States.

EEO STATEMENT:
West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ a diverse workforce who will contribute to an inclusive and welcoming educational and employment environment. The District is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, and medical condition consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

Posting Number:

FY14/15-021POOL

Open Date:

11/20/2014

Open Until Filled:

Yes

 

 

 

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