Dual Credit Early Childhood Education faculty (DECE-19)

Job description

Category:: Casual
Department:: Early Childhood Education
Locations:: Des Plaines and Skokie, IL
Posted:: Jun 24, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Dual Credit Instructor
Ref. No.:: DECE-19

About Oakton Community College :

Oakton Community College, a caring community of educators dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, seeks dual credit Early Childhood Education faculty to join our College. Applicants must be strong communicators and effective classroom facilitators who enjoy teaching in a student-centered environment.

Candidates with a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment are especially valued at Oakton.

We encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity of Oakton's student body and community, who will enhance and promote engagement with other cultures, and have a demonstrated commitment to working with and as part of a multicultural faculty and diverse student body and community.

Located seventeen miles from downtown Chicago, Oakton serves northern Cook County with campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie, Illinois.

We are looking for qualified dual credit Early Childhood Education faculty beginning with the Fall 2019 semester. Successful applicants must already be on the faculty of Glenbrook South High School

Job Description:

Oakton is looking for qualified dual credit Early Childhood Education faculty beginning with the Fall 2019 semester to teach Child Growth and Development at Glenbrook South High School. Child Growth and Development provides an overview of the theory and principles of human development. Content includes an in depth study of physical, social, emotional and cognitive aspects, from conception to adolescence. Special emphasis is placed on the child development theories of Piaget, Erikson, Vygotsky, Skinner, etc., and the significance of family, peers, culture and school. Field observations are required in the course.


A bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Development or a related field, a minimum of one year of early childhood experience, and prior experience with children are required.

A master's degree in early childhood education and prior post-secondary teaching or training experience is preferred.

Additional Information:

Dual Credit Instructors are hired on a semester-by-semester basis.

All assignments are conditioned on sufficient enrollment. Once a course starts, the member is expected to complete the course.

Please contact Matthew Robitaille at [email protected] if you have any questions or experience problems in submitting your application.

Oakton is accessible by public transportation.

Application Instructions:

Required documents for a complete application file include a completed applicant questionnaire, cover letter, resume/cv, official transcripts for the hiring credential, and 2 original, signed recommendation letters or college placement/credential file.

Interested applicants must submit their application, cover letter and resume/cv on the Oakton website. Please indicate the position code (DECE-19) on the cover letter.

Recommendation letters may either be submitted with original signature or e-mailed directly from the reference to [email protected]

Transcripts may either be submitted on official paper or as pdf copies of official transcripts e-mailed directly from the Registrar's Office to [email protected]

Transcripts and recommendation letters are required prior to appointment.

Official transcripts and original letters of recommendation or college placement/credential file should be mailed to: Faculty Search DECE-19, c/o Department of Human Resources, Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016.

Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.




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Posted: 6/26/2019
Application Due: 8/25/2019
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