Adjunct Faculty-Early Childhood Education
Department:: Early Childhood Education
Locations:: Roxbury Crossing, MA
Posted:: Oct 17, 2019
Closes:: Dec 13, 2019 - 11:59 PM EST
About Roxbury Community College:
Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year college serving a diverse community including peoples of color, recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education.
Roxbury Community College invites qualified candidates in Early Childhood Education to apply to teach as an adjunct faculty member starting in Spring 2020. The successful candidate will have experience working in a multicultural environment and teaching related coursework at the college level. (S)he can envision working closely with the Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator and Associate Vice President for Workforce Programs, to create curricula that meet the requirements of the Department of Early Education and Care, but also fully prepare students to enter the workforce or transfer to four-year institutions for additional study. Current courses in the Early Childhood Education curriculum include, but are not limited to:
- Child Growth and Development
- Guidance and Discipline
- Exploring Parenting
- Special Needs Childcare
- Expressive Arts
Duties and Responsibilities
- Prepare and distribute syllabi which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, attendance policy, and other information for each course assigned.
- Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress.
- Encourage use of support services by students. Collaborate with support services staff to ensure that information is being shared and discussed.
- Follow procedures related to the Registrar's office, including grade reports and deadlines; attendance record reports; withdrawal deadlines; class changes; and time and room scheduling.
- A Master's Degree in Education (Early Childhood Education preferred).
- At least five years of experience in educational setting with children 0-5 years of age.
- Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining a NAEYC-accredited curriculum.
- Ability to seamlessly integrate technology into the classroom and experience teaching online or hybrid courses.
- Demonstrated knowledge of high-impact instructional practices in higher education that incorporate learner-center methodologies.
- Experience working well with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and varying levels of academic preparation.
- Higher education teaching experience in Early Childhood Education, preferably in the community college setting.
- Experience with the use of Jenzabar Learning Management system or other similar system.
Application Deadline: December 13, 2019
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Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.
Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, 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 Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
To be considered for this position, applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter.