Child Development Early Childhood Education Instructor

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Antelope Valley College


Child Development Early Childhood Education Instructor 

FT Faculty - 10 months

Salary: $57,235.07 - $84,543.93 Annually

Deadline: 4/30/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


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Full-time teaching assignment in the Social & Behavioral Sciences division. 



In addition to teaching 15 lecture hour equivalents per semester, full-time faculty are responsible for five office hour per week and preparation time, and are expected to participate in faculty/division meetings


Full-time faculty also participate in curricular planning, student learning outcomes, program learning outcomes, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance contributory to the attainment of the college's mission and strategic goals


Instructors may be assigned a combination of daytime, evening, online and/or Saturday classes, as the college is dedicated to the educational success of a diverse student body with diverse needs


Continued professional development through the Faculty Professional Development Program or other sources is expected


Travel between District locations is also expected



(Applicant must meet one of the following requirements)


Most current Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California Community Colleges: Master's 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 educational psychology with a specialization in child developmental/early childhood education. OR Bachelor's in any of the above, AND Master's 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 the equivalent.


Antelope Valley College Equivalency: Equivalency not needed, per division faculty


AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).



• Experience teaching in Child & Family Education/Education Development using inclusive pedagogies and course content at the post-secondary level to students of ethnically, economically, and culturally diverse backgrounds.

• Two years' experience in lead teaching in and Early Childhood Education/Education settings. (Children ages 0-8).

• Advocacy in the field of early childhood education, and active participation in local and/or statewide child development communities.

• Demonstrated enthusiasm and interest in working cooperatively with colleagues in multiple departments and in serving on college committees in a shared governance organization.

• Knowledge, ability, and enthusiasm to teach any of the Department's Child & Family Education/Education courses.

• Experience and commitment to advising and mentoring students related to career and transfer options, to include service-learning and field experiences.

• Ability to use various teaching methods in both a classroom and laboratory setting that a) engage students in their own learning, including outcomes that motivate students to develop higher-order thinking skills, and b) ensure consistent and appropriate monitoring of students progress.

• Knowledge of the California Early Childhood Educator Competencies and the National Association for the Education of Young accreditation standards, and commitment to the department's A.S. degree accreditation.

• Experience with teaching and/or strong desire to teach at the community college.

• Ability to incorporate critical and equity pedagogics as well as apply equity mindedness to classroom engagement.

• Knowledge and experience applying culturally responsive practices.

• Experience and/or ability in developing new curricula and programs, and the ability to integrate multicultural perspectives and culturally responsive pedagogics as well as maintaining currency in the field.

• Experience integrating technology in the classroom and/or online teaching.

• Knowledge of and ability to communicate various issues and concerns facing historically under-represented students as it relates to the course content.

• Ability and commitment to work with a diverse division/team on implementing culturally inclusive practices and participating in dialogues on equity in education.

• Experience and ability in collaborating with the Child Development Center to support students receiving mentorship of practical experience.


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/14/2021
Application Due: 6/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: $57,235.07 - $84,543.93 Annually