Antelope Valley College
Child Development Early Childhood Education Instructor FT Faculty - 10 months
Salary: $57,235.07 - $84,543.93 Annually
Deadline: 10/4/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Complete job description and application available online at: http://18.104.22.168/counter.php?id=206711
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 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 https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.