Part-Time Faculty - Parent Education - Shoreline Cooperative Preschool

Employer
Shoreline Community College
Location
Shoreline, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
Job Summary

Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.

Priority Date: May 13, 2022

The person hired for this position serves in a combined role and is responsible for providing instruction in Parenting Education, both in the classroom laboratory and in a lecture format, and teaching classes for children. The instructor hired would teach some or all of the following classes. Please apply if you are interested in 1, 2 or all 3.

  • Adventurers - 18 months - 2 1/2 years, Wednesday 11:00 - 12:45
  • Discoverers - 2 to 3 years old - Wednesday/Friday 9:15 - 11:00
  • Inventors/Pre-K - 4 to 5 years old - Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 12:30 - 3:30 (support Imagineers Parent Ed time by acting as outdoor teacher Mon/Tues/Thur from 11:30 - 12:00)

  • The Co-op calendar follows the Shoreline Community College calendar for the Parent Education Program as well as the Shoreline School District calendar, excluding professional development days. The calendar will be set in August and voted on by the Board.

    Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard.* We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environments for all.

    Faculty Responsibilities:
  • Develop parenting education curriculum that is consistent with the SCC approved Master Course Outline for the courses
  • Plan/facilitate parenting education discussions during class time as well as at quarterly sessions
  • Plan/implement the program for parents and children, in accordance with the current agreement between SCC and the cooperative preschool, including all policies, guidelines, purposes and philosophies
  • Prepare a written syllabus for each class each quarter
  • Keep current in the fields of parenting and early childhood education
  • Attend professional growth and training sessions
  • Cooperative Preschool Responsibilities:
  • Works as a team with the Director, faculty, and staff of Shoreline Cooperative Preschool at the direction of the Board of Directors
  • Independently creates classes that support the learning and goals of the preschool environment
  • Plans and prepares children’s curriculum and adult’s parent education curriculum
  • Sets up a developmentally appropriate preschool environment and maintains a clean classroom between classes
  • Supports a healthy community through participation in class meetings, Board meetings, work parties, outreach events, and other preschool events
  • In addition, the instructor is responsible for all requirements set forth in the Shoreline Community College Part-Time Faculty for Parent Education application

  • Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Early Childhood Education or a related field (e.g., special education, education, human development, family studies, language development, or psychology) or P-3 Early Childhood endorsement or comparable experience and training
    • Preferred – Master's degree in Early Childhood Education OR a related field, current Washington State teaching certificate and cooperative preschool experience preferred
    • Demonstrated classroom experience with early childhood education theories and practices

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
    • Imparting excitement and enthusiasm into the instruction of Parent Education
    • Experience with or willingness to gain experience with teaching and developing coursework online
    • Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and responsiveness
    • Effective oral/written communication with individuals at all levels inside and outside the College
    • Adapting to a variety of teaching situations with students from diverse backgrounds/abilities
    • Developing/modifying curriculum both collaboratively and independently
    • Working and interacting effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
    Conditions of Employment

    Conditions of Employment

    PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    Work is usually performed in an active early childhood setting. It requires standing, both indoors and outdoors, and on field trips. Knowledge and use of computers for class lists, email correspondence, and other information is important.

    TERM OF EMPLOYMENT/SALARY:
    This is a part-time, non-tenured, quarter-to-quarter assignment. Salary is dependent upon the number of contact hours for this assignment as provided in the agreement with the Shoreline Community College Federation of Teachers. Hiring of this position is contingent upon available funding as determined by the College President.

    OTHER CONDITIONS:
    Persons with disabilities have the right to reasonable accommodation in all aspects of employment with the College. This includes, but is not limited to recruitment, application, hiring, training, termination, conditions of employment, and any other employer-supported activities. Applicants requesting accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected]

    • In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
    • In addition, employment for this position requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination status or documentation of eligibility for a religious or medical exemption as of October 18, 2021 forward.
    • Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon offer of employment.
    • This position is overtime-exempt.

    In accordance with RCW 28B.112.080, applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current or past places of employment.


    Required Materials

    REQUIRED MATERIALS:
    To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

    • NEOGOV online application/profile
    • Letter of interest addressing how you meet each of the qualifications
    • Current resume
    • Supplemental Question
    • Transcripts documenting degrees earned and relevant coursework (official required upon hire)

    Applicants considered for positions at the College may be required to submit to a background check as a condition of employment. Adverse information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant’ suitability for the positions.


    Please Note: Once application materials have been submitted, you may not modify the application.

    *Community Standard Statement"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly ..."-- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Shoreline Community College is a place for students, employees, and the community to pursue excellence in education in an environment dedicated to equity, inclusiveness, and self-reflection. We value respectful, dynamic interactions and lively discussion. We strive to create an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Shoreline Community College does not tolerate hateful, violent, or discriminatory actions that target any person or group based on their beliefs, customs, identity, or affiliations. When one of us is diminished, all of us are diminished.


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