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Early Childhood Education Adjunct Faculty

Tallahassee Community College
Site 1 - Main (M) - Campus

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Education, Child Development & Family Studies
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

NOTE: This position is primarily for online teaching only. Highly qualified candidates with experience teaching in the Community College setting via Canvas LMS are preferred.

FUNCTION: Adjunct faculty will provide instruction, service and support of college policies and procedures, along with opportunities for professional development.


A Master’s degree in education, early childhood education, educational curriculum development, or a field related to instruction/education or a Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in thes fields (specifically covering the topic of the course to be taught) is required in addition to teaching experience, preferably within a community college setting.

In addition to the minimum qualifications listed for this position, all prospective adjunct faculty are expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Commitment to student retention and success.

  • Commitment to development and assessment of student learning.

  • Use of technology and innovative approaches to enhance teaching and learning, including distance learning and alternative delivery systems.

  • Willingness to support a diverse population of learners inside and beyond the classroom.

  • Ability to work in a participatory and collegial setting.

Applicants should also have these basic knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of the subject area(s) in which the individual is responsible for instruction.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of effective communication and of effective instruction.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the characteristics and challenges of community college students.

  • Knowledge and understanding of principles of curriculum development.

  • Computer literacy and ability to navigate in a Windows environment.

  • Knowledge and ability to use and navigate the Canvas Learning Management System.

  • Must be engaging and focused on student success; the ability to interact with students in a group and one-on-one situations is expected.

  • The ability to meet classroom deadlines (i.e. attendance, grading) and work with students on their response to assignments in a timely manner.

  • Facilitate online classroom discussion and evaluate student performance in a timely manner with timely feedback.

  • Adhere to course guidelines and outcomes.

  • Maintain records of student attendance, involvement and progress.

  • Be responsive and have frequent communication with students, colleagues and supervisors.


Ability to teach a variety of courses within the discipline as needed that may include any variety of the following:

  • EDF1004 Educational Field Experience
  • EDF1005 Introduction to the Teaching Profession
  • EDG1319 Special Topics in Early Childhood Education
  • EEC1300 Cognitive Experiences for Young Children
  • EEC1308 Education of the Young Child
  • EEC1312 Creative Experiences for Young Children
  • EEC1600 Guiding the Young Child
  • EEC1603 Early Childhood Development and Guidance
  • EEC1907 Directed Observation and Participation
  • EEC2013 Children’s Literature in Early Childhood Education
  • EEC2500 Infant and Toddler Development
  • EEC2521 Management of a Childcare Center
  • EEC2401 Home, School, and Community in Early Childhood Education
  • EEX2010 Survey of Disabling Conditions in Young Children

Documents Required with Application

To be considered for this position, please include a copy of the following items as attachments. Graduate transcripts are necessary to verify that your coursework meets the graduate level course requirements for the position you are applying for. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process, but official transcripts will be required for the hiring process.

  • Resume/CV

  • Graduate Transcript (Unofficial Copy will suffice)

Please review the following information in order to apply for a position at Tallahassee Community College:

  • Carefully review the minimum qualifications advertised for the available position as only applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be considered.

  • Background Check/ Drug Screen may be required based on the specific requirements of the position for which the application is being submitted. Employment is contingent upon the passing of a drug test and upon completion of a level 2 criminal background investigation.

Note: All Adjunct positions are part-time, temporary assignments (for no more than one semester at a time) dependent upon student enrollment and the instructional needs of the College.


Since 1966, Tallahassee Community College has offered high-quality post-secondary education for the citizens of Leon, Gadsden and Wakulla counties, along with students from throughout the state, nation and abroad. Our mission is to provide a learning environment that prepares students for success in a global economy by offering higher education pathways, workforce opportunities and civic engagement experiences. 

TCC's faculty is committed to learning, student success and quality improvement. Many of our faculty members have received recognition from state and national organizations as being the finest in their field.

TCC's traditionally strong faculty - rated twice the national average in doctoral degrees and years of experience - provides a strong foundation for its many graduates moving on to four-year colleges and universities.

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(850) 201-8510
Tallahassee Community College
444 Appleyard Dr.

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