Job Title: Early Childhood Education Assistant Professor
San Pablo, CA United States
Education and Library
Early Childhood Education Assistant Professor
Contra Costa College
Early Childhood Education Assistant Professor
Job Number: F00502
Salary: $59,616 - $89,724/ yearly
Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/5593
Description of Position
Serving predominately African American and LatinX students, Contra Costa College is set in an economically stressed, yet resilient and culturally vibrant community. We seek candidates who embrace our community, our student population, and our central work: strengthening West County by meeting our students where they are and helping them get to where they want to be.
We seek candidates who operate with a growth mindset, a strength-based approach centered on students, and an unflinching commitment to equity, especially concerning the elimination of barriers to college access, success, and completion. The ideal candidate will be eager to help construct and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in instructional effectiveness.
The fulltime faculty position combines teaching Early Childhood Education/Child Development classes and overall supervision of the Contra Costa College Early Learning Center laboratory school.
Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
5. participating in department, division, and college committees;
6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
13. participating in Collegeís shared governance processes.
It is the Districtís policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Qualifications & Requirements Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Masterís 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
Bachelorís in any of the above
Masterís 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 possess a valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in Mathematics
OR the equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e., you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency petition form in the document section of the online application.
1. Ability to communicate effectively with students and colleagues of diverse backgrounds.
2. Experience in administering and supervising an early childhood center- based program, including fiscal management, and computer literacy.
3. Experience in some relevant adult education teaching capacity.
4. Experience in personnel management and promoting positive staff relations.
5. Experience in supervising infant/toddler, preschool, and school age programs, including curriculum planning for such programs.
6. Experience in parent-school relations and parent education.
7. Experience in integrating research theory into an early childhood center based program.
8. Ability to motivate and support innovation in an early childhood center- based program.
9. Experience working with children and families effected by trauma.
10.Ability to teach variety of Early Childhood topical courses
11. Experience with current Early Childhood rating systems which evaluate children and environments.
12. Experience using technology as a teaching tool.
Contra Costa College, in San Pablo, California, is the west campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. It is part of the California community colleges system, one of the three college systems in California.
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