Full Time Early Childhood Instructor

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Haywood Community College is an Affirmative/Equal Opportunity College.

Position Detail

  • Division:

    Health and Human Services

  • Reports to:

    Dean of Health and Human Services

  • Responsibilities:

    • Full time teaching faculty are responsible for instructing students on-campus, off- campus, on-line and by web-enhanced courses in accordance with College policy and procedures; advising students; maintaining professional competence; and participating in professional development activities. Faculty members are responsible to a Program Manager and a Department Chair. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher, advisor and facilitator of learning.

    The essential functions of this position include the following:

    Assisting with planning, implementation and evaluation and revision of curriculum and NAEYC standards

    Communicating all pertinent information regarding policies, objectives, course requirements, evaluation methods, grading system and any other aspects pertinent to each course, to students and others.

    Maintaining accurate, timely records pertaining to student progress and behaviors

    Making appropriate referrals for students experiencing academic, personal, or other problems.

    Making and developing contacts with high quality child care centers for student placement for lab experiences.

    Become knowledgeable concerning NC Division of Child Development’s Star Rating Licensing Systems and Licensing Standards.

    Supervising students in field placement settings

    Preparing and conducting student evaluations

    Working with child care programs to in coordinate student field placement settings

    Participating in professional and institutional activities

    Assisting in recruitment of students

    Planning, implementing and evaluating innovative ideas in instruction

    Participate in Moodle training and updated training activities related to online instruction.

    Participate in staff development activities determined to be essential in upgrading and enhancing on-line classes

    Participate in usage of the Literacy and Sensory labs located in the HCC Regional Center for the Advancement of Children.

    Ensure that college and child care licensing regulations are followed.

    Serve on college and other committees as assigned

    Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

    Participate in activities required as part of National Association for the Education of Young Children Accreditation for the Department.

    • Demonstrate innovation in teaching, particularly in the online format

    • Integrate and expand technology into teaching

    • Have experience working with preschool populations and their teachers

    • Have experiences working with under-served populations

    • Have experience with retention initiatives for at risk students. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

    • Demonstrate innovation in teaching, particularly in the online format

    • Integrate and expand technology into teaching

    • Demonstrate ability to provide strong leadership for the program

    • Demonstrate strong organizational abilities

    • Have experience with faculty evaluation

    • Have experience working with preschool populations and their teachers

    • Have experience with retention initiatives for at risk students

  • Qualifications:

    Minimum:

    Candidates should have a minimum of a MS in Child and Family Studies, Early Childhood Education or Child Development and Family Relationships. Prior to August 1, must have 2 years’ experience as a direct service provider in a licensed preschool program. Must have experience in teaching and teaching principles for adult education.

    Preferred Qualification:

    PhD. in Child and Family Studies, Early Childhood Education or Child Development and Family Relationships. Previous teaching experience in NAEYC accredited school. Previous teaching experience in distance learning format with knowledge of Moodle.

    **This is an on campus position. There may be some online components but majority to be completed in office on campus.**

  • Salary Range:

    $39,085 - $51,705 / 9 month contract

  • Proposed Hiring Date:

    January 05, 2015

  • Application Deadline:

    October 31, 2014 - 4:00pm

  • More Info:

    Pending budget approval.