Assistant/Associate Professor of Birth - Kindergarten

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 22, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The primary purpose of the position is to aid in teaching and serving students in the School of Education (SOE) Department of Educational Leadership & Specialties who major in birth-kindergarten.

UNC Pembroke School of Education seeks to fill an academic position as Assistant Professor of Birth-Kindergarten in the School of Education. Position begins August 2021 and requires a 4/4 teaching load with opportunities to advise students, engage in service activities and professional development.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate students, supervising field experiences and student teaching interns, serving on School of Education and University committees, serving in leadership roles in the School of Education, engaging in professional development, and assessing and evaluating program related to standards.

Candidates should provide evidence of supporting pre-service and in-service teachers, commitment to equity and diversity in public schooling, experience in collaboration between SOE faculty and school partners, and expertise in technology integration in the classroom. Strong consideration will be afforded to candidates with a demonstrated record of professional teaching experience at the birth – kindergarten and collegiate levels, including online teaching, with an ability to successfully structure and implement a distance-education based course.

Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Beginning date is August 2021.

Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  Terminal degree in Birth – Kindergarten/Early Childhood Education or related field from an accredited program to include 18 hours of graduate work in Early Childhood Education. Prior experience teaching in higher education setting to include excellent teaching skills and interpersonal skills, combined with strong oral and written communication skills; Effective use of technology in teaching and learning; Knowledge and expertise in use of North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards and North Carolina Standard Course of Study related to teaching practices; and knowledge and expertise in use of TaskStream, Learning Management Systems, edTPA assessments, and CAEP accreditation. Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching, and to working and teaching in a diverse cultural environment.

License and Certification:  North Carolina Professional Teaching License in Birth – Kindergarten

Special Instructions to Applicants:  

For full consideration apply online using the UNCP Online Employment System ( Attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts. Please provide three names of references with telephone numbers and email addresses.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.