Child Development Instructor

Employer
Merritt College
Location
California, United States
Salary
$57,635.00 - $77,843.00
Posted
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Merritt College

 

Child Development Instructor 

Salary Range: $57,635- $77,843/yr. Initial salary placement is commensurate with experience and educational background.

Deadline: July 1, 2021

 

Visit our Career Site for more information and to apply: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=201446

 

Duties & Responsibilities

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

• Teach assigned lecture and lab school practicum courses in the Child Development Department in a manner consistent with the department’s standards.

• Teaching assignment may include, but not limited to Lab School Practicum, Growth and Development, Child/Family Community, Curriculum courses, Administration and others.

• Maintain competency in the field of Child Development.

• Fully participate in all aspects of the Child Development Program including, but not limited to, Development of policies, and procedures, planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating all aspects of the program.

 

Teaching schedule may include evening or weekend hours as part of contract assignment.

 

Instructors are expected to use and keep abreast of advanced teaching methods, including the use of current and future technologies to support student learning and career objectives.

 

• Provide class instruction in accordance with established course outlines.

• Inform students via syllabi concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance requirements.

• Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic and personnel records, and submits them according to published deadlines.

• Prepare and grade class assignments and examinations and promptly returns them to students.

• Post and maintain required office hours in accordance with the prevailing policy.

• Participate in faculty discussions on curriculum, teaching-learning techniques and teaching materials.

• Participate on departmental, divisional, and campus committees. Develop and revise courses in the discipline.

 

The Instructor is also responsible for providing a full professional service week that may include, but is not limited to:

 

• Teaching, teaching preparation, maintenance of office hours and student advising, and maintenance of student rosters, class records and grade completion in accordance with District policy and procedures;

• Performing departmental duties such as program and curriculum development, evaluation and revision, and selecting appropriate instructional materials, and working with administrators and other faculty to develop a comprehensive pre-collegiate program;

• Participation in professional activities such as departmental and campus committee work, faculty peer evaluations, staff meetings and participation in the governance structure of the College and District;

• Pursuing professional growth activities to remain current in discipline and teaching methodology;

• Performing professional outreach activities (e.g., working with administrators and other faculty, as part of course development and depending on need, by participating in an industry advisory committee for a program, working with inter-segmental education partners—such as high school, adult school and other colleges—and industry partners to design and implement effective basic skills curricula and career pathways in the discipline, etc.); and

• Performing other related duties as assigned by the College.

 

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in child development, early child education, human development, home economics/family and consumer studies with a specialization in child development/early childhood education, educational psychology with a specialization in child development/early childhood education;

OR

 

2. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in any of the above;

AND

 

Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university 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

3. May submit a fully satisfied lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing service to teach courses in Child Development.

(THE CREDENTIAL WILL NOT SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TENURE);

(California credentials were no longer issued after July 1, 1990).

OR

4. The equivalent qualifications.

(Candidates who claim equivalency must provide conclusive evidence, as clear and reliable on the college transcripts as required on the District Equivalency Application Form. Refer to the Equivalency Procedures below. This is not a process to waive the minimum qualifications.)

 

5. Applicant must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff, faculty, and students.

 

Desirable Qualifications

• Bilingual in Spanish and/or Cantonese.

• Experience directing a preschool program or laboratory school.

• Experience teaching at a college level with a diverse student population.

• Experience teaching in learning communities/cohorts.

 

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