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Adjunct Faculty, Early Childhood Education*

College of Lake County
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 25, 2024

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Early Childhood Education*

Internal Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Early Childhood Education*

Business & Social Sciences Div

Position Type
Part-Time Faculty

Job Family
Adjunct Faculty

Job Summary

This position will be involved in the instruction of first and second year college level Early Childhood Education and Introduction to Education courses to a diverse student body during daytime, evening, and Saturday classes at our main campus, extension sites and local business and industry sites. The primary assignment for this faculty position will be the development and delivery of Spanish language instruction for the Early Childhood Education program, specifically several Gateways credentials. The faculty member will develop, prepare, and revise instructional materials as well as participate in program evaluation and curriculum planning and development. The instructor will utilize appropriate technology to deliver instructional materials, maintain grades, provide timely communications with students, etc.

Required Qualification(s)
  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education

  • Master’s degree in a related field plus 18 credit hours of Early Childhood Education course work

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Competency in technologies commonly used in college level instruction.
  • Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, gender identities, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Desired Qualification(s)
  • College teaching experience
Posting Date

Closing Date

Expected Start Date

Special Instructions Summary

This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates. As teaching needs arise, applications will be reviewed for possible interviews. The number of adjunct faculty hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Adjunct faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the department chairs.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Your application can remain under consideration the academic year. You may check your status at any time by logging into with your username and password. Thanks for being patient with the adjunct faculty hiring process.

*This is a grant funded position; continued employment in this position is based on external funding sources.

Pay Rate
Per adjunct faculty contract.



Total Hours per week
Per class schedule.

Work Schedule

Per class schedule.

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Software Testing Required

Interview Process Requirements
Presentation, Bilingual Testing

Summary of Essential Functions
  1. Provides leadership, instruction and support for the Spanish language Early Childhood education cohort located at CLC’s Lakeshore and/or Grayslake campuses.
  2. Selects, prepares and maintains current curriculum, course outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials. Revises and updates course content as needed.
  3. Provides the students and the Division a syllabus that clearly states course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance policies in line with those of the college, texts and readings, timelines and evaluation criteria, and any other information required by College, Division, or department.
  4. Meets all classes at assigned times. If unable to meet an assigned class, reports absence to supervisor and division staff in an appropriate manner.
  5. Teaches assigned courses in Early Childhood Education in Spanish using a variety of teaching styles.
  6. Provides instructional support to the students. Refers students, when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the College.
  7. Is available for student consultation through phone, email, or other communication methods.
  8. Evaluates student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations. Provides feedback to students in a timely manner on student performance.
  9. Maintains accurate grade records as required by the College. Submits all attendance and grade records electronically prior to the required deadlines. Is able to produce appropriate grade records for supervisor upon request.
  10. Uses the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
  11. Assists in developing and administering discipline-appropriate measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing instruments as provided. Administers other instruments designed to measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the department or division. Provides all results as requested.
  12. Encourages students to submit course evaluations, reviews course evaluations when available and uses feedback to improve course delivery.
  13. Is ethical in all conduct.
  14. Maintains a high level of professionalism.
  15. Maintains currency in compliance training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security Authority.
  16. Properly and effectively utilizes appropriate technology to deliver instructional materials, maintain grades, and provide timely communications with students, etc.
  17. Maintains current knowledge of subject matter.
  18. Provides instruction and conduct classes in accordance with the philosophy of the College and within the scope of a defined course of study.
  19. Follows all institution and regulatory policies, procedures and standards. Utilize self-appraisal to determine progress in meeting performance objectives and career goals.
  20. Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.

Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or a Master's degree or higher in a related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Early Childhood Education course work?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you bilingual and proficient in Spanish and English?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have college teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript 2
  4. Unofficial Transcript 3
  5. License/Certification

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