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Adjunct Technical Instructor, Early Childhood Education

Washburn University
Topeka, Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 14, 2024

Job Details

Position Title: Adjunct Technical Instructor, Early Childhood Education

Department: WIT-Early Learning Center

Campus Location: Washburn Tech

The screening committee will review all eligible applications submitted by June 29, 2024

Position Summary: Washburn University Institute of Technology seeks applications for Early Childhood Education adjunct Technical Instructors to begin August 1, 2024. There are three courses for the fall and three for the spring semester.
Fall: ECE119 Creative Experiences for Young Children, ECE141 Early Language & Literacy Development, ECE212 Children's Play and Games.
Spring: ECE200 Developing Family Relationships, ECE202 Administration in Early Childhood Education, ECE205 Foundation of Education

Essential Functions:
The Early Childhood Education adjunct Technical Instructor position consists of four essential functions: teaching, service, collegiality, and professional development.
1. Develop curriculum according to course competencies on each course syllabus.
2. Develop assignments for on-line learning.
3. Maintain student records for the on-line course; administer tests.
4. Evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades. Share (as appropriate) information with the Student Services and Dean's offices; and use the University's Learning Management System to track grades as required.
5. Evaluate each course one teaches and assess personal performance in teaching.
6. Act in a manner that promotes collegial relationships and shows respect toward students, staff, and colleagues.
7. Adhere to college and University policies and perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate.
8. Meet satisfactory standards of performance in all areas of responsibility.
9. Perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:
• A post-secondary degree in Early Childhood, Child Development, or Education with an Early Childhood emphasis; OR
• Master’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in Early Childhood or a combination of education, professional tested and equivalent experience that provide a foundation in the specific subject matter being taught.

The selected candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to pursuing teaching excellence at Washburn University, including a dedication to developing inclusive teaching practices that engage students from all backgrounds.
Official transcripts required at time of hire.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interested applicants may direct inquiries to Manager, Early Learning Center, Tammy Schrickel by emailing

Background Check Required


 Washburn University

Washburn is a top-notch university in an urban setting where students are becoming their best selves.

Nestled in the heart of Topeka - the capital city with about 127 thousand residents - Washburn offers students from small towns a big-city feel, while providing students from major metropolitan areas a more manageable environment.

Washburn's beautiful campus - on 160 acres - is easy to navigate with state-of-the art facilities. Our Tech campus on Huntoon offers industry-standard programs leading to in-demand jobs. And with our low student/faculty ratio and small classes, you're going to get to know your professors. 

Internally, we're organized into five schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Applied Studies, the Business School, the School of Nursing, the School of Law and the Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech.)

Our mission is to provide opportunities for our students to realize their full potential; we can't do it without our dedicated faculty and staff. 

Washburn University employs more than one thousand faculty and staff on our campuses throughout Topeka. We strive to offer competitive wages, an excellent benefits program, supportive culture and healthy work/life balance. Washburn seeks to create an environment that reflects our core values: integrity, excellence, inclusion, accountability, respect, collaboration and innovation.

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