Associate Teacher/Part-time Faculty
Department: Early Childhood Education Lab School
For salary and placement information, visit
www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/classifications/salary/ and use the
links in the Early Childhood Education Center Teachers
For information about part-time faculty health
benefits, visit www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/personnel/ptfaculty.
Part-time faculty employees are eligible to elect membership in one
of the following retirement plans:
• CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System)
• APPLE (Accumulation Program for Part-Time Limited-Service
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide
evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
1. Required: At least 50 days (three or more hours per day within
two years) in a childcare setting.
2. Preferred: Six months of experience working with young children
in a childcare setting.
1. Required: 12 units in Child Development or Early Childhood
Education from an accredited college or university, including child
growth and development, child, family and community, and at least
one program/curriculum class.
2. Preferred: An additional six to 12 units in Child Development or
Early Childhood Education from an accredited college or university,
including infant/toddler, curriculum, guidance, and/or
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be
considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and
degrees that are completed outside of the United States are
required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S.
equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S.
credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials
evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National
Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at
, or the
Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE)
website at http://aice-eval.org/
Palomar College serves over 30,000
students from a variety of backgrounds and we are proud to be a
Hispanic Serving Institution. Our student body is rich in its
diversity. Click here to see a quick overview of our student
demographics on our recent Student Fact Sheet .
Palomar College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We
are dedicated to empowering students to succeed and are guided by
our core values; some of which are the following:
• Access to our programs and services
• Equity and the fair treatment of all in our policies and
• Diversity in learning environments, philosophies, cultures,
beliefs, and people
• Inclusiveness of individual and collective viewpoints in
collegial decision-making processes
• Mutual respect and trust through transparency, civility, and open
All positions require cultural competency which includes the
sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students,
faculty, and staff.
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About the District:
Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year
community college that serves the greater North San Diego County
region. Palomar College offers over 200 associate’s degree and
certificate programs to approximately 30,000 full- and part-time
students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of
higher education, Palomar College recently ranked #1 in community
colleges in San Diego County in the San Diego’s Best of 2016
. And, Palomar College is just 12 miles from the
glistening Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting
cultural activities that sunny San Diego has to offer.
Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer