Job Title Job Description Job Location Posted on Actions
Christian Preschool Administrator/Director

 

CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR/DIRECTOR POSITION (FULL TIME)

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church is looking for a director of their Christian preschool. The preschool meets the spiritual, emotional,social and developmental needs of the child. The school mixes academics and age-appropriate activities that help the children learn to the best of their abilities. The preschool serves children from age two (not potty trained) through prekindergarten.

The candidate must have knowledge of preschool operations including budgeting, staffing, billing, health and safety regulations. Preferable start date - end of June, beginning of July.

For more information or to submit a resume for consideration, mail or e-mail your information to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 8520 Winnetka Avenue, Winnetka, CA 91306, church@our-redeemer.org.

Attn: Pastor Gregory Barth

Winnetka, CA 91306 2018-02-08 View
Qualified Preschool Teachers

Great Foundations Montessori is accepting applicants for Qualified Preschool Teachers to work with children ages 3 through 6.

GFM strives to hire individuals who possess a genuine passion for caring for children, as well as a strong set of communication and interpersonal skills. Individuals must be willing to be a part of a strong team environment with a commitment to developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children and their families.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 12 core units in Early Child Development with a grade of C or better from an accredited college or university. Alternatively, 9 core units and enrolled in the final core course.

Preferred: 

  • Bachelors of Science in Child Development / Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Child, Infant, and Adult First Aid and CPR


Great Foundations Montessori provide excellent benefits including competitive pay, paid holidays, paid time off, medical insurance, and 401K

Interested applicants should send their resume and a copy of transcripts to careers@greatfoundations.com. 

Irvine, CA 92620 2018-02-01 View
Infant / Toddler Teacher Aide

Great Foundations Montessori is accepting applicants for an aide in the Infant and Toddler rooms. All employees must be fingerprinted and pediatric first aid and CPR is a plus. Experience not necessary, but would be preferred.

GFM strives to hire individuals who possess a genuine passion for caring for children, as well as a strong set of communication and interpersonal skills. Individuals must be willing to be a part of a strong team environment with a commitment to developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children and their families.

Requirements:

Infant Teachers must have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

GFM offers full-time teachers excellent benefits including competitive pay, paid holidays, paid time off, medical insurance, and 401K.

The selected candidate will need to be able to start training as soon as possible. Interested applicants should send their resume and a copy of transcripts to careers@greatfoundations.com.

Irvine, CA 92620 2018-02-01 View
Early Education Teacher (Early Childhood Teacher) - 2 positions, Temporary

Early Education Teacher (Early Childhood Teacher) - 2 positions, Temporary

 

Sonoma State University

 

Job ID: 104517

 

Location: Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park, CA)

 

Full/Part Time: Full Time

 

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

 

Department Name

 

Children's School

 

Salary and Benefits

 

The salary range for this position is $2,552 to $4,891 a month. Starting salary placement depends on qualifications, experience and salary budget, and will not exceed $2,800 a month.

 

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

 

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available by request from SSU Human Resources.

 

Application Deadline

 

First review of applications will be at 8 am on February 9, 2018. Applications received on or after the first review date may not be considered.

 

Conditions of Employment

 

This is a full time, temporary, non-exempt position. Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual's performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date.

 

Responsibilities

 

Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with the Seawolf Commitment, our values include respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

 

The Children's School is a laboratory demonstration school for the Department of Early Childhood Studies at Sonoma State University. Reporting to and under the general supervision of the Director of the Children's School, the Early Education Teacher (Teacher) is responsible for constructing a sound early childhood educational environment in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the Children's School. The Teacher's responsibilities include working with the Master Teacher and/or Director to plan and implement a dynamic, developmental, inclusive program for children, working with families, therapists, and supervising University undergraduate and graduate students.

 

There are three key areas of responsibility in this position: Children and Families, Work Direction, and Environment. Within these areas of responsibility, major duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES:

 

-Develop and implement an integrated curriculum, including providing experiences that reflect and respect the diverse cultural, racial, and familial structures of the children and families in the program.

 

-Construct a learning environment, both indoors and outdoors, that promotes the optimal growth of each child's developmental needs: intellectual and imaginal, social and emotional, kinesthetic and physical.

 

-Connect daily with families and communicate information about children.

 

-Supervise children at all times with the assistance of the student assistant teachers, modeling responsibility for the environment, and health and safety of all children.

 

-Integrate children with special needs.

 

-Comply annually with California Department of Education's Desired Results for Children and Families including: Developmental Profiles for assigned children, Summaries of Findings based on child profile data, Parent Conference Forms and Parent Conferences 2-4 times a year and other instruments for annual program evaluation.

 

-Participate in special events that are a part of the program such as parent potlucks, fundraising events, or other events on campus, may include some weekend or evening hours.

 

WORK DIRECTION:

 

-Train and work direct student assistant employees; provide support, guidance, and feedback for evaluation of performance.

 

-Develop and lead weekly student staff meetings within the classroom, participate and present area of expertise in student staff trainings.

 

-Attend and contribute to weekly staff meetings with other Professional Staff members.

 

-Provide Child Development Laboratory experiences: directly lead and mentor participant observers.

 

-Complete annual self-evaluation and goal setting for Director.

 

-Understand and implement the following policies: CSU and SSU policies, Community Care Licensing Regulations (Title 22), State Department of Education Regulations (Title 5 and Desired Results for Children and Families), CACFP, Child Abuse Reporting Regulations (Penal Code 11161), public health sanitation codes, and The Children's School staff manual.

 

ENVIRONMENT:

 

-Model responsibility for all environments, including outdoor classrooms and gardens. Adhere to health and safety standards, including compliance with Title 5 and Title 22 regulations.

 

-Daily set up of large motor equipment in the outdoor classroom, use of office machines and facility equipment.

 

Performs other secondary duties as assigned.

 

Duties take place mostly in the Children's School located at Sonoma State University, including work performed both indoors and out and in hot, cold and wet weather. This position requires prolonged periods of standing and lifting of up to 50lbs is required throughout the workday. Noise level may become loud as children play with high levels of activity. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday aligned with regular campus hours. As a non-exempt employee, any request for overtime will be specified and pre-approved by Appropriate Administrator. Your specific start time is determined by your Appropriate Administrator. Evening and weekend hours may be required and will be specified only by the supervisor to meet operational needs. The incumbent must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the Appropriate Administrator.

 

Qualifications

 

This position requires an associate's degree in child development; bachelor's degree in Child Development or related field with emphasis in Early Childhood Education highly preferred. Consistent with the state Child Development Permit Matrix, incumbents who do not have a degree must have completed at least 24 units in child development or early childhood education plus additional general education requirements. Must have verification of submission of Teacher Child Development Permit (or higher), issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Incumbents who possess an associate's degree or higher must have completed the required units of supervised field experience. Incumbents without a degree must meet the specified days of experience within the last four years, roughly equivalent to six to twelve months of experience. Three years' experience teaching in an early childhood education classroom, with one year with infants and toddlers, within the last seven years preferred. Incumbent must maintain current certifications in: Pediatric CPR, First Aid; in addition, new employees are required to attend safety training, including information about Blood Borne Pathogens.

 

Incumbent must demonstrate a solid understanding of how to plan and implement an age appropriate curriculum and must be knowledgeable in pertinent state and federal regulations relating to the daily operations of an early childhood education center including licensing regulations, education regulations, child abuse reporting requirements, and public health and sanitation codes and requirements. Incumbent must also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to facilitate group discussions, write and present daily evaluations and reports as assigned; ability to problem solve, using good sound judgment when precedent is not available and adhere to professional growth requirements as defined by the CTC for the Child Development Permit, Teacher level.

 

Incumbent must demonstrate the ability to interpret complex policies and procedures and communicate them effectively to staff and the public; and independently prioritize multiple projects with conflicting timelines and complete them as assigned. Ability to hear and speak to exchange information with children, staff, and parents; bend at the waist for lifting children and/or equipment up to 50 pounds; stand for extended periods of time; move quickly and easily from sitting to standing; work outdoors on a daily basis, including in hot, cold and wet weather; and possess the ability to visually scan large rooms and play yards to ensure child safety indoors and out. Physical requirements include daily set up of large motor equipment in the outdoor classroom, use of office machines and facility equipment, ability to lift 50 pounds.

 

Must have the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the university and establish and maintain productive and effective, inclusive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents. Must be able to accept constructive feedback and work cooperatively in group situations.

 

Qualification Note

 

Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.

 

Physical Requirements

 

Requires successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam.

 

Application Process

 

Click the "http://apptrkr.com/1158936" to apply to this position. Materials submitted with your application will not be returned. The ADA Coordinator is available, at 707/664-2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

 

Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered:

 

1.Cover Letter and Resume - application system only allows one document to be uploaded, so cover letter and resume must be included in the same MS Word or PDF file (file name should not contain any spaces or special characters)

 

2.Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)

 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

 

Other Information

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

 

Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

 

About Sonoma State University

 

Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.

 

Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.

 

Sonoma State University's Jeanne Clery Act Annual Security Report is available at http://www.sonoma.edu/ps/about/jeanneclery.html; Annual Campus Housing Fire Safety Report is available at http://www.sonoma.edu/housing/general-info/emergency-prep/fire-safety.html.

 

Contact Information

 

Sonoma State University

 

Human Resources

 

Main (707) 664-3100

 

Fax (707) 664-3196

 

1801 East Cotati Avenue

 

Rohnert Park, CA 94928

 

hr@sonoma.edu

 

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Rohnert Park, CA 94928 2018-01-29 View
Preschool Director

Turtle Rock Preschool, a premier early childhood school, seeks an inspiring and innovative leader who will ensure the continued excellence and distinction of this institution. The new Director will take a leadership role in supporting our teaching staff and children, as well as promoting the mission and values of the school.

The Director will lead a community of 37 teachers and approximately 250 children. They will direct an administrative team that includes two Assistant Directors and a Curriculum Director, and work alongside the school’s Business Manager and Accountant.

Click here for more information about the position.

Irvine, CA 92612 2018-01-29 View
Preschool Teacher

Position Description:

Wonderland is located in Cupertino, California, on a rare 1.5-acre site offering an English/Chinese bilingual, play-based preschool program. We are looking for a dedicated Preschool Teacher who loves working with children and families.

We are seeking an experienced preschool teacher with strong skills in curriculum, effective communication, collaboration with co-teachers, and engaging circle times.   This teacher would be leading the school’s 4 & 5 year old class.   We offer a supportive, family like environment with great opportunities for professional development, training, and involvement in the school’s growth.  We have a diverse staff of Mandarin and non-Mandarin speaking teachers.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe, nurturing environment for children.
  • Lead developmentally appropriate, play-based activities.
  • Lead circle times and activities to children in a fun, engaging way.
  • Provide interactive, creative activities for children.

Education & Qualifications:

  • 12 Early Childhood Education units (including core units) preferred.  Official transcript(s) are required.
  • Previous work experience in a preschool setting, working with children ages 2-5, preferably play-based.
  • Pre-K experience working with 4s/5s age group a plus. 
  • Bilingual in Mandarin/English a plus, but not required.
  • Fingerprint, TB clearance, physical exam, and relevant immunizations necessary.

Core Competencies:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Punctual, dependable, flexible, and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents, and staff.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work well on a team.
  • Respect the diversity and backgrounds of parents, children, staff, and community.
  • Ability to plan a developmentally appropriate curriculum with hands-on activities.
Cupertino, CA 95014 2018-01-23 View
Teacher

The teacher is responsible for the care and education of the children.   The teacher plans and implements the curriculum working collaboratively with a co -teacher in the classroom.  Said teacher will maintain a safe and nurturing learning environment.  This will include active participation with other members of the teaching team.  The teacher will also work together with other teachers in assessing the needs of individual children.  The teacher reports to and is supervised by the Preschool Director.  

This is a nonexempt hourly part time position.  
The teacher must meet or exceed all requirements set forth by the State of 
California  (Community Care Licensing).

Turlock, CA 95380 2018-01-22 View
Associate Teacher

Under the direction of Teacher, the Associate Teacher will:

  • Assist the Teacher in planning daily program for preschool age children.

  • Performs a variety of instructional and clerical duties in the planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate programs and services for children 2 to 5 years of age.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Associate Degree preferred but not required

Required experience:

  • Associate Teacher or Instructional Aide: 1 year minimum

Required license or certification:

  • Associate Teacher Permit or Teacher Permit

Compensation:

  • Dependant on experience and permit type

Please e-mail Resume to:

  • carellano@conciliocdc.org

 

 

Riverside, CA 92507 2018-01-18 View
Director of the Early Learning Center

The Early Learning Center (ELC) Director is responsible for ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education, for all children within the center’s care. The ELC Director is directly accountable for overall operational management in accordance with well-established guidelines, including curriculum development, staff and facilities management, financial management, legal compliance, and long range planning. The director will  oversee curricular and staff development for up to 28 children age 10 weeks to 5 years.  The position requires a professional who can work effectively with current staff to oversee an engaging curriculum that incorporates age-appropriate activities designed to balance developmentally appropriate objectives with the centers traditional play-based model.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Curriculum designer & expert teacher

  • Continue to enhance and grow the vision for quality for the center.

  • Demonstrate the best techniques and understanding of child development in working with children at the ELC.

  • Develop general educational curricula and collaborate with staff to develop positive learning activities.

  • Maintain quality effectiveness measurements.

 

Mentor to staff

  • Mentor staff with regular verbal feedback, quarterly written feedback, and yearly summary written feedback.

  • Hire and supervise all ELC staff members, including providing new employee orientations and regular feedback and evaluations.

 

Liaison with Cate administration and ELC Parents

  • Maintain communications with parents of current students through direct conversation, newsletters, and the parent handbook.

  • Maintain open lines of communication between Cate administration, Cate Liaison, and ELC Parent Liaison.

  • Resolve conflicts including corrective action when necessary to ensure a positive experience for everyone.

 

Operations Manager

  • Manage adherence to state and local regulations.

  • Maintain student records in accordance with established enrollment procedures and guidelines as well as for Cate’s conditional use permit.

  • Oversee tuition billing and payment, staff supervision, and purchasing.

  • Manage budget planning and review.

 

Position requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will be inspiring, dependable, caring, collaborative, and motivated.  

  • Evidence of completion of ECE units for all levels of early childhood education and site director capability.

  • Minimum of 3 years of curriculum development and staff oversight experience. Familiarity with RIE teaching philosophy preferred.

  • Working knowledge of California licensing rules and regulations.

  • Director level experience preferred.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to foster a team environment and work well with others.

Carpinteria, CA 93013 2018-01-15 View
Child Development Instructor 2018

Child Development Instructor 2018

 

MiraCosta College

 

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: http://apptrkr.com/1150999

 

Discipline or Department: Child Development/Early Childhood Education

 

Position Type: Full-time Faculty

 

Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary:

 

Closing Date:

 

First Screening Date: Open until Filled. Submission deadline for 1st screening of applications is Tues., Feb. 13, 2018.

 

Basic Function and Other Details:

 

POSITION AVAILABLE:

 

MiraCosta College's Child Development Department invites applications for a full-time (10 months per year), tenure-track faculty position beginning in August, 2018. The ideal candidate will share MiraCosta's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. Principle responsibilities include teaching a variety of child development courses, both on-ground and online. The person selected will share leadership roles with other full-time instructors in developing curriculum, in using culturally responsive pedagogical techniques, and in coordinating the overall program.

 

BACKGROUND:

 

The Child Development Department includes both Child Development and Education. Students take courses to build skills for success in the workplace, in preparation for transfer as child development majors, and to fulfill general education requirements. Our department currently consists of four full-time faculty members, with one of those faculty members responsible for directing our Child Development Center, which is connected to our main child development classroom and is used by students in our classes for observations, curriculum implementation, service learning, and student teaching. We are committed to maintaining a strong connection between our college courses and our lab school (Child Development Center), as well as to providing students with a learning experience that includes high expectations, inclusive classroom practices, and a high degree of professionalism.

 

MiraCosta was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) as well as a military-friendly organization, reflecting the responsibility the college has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. MiraCosta currently enrolls approximately 20,000 students, the majority of whom are from racially minoritized populations. In the Child Development Department, 47% of the students are Latinx, 5% Asian-American, 5% African-American, 7% multiracial and 35% white. The successful candidate will join a campus that provides a robust offering of culturally responsive events, including speaker series dedicated to heritage month events through the Social Justice and Equity Center, and is committed to closing equity gaps.

 

To view the Child Development Department website, go to www.miracosta.edu/Instruction/ChildDevelopment

 

MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an educational environment that affirms and supports diversity in its faculty, staff, and administration, and promoting an environment of inclusion. The college's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is expressed in the policy found at http://www.miracosta.edu/officeofthepresident/board/downloads/3400BP-Diversity-Equity-Inclusion-Adopted4-6-16.pdf.

 

Representative Duties:

 

(E = essential job function)

 

Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

1. Teach a variety of child development courses, including both online and on-ground courses. (E)

 

2. Integrate the latest research and utilize a variety of culturally responsive teaching strategies to promote student learning and student success. (E)

 

3. In close cooperation with other faculty in the department, provide leadership in curriculum development, program review, and mentoring of associate faculty. (E)

 

4. Advise students about program requirements and facilitate student acquisition of certificates, degrees, and teaching permits. (E)

 

5. Assist in recruiting students and promoting the child development program through participation in college and community events, student clubs, and educational outreach.

 

6. Participate in articulation with high schools and transfer institutions.

 

7. Work with other child development faculty to maintain certification programs and coordinate student internships.

 

8. Work with the Child Development Advisory Committee to serve the needs of the community and update the curriculum.

 

9. Coordinate local and state grants, and participate on local and state committees related to services and/or advocacy for children and families. (E)

 

10. Participate in institutional service and collegial governance (e.g., governance councils, advisory committees, working conditions committees, ad hoc committees, task forces, and standards groups); and active involvement in department and/or program functioning (e.g., serving on hiring committees, faculty evaluation, and department meetings). (E)

 

11. Participate in the development, assessment and evaluation of student learning outcomes (SLOs). (E)

 

12. Participate in the tenure review process as described in the "Criteria for Evaluation" at http://www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/CriteriaForEvaluation.pdf.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

 

1. Master's degree in Child Development (CD); Early Childhood Education (ECE); Human Development; Educational Psychology with a specialization in CD/ECE; Home Economics/Family and Consumer Studies with a specialization in CD/ECE; or Human Development and Psychology (an approved comparable degree at MiraCosta College); OR

 

2. Bachelor's degree in any of the majors listed above AND a Master's degree in Bilingual/Bicultural Education; Educational Supervision; Elementary Education; Family and Consumer Studies; Family Life Studies; Life Management/Home Economics; Psychology; Social Work; or Special Education; OR

 

3. the equivalent. Applicants who do not possess the EXACT degree major(s) listed above must attach an equivalency narrative and supporting documentation at the time of application. Instructions can be found at http://www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/Equivalency_009.pdf; OR

 

4. a fully satisfied, lifetime California Community College credential authorizing instruction in the appropriate subject matter; AND

 

5. sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

 

Desirable Qualifications:

 

1. Recent, successful experience teaching at the college level, as well as experience working in programs for young children and/or families.

 

2. Experience or familiarity with student and program learning outcomes development and assessment.

 

3. Ability to design and assess culturally responsive curriculum and teaching pedagogy related to student learning needs.

 

4. Demonstrated success in helping students from historically underrepresented and/or marginalized groups, nontraditional students, speakers of other languages, and students with learning disabilities.

 

5. Experience collaborating with faculty or community leaders in programs or initiatives that are specifically designed to help historically underrepresented students achieve their educational goals.

 

6. Commitment to work closely with child development center staff on program issues and the integration of theory and practice.

 

7. Experience with online teaching and pedagogy.

 

8. Demonstrated leadership and advocacy in the field of early childhood education, and active participation in local and statewide child development communities.

 

9. Knowledge of the system of regulations regarding employment and credentialing of early childhood and elementary TK-grade five.

 

10. In addition to being well qualified to teach, additional abilities and interests in contributing to other professional pursuits at the College, such as: instructional innovation, second language ability, sponsoring clubs, new program development, student success initiatives, and community outreach.

 

11. Ability to communicate professionally and clearly, both orally and in writing; experience writing grant reports, program review, student learning outcomes reports, etc., preferred.

 

12. Evidence of a strong commitment to teach and remain current in the field of early childhood education.

 

13. Demonstrated commitment to the community college mission of providing instruction to students of diverse abilities, interests, and cultural backgrounds.

 

14. Commitment to examine, reflect, and modify instructional, relational, and classroom and counseling practices to more effectively engage and support disproportionately impacted student populations with a goal of closing equity gaps (see Student Equity website at http://www.miracosta.edu/studentservices/studentequity/index.html).

 

15. Ability to contribute to the mission of the college.

 

Licenses and Other Requirements:

 

Working Hours: WORKLOAD AND OTHER EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:

This position is a 10-month, 176 day contract. The standard contractual work week for this position is forty (40) hours consisting of thirty (30) hours of instructional time, curriculum development, preparation and student evaluation (contact hours and preparation hours). The remaining time will consist of five (5) student hours (of which at least two (2) hours must be designated office hours), and five (5) institutional service hours. The person selected for this position will be assigned a Faculty Service Area (FSA) in Child Development/Early Childhood Education and will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation. Adherence to all District policies and procedures is expected.

 

Type of Benefits: SALARY AND BENEFITS:

For current salary schedule and salary class descriptions, go to http://www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/SalaryScheduleAndSalaryClassDescrip2017-18.pdf.

 

MiraCosta College offers a comprehensive package of benefits, which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; and other optional coverages. Faculty members are also covered under the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS).

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

 

Apply and submit application materials online at https://jobs.miracosta.edu. Once you're in the online system, we strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.

 

Complete application packets submitted through the online system by Tuesday, February 13, 2018, will be included in the first screening. Additional applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Submit the following documents directly in the online system:

 

1. a completed MiraCosta College Application for Academic Employment;

 

2. a cover letter addressed to the Selection Committee discussing your strengths and weaknesses as they apply to the desirable qualifications and representative duties stated in the position announcement;

 

3. teaching philosophy statement (attach this to the "Other Document 1" link), addressing questions such as

 

a. What do you feel are the best strategies for supporting students who have been historically marginalized?

 

b. What role should faculty play in student success?

 

c. Think of the most successful class you have taught. What were the key factors in creating that success, particularly for Black/African-American, Latinx, and Native-American students?

 

d. Describe how your teaching approach has changed over the years. Provide examples of what motivated the change(s);

 

4. a curriculum vitae or resume summarizing your educational background and experience;

 

5. three recent letters of recommendation (must be dated and signed). Letters need not be confidential. If you already have letters of recommendation in your possession, you may attach them yourself when attaching the other required documents in the online application system. If you would prefer, or if your letter writers would prefer to submit a confidential letter, you can enter their names and e-mail addresses in the online system, and the system will send an e-mail requesting them to submit a letter of recommendation via our online system. IMPORTANT: The system will NOT e-mail your letter writers until you have completely finished applying and receive a confirmation number from the system. Therefore, if you use this option, it is recommended that you finish applying at least 7 days prior to the closing date so that your letter writers have enough time to submit their letters. NOTE: Entering your letter writers' names and email addresses in order for them to receive an email generated by the system is a separate step from just listing them in the "References" section of the Application for Academic Employment;

 

6. two sample syllabi, written by you, for two of the following courses: children in a diverse society, children with special needs, infant/toddler, child/family/community, or any curriculum course (art, music, math/science, language/literature, or program planning);

 

7. a sample syllabus, written by you, for a core child development course (child growth & development; or child, family & community). Attach this to the "Other Document 2" link.

 

8. a sample exam, written by you, for a course taught recently;

 

9. Transcripts.

 

a. Transcripts of ALL college degrees/coursework needed to qualify for this position; unofficial or legible copies are acceptable but must indicate that the degree(s) has been conferred, if applicable. A diploma will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts. An equivalency narrative and supporting documentation must be submitted at the time of application if (i) you do not possess the EXACT degree major(s) listed in the Minimum Qualifications section or (ii) your qualifying degree will not be awarded before the position begins. (View the instructions for equivalency requests at http://www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/Equivalency_009.pdf.)

 

If your qualifying degree is in progress but will be conferred BEFORE the position begins in August 2018, then you must also include a written statement from your adviser indicating the anticipated degree CONFERRAL date.

 

All degrees and units used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from postsecondary institutions accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. If your degree/coursework is from a college or university anywhere outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. A partial list of agencies can be found at http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf. Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.

 

b. If needed to meet the minimum qualifications, a copy (front and back) of your fully satisfied, lifetime California Community College credential authorizing instruction in the appropriate subject matter.

 

NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the additional question(s) listed below. Your answers will appear toward the bottom of the application form.

 

-- MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We strive to be a model for equity and inclusion, effectively supporting students from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds who possess a range of abilities, academic preparation, and life experiences. Please describe what qualifications and/or experiences have prepared you to contribute to the fulfillment of the College's goals for equity and inclusion.

 

-- What experience, certification, or professional development do you have in teaching online? Attach documentation, if applicable.

 

-- Provide examples of ways you connect theory and practice, and utilize experiential learning, in your teaching (e.g., working in or with a lab school, having students implement activities in a lab school, assigning service learning, mentoring students who are enrolled in internship courses).

 

-- Briefly describe your accomplishments in curriculum development (e.g., course outlines written) and collaboration (e.g., clubs, committees, grants).

 

Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854 at least five days prior to the closing date.

 

The screening and interview committee will review application materials two to five weeks following the closing date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected will be notified by e-mail. For interviewees, the selection process will include a panel interview, as well as possible teaching demonstration and written exercise. Interview candidates coming from out of state or over 300 miles away will be reimbursed for travel expenses up to $500 for both initial and final interviews.

 

Human Resources Contact Information:

 

jobs@miracosta.edu or 760.795.6854

 

About MiraCosta College

 

The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 112 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, and parts of Carmel Valley.

 

MiraCosta offers associate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities that strengthen the economic, cultural, social, and educational well-being of the communities it serves.

 

The district consists of three campus sites and a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving about 12,000 credit students, has been located since 1964 on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, on 48 acres below the bluffs overlooking the San Elijo Lagoon Reserve. The San Elijo Campus opened in September 1988, and now attracts about 3,000 credit students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 4,000 students in the college's noncredit classes including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes as well as some college credit classes.

 

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