Special Instructions to Applicants: For a complete application, candidates must submit:
1. A complete Academic Application. 2. A no more than 750 word cover letter addressing how the applicant meets the qualifications and responsibilities of the position. 3. Resume / C.V. 4. Copies of all college/university transcripts (official or unofficial) verifying degree(s) and/ or course work. 5. Current sample of syllabus used in teaching a curriculum or activities-based Child Development course such as Language and Literature or Math and Science for Young Children, to be uploaded as "Supplemental Materials 1"
Do not submit letters of recommendation or other supporting documents which we did not ask for at this time.
All materials must be submitted by the closing deadline.
Application with pictures or personal information will render your application packet incomplete.
APPLICANTS SHOULD EXPECT TO INTERVIEW THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26.
Closing Date: 10-18-2018
Job Summary: SEE "SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS" SECTION BEFORE APPLYING.
Regular/contract instructors participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advance of the visions, missions and values of the college and District. This position may include a combination of day and evening assignments, large lectures and small seminars, and is being offered by a college strongly committed to the "open door" concept serving a diverse student population. Instructors will be expected to perform other duties consistent with their faculty job description as stated in the faculty contract.
Minimum Qualifications: SEE "SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS" SECTION BEFORE APPLYING.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: APPLICANTS MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
1. Master's in child development, early childhood 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. Bachelor's in any of the above AND Master's 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. the equivalent. If you are applying based on "the equivalent", you must complete a Full-Time Academic Equivalency Form EQUIVALENCY MATERIALS. This form MUST be submitted as part of the application procedures
NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must demonstrate: 1. Teaching and/or administrative experience in an early childhood program. 2. The academic preparation for and successful experience in designing and teaching curricula responsive to the needs and interests of historically underrepresented students. 3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with first-generation college students using multi-modal approaches and student-centered pedagogy and andragogy. 4. Community college teaching experience in the areas of child development theory and curriculum. 5. Relevant coursework and/or experience integrating culturally relevant curricula into the classroom. 6. Ability and willingness to seek outside funding sources and prepare funding proposals for Child Development projects and instruction. 7. Ability and willingness to integrate Child Development instructional program with the Child Development Center. 8. Experience collaborating with faculty or community leaders in programs or initiatives that are specifically designed to help historically underrepresented students achieve their educational goals. 9. Ability to instruct and motivate students with differing needs and abilities from a variety of cultural, socioeconomic and language backgrounds. 10. Holds a Master Teacher level permit from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing or is eligible to obtain one within six months. 11. Experience with online teaching and course management systems such as Canvas.
Preferred Qualifications: OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Candidates will also be evaluated for qualifications in the following:
1. Preparation to develop a computer assisted curriculum, to use computer technology in an instructional setting and a willingness to assume leadership in this task. 2. Evidence of involvement with professional and community related projects and organizations. 3. Commitment to keeping current on issues involving the field of Child Development. 4. Ability and desire to recruit and retain students from nontraditional and under-represented populations. 5. Ability to work effectively with colleagues. 6. Commitment to participation in campus committees and activities.
Other Licenses and Certifications:
General Employment Information: Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.
BENEFITS: The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an excellent comprehensive benefits program including medical, prescription drugs, vision care, dental, life and income protection insurance, and membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).
Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.
NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.
Candidates invited for interview who must travel distances greater than 75 miles (one-way) outside San Diego County will be reimbursed up to $250 for travel or airfare only.
Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a disability and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing, please notify the District Employment Services Department. Phone (619) 668-1735.
GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (GCCCD) is committed to providing learning and working environments that ensure and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. People of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, socioeconomic levels, cultures, and abilities are valued, welcomed, and included in all aspects of our organization. GCCCD strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.