Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/5624
Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
5. participating in department, division, and college committees;
6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
13. participating in College’s shared governance processes.
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications(earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):
Master’s degree in child development, early childhood education, human development, home economics/family and consumer studies with a specialization in child development/early childhood education, or educational psychology with a specialization in child development/early childhood education OR bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND a master’s degree in social work, education supervision, elementary education, special education, psychology, bilingual/bicultural education, life management/home economics, family life studies, or family and consumer studies
A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in Early Childhood Education/Child Development
The equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications because of equivalent educational or professional background, please complete and upload the equivalency form in the Applicant Documents section.
1. Demonstrate commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college.
2. Demonstrate sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation.
3. Commitment to professional growth and development, to innovation and improvement of teaching, and to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom in a shared governance environment.
4. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating early childhood, infant/toddler and early elementary education curriculum.
5. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in teaching child development theory, early childhood, early elementary education and supervising practicum student in an early childhood setting.
6. Experience working with young children, families and paraprofessionals.
7. Experience working with community resources, social services agencies and advisory groups.
8. Experience in developing workshops, seminars and conferences in the education of young children.
Experience with the Constructivist Theory, the Project Approach, Emergent Curriculum and/or Reggio Emilia Approach.
9. Experience or Education in Early Elementary Education curriculum and programs.
10. Ability to teach, coordinate and advise coursework on both the Diablo Valley College’s Pleasant Hill and San Ramon Campus.
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.