The Instructor has the responsibility for developing curricula and teaching Early Childhood Development Education courses within the Education Program. In addition, specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Student advising, curriculum development, online course development, textbook review/selection, assessment, and academic program review activities;
Serve as Co-Administrator for Campus Preschool;
Participate in faculty and curriculum meetings, professional development, mentoring adjunct instructors, serving on campus committees, and community activities;
Assist with activities related to institutional a program-specific accreditation;
Assist with adjunct instructors’ evaluations including evening, on-line, and in area high schools as needed;
Maintain appropriate professional certifications and licensures as applicable;
Promote an atmosphere of inclusiveness and support for our diverse student population;
Perform other duties as required.
Master’s degree in child development, early childhood education, or elementary education, with a specialization in child development/early childhood education; previous experience in managing a child care center and/or preschool preferred. Prefer knowledge of Child Development Associate (CDA) credentialing, Ohio Pre-Kindergarten licensure, and teaching experience with children under five years old; knowledge of and commitment to constructivist approaches to early childhood education, including practical and theoretical understanding of children, curriculum, and professionalism; minimum of three (3) years of full-time teaching experience; commitment to the two-year college mission; and appreciation for working in a shared governance environment. Must meet Step Up To Quality requirements (training and degrees).
Submit materials electronically to the Office for Human Resources, Rhodes State College. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must include a letter of interest outlining background and qualifications, all unofficial transcripts, a resume and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers (work and home/cell) of at least five professional references. References are contacted at the point when applicants advance through the interview process. Applicants who are invited to the interview process will be required to complete and submit a College employment application and undergo a criminal background screening.
Rhodes State College is a public, state-assisted institution of higher learning which is chartered to provide degree granting career education programs, non-credit workforce development, and consulting for business and industry. The college prepares students for entry into careers, develops the regional workforce through credit and non-credit occupational training, and offers curricular programs that prepare students for transfer completion baccalaureate programs at selected colleges and universities. With over 4,100 students, the college’s core institutional values of integrity, caring, responsibility, respect, and quality guide its policies and practices.
Rhodes State College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons, including faculty and employees with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and graduates without discrimination or segregation.
The College is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse gro...ups of colleagues, students, faculty, and community members. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis. Rhodes State College prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related injury or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background screen is required for all employees and the College participates in the Federally-mandated E-Verify program.
The Director of Human Resources, located in Room 223 of the Public Service Building, telephone 419-995-8302, coordinates the college's compliance with titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
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