Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Prepares and follows course outline/plans, gathers materials before class, prepared and ready to begin class on time. Develops a comprehensive instructional sequence for each class.
Engages students in learning and the instructional strategies used to help students gain better insight into the subject matter
Creates and implements a physical and interpersonal classroom environment that is respectful and supportive of student learning and various ability levels.
Demonstrates extensive content knowledge and engages the learner in construction of learning within the discipline and subject matter being taught.
Observes students, prepares and grades tests, class projects and grades reports in a timely manner.
Maintains a variety of records and reports including up to date test files and curricular plans.
Submits college reports, including but not limited to attendance, grades and distance learning reports each semester and accreditation data reports as requested by the required deadlines.
Collects and reports data on program accreditation key assessments and supportive assignments /activities related to specific courses being taught by instructor.
Remains current with early care and education trends and policies in courses.
Utilizes laboratory child development center, as appropriate, within EDU course.
Counsels and advises students as required.
Serves on program advisory committee and/or provides program evaluation as required.
Recruits and fosters retention of students.
Serves as a resource and support to colleagues, JCC Child Development Center staff and students.
Attends and participates in college related functions as required such as, but not limited to orientations, program meetings, staff development activities, committees, workshops, graduation ceremony.
Assists in assessing needs and purchasing requests for materials and equipment for the Early Childhood Program as needed in a timely manner.
Follows program policies and guidelines and national accreditation standards for EDU course instruction.
Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education Minimum: Master's degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development with a minimum of 18 master level early childhood education focused semester credits.
Education Preferred: Master's degree in Early Childhood Education with a minimum of 18 master level early childhood education focused semester credits and coursework in Community College Teaching/Adult Education.
Experience Minimum: Two (2) or more year's previous experience working with young children and families and minimum of 1 year experience in teaching/training of adult to work with young children.
Experience Preferred: Three (3) to five (5) years previous experience working with young children and families, one (1) or more years as an administrator/director of an early childhood program, and minimum of 1 year experience in teaching/training of adult to work with young children, and one (1) year teaching in higher education. Able to speak and read Spanish fluently.
Internal Number: 2597285
About Johnston Community College
Johnston Community College is committed to understanding the educational needs of the area's citizens, businesses, industries and service sectors. The college provides life-long educational opportunities consistent with our students' interests and abilities, prepares graduates capable of acquiring knowledge and succeeding in the regional and global community, and services as a positive, economic, social, and cultural catalyst in our diverse communities.