Child Development Instructor (IWV)
Kern Community College District
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled:
This is a ten-month (175-day) faculty position
$127,686.62 annually ($90,367.30 maximum entry level)
Medical, dental and employee assistance plans are offered for the employee and dependents. The District also provides life insurance plans for the employee, as well as an 8.25% contribution to the State Teachers Retirement plan. Additional types of insurance may be purchased with pre-tax dollars through an IRS 125 flexible benefit program.
All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date.
Cerro Coso College
CC-Main Campus, Ridgecrest
This is a full-time, tenure-track, 175-day position as a community college Child Development Instructor. Teaching faculty are responsible for providing a full professional week which includes but is not limited to 15 units of Child Development theory and methodology courses, including development, curriculum, observation, practicum and special topics courses.
Other duties include holding office hours, maintaining subject matter currency, using computer and multimedia technology for increased student engagement, attending department and college meetings, and participating in institutional activities. Examples of institutional activities are assisting with student outreach and recruitment; participating in articulation events with high schools and four-year schools as appropriate; developing and maintaining community connections; working with department and division colleagues to address student equity gaps; developing and revising curriculum; defining, assessing, and analyzing student learning outcomes; collegially participating in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.
This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites; day, evening, or weekend classes; large classes; and distance learning classes.
Education and Experience:
Masters 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
- Bachelors in any of the above AND
Masters 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
- The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form. AND
- A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service. Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge and Abilities:
*Commitment to student learning.
*Awareness of the College mission, vision, and values.
*Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills, motivations, and academic goals.
*Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
*Knowledge of computers and willingness to experiment using multimedia instructional materials.
*Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and service students.
Initial placement for all new faculty hires shall be Step 1, Class will range from 1-5 depending on earned degree.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on February 20, 2019 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
Completed Online Application for Employment form
Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
Statement of personal philosophy of teaching
Copy of legible transcripts
List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
Recruitment Status (tentative):
Application Screening: TBD
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/11153
. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.