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Adjunct Faculty - School of Education - Early Childhood Education - NorCal Instructional Sites and/or San Jose Branch Campus

at Pacific Oaks College

Posted: 9/28/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: R0001535-1

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Job Description:

ADJUNCT FACULTY

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

INSTRUCTIONAL SITES LOCATED IN MADERA,CA OR SALINAS, CA

If you value People, Diversity, Social Justice, and Participatory Decision-Making, we’d like to hear from you!

The Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood (BA ECE) program provides qualified candidates with a foundation for educating and developing positive and inclusive learning environments for young children from kindergarten through third grade. The curriculum is based on a constructivist framework that is responsive to multiple sources of diversity in early childhood education. As actively engaged participants, candidates in this program learn about essential principles and theories of pedagogy and child development, and engage in supervised learning experiences to integrate and apply their knowledge. Learning experiences throughout the curriculum are characterized by inquiry, self- reflection, collaboration with others, and problem-solving. Acknowledging multiple influences on child development and learning, the program emphasizes the importance of developing respectful and reciprocal relationships to create supportive and challenging learning environments. Coursework focuses on strategies of inclusion, issues of equity, social justice, and cultural competence.

This Adjunct Faculty position is located at our other instructional sites in Madera, CA or Salinas, CA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide college level instruction for candidates earning a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education  
  • Develop and plan lectures, activities, and some assignments to align with course learning outcomes
  • Careful assessment of candidate assignments and providing timely feedback
  • Evaluating assignments; papers, projects, class participation, and presentations using college level methods of evaluation to assign grades
  • Collaboration with colleagues on course curriculum and teaching methodologies to cultivate critical thinking and reflective practice in the learning environment
  • Ability to utilize various instructional strategies to foster an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student population
  • Keep current on scholarship, research, and “best practices” in the discipline in which the instructor is assigned to teach
  • Comfortable with using various forms of technologies
  • Maintain records and respond to students on email or by phone as needed
  • Evaluate course work in Taskstream

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctorate in related field (preferred)
  • Publications, presentations, and research in early childhood education (preferred)
  • Relevant professional experience
  • Official Transcript and two letters of recommendation
  • Familiar with andragogy; adult learning theory
  • Knowledge in trauma and crisis intervention
  • Certification in counseling, trauma, or grief response or STEAM is desirable
  • Communicate effectively Pacific Oaks College’s learning management system
  • Proficiency in common internet tools, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Commitment to support the mission of Pacific Oaks College

BA ECE COURSE CONTENT AREAS

  • Cognitive Development; How Children Learn
  • Assessment and Research in Early Childhood Education
  • Emergent Curriculum: Reflecting Learner Lives
  • Family Violence and Child Abuse
  • Separation, Deployment Trauma, and Early Development
  • Trauma, Culture, and Immigration
  • Technology in Early Childhood Education
  • Play Language and Literacy
  • Public Policy and Its Impact on Children and Families
  • Balancing Ethical and Moral Considerations in ECE

***Please include the following attachments with your online application to be considered for this position***

  • CV and cover letter
  • 2 recent letters of recommendation (within the last 1-2 years )
  • Highest degree unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hiring)

Pacific Oaks is an affiliate of TCS Education System.

Pacific Oaks participates in E-Verify and verifies identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired through E-Verify.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Pacific Oaks offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Pacific Oaks offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of diversity and social justice. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical, vision, and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, 403b with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition discount, and other perks.

Pacific Oaks is an affiliate of TCS Education System. To apply for this position or others, visit our Careers’ Page at: www.pacificoaks.edu

Pacific Oaks participates in E-Verify and verifies identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired.
 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Pacific Oaks offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.


Pacific Oaks College

Grounded in its social justice heritage, Pacific Oaks College prepares students to be culturally intelligent agents of change serving diverse communities in the fields of human development, education, and related family studies. Central to the Quaker tradition and history of Pacific Oaks is the value we place on the individual.  This translates into core values we live by at Pacific Oaks of People, Diversity, Social Justice, and Participatory Decision-Making.

Pacific Oaks Children's School

Founded on the principles of social justice and inclusion, we are internationally known for our pioneering accomplishments in the areas of anti-bias education, emergent curriculum, and peaceful conflict resolution. Our approach is to be responsive to the needs, interests, and emerging abilities of the children we teach.

Pacific Oaks College & Children's School is an affiliate of the nonprofit TCS Education System (TCS ES), which features a network of fellow nonprofit institutions, each backed by a model of education that prepares socially responsible professionals in applied fields such as education, psychology, and law. Other TCS ES affiliates include The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law, Dallas Nursing Institute, Saybrook University, and Pacific Oaks Children’s School.



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