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Job Announcement

 

Position: Early Childhood Care and Education Instructor

Location: Coweta Campus

Department: Academic Affairs

Reports to: Associate Dean, School of Business and Public Services

FLSA Designation: Exempt; works minimum of 40 hours per week

10-month assignment, August 1 thru May 31

 

Nature of Instructor Duties:

  • Under general supervision, prepares lesson plans for instruction.
  • Develops program curriculum, syllabi, goals, and objectives.
  • Develops and edits Blackboard master course shells.
  • Evaluates students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives.
  • Grades all coursework in a timely manner.
  • Requests and maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Prepares budget requests.
  • Maintains program certification/accreditation requirements as appropriate.
  • Prepares and maintains all required documentation and administrative reports, including those for accrediting bodies.
  • Attends professional development training, workshops, seminars, and conferences.
  • Ensures safety and security requirements are met in the discipline area.
  • Meets with students, staff members, and other educators to discuss students’ instructional programs and other issues.
  • Assists with recruitment, retention, and job placement efforts.
  • Instructs courses in a classroom/lab/field environment that closely simulates the environment of the industry.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the discipline.
  • Provides instruction in theory and practical applications of the discipline in accordance with state academic standards.
  • Works collaboratively with faculty within discipline to establish, measure, and evaluate program or departmental student learning outcomes for continuous student improvement and success, and submits student learning outcome results to program chair.
  • Utilizes current technology in the classroom/lab.
  • Serves on committees and project assignments as necessary.
  • Performs other duties and activities as assigned.
  • Position may require day/evening classes in a multiple-campus setting, including online.

 

Minimum Qualifications: (candidates must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered)

  • Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education or Master’s degree in a related discipline (ex: Education, Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Special Education, Human Development, Family Consumer Studies, Family Life Studies, Life Management/Home Economics) with a minimum of 18 semester graduate hours in the teaching discipline from an accredited institution
  • Valid Driver’s License

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education
  • Certifications
  • Teaching experience at the postsecondary level
  • Experience and/or coursework in birth to five
  • Directly related field experience
  • Online teaching experience

Salary/Benefits: State of Georgia benefit package

Method of Application: Interested candidates must complete the electronic application process prior to the closing date at www.westgatech.edu. Unofficial transcripts, resume, and proof of applicable certifications/licensure are required for consideration. Official transcripts and prior employment verification required within 30 days of hire for continuous employment.

Employment Policy: The Technical College System of Georgia and West Georgia Technical College do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law) in educational programs, activities, admissions or employment. All applicants will be considered; however, only selected applicants may be interviewed. Approval of employment does not constitute a contract. Continued employment is contingent upon job performance and funding.

To apply for this job please visit www.westgatech.edu.