VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 16101 Greenwood Ave. North, Shoreline, WA 98133 Open Date: 5/22/09 http://www.shoreline.edu/hr Close Date: 6/15/09 *Applications accepted until the position is filled PARENT EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR/ TEACHER COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL (Part-time, Non-Tenurable - 2009) Status: Part-time Faculty Pool Dept: BUS/IAS/SS Reports to: Academic Dean, Intra-American Studies and Social Sciences Shoreline welcomes faculty with a vision of excellence in instruction and a commitment to employing a variety of formats, settings and styles to lead students to successful academic and vocational achievement. Shoreline seeks faculty who can adapt to a variety of teaching situations and who have the ability to work effectively with students, colleagues, staff and others in a campus climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. The person hired for this part-time position serves in a combined role and is responsible for 1) providing instruction in Parent Education, both in a preschool lab and in a lecture format, and 2) teaching a class for infants, 0-9 months, on Tuesdays, 1:30-3:10 p.m. and a class for infants, 9-18 months, on Thursdays, 9:15-11:00 a.m., at Shorenorth Cooperative Preschool. More info about the school and the classes can be found at: http://www.shorenorth.net Lecture Responsibilities: Develop parent education curriculum that is consistent with the SCC-approved Master Course Outline for the courses Plan/facilitate parent education discussions during class time as well as at monthly evening speaker/lecture sessions Plan/implement the program for parents and children, in accordance with the current agreement between SCC and the cooperative preschool, including all policies, guidelines, purposes and philosophies Prepare a written syllabus for each class each quarter Provide educational conferences, counsel, and feedback to parents/students as needed Keep current in the fields of parent and early childhood education. Attend professional growth and training sessions Preschool Laboratory Responsibilities: Prepare and present a curriculum appropriate to the age and developmental level of the children. The curriculum must be consistent with SCC’s educational goals and philosophy in early childhood education and should reflect National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards. Prepare and supervise the arrangement of the preschool classroom as a laboratory-learning environment. Oversee and manage the preschool classroom for all class participants, including the children and the parents who serve as teacher’s aides. QUALIFICATIONS Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education or a related field (e.g., special education, education, human development, family studies, language development, or psychology) or P-3 Early Childhood endorsement or comparable experience and training Experience with early childhood education theories and practices Knowledge of the parent cooperative setting Knowledge of community resources and referral centers Preferred Education and Experience: Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education OR a related field Current Washington State teaching certificate Cooperative preschool experience Skill in: Imparting excitement and enthusiasm into teaching Adapting to a variety of teaching situations and learning styles Communicating effectively in oral and written English Working effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators, and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds Contributing to the College’s diversity initiatives and foster a climate of multicultural understanding and appreciation. PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT Work is usually performed in an active early childhood setting. It requires standing, both indoors and outdoors, and on field trips. Knowledge and use of computers for class lists, email correspondence, and other information is important. TERM OF EMPLOYMENT/SALARY This is a part-time, non-tenurable, quarter-to-quarter assignment. Parent Education Instructor Salary is based on Shoreline Community College Part-Time Faculty Salary Schedule and dependent on number of contact hours for the assignment. Cooperative Preschool Salary: negotiated with Shorenorth Cooperative Preschool Board and dependent upon qualifications and number of classes taught for the assignment. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT If a teaching assignment is offered, a collective bargaining agreement exists and membership in the Shoreline Federation of Teachers or payment of a service fee is required In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon offer of employment APPLICATION PROCEDURE To be considered for this position, please submit the following: Shoreline Community College Application Current Resume Unofficial Transcripts documenting highest degree Federal and State Reporting Form (optional but requested) Application deadline is June 15, 2009. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified pool is established. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Application materials will not be returned. Mail or deliver application to: Office of Human Resources & Employee Relations Shoreline Community College-Administration Building #1000 16101 Greenwood Avenue North Shoreline, WA 98133-5696 SELECTION PROCEDURE Completed application materials will be forwarded to the division screening committee for review. Interviews may be conducted immediately after review of application materials or at some later date. The most competitive candidates will be interviewed and offers of employment will come directly from the division. ***** Shoreline is a comprehensive community college located on 83 scenic acres near Puget Sound in a suburban area of northwest Seattle. The College offers a rich complement of transfer, professional/technical, basic skills and continuing education programs to over 8,000 full- and part-time students (approximately 5,000 FTE). Our instructional divisions administer a strong liberal arts transfer program and 60 degree and certificate professional/technical education programs, including, health, business, industrial technology, education and human services, criminal justice, science technology, graphic design and multimedia. Shoreline Community College is committed to an environment that reflects our pluralistic society. We welcome applications from ethnic minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, Vietnam Era veterans and disabled veterans. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process may call the Human Resources Office at (206) 546-4769 or TTY at (206) 546-4520. Shoreline Community College maintains a smoke-free/drug-free work environment.
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