Early Childhood Instructor

  • Paul D. Camp Community College
  • Franklin, VA 23851
  • Mar 31, 2022
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Education: Jobs K - 12

Job Description


Early Childhood Instructor

Posting Number FAC_532P

Paul D. Camp Community College is a small 2-year college in Southeast Virginia. Campuses are located in Franklin and Suffolk. There also is a center in Smithfield. The college offers associate degrees, certificates, and career studies certificates in transfer and career/technical programs; credit and non-credit workforce services and training for businesses and industries; special interest classes for the community; and summer classes for youth through the Regional Workforce Development Center. A dual enrollment program for high school students, online courses, and developmental studies classes are available at the college as well.

 Camp is seeking a qualified individual to teach primarily early childhood courses that prepare students to enter the field of education or transfer into baccalaureate programs at participating universities. Full-time faculty responsibilities include teaching the equivalent of 15 credit hours per semester, which may include a mixture of day and night classes. Courses are in face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online formats. Other responsibilities include assisting with scheduling and staffing courses for the Teacher Education and Early Childhood Education programs, arranging and managing field placements/practicums for students, creating K-12 partnerships in the service region, and participating in advisory boards. The selected candidate will also lead course and program development and assessments, advise students, and actively serve on college committees.

 Rank and Salary: Rank and salary dependent on academic credentials and work experience.

 Position available: August 16, 2022. This is a full-time nine month teaching position.


Preferred and Required Qualifications


KSA's/Required Qualifications         

  • Bachelor’s degree, or Associate’s degree in the field of early childhood education from a regionally accredited institution with demonstrated competency in the teaching field.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Ability to design and implement curricula that align elements of student learning to the student’s educational goals.
  • Ability to develop and adapt teaching and learning strategies to accommodate traditional and non-traditional students with diverse backgrounds and varied academic competencies.
  • Ability to learn and utilize various technologies for communication, organization of data and course materials, presentations, etc.
  • Ability to use formative and summative assessment measures to evaluate and enhance student learning.
  • Knowledge of and experience with proven teaching strategies that promote student success.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing for group or one-on-one settings.
  • Commitment to stay current and continually improve knowledge and understanding of the discipline.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in the field of early childhood education or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Full-time teaching experience.
  • Community college teaching experience.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, alternative delivery methods to include online delivery, hybrid and hyflex course options, content software, web-enhancements, etc.


Application Details

Link for posting: https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/44394

 The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:  http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/   

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.         

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.


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Application Deadline

Open until filled.