Early Childhood Education Instructor

$47,701 yearly
  • Tohono O'odham Community College
  • Sells, AZ, USA
  • Jul 09, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

Job Title:       Early Childhood Education Instructor

Reports To:   Academic Dean

Status:           Full-time/ Regular/ Salary

Salary:           Depending on Experience

 

SUMMARY: The Instructor will teach courses in a tribal community college setting. Assignments may include evening and weekend classes in face-to-face and online formats. The instructor will be expected to design curriculum, participate in faculty curriculum development, and participate in committee work. Instructor will support the T-Ṣo:ṣon (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Instructs students in a classroom setting in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed; develops course syllabus; plans, teaches, observes; grades assignments completed by students; and evaluates overall student performance;
  • Teach courses in accordance with college and departmental policies and procedures (15 semester hour teaching load each semester);
  • Be student-centered and focused on student learning outcomes;
  • Instruct and evaluate student performance in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed;
  • Participates in the development of applicable instructional materials, exams, workshops, tutorials, presentations, support items, special programs, and/or other related items;
  • Conduct research into new and/or revised pedagogies and educational philosophies, and maintain currency in the discipline;
  • Facilitates study sessions, workshops and advising meetings with students;
  • Participate in meetings, committees, and in other college and community activities;
  • May assist in the preparation of schedules and course offerings;
  • Develop and implement and integrate Tohono O’odham culture in the curriculum;
  • Prepare and submit timely grade reports on student performance as scheduled or required;
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

 

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in the teaching field or masters in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field or masters in any teaching field with 24 upper division and/or graduate semester hours in the teaching field. 
  • Experience with, or willingness to learn, multimedia presentation, ITV course delivery, and online course development and teaching.

 

Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in the teaching field.
  • Ability to speak and understand O’odham and/or Spanish.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the historical and contemporary issues facing Native peoples.
  • Three to five years of instructional experience in an academic environment.

 

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offences within the past two years.
  • Must successfully pass a background check and finger print clearance.
  • Licenses may be required depending on area of assignment.

 

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Instructional methodologies;
  • Adult learning theory;
  • Research methods;
  • Student evaluation methods;
  • Principles in assigned academic area;
  • Advising processes and practices;
  • Curriculum development.

 

SKILLS:

  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Conducting research;
  • Evaluating student performance;
  • Instructing students;
  • Creating collateral materials for class sessions;
  • Advising students;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, and the general public.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

TOCC is a tribal college located on the Tohono O’odham Nation, 60 miles west of Tucson. The instructor will work closely with members of the Tohono O’odham Nation within a multicultural setting.

 

BENEFITS

The College offers a comprehensive benefit package and 401(k). 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are available on line at www.tocc.edu. Interested applicants must submit a completed TOCC application for employment, resume, related degrees, transcripts, certificates, a list of three references (name, position, organization and work phone numbers), and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the past twelve months.  If claiming Indian Preference under Tohono O’odham Ordinance 01-85, submit a copy of certification or enrollment card and/ or if claiming Veteran Preference, submit a copy of the DD214 form to:

 

TOHONO O’ODHAM COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ATTENTION:  HUMAN RESOURCES

P.O. BOX 3129

SELLS, AZ  85634

VOICE (520) 383-0049

FAX (520) 383-0029

 

"This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer."