Lake Washington Institute of Technology Adjunct Professor - Early Childhood Education in Kirkland, Washington

Lake Washington Institute of Technology is seeking qualified part-time instructors for the early childhood education program. Teach ECE theory, practical application and plan and monitor lab/practicum responsibilities. This program has day and evening offerings and most courses require daytime lab visits to student lab and practicum sites.

View information on the Early Childhood Education Program here.

This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future part-time faculty vacancies. The college hires part-time faculty on a quarter by quarter basis, dependent on enrollment. If you're selected for an interview for a potential future vacancy, a college representative will contact you.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Plan and develop a variety of sequential instructional learning objectives and experiences appropriate to the course and program outcomes and goals
  • Teach to the objectives of the approved curriculum
  • Identify individual learning needs of students and make appropriate adjustments in program delivery; teach productive and constructive study skills to students
  • Develop and teach lessons that foster and support cultural diversity and non-discrimination
  • Develop and implement classroom and lab procedures consistent with college and program policies and procedures; use and document appropriate assessment tools for all assignments and lab experiences
  • Maintain appropriate records related to student progress and that meet college requirements
  • Follow disciplinary procedures as prescribed by the college and deal consistently and fairly with all students
  • Design learning experiences to support the multiple learning needs of adult students through class lecture, individual instruction, online learning management systems, and self-directed learning
  • Post the class syllabus and students' grades via the online course system (currently Canvas)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in early childhood education, human development, or related field required
  • Four years' related work experience in a full-day program that serves children birth to 12 years
  • ECE college-level teaching experience required
  • Knowledge of Department of Early Learning regulations related to child care; knowledge of M.E.R.I.T. and Early Achievers
  • Valid First Aid/CPR card for infants and young children current food handlers' permit, and AIDS/HIV/bloodborne pathogens training required prior to employment
  • Proof of negative TB test within the last 6 months of hire required and satisfactory completion of criminal history investigation required before first day of employment
  • Ability to use computer technology as a component of instructional delivery required, with willingness to learn and integrate the college's online learning management system into content delivery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Sensitivity and ability to successfully interact with diverse populations
  • Due to the diversity of the college population, we encourage applicants who are multilingual
  • Previous experience with an online course system (e.g., Canvas, Blackboard, Sakai, Moodle) preferred

Job Title: Adjunct Professor - Early Childhood Education

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Part-time

Location: Kirkland, Washington