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South Piedmont Community College
Adjunct Instructors for Early Childhood Education

SPCC is seeking applicants for adjunct faculty to teach courses in Early Childhood Education. Courses are taught seated and online. Applications will be kept on file for one academic year. Positions will be filled on an as needed basis.

Required Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Early Childhood Education
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum of the equivalent of one academic year of full-time teaching experience at the community college level
• Familiarity with a course management such as Moodle
• Knowledge and/or experience with learning outcomes assessment
• Demonstrated innovation within the field of education and/or technology
• Evidence of effective problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
• Evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track record of project completion, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high-pressure environments
• Evident of a willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth

Position Expectations:
• Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services
• Willingness to learn and utilize Learning Management Systems, such as Moodle.
• Develop learning strategies and curriculum that will promote successful teaching and learning in a learning-centered environment
• Facilitate learning through classroom activities, distance learning experiences, workforce development, and out-of-classroom activities
• Select and use appropriate learning materials and resources, including textbooks, library resources, equipment, and supplies to enhance learning and to maintain program currency
• Stay current with developments in the field of technology and learning theory
• Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college
• Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position
• Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
• Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), or in community locations (Anson and/or Union counties).
• Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online

To apply:

For initial review, candidates must submit the following:

1. A completed SPCC application for employment. The application may be found here.
2. An updated curriculum vita (CV)
3. Copies of transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate work (official transcripts will be required before employment is offered)
4. All materials should be submitted to:

Human Resources
South Piedmont Community College
P.O. Box 126
Polkton, N.C. 28135
Fax 704-272-5336

Candidates selected after an initial review may be asked to provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, which may include the following: a recent letter of recommendation, a teaching philosophy, student evaluations, etc.

For more information, contact:

Fedder R. Williams
Department Chair – Business and Public Service Technologies
School of Applied Science and Technology