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PT Instructor, Child Development and Education

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Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2017071F
Position Title PT Instructor, Child Development and Education
Salary Range per Part-Time faculty salary schedule
DBM Rating N/A
Job Type Part Time
Job Category Faculty
Anticipated Start Date 08/21/2017
Campus Bryan
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours 29 hours per week maximum

Position Summary Information


To perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional programs.

Essential Duties

1. Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
2. Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
3. Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
4. Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
5. Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
6. Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
7. Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
8. Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Head, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
9. Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
10. Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
11. Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
12. Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
13. Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally.
14. Attends college orientation and required institutional/division meetings.
15. Responsible for other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Master’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field.
Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in child development, early childhood, education, special education, or related

Preferred Experience and Training

1. 3 years experience in teaching early childhood, elementary, or other education settings; or 3 years experience as a teacher, director, or, administrator in an early childhood (birth-age 8) educational setting

2. Online teaching experience

Physical Requirements
Required Degree, License or Certifications

Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in teaching discipline.

Special Notes To Applicants

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a masters degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have 3 years teaching experience at the Early Childhood/Elementary level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have any experience in early childhood-working with children from birth through age 8 as a teacher, director, principal, or supervisor? If so, describe your experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please tell us when you are available to work: Mornings, Afternoons and/or Evenings and the work hours you would prefer.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  6. * If in the previous question you selected "Advertisement", "Internet Site", or "Other", please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition:
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  5. Unofficial Other Transcripts 3
  6. License
  7. Portfolio/Work Sample
  8. Other Document 1
  9. Other Document 2
  10. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2
  11. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript