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Fulltime Faculty Position- Early Childhood Education

Employer
Brandman University
Location
Walnut Creek, CA
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Sector
Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Education
Organization Type
Corporate
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University of Massachusetts Global (UMass Global), a private nonprofit affiliate of the University of Massachusetts, is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). UMass Global (formerly Brandman University) offers nationally recognized academic programs for the nontraditional learner fully online, on ground at more than 25 campuses throughout California and Washington and through UMass Global MyPath, its self-paced online competency-based education.

School of Education

Fulltime Faculty, Early Childhood Education

Blended and Online Teaching

(CA Campus to be Determined)

UMass Global is a non-profit institution with a mission to provide students with a dynamic education based on excellence and flexibility that creates lasting value for evolving careers. UMass Global provides adult learners with broader access to quality higher education with cutting-edge curricula driven by innovative pedagogy and technology. The School of Education is nationally accredited and all credential programs are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). For more information, visit us at www.umassglobal.edu .

Responsibilities of UMass Global full-time faculty include teaching, mentoring and service. Research activities are supported, but not required. All faculty positions are non-tenure track, primarily hired at the rank of Assistant Professor, however, higher rank may be considered if appropriate. UMass Global offers competitive salaries with generous benefits.

The faculty member will be responsible for oversight/instruction of courses within the Early Childhood Education teaching programs. The faculty member will supervise and support adjunct faculty within the credential and masters programs across multiple campuses.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a relevant discipline (ABD candidates may be considered, but must have completed all requirements for their Doctoral degree by December 23, 2022)
  • Appropriate teaching credential(s)/permits
  • At least 5 years of recent employment working with children 0-8
  • Expertise in early childhood education instruction
  • Strong online and blended learning teaching skills
  • Familiarity with using Zoom videoconferencing technology
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to collaborate with others
  • Skilled in virtual learning and academic technology
  • Experience with integrating technology in teaching and learning
  • Teaching experience in higher education
  • Knowledge of young dual language learners and/or biliteracy development
  • Ability to build collaborative partnerships in multicultural, multilingual schools and communities
  • Working knowledge of the Master Plan for Early Learning and Care: California for All Kids roadmap

Applicants should demonstrate the ability and commitment to effectively work and engage with a diverse student population and to fulfill the University's commitment to advancing justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, and student success. We actively seek candidates with demonstrated experience working with, teaching or mentoring students from minoritized and underrepresented communities. Diversity and cultural humility are important parts of our university's mission.

Please make sure to attach the following documents to your online application: *cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, and the names of at least three references.
  • In your cover letter, please describe how justice, equity, diversity and inclusion figure in your past and present teaching.

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Equal Employment Opportunity - The University of Massachusetts Global is committed to providing an educational and work environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment in any form. UMass Global prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and/ related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.

Reasonable Accommodation - The University of Massachusetts Global provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the recruitment department at burecruiting@umassglobal.edu.
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