Adjunct – Early Childhood Education
Pay grade level: N/A
Compensation: $933 per credit hour
Employee category: Faculty
Position Type: Adjunct Faculty/ POOL
FLSA status: Exempt
Job Code: AA006Adjunct
Department: Early Childhood Education
Division: Social and Behavioral Sciences & Public Services
Reports to: Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences & Public Services
Positions Supervised: Students
Location: Primarily Main Campus, but any location assigned by the appropriate
Kansas City Kansas Community (KCKCC) is currently searching for Adjunct
faculty to teach courses in First Year Experience courses at any KCKCC
location. This is a POOL position. Application materials for this adjunct
position accepted on an on-going basis due to increasing demand for courses in
this subject area.
Conduct all class sessions according to schedule
Provide instruction, activities, assignments, and assessments to
adequately cover all Student Learning Objectives for the specific
Use teaching methods that emphasize application, cooperation and
collaboration, and engage students actively in their studies while
encouraging them to become independent learners with higher-order thinking
Organize and explain content using methods which are appropriate to
students with differing abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural
Assign and provide timely feedback for in- and out-of-class work, monitor
students' progress and maintain accurate record of students' performance
Perform adequate assessment and analysis of assessment according to
Reflect on and evaluate the effectiveness of one's own pedagogy
Ensure timely submission of all reports to appropriate office(s)
Other duties as assigned
Position Qualifications and/or Education
Minimum Qualifications and/or Education
Master's degree in Early Childhood Education, or a Master's degree in
another discipline with 18 credit hours of graduate Early Childhood
Teaching experience with a diverse population
At least Ten (10) years teaching experience at the college or university
Preferred Qualifications and/or Education
Teaching experience in an open enrollment, urban community college
Experience with a Learning Management System such as Blackboard
Experience in learner-centered pedagogy
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required
to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and occasionally push or lift items.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to work a variable schedule/hour to meet operational needs. May
require evening and weekend hours. Your appointment is contingent on
sufficient enrollments, or on program and scheduling changes.
Visit www. kckcc.edu and click on CAREERS for a list of
As openings for adjunct faculty become available, candidates may be
selected from this pool of applicants.
Read the job announcement carefully noting the minimum qualifications and
required information. Note that information contained in your application
materials will be used to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications
for the position. Make sure you complete/submit all the documents listed
During the application process, unofficial transcripts may be submitted.
However, please note that upon selection for hire, you will be required to
submit official transcripts.
Ensure that your transcripts show that a degree was awarded or conferred
if you are stating that it is your highest level of education completed.
If you certify your level of education and it cannot be verified from your
transcript(s), your application may not be referred to the selection
Foreign degrees are acceptable provided they have been translated and/or
shown to have equivalency to a United States: Associate, Bachelor, Master,
or Doctorate level degree.
Documentation verifying completion of a degree, course work within a
discipline, or other educational criteria should be electronically
attached (uploaded) to your application.
Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses
A college selection committee is responsible for application review and
interviews. The final candidate(s) selected to be hired will be made by
the hiring manager.
Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for
employment is required Individual hiring departments may elect to
administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job
functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the
only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees
will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform
any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job
description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in
KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Educational