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Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
The requirements for the position include Masters Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, or Human Development and Family Studies.
Preferred North Carolina Birth through Kindergarten license.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching undergraduate courses in Child Development and Education, and Early Childhood Special Education.
Teach 4/4 load
Service expectations (e.g., attend faculty meetings, college meetings, graduations, committees, community engagement).
Opportunities for research (not required).
We are particularly interested in knowledge and experience in teaching young children, working with families of young children, knowledge or experience in the Reggio Emilia approach, experience with a laboratory early care and education program, supporting English language learners, and university/higher education teaching experience both main campus and online.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.