Starting Salary Range: $60,189 to $92,390 per year, salary placement determined by documented education and experience; maximum initial salary step placement on the faculty salary schedule is step 9. An annual doctoral stipend of $4,018 is granted to eligible faculty.
Excellent benefits, including quality health insurance at a *LOW COST for you and your family! Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, life, short and long term, and vision (optional) insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis, CalSTRS Retirement and an Employee Assistance Program. *Depending on health plan selections, in many cases full-time employee net out-of-pocket for benefit premiums may be as low as $0.Please see the Benefits link on the HR webpage for more information.
Examples of Duties
• Teach assigned classes, which may include evening or off-campus assignments in-person and in distance format
• Update and develop new courses and certificates for the ECE Program
• Participate in participatory governance committees, processes, and initiatives such as Guided Pathways, HSI Task Force, Faculty Senate, • Curriculum Committee, etc.
• Maintain timely and accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress
• Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours
• Provide academic advising within ECE to guide students toward meeting their academic and professional goals
• Cooperate with and participate as required in District investigations and/or student grievance matters of alleged unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation
• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff
• Complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter, EEO/Diversity/Elimination of Bias, Workplace Safety, etc.
• Participate in community outreach
• Actively participate with ECE community partners/stakeholders
Required Education from a U.S.Department of Education-recognized accredited organization and licensure qualifications:
• Master’s in child development, early childhood education, human development, home economics/family and consumer studies with a specialization in child development/early childhood education, or educational psychology with a specialization in child development/early childhood education OR
• Bachelor’s in any of the above AND a Master’s in social work, educational supervision, elementary education, special education, psychology, bilingual/bicultural education, life management/home economics, family life studies or family and consumer studies OR
• The *equivalent OR
• A lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in Early Childhood Education
Required Professional Expertise:
• Currency and depth of knowledge in the applicable professional field, curriculum development, review and assessment of student learning outcomes
• Knowledge and understanding of programs such as Guided Pathways, that address commitment to equity-minded and culturally responsive teaching strategies enhancing student success
• Work cooperatively and demonstrate sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of students, administrators, faculty, and staff
• Effective oral and written communication skills and effective use of technology
• Evidence of professional activities and service beyond primary teaching assignments
• Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies and methods which enhance student engagement and success in community college coursework
• Demonstrate ability to teach courses and perform the duties effectively as described above
Required Qualifications/Performance Expectations:
• A minimum of two (2) years of experience working directly with children under five (5) years old
• A minimum of two (2) years of experience teaching a diverse population of adult learners, preferably community college students
Desired Qualifications/Performance Expectations:
• Knowledge of and commitment to developmental/constructivist, family-centered, anti-bias and social justice approaches to early childhood education including practical and theoretical understanding of curriculum development and implementation for young children
• Experience and knowledge of Infant and Toddler program development, including PITC and RIE principles and practices
• Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences, historically underserved and minoritized groups
• Knowledge of critical pedagogy with a student-centered and strength-based approach
• Bilingual and biliterate skill in (Spanish/English) at an academic level
• Ability to teach in a bilingual format
• Experience teaching adult learners bilingually (in Spanish), preferably community college students
Cabrillo College empowers students to be effective communicators, critical thinkers, and responsible world citizens. With a commitment to quality and equity, we connect all learners to pathways that propel them from where they are to where they aspire to be, including: academic, personal, and career growth.