We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions. Massasoit Community College is solidly committed to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action in the development of its policies, programs, procedures, and practices. Our mission, vision, and values emanate from the principles of diversity and opportunity for all.
In accordance with the American College and University President's Climate Commitment, it is our goal as educational leaders to demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable practices through highly visible efforts. All staff must demonstrate a commitment to energy conservation and environmental stewardship and promote those values to co-workers and the wider campus community.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Early Childhood Education at Massasoit Community College is looking for dynamic and engaged educators to join its faculty. The candidate must be comfortable with the use of technology in the classroom as well as having a working knowledge of course delivery systems such as Instructure Canvas. The position requires a wide range of professional responsibilities and activities, including serving on a minimum of one all-college committee, participation in curriculum and course development, departmental planning, attendance at departmental, divisional, and college meetings, student advising and other duties, as assigned and outlined in the MCCC agreement.
Specific job responsibilities include:
Teach fifteen hours in Early Childhood Education course offerings between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Teach the full spectrum of courses offered by the Early Childhood Education and Administration Department including Practicum and Seminar courses and the Young Child with Special Needs.
Write reports, participate in all aspects of accreditation and program reviews.
Work on state-wide committees, serve on advisory boards, maintain professional memberships, work with community partnerships, local early childhood programs, EEC, and collaborate with personnel supported through external funding.
Assume department chair responsibilities on a rotational basis.
Collaborate with community and college-partners to ensure high quality placement settings, coordinate placement of student teachers, and recruit new placement sites.
Show active engagement in the classroom, in college life, and in activities with the student body.
Minimum of an earned Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or closely aligned field is required.
EEC Lead Teacher certification or equivalent.
Five years direct early childhood experience including experience teaching young children with special needs.
Knowledge and experience with Quality Rating Improvement Systems as well as familiarity with NAEYC Standards for early childhood programs and higher education.
Field experience supervising early childhood education student teachers.
Three years full or part-time teaching experience, preferably in a community college setting and should have knowledge of the mission and goals of the College.
Familiarity with the use of technology in the classroom and have excellent computing skills including use of email and a willingness to be trained to use the College’s BANNER system.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with a variety of academic, professional and lay audiences in print and presentation formats.
DESE Educator’s License or equivalent is a plus.
Familiar with the use of Instructure Canvas (or other similar course management system) and has experience with alternative teaching delivery systems (online and hybrid courses).
Knowledge about working with and strategies for teaching students with diverse learning styles, diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and different levels of preparation and ability.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Full-time benefited Massachusetts Community College Council (MCCC) position.
Term of appointment: This is a full-time, tenure track position. Terms governed by MCCC/MTA Agreement.
Salary: $44,874.00 - $62,640.00 annually, Salary is commensurate and based on the MCCC Classification Study.
Supervisor: Division Dean, Public Service/Social Science
Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites.
Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled
A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, email@example.com, or the Associate Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Joseph DiMaria, 508-588-9100, x1417, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, firstname.lastname@example.org, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
About Massasoit Community College
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.