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Early Childhood Development Adjunct Faculty

Position Deleted on 5/13/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Faculty - Education - Teacher Education - Early Childhood
Position Summary
Kaplan University offers term by term, non-tenured teaching appointments to qualified individuals who are dedicated to providing quality educational experiences to students in Associates, Bachelors and Masters degree programs. This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to work in a professional learning community wherein faculty contribute to and engage in instructional best practice for adult learners in an innovative, non-traditional university setting.

Key Job Responsibilities
Providing a learning environment that supports student success.

Teaching synchronous or asynchronous seminars as assigned by school or program.

Development and posting of the class syllabi in the class Message Board.

Maintaining school-determined virtual office hours per week for each class.

Ensuring timely management and response to electronic correspondence from students, administrators, and other school officials.

Leading message board discussions and engaging students in relevant discussion and coursework.

Partnering with Academic Advisors to address student concerns.

Maintaining and submitting accurate and timely reports for student grades/progress.

Delivering mid-term and final grades to the Registrar's Office according to the academic calendar.

Enforcing student conduct policies as outlined in the University Catalog.

Attending department and faculty meetings.

Additional duties as may be assigned by the School.

Minimum Qualifications
Masters or doctoral degree in Education or Art in Teaching from a regionally accredited institution.

1-3 years related experience. Recent practitioner experience working with early childcare and learning programs (birth to age 8) in teaching or leadership. Working in traditional classrooms, prekindergarten settings, special early intervention programs, Autism Spectrum Disorder specific programs, and private school programs are strongly preferred.

Microsoft Office suite. Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office applications and adobe connect meeting technology.

Ability to work effectively in a remote environment with minimal supervision.
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