Part-Time Instructor in Early Childhood/Special Education

Position ID: 42990
Location
Institution: 
South Georgia State College
College/Div/School: 
Business & Social Sciences
Department: 
Social Sciences
Branch Campus: 
Douglas Campus (Main Campus)
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Part-Time Instructor
Job Description: 

 

Part Time Early Childhood/Special Education Instructor

 

Job ID:  1918
 
Location SGSC -  Douglas Campus (Main)
 
Full/Part Time
 
Regular/Temporary
 
Job Summary
 

JOB SUMMARY

South Georgia State College is seeking applications for part-time faculty to teach a variety of Early Childhood/Special Education classes. Successful applicants should be able to teach undergraduate level courses, support the goals of a program embedded in a Professional Development Community (PDC) model, and foster preservice elementary teachers’ confidence and efficacy in teaching elementary education in early childhood and special education settings.

Located in rural Georgia, South Georgia State College is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 2500 students. SGSC is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through our Early Childhood/Special Education, SGSC is responsive to regional education and economic development needs.

Responsibilities

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Meet each class as scheduled at the designated time and place and for the designated length of time.
  • May require travel to all SGSC campuses and sites
  • Conduct office hours
  • At the beginning of each course, provide each student with a syllabus per the guidelines in the faculty handbook.
  • Maintain adequate records of student progress including posting mid-term grades in Banner
  • Submit correct proof rosters and grades in Banner by the assigned deadlines. Record daily attendance according to institutional policy.
  • Submit assessment data to discipline committee chair in a timely manner.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

  • Mastery of the teaching discipline.
  • Ability to engage students in higher order learning.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms.
  • Ability to align instruction with student learning outcomes.
  • Adhere to institutional policies and procedures.                                                                                                                             

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

  • Each part-time faculty member reports to the appropriate Department Chair and School Dean. 

GUIDELINES

  • Guidelines include college policies and procedures, department policies and Board of Regents policy and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

  • The work consists of varied administrative duties and coordination of primary functional areas. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position
  • Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance of all department operations 

CONTACTS                                                                   

  • Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel and members of the public
  • Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching
  • The employee occasionally lifts light objects
  • The work is typically performed in an office setting
  • The Functional Capacity Requirement Form for this position outlines the physical job requirements (attached)

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

  • The work consists of varied administrative and supervisory duties and coordination of primary functional areas
  • Strict regulations and responsibilities related to department systems and applications contribute to the complexity of the position

Required Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • The completion of a Master’s Degree plus 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline.
  • Georgia teaching certificate preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching is essential. Technology skills and good interpersonal skill are required. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years teaching experience in a public-school K-5 setting

Contact Information

  • Faculty
    • Cover Letter, CV, Transcripts, 3 Current Letters of Reference
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching (Infant - 3rd Grade)
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Special Education and Teaching, General
Degree Levels: 
Masters
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

Privacy

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator