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Ashford University Online Associate Faculty - Early Childhood Education Leadership in United States

Online Associate Faculty, Early Childhood Education Leadership

Ashford University is currently looking for faculty members to teach graduate Early Childhood Education Leadership courses. Candidates with a terminal degree, previous online teaching experience and a strong professional background in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education Administration, Early Childhood Leadership, Child Development or related fields are preferred.

About Us:

Where heritage meets innovation – that’s Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associate, bachelor’s, and master’s online degree programs. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu, www.facebook.com/ashforduniversity or www.twitter.com/AshfordU.

Our Values:

Equity – We have inclusion and mutual respect. We learn from one another and commit to the advancement of an inclusive culture in which every individual is treated with dignity and fairness.

Empowerment– We are inspiring and enabling. We give individuals the tools they need to achieve their goals.

Quality – We are unsurpassed and have a high caliber. We are consistently striving for the highest quality.

Ingenuity – We are inventive and proactive. We thrive on positive disruption and strive to continuously improve.

Guidance – We are encouraging and supportive. We provide a nurturing environment for faculty, staff and students to learn and grow.

Position Summary:

The Online Associate Faculty position is a part-time, temporary adjunct employment opportunity. The Online Associate Faculty member performs duties relating to online instruction including but not limited to: posting course announcements, facilitating and participating in classroom discussion boards, promptly responding to student inquiries and providing instructive feedback in both written assignments and group discussions. This is an online adjunct teaching position and reports to the Program Chair.

Essential Job Duties:

• Posting faculty profile and expectations

• Promptly responding to student inquiries

• Facilitating classroom discussion boards

• Providing timely and effective instructional feedback

• Grading assignments and posting grades in accordance with program deadlines

• Collaborating with other university departments to promote a positive student experience

Minimum Requirements:

• Doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education Administration, Early Childhood Leadership, Childhood Development or a related field from a regionally accredited university

• Experience as an early childcare professional/leader (working with children from birth to the 3rd grade level)

• Proficiency using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Web 2.0 tools

• Commitment to teaching adult learners in an online environment

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• Strong interpersonal and written communication skills

• Dedication to your own ongoing professional growth and development

• Must reside and be eligible to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience teaching adult learners

• Experience teaching in an online environment

• Experience as an early childhood leader/director/administrator/principal

• Knowledge and/or experience with one or more of the following;

o Social justice in early childhood

o Leadership in early childhood settings

o Early childhood curriculum

o Early childhood assessment

o Action research

o Early childhood program management

o Advocacy and policy in early childhood management

Education:

• Doctorate degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education Administration, Early Childhood Leadership, Child Development, or a related field from a regionally accredited university.

Where heritage meets innovation – that’s Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associate, bachelor’s, and master’s online degree programs. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu, www.facebook.com/ashforduniversity or www.twitter.com/AshfordU.

Our Values:

Equity – We have inclusion and mutual respect. We learn from one another and commit to the advancement of an inclusive culture in which every individual is treated with dignity and fairness.

Empowerment – We are inspiring and enabling. We give individuals the tools they need to achieve their goals.

Quality – We are unsurpassed and have a high caliber. We are consistently striving for the highest quality.

Ingenuity – We are inventive and proactive. We thrive on positive disruption and strive to continuously improve.

Guidance – We are encouraging and supportive. We provide a nurturing environment for faculty, staff and students to learn and grow.

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