Instructor – Early Childhood Education

Instructor – Early Childhood Education


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166


$42,390 - $45,000


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, January 3, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Program or Department Chair

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  Willing to accept day and/or evening teaching assignments and teaching assignments at other locations as needed by the Institution. 
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development from an accredited institution required.  A minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

At least 3 years of teaching experience. Ability to integrate computers into the instructional environment. On-line teaching experience utilizing Moodle or Blackboard.

Position Description

Provide quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations. Faculty are responsible for the quality of the educational program.

Essential Job Functions

Collaborate with other faculty and program chair in development, implementation, and evaluation of the program curriculum.

Responsible for the course content and flexible sections and content of the syllabi for all courses he/she is assigned. 

Follow the course description set forth in the common course library, integrating when appropriate:

                  Advisory committee recommendations

                  Needs of the market place

                  Input from appropriate faculty

Arrange for the acquisition and/or preparation of materials and equipment necessary to meet the course objectives.

Maintain order of classrooms and labs.

Ensure proper storage of materials and equipment at the end of each lab session.

Prepare, distribute, and review with the student the first week of class a course syllabus that outlines clear and reasonable learning outcomes and expectations.

Implement active learning techniques and use a variety of learner- centered instructional strategies designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course.  Such activities can include, but are not limited to:

                  Cooperative learning

                  Experiential learning

                  Writing for learning

                  Critical thinking initiatives

Faculty development support will be available to enhance skills in these areas.

Focus on student learning outcomes taking into account the needs and abilities of the students and the mission of the college.

Be familiar with academic and social supports that benefit diverse groups.

Be supportive of students’ educational goals and make reasonable provisions to accommodate their individual differences while maintaining the academic integrity of the college.

Perform other assignments, consistent with his/her professional abilities, as assigned by the program or department chair or administration in carrying out the mission of the institution.  These duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Work with students, peers, and administrative and support staff in a professional manner that models constructive problem-solving (flexibility, preparation for required tasks); ethical conduct (respect and courtesy, consistency, fairness); organization (proper attire, attendance, decorum); and adherence to college policies and procedures.

Post and maintain office hours as stated in the faculty handbook.

Be available for student appointments for advising and assisting students in achieving their educational and vocational goals.

Be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of student data information to include enrollment reports, final grade reports, and book orders.

Serve as an academic advisor to students.

Assist in the registration and orientation process.

Participate in college committees as elected or assigned.

Submit leave reports, time sheets, and other required paperwork by established deadlines.

Participate in professional development activities as deemed necessary by supervision.

Assist in recruiting activities when assigned.

Assist part-time instructors when requested.

Work with the community in meeting the educational needs of our service area.

Follow the requirements of the Faculty Workload Policy.  In addition to the normal campus hours, attend all mandatory meetings and participate in Professional Development and other campus activities (e.g. graduation, committee meetings, etc.)

Teach on-line, day, or evening classes as required.

Teach local high school students both at the high schools and on campus as required

Assist in new course development as needed.

Accepts other duties as assigned.


The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as assigned by administration and supervision.


Job Post Contact

Jessica Balazsi, Director of Human Resources

Edgecombe Community College

2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886