Hiring Range: Salary and rank commensurate with experience and education.
General Information: The Division of Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Brightpoint Community College augments full-time teaching faculty with qualified part-time instructors to enhance the student learning process. Adjunct Faculty teaching is limited to a maximum of 8 credit hours in the summer semester, 12 credit hours in the fall semester, and 12 credit hours in the spring semester. These limits are for total number of credit hours taught in the Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS). Additional restrictions may apply depending upon other positions occupied within the VCCS.
Please note there may not currently be an opening in this area and that the division office will contact you should an opening occur.
Responsibilities: Brightpoint Community College invites applicants to apply for Early Childhood adjunct position to teach courses in early childhood development that prepare students for a career working with young children in a variety of early care and education settings or for transfer into baccalaureate programs at participating universities. Course content focuses primarily on birth to age five. Teaching assignments include a combination of day and evening classes in face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online formats on either the Chester or Midlothian campus of the college. Courses offered in the discipline include the following: Introduction to Early Childhood Education, Teaching Art, Music and Movement to Children, Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings, Guiding the Behavior of Children, Language Arts for Young Children, Math, Science and Social Studies for Children, Infant and Toddler Programs, Introduction to Exceptional Children, Early Childhood Programs, School, and Social Change, Administration of Child Care Programs, and Advanced Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings.
Qualifications: Required: Minimum of a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, or equivalent, from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in the Early Childhood field. A minimum of two years of related occupational experience, with strong current knowledge of best practices in the field. Proven expertise in early care and education (birth to age five). Preferred: Related teaching experience in K-3rd grade. Relevant college-level teaching experience with a diverse student population. Training/certification to teach online and hybrid courses. Experience in the use of interactive instructional technologies in the classroom and online.
Application Instructions: For immediate consideration, submit cover letter specifying teaching discipline and schedule availability, resume/CV, all unofficial transcripts, and a list of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org with only the teaching discipline listed in the subject of the email. Note: A completed state application, background check, and official transcripts will be required prior to start date.
Brightpoint Community College embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.