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Adjunct Faculty Position in Education

Changchun Normal University

Location: Changchun - China
Salary: Competitive and Negotiable salary
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 28th November 2019
Expires: 28th January 2020

Application Due: Open Until Filled 

Changchun Normal University invites applications for part time instructors to teach undergraduate course in early childhood education in Spring 2020. Candidates will be working in Changchun, Jilin Province, China, in a joint program with a U.S. university. 

Course Description:

  1. Exceptionality in Early Childhood (96 teaching hours, 8 weeks, between March-July, 2020) – Part-time instructor to teach one or more courses. This course provides an overview of current research and practices relating to young children’s experiences in the context of family, school and community and investigates effective practices for early childhood program administration. It fulfills the licensing requirements for Directors of Childcare Settings. Business, financial, and personnel management within early childhood settings is investigated. Application of knowledge of diversity and socio-cultural contexts for development and learning are examined. Models for partnerships with parents and community agencies are explored.
  2. Language Development, Dysfunction, and Intervention (96 teaching hours, 8 weeks, between March-July, 2020) – Part-time instructor to teach one or more courses. This course centers on the critical years of language development (birth - age 3) and examines the role language development plays in all other developmental domains. Students will examine receptive and expressive language milestones, investigate typical and atypical development, classify the functions of language, complete on-going child assessments, develop parental guides and supports, and identify effective interventions for atypical language development. Examination of high-quality children’s literature and advocacy for policies that promote language development will be emphasized.
  3. Leadership & Partnerships in Early Childhood: (96 teaching hours, 8 weeks, between March-July, 2020) – Part-time instructor to teach one or more courses. This course provides an overview of current research and practices relating to young children’s experiences in the context of family, school and community and investigates effective practices for early childhood program administration. It fulfills the licensing requirements for Directors of Childcare Settings. Business, financial, and personnel management within early childhood settings is investigated. Application of knowledge of diversity and socio-cultural contexts for development and learning are examined. Models for partnerships with parents and community agencies are explored.
  4. Introduction to Early Childhood (96 teaching hours, 8 weeks, between March-July, 2020) – Part-time instructor to teach one or more courses. Physical, social, emotional, and cognitive growth and development of children from birth to nine are emphasized. Significant approaches to early childhood programs are studies. Both typical and atypical behaviors of young children are interpreted and recorded through planned and guided observations. Opportunities for the observation and recording of children’s behavior are provided in varied group settings

Requirements:

  1. Master's degree in education or closely related field is required for undergraduate instruction.
  2. High level English speaker is preferred;
  3. Patient and enthusiastic for teaching with high sense of responsibility;
  4. Ideally 3 years’ teaching or training experience is preferred;
  5. Understanding American higher education system, test methods and requirements.

Compensation and Salary

  1. Competitive and Negotiable salary;
  2. Assist on visa application;
  3. One round trip airfare from the instructor’s city to Changchun shall be provided;
  4. A free apartment on campus shall be provided;
  5. Pick-up service shall be provided.

To Apply: Email CV to guoxu@puruigroup.com 

About the Institution:

Changchun Normal University is a public university located in Changchun, Jilin Province, northeast China. It is an important training base for basic education, early childhood education teachers and application-oriented professional personnel in Jilin province. It now covers nine academic areas: Education, History, Engineering, Science, Economics, Management, Literature, Law and Arts. It has 20 teaching units (departments) and 74 undergraduate majors.

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

   
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