Adjunct Faculty in Early Childhood Development and Education

Organizational Relationship

Reports to the Chair of the Early Childhood Development Program and the Dean of Arts and Sciences


White Mountain Campus, Show Low, AZ; Whiteriver Center; Springerville/St. Johns Centers

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or related early childhood field referred or bachelor’s degree in education with  at least 18 credit hours of early childhood directly related to early childhood development.  Five years experience working in an early childhood environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of CDA credential and state of Arizona early childhood endorsement.  Five years experience teaching in or administering an early childhood environment. Previous teaching experience in higher education.


  1. Teach courses within the early childhood development curriculum.
  2. Teach no more than 114 credits per semester  at varied times and locations and using a variety of teaching delivery systems and traveling extensively through the Southern part of Apache and Navajo Counties.
  3. Participate in the planning, development, and evaluation of curriculum, including assessment of student learning.
  4. Participate in the planning, coordination and organization of courses and internship experiences.
  5. Remain current in the subject matter areas and in the techniques of effective instruction.
  6. Participate in department activities and meetings  as required to maintain and improve the instructional program.
  7. Develop and maintain outreach, recruitment  and cooperative activities.
  8. Maintain accurate student records.
  9. Assist and comply with Registrar’s Office deadlines.

Skills Required

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent teaching skills. Knowledge of curriculum development.  Ability to establish sound pedagogy and cooperative working relationships in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.  Ability to develop and deliver coursework across the early childhood curriculum.

Required License/ Certification

Valid Arizona driver's license. Must have reliable transporation. Must have proof of current background clearance.

Position Availability

For more information, please contact Claude Endfield at 928-524-7335 or claude.endfield

Application Information:
  • Forward a cover letter (which outlines how you meet the qualifications listed above)
  • Résumé including dates of employment
  • Copies of transcripts with Degree(s) posted
  • A list of five current professional references with contact information including phone numbers.
You may submit your application two ways:
  • By postal mail to:
ATTN: Human Resources Department
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Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
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Northland Pioneer College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, gender, age or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The Affirmative Action Compliance Officer is the Director of Human Resources, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, AZ 86025, (928) 524-7471. The Section 504 Compliance Officer is the Coordinator of Disability Resources and Access, 1001 W. Deuce of Clubs, Show Low, AZ 85901, (800) 266-7845. The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

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