Early Childhood Studies

Open Faculty Positions

Early Childhood Studies Department College of Education and Integrative Studies
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768

Job Announcement

Position Title: Part-Time Instructors for Early Childhood Studies Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona)

Job Summary: The Early Childhood Studies Department at California State Polytechnic University Pomona, is growing so rapidly that we are seeking part-time instructors who will contribute to the department’s mission, that is to foster a student-centered, active learning environment where students take theory into practice using a social justice lens that values inclusivity and diversity, and advocates for ethnic/racial, gendered, and other underrepresented individuals in society. We seek part-time instructors who have the competencies to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to make a positive difference in the lives of children from prenatal to age eight and their families.

The Early Childhood Studies Department (ECS) at Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) is accepting applications for its hiring pool for lecturer instructors with expertise in early childhood special education (children aged 0-age 8). We are seeking candidates who have experience with student-centered experiential teaching pedagogies.

For information about the ECS Department, please visit the website (https://www.cpp.edu/ceis/early-childhood-studies/index.shtml). Information on the courses offered can be found at https://catalog.cpp.edu/preview_entity.php?catoid=61&ent_oid=5244&returnto=4883

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or closely related field of study
  • Experience teaching early childhood education
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and/or service in the field of Early Childhood
  • Availability to a varied schedule during the day (8:30 AM-8:00 PM) and Saturdays.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree
  • Experience teaching in a baccalaureate granting institution
  • Teaching experience and other professional experience with young children and their families
  • Experience supervising students in practicum
  • Evidence of ability to develop a sense of community in the classroom and strong rapport with students
  • Evidence of a strong command of instructional technology (Canvas, iPads, etc.)
  • Evidence of a strong sense of collegiality
  • Evidence of an ability to assess teaching and learning effectiveness and revise instruction accordingly
  • Evidence in social and racial equity advocacy work in early childhood
  • Flexibility in possible teaching schedule (day, evenings and weekend)
  • Flexibility in different teaching modalities (face to face, virtual, hybrid, )

The following items must be included as part of the application:

  1. Current CV/ Resume with cover letter including a list of courses and teaching modalities that you are competent to teach.
  2. University application
  3. Supplemental academic employment application
  4. Three letters of recommendation (no more than 12 months old)
  5. Unofficial transcript showing the highest degree earned (Official transcript will be required prior to any offer)

Hiring will be ongoing as needed and all applications will be kept in our part-time application pool for future consideration.  Send all application documents and address all questions to:

Stephanie Cheung, Early Childhood Studies Administrative Support Coordinator
Email: scheung2@cpp.edu
Phone: 909-869-3153

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.


California State University Lecturer Salary (Academic Year) Schedules can be found at

Placement into a range is based on qualifications and experience. Initial assignments are typically in Ranges 2 and 3. The full-time (15 units per semester) monthly base salaries indicated in the schedules above are prorated to the number of units worked and are paid in six monthly payments for each full semester.