Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education

Qatar (QA)
30 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
30 May 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Title:    ECE02 - Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education

Department:    Liberal Arts 

About CCQ:
The Community College of Qatar, in collaboration with Houston Community College, opened its doors in September 2010 with an enrollment of 308 full-time students at the West Bay Campus. Today, CCQ is the fastest growing institution in Qatar with an enrollment of 5000 students at five different campuses. 

The college offers a number of associate and bachelor degree programs that meet the needs of the labor force in Qatar, for example two-year Associate of Arts/Applied Arts, and Associate of Science/Applied Science degree programs for students wishing to transfer to four-year universities, as well as 2+2-year associate and bachelor's degree programs.

CCQ also offers short-term continuing education and marketable skills certificates for those who wish to develop their knowledge and skills. CCQ has partnered with a number of local and international universities in order to provide students with the opportunity to seamlessly transfer to a university for a bachelor's degree without losing the validation for any of their coursework. 

Job Description:
The role of an Early Childhood Education instructor mainly involves teaching undergraduate courses related to the discipline, as well as academic advising, professional development, and institutional/community service.
In particular, the applicant is expected to:

  • Demonstrate skill and knowledge in teaching discipline;
  • Develop syllabi for relevant courses;
  • Review, evaluate, and recommend student textbooks and learning materials;
  • Develop, and use a variety of teaching materials that assist students in meeting course objectives;
  • Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods;
  • Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives;
  • Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines;
  • Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs;
  • Hold regular office hours;
  • Participate in department and college-wide professional development activities and committees;
  • Other duties, as assigned by the direct supervisor.

Minimum qualifications:
The applicant must have a PhD degree in Early Childhood Education/Child development or related field from an internationally recognized university.

Experience and skills:

  • 3 years of college/university level teaching (work experience in GCC is preferred but not mandatory);
  • Expertise and experience in interdisciplinary curriculum design;
  • Ability to design and facilitate collaborative group processes, and to lead change processes;
  • Commitment to improving student success;
  • Ability to understand and align with the College mission and administrative practices;
  • Maintaining professional ethical, and responsible interactions with students, faculty, and staff;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Arabic; 
  • Advanced IT skills, ability to use instructional technology. 


  • Education allowance: up to 3 children (from grade 1 until 18 years old);
  • Airplane ticket allowance: for faculty and family members (spouse and 3 children up to 18 years of age) upon first arrival (for overseas staff), at final departure (overseas and local destination), and during summer leave; 
  • Shipment allowance:  upon first arrival (for overseas staff) and at final departure (overseas and local destination);
  • Annual basic salary increment: applicable depending on the Annual Performance Evaluation;
  • Medical insurance: renewed yearly upon higher management's approval. 

How to apply:
Please apply using the Careers portal of CCQ’s website:

You are required to submit the following documents along with the application:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae;
  • Cover letter;
  • Letter of Interest (which describes your approach to teaching, learning, service and leadership);
  • Contact information of three referees; 
  • Copy of highest earned degree certificate and transcript.