• Assistant Professor of Education

    Shorter University
    Job Description
    School of Education
     Assistant Professor of Education
    Elementary Education
     
    Position Status: Full-time, tenure-track, 10-month contract, start date to be determined
     
    Reports to: Dean of the School of Education
     
    Qualifications:
     
    Terminal degree in education (PhD or EdD) with at least 18 semester hours of graduate level course work in elementary education. ABD candidates and candidates with an EdS and substantial experience considered. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, with preference given to candidates with experience teaching in both higher education and K-5 contexts. Experience with edTPA preferred.
     
    Classification: Full-Time Faculty – Exempt
     
    Job Summary:
    Full-time, tenure-track position beginning in August 2019. Primary responsibilities include:
    Teach elementary education courses.
    Align curriculum with state and federal regulations.
    Collaborate with other academic departments as needed.
    Supervise teacher candidates during field experience &/or clinical practice.
    Recruit high quality students to the program.
    Academic advising for early childhood/special education students.
    Develop/Sustain partnerships with area schools.
    Maintain an active professional/scholarly profile.
    Participate in university, community, and church service.
    Other responsibilities assigned by the dean.
     
    The ideal candidate will have an established record of success in growing a program, experience teaching at both the K-12 and collegiate levels, familiarity with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission standards for early childhood education/early childhood special education, fluency in edTPA (elementary education), and a commitment to the teaching profession, recruitment, and service.
     
    Submit: For consideration for this position, please submit a cover letter highlighting your desire to work at a faith- centered Christian institution, a single-page philosophy of education, your curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.  
    Apply for Assistant Professor Education using the link below: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=163a046e-9138-461f-9b4c-f9dbe77a4748&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=303087&lang=en_US&source=CC4
     
    Shorter University is a Christ-centered University affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board and requires employees to be committed Christians.
     
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