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Higher Education Jobs in Teacher Education

The Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE) provides a website for higher education institutions to post faculty and staff openings in teacher education.  This services is FREE to paid MACTE institutions.  Non-Member institutions will be required to pay a fee of $100.00 to post a position for up to 90 days.   To post your position, please contact
Tracy Smith at 913-626-8583 or macteexecsecretary@gmail.com. 
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Missouri Southern State University
Position: English and Philosophy, Assistant Professor- Secondary English Education
Posted: 10/12/2018

The Missouri Southern State University Department of English and Philosophy invites applications for an Assistant Professor with a specialization in Secondary English Education, appointment to begin August 1, 2019 in Joplin, Missouri.

The English Department is committed to providing strong training for future teachers and to supporting their development in the areas of content knowledge, pedagogy, and global education issues. The successful candidate will teach such undergraduate courses as Young Adult literature, Teaching Writing in the Middle and Secondary Schools, and Teaching Methods in Secondary English Education. The candidate may also travel to site locations to observe student teachers, establish positive working relationships with area schools, and collaborate in the planning and development of training materials and courses related to the education program as well as to the student teaching experience.

The successful candidate must have grades 9-12 English certification, as well as evidence of quality postsecondary teaching. The candidate must also demonstrate knowledge of current research literature and pedagogical theories relating to education, as well as experience working with student teachers.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as well as the names and contact information of three professional references. Submit documents by visiting www.mssu.edu/jobs. Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon a background check.

MSSU’s vibrant campus creates an engaging learning environment for approximately 6,000 students and provides its faculty and staff rewarding career and benefit opportunities. We offer a collaborative and diverse workplace with an emphasis on fostering a global perspective with opportunities for advancement. Joining the MSSU Pride provides a variety of opportunities for you to attain your career goals, a place where your contributions are valued, and – perhaps most importantly – the ability to make a difference in the lives of our students. MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of employment at MSSU.

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Missouri Southern State University
Position: Assistant Professor of Teacher Education- Elementary Reading/Literacy
Posted: 10/08/2018
The MSSU Teacher Education Department is seeking a 10-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year in the area(s) of Teacher Education-Elementary Reading/Literacy.  Rank and tenure status are dependent on qualifications.  A terminal degree in a related educational field is preferred.  ABD and Master’s degree in a related discipline is considered with a commitment to complete a terminal degree.  Successful teaching experience in PreK-12 schools, the ability to work cooperatively, and willingness to invest in best practices and 21st century technology are critical.  Other responsibilities include student advising, candidate assessment in clinical/field experiences, and active participation in service and scholarship activities.  Applicants should provide a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as well as the names and contact information of three professional references.  Submit documents by visiting www.mssu.edu/jobs. Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Employment is contingent upon a background check.MSSU’s vibrant campus creates an engaging learning environment for over 6,100 students and provides Southern faculty and staff rewarding career and benefit opportunities. We offer a collaborative and diverse workplace with an emphasis on fostering a global perspective with opportunities for advancement. Joining the MSSU Pride provides a variety of opportunities for you to attain your career goals, a place where your contributions are valued, and – perhaps most importantly – the ability to make a difference in the lives of our students. MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff.  MSSU is an E-verify participating employer. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of employment at MSSU.
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Missouri University of Science and Technology
Position: Full Professor and Chair of the Department of Teacher Education and Certification (Tenured Position)
Posted: 09/28/2018
Application Deadline: Posted until filled, with review of applications to begin November 12, 2018Full Time/Part Time: Full Time, benefit eligibleJob DescriptionMissouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for the tenured position of full professor and chair of the Department of Teacher Education and Certification, to begin in August 2019. The department chair holds an 11-month appointment and reports directly to the dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business. This search is taking place at an exciting time of rapid growth for the department, which currently enrolls approximately one hundred students across nine academic disciplines. The successful candidate for this position will play a major role in the further growth and development of the department; thus, he or she must demonstrate an active record of scholarship in a subfield of education and the ability to balance excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service with strong communication and collaborative leadership skills.
The Department of Teacher Education and Certification at Missouri S&T includes programs that prepare undergraduates to pursue both elementary and secondary teaching certificates. The chair is responsible for managing the department’s academic, personnel, and budgetary functions; cultivating strong ties to Missouri elementary schools, high schools, and state education agencies; and maintaining S&T’s strong partnership with Project Lead the Way. In addition, the chair also typically teaches one course per semester in his or her area of expertise to undergraduates pursuing their teacher certification. As the department does not grant bachelor’s degrees, the chair will be expected to collaborate constructively with faculty from other departments, including but not limited to English, history, psychological science, economics, biological sciences, physics, chemistry, mathematics, and multidisciplinary studies. More information about the department is available at http://teachereducation.mst.edu/.

Qualifications

  1. An earned doctorate in education or a closely related discipline;
  2. An outstanding record of teaching and scholarship that would merit appointment as a full professor;
  3. Experience as a department chair, associate department chair, program director, or in a similar leadership role;
  4. Experience managing budgets;
  5. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive, productive relationships among faculty, staff, and academic leaders from a range of disciplines; and,
  6. Evidence of success in developing constructive relations with education agencies outside of the university.

Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resources Office at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/. Review of applications will begin November 12, 2018. Specific questions about the position can be addressed to Kate Drowne at kdrowne@mst.edu.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla.  Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.  Additional information about the university is available at www.mst.edu.

Comments

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

The University’s nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities.  Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment.

Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator.

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University of Missouri- St. Louis
Position: Tenure-Track Special Education- Two Vacancies (9-month faculty; Assistant Professor)
Posted: 09/17/2018
The University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applications for two tenure-track positions as an Assistant Professor in Special Education. These positions are benefits-eligible, full-time, tenure-track, nine-month academic appointments in the College of Education with an anticipated start of August 2019. Candidates of diverse and minority backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in Special Education and a focus in one of the following areas: Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), mathematics, transition, inclusive post-secondary education, inclusion, social studies, early childhood, gifted education, science, behavior analysis, or speech/language.
Required Qualifications:
• A completed doctorate in Special Education or closely related field by time of appointment.
• A minimum of 3 years teaching in PK-12 setting.
• Demonstrated commitment to serving diverse populations.
• Documented evidence of sustained, high-quality professional productivity including grant writing.
• Documented evidence of teaching excellence and contribution to student development.
• Demonstrated ability to integrate technology into teaching including experience teaching online courses.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Successfully designing and leading professional development with elementary/secondary/special education teachers.
• Experience of collaborative curricular and program development.
• Documented experience of successful teaching in higher education.
• Experience in developing and sustaining partnerships to support students with disabilities in inclusive settings.
Applicants MUST apply online at www.umsl.jobs including a detailed letter of application, vitae, teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts, two scholarly writing samples, and three professional references. A single PDF file attached as a “resume” is strongly recommended. Only completed applications submitted online will be reviewed. Review of files will begin October 15, 2018, and continue until the positions are filled. UMSL is committed to an inclusive campus community that values and respects all its members and achieves educational excellence through diversity. As one of four institutions in the University of Missouri land-grant system, UMSL is classified as RU-H (high research activity) and as a Community Engaged Campus by Carnegie rankings. For further information about UMSL, please see: www.umsl.edu. UMSL is an urban institution located in St. Louis, one of the 20 largest metropolitan areas in the United States. For further information about St. Louis, please see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Louis.
The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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University of Missouri- St. Louis
Position: Tenure-Track Elementary Literacy Education (9-month faculty; Assistant Professor)
Posted: 09/17/2018
The University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Elementary Literacy Education. This is a full-time position with a nine-month academic appointment in the College of Education. The position will begin August 2019. Candidates of diverse and minority backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply for this position.
Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Literacy Education (by the start date) with a strong emphasis in Elementary Literacy, particularly with linguistically and culturally diverse students. The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill the following responsibilities: maintain a strong publication record; teach and advise graduate and undergraduate students; write grants and participate in and/or direct externally funded projects; contribute leadership and programmatic oversight in Elementary Literacy; collaborate with area agencies and/or schools; provide leadership to field-based and literacy clinic experiences; provide service to the university, the community and professional organizations.
Candidates will be evaluated on the following criteria: a focused program of research and scholarship appropriate to rank; literacy teaching experience in educational settings, especially with linguistically and culturally diverse students; demonstrated success in teaching literacy courses at the college level (online and face-to-face); expertise in literacy instruction for culturally, economically and linguistically diverse students at the elementary level; ability to teach with and about 21st-century literacies. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience as a literacy specialist/coach in public schools and/or those who have worked in literacy clinics. Candidates who can enhance the College of Education’s commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice through teaching, research, and service are encouraged to apply.
Applicants MUST apply online at www.umsl.jobs including a detailed letter of application, vitae, teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts, two scholarly writing samples, and three professional references. A single PDF file attached as a “resume” is strongly recommended. Only completed applications submitted online will be reviewed. Review of files will begin October 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
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The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education- Office of Educator Quality- Educator Preparation
Position: Assistant Director in Educator Preparation at DESE
Posted: 06/19/2018

Job Opportunity Notice
Assistant Director
Annual Salary: $42,336
Full-time, benefited position
Educator Preparation
Office of Educator Quality

 

APPLICATION PROCESS
All applications MUST be submitted electronically to be considered for the review process. Complete the employment application at https://desemo.applicantpro.com/jobs/.  Once on The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s website, complete the “Apply Now” information to the right, then click “Apply for this Position”. This will direct you to the online application. Attach a scanned copy of college transcripts (if applicable for the position) with the application. An e-mail confirmation will be sent once the application is received electronically.

NOTE:If a college degree is a requirement for this position, transcripts MUST be submitted with the application in order to be considered for employment.  Failure to include transcripts (when required for the position) with your application will eliminate the application from the review process.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree with a major in education or a closely related field.
At least two years’ experience in K-12 or post-secondary teaching (preferred).
Experience in supervision and/or administration (preferred).
Experience in the preparation of educators (preferred).

(Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be accepted in lieu of the above.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations that apply to the preparation and certification of teachers, administrators and other school personnel.
Knowledge of the principles and practices pertaining to the evaluation of teacher education.
Knowledge of research pertaining to educator preparation.
Instructional skills.
Knowledge of assessment development and procedures.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working with relationships with public officials, Department personnel, school administrators and staff, university and college administrators and staff, other public agencies, and the general public.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products including: Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel, and Access; On-Line Certification System, various communication technologies; and skilled in use of Internet.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Reforming teacher, principal, or other school leader certification, recertification, licensing, or tenure systems or preparation program standards:
Assist the development and implementation of state statutes, standards, and regulations governing all educator preparation programs.
Assist with the establishing, conducting, and communicating the results of the review and evaluation of proposals for new educator preparation programs as well as revisions to current programs.
Assist in selecting, developing, and setting standards for assessments for the certification of educators.
Assist in the implementation and communication of the following:
Missouri Model Educator Standards, Quality Indicators, and Professional Continuum
Missouri Standards for the Preparation of Educators
Missouri Annual Performance Report for Educator Preparation Programs
Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments
Missouri Certification Standards
Missouri Equity Plan & Shortage Predictor Model
Other Initiatives identified by the Department
Assist in representing the Department in working with associations and accrediting agencies (regional and national) who are involved in educator preparation, approval, and/or accreditation.
Proper and efficient administration and monitoring of the programs carried out under this part in order to fulfill the state’s responsibilities:
Assist with the establishing, conducting, and communicating the results of the review and evaluation of proposals for new educator preparation programs as well as revisions to current programs.
Assist in the preparation of reports for Department administrators, the State Board of Education and other stakeholders.
Assist in providing technical assistance to candidates and educator preparation programs.
Assist OEQ in working with the Office of Data Management to:
Assist in collecting and analyzing data for educator assessments.
Assist in reporting the purposes of educator preparation program accountability and program improvement.
Assist and act as a resource to stakeholders pertaining to candidates and/or practicing educators for professional certification.
Assist in the development, preparation, and communication of the Annual Performance Report for Educator Preparation Programs (APR-EPP).
Assist in collecting and connecting the results from the Missouri Educator Evaluation System used to evaluate student teachers for the purposes of research and connections to educator preparation programs.
Create and conduct monthly webinars for the Office of Educator Preparation.
Maintain and provide support for the Educator Preparation List Serve.
Assist in improving equitable access to effective teachers.
Assist in the development, implementation, and communication of the Missouri’s Equity Plan.
Assist in establishing, expanding, or improving alternative routes for State certification of teachers (especially for teachers of children with disabilities, English learners, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or others considered shortage areas).
Assist in reforming or improving teacher, principal, or other school leader preparation programs.
Assist and support the instructional services provided by effective school library programs.
Assist in developing, and/or assisting LEAs in developing, strategies that provide teachers, principals, or other school leaders with the skills, credentials, or certifications needed to educate all students in postsecondary education coursework.
Assist in supporting other activities that are evidence-based and meet the purposes of the Office of Educator Quality.
Assume other duties as assigned.

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Harris-Stowe State University
Positions:
– Director of Clinical Experiences, Assessment and Certification 
– Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education
– Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
– Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
– Executive Director of Urban Education and Engagement
Posted: 06/19/2018
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Webster University
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESL/TEFL)
Posted: 06/07/2018
 

Position:

 

Visiting Assistant Professor in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESL/TEFL) for the Graduate Department of Education (formerly, Language, Literacy, and Leadership Department) at Webster University. This position is for the St. Louis Main Campus.

 

Starting Date:

 

This will be a 9-month, full-time, visiting (non-tenure-track) position to begin August 2018. This position will renew annually pending continuing grant funding and positive contributions to the grant up to a total of four years (through May 2022).

 

Qualifications:

 

 

 

Applicants must have a master’s degree in TESL/TEFL or Applied Linguistics and a doctorate in a related field, such as Applied Linguistics, Curriculum and Instruction, or Second Language Studies. Preference will be given to applicants who have the following:

· a minimum of five years of experience teaching ESL/EFL/ESOL;

· a minimum of two years of graduate teaching experience;

· documented good teaching;

· an ability to combine theory and practice in classroom instruction;

· experience working in K–12 ELL instruction and/or teacher education for K–12 ELL instructors;

· K–12 teaching certification and licensure/endorsement for ESOL/ELL/CLD;

· broad experience in the following areas as demonstrated by advanced graduate course work, teaching experience, conference presentations, and/or publications: second language acquisition, curriculum design, ESOL methods, language testing, language planning and policy, and culture and pragmatics;

· experience with grants;

· experience providing professional development to in-service teachers;

· experience with curriculum development for graduate courses and for professional development;

· fluency in two languages;

· experience using LMSs to enhance face-to-face instruction;

· familiarity with mobile devices and apps to enhance classroom instruction; and

· documented service to professional organizations and professional contributions to the field.

 

Duties:

 

 

 

 

 

Duties include the following:

· teaching graduate-level courses in TESL one or two nights a week to in-service teachers participating in an NPD grant;

· coordinating and aligning weekly materials, instruction, activities, and assignments with another instructor to ensure the consistency and quality of coursework;

· collaborating in the development and revision of a new Saturday Seminar curriculum on improving family, parent, and community engagement to assist ELLs;

· co-teaching in a series of Saturday Seminars (four per academic year);

· providing out-of-class academic support to students as needed;

· understanding and applying state certification requirements for ESOL and TESOL standards for teacher education;

· assisting with curriculum development, implementation, assessment, and review;

· participating in grant-related activities including orientations, grant meetings, graduations, and commencement;

· developing new materials and assessments, as needed; and

· serving the department, school, university, and community as appropriate for a Visiting Assistant Professor.

 

Program:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NPD Grant:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School:

 

Webster University’s program in Teaching English as a Second Language offers Missouri ELL Certification, a TEFL Certificate, and a full MA in TESL. Students may pursue either a K–12 ELL or Adult Education emphasis in their program. Webster’s TESL program is currently available on the St. Louis Main Campus, on the Kansas City Metropolitan Campus, and fully online. Webster’s TESL program is the first and only program to receive national recognition in TESOL from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Educators for the state of Missouri, in the St. Louis metropolitan area, and in the Kansas City metropolitan area. A full description of the program is available at http://webstermatesl.wikispaces.com.

 

This Visiting Assistant Professor position is in support of a five-year National Professional Development (NPD) grant that will take eight cohorts of 15 public schools teachers each through the course work needed to receive Missouri ELL Certification. Additional grant activities include participating in periodic Saturday Seminars focused on family and community engagement; promoting reflective practices; developing Communities of Practice; and using technology to assist professional development. The hired faculty member will focus on teaching course sections of grant participants and supporting other grant activities. This will be an incredible professional opportunity to teach a wide variety of TESL courses in a nationally recognized program while helping public school districts meet the needs of their increasingly diverse student population by providing relevant in-service professional development for teachers.

 

Webster University (St. Louis, Missouri) is an independent, comprehensive, nondenominational, multicampus, international university with undergraduate and graduate programs in various disciplines, including the liberal arts and sciences, the fine and performing arts, teacher education, communications, and business and technology. Founded in 1915, Webster serves students at its home campus, at campus centers across the United States, and internationally at five European campuses and in China, Thailand, and Ghana.

Inclusion:

 

 

How to Apply:

 

Webster University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and/or veteran status.

 

Applicants should submit the following material combined into one PDF: (1) a letter of interest that addresses the identified qualifications, (2) an expanded résumé or curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching philosophy statement, and (4) the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will assume the position August 2018. Applicants should submit files in one combined PDF using the link provided for this position at https://webster.peopleadmin.com/postings/3219.

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Northwest Missouri State University
Position: Instructor/ Assistant Professor
Posted: 06/07/2018
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Northwest Missouri State University School of Education seeks an engaging, knowledgeable, and passionate educator to serve as faculty member and colleague in a rural-based educator preparation program with a rich University-wide tradition of high-quality educator preparation. The faculty member will serve as an instructor/assistant professor (dependent on qualifications and experience) and must possess strong teaching, advising, research, leadership, presentation, collaboration and communication skills. The selected candidate must model life-long learning and continuous renewal as an educator, and be grounded in the most current research, curriculum, pedagogy, and practice; this requires evidence of strong and successful experience as a secondary school teacher with deep content knowledge and as a school leader.The faculty member will join a vibrant, productive team who possess unyielding commitment to a campus-based undergraduate educator preparation program supported by the on-campus Horace Mann laboratory school and Leet Center preschool. The selected candidate must demonstrate thorough knowledge of educator preparation and curricular redesign, as well as online learning and program development. They will join a faculty with a burgeoning suite of entirely-online graduate, programs which are nationally-focused and experiencing rapid growth. The ideal candidate can thus effectively teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments while balancing these performance expectations: excellent teaching, robust creative and scholarly achievement, skilled, dedicated advising to undergraduate and graduate students; and service to the students, school, university, and the profession. The ideal candidate will be innovative, possess strong listening and collaboration skills, exhibit kindness, possess attention to detail, and care deeply about educator preparation, quality, and organizational viability. AREAS OF NEED: The School of Education is seeking a reflective educator with a strong background in Secondary Education and Educational Leadership, AND one or more of the following areas of need:

  • Multiculturalism and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Classroom Management
  • Educational Foundations and Integrated Curriculum
  • Instruction, Pedagogy, and Assessment

PRIMARY DUTIES:

 

The Instructor/Assistant Professor will teach, conduct research, and contribute service. He/she will collaborate and assist in the facilitation and co-evaluation of teacher candidates in clinical field experiences. The instructor must hold, and promote, high expectations for students and self, work well with colleagues at Northwest and in the discipline, communicating effectively with stakeholders. The faculty member must work closely with other university faculty in education and across multiple content areas and several on-campus departments to ensure program quality, while providing high quality feedback, instruction, and assessment practices steeped in current research and effective teaching practices. The faculty member will ensure superior clinical experiences are provided to teacher candidates and work well with school partners and PK-12 teachers to develop mutually co-beneficial, strategic partnerships to grow teacher candidate practicum opportunities. The instructor must demonstrate an appreciation and promotion of diversity as a commitment to the School of Education and Northwest Missouri State University.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide excellent, research-based instruction to undergraduate and graduate students.
  2. Teach 12-13 undergraduate or graduate credit hours per trimester in an area of need (PK-12 Education, Graduate Leadership/Specialist courses in Middle and/or Secondary school, Educational Foundations, and/or Multiculturalism in a variety of formats including online, face-to-face, and/or blended, as well as teaching at different sites; summer teaching may be possible.
  3. Provide timely, constructive feedback to undergraduate and graduate students to help them monitor their progress and support learning.
  4. Supervise students in clinical field experiences and practicums at various sites
  5. Participate in highly collaborative, professional learning activities with colleagues
  6. Build relationships with school and community members to promote enhanced involvement in educator preparation and support ongoing (and develop new) partnerships
  7. Exhibit skill in development and expansion of mutually co-beneficial PK-12-university partnerships to assist both entities
  8. Actively participate in department, college, and university initiatives to ensure quality programs and state and national accreditation and overall excellence in the teacher education program
  9. Advise, recruit and retention of students at the undergraduate and graduate level
  10. Collaborate within School, and with department, college, university faculty and staff, educators in PK-12 environments, and area agencies
  11. Pursue scholarly work at the local, regional, and national levels
  12. Attend and participate in School of Education Advisory Council Meetings.
  13. Supervise, coach, mentor, and support teacher candidates in clinical practicum experiences
  14. Exhibit strong skills in educational technology, scholarly research, and collaboration
  15. Support university and school initiatives related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  16. Assist with university and program accreditation (HLC, CAEP, AAQEP, DESE, and/or other)
  17. Perform other duties and tasks as required of all faculty in the School of Education

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education: If seeking Assistant Professor position, earned doctorate or ABD-status in Education, Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, or closely-related field. At least 18 graduate hours in a field or sub-field of education is required. Must furnish evidence of completed doctorate by August 31, 2018.

 

Education: If seeking instructor position, a Masters / Specialist Degree with commitment to pursue an Educational doctorate or Ph.D. in Education will be considered; At least 18 graduate hours in a field or sub-field is required. (Appointment will be at instructor level until doctorate is complete).

 

 

Certification/License: Teacher Certification; Driver’s license

Experience: Successful experience in Secondary education and School Leadership in PK-12 education settings

Skills: Evidence of: teaching skill; effective communication ability; collaboration skills and the ability to work well with others toward common goals; strong organizational skills; attentiveness to detail; kindness.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Earned doctorate in Education (Ed.D or Ph.D.) in administration, leadership, curriculum and instruction and/or related field

Experience: Experience with PK-12 in Middle School/Secondary Education; literacy; PK-12 partnership development; expertise in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive practices

Certification/license: Missouri teacher licensure and Missouri Leader licensure

     

WORKING CONDITIONS: Collaborative team-based academic environment in a teacher education program at a regional, comprehensive University.

 

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL: Willing to be able to acquire/maintain required travel credentials and participate in international study away with faculty and teacher candidates.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Will supervise teacher candidates, practicum students, and graduate assistants

 

EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED: Interactive SMART Board, iPads, laptop computers, document cameras, and emerging technologies.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to complete essential classroom functions and lift up to 20 pounds.

 

COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy, and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri and 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the website at www.maryville.org.

 

UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1905, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location and through Northwest Online.

With an enrollment of about 6,500 students, Northwest has met all measures of the state’s performance-based funding initiative during four of the model’s first five years, and U.S. News and World Report has ranked it as the top moderately selective regional university in Missouri during three of the last four years. Safewise ranks the city of Maryville as one of the “Safest College Towns in America,” while BestCollegesOnline.org has named the Northwest campus one of the “50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.”

The University boasts a 59 percent graduation rate, which is in the 89th percentile of Northwest’s national peer group. In addition, 96 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 97 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, a career website, recently named Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job.

Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers.

Students have opportunities to build their resumes with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory SchoolNational Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.

For more information, visit www.nwmissouri.edu.

 

SCHOOL: The School of Education includes the Department of Professional Education and the broader, campus-based Professional Education Unit, Horace Mann Laboratory School and the Phyllis and Richard Leet Center for Children and Families and a site in Kansas City, Missouri featuring undergraduate completion and Master’s programs for teachers and leaders, as well as the site hosting coursework for a Cooperative Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership with the University-of Missouri-Columbia. The School of Education prepares teachers, counselors, and administrators/leaders for the nation’s school systems. Northwest has been continuously accredited at the national level since the inception of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), previously NCATE, and by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The mission of the School of Education is to prepare caring teachers who possess the highest level of professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to help all students learn in a diverse and every-changing world. For more information visit our website at http://www.nwmissouri.edu/academics/ed/index.htm.

 

SALARY: Competitive/market based and commensurate with qualifications

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search committee will begin review of applications immediately and the position will remain open until successfully filled.

 

DATE AVAILABLE: August 13, 2018

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS: A letter of application describing teaching/administrative experience and suitability for the position, current resume, copies of all transcripts, evidence of effective college teaching, and a list of current references

 

TO APPLY: You will need to submit the application materials as files (Word/PDF) listed above through Northwest’s Human Resources portal NEOGOV at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm

 

INQUIRIES FOR THE POSITION CAN BE MADE TO:

Dr. Tim Wall, Dean, School of Education

Phone: 660-562-1239, Email: timwall@nwmissouri.edu

 

Dr. Sue Wood, Assistant Dean & Assistant Professor, School of Education
Phone: 660-562-1232, Email: suewood@nwmissouri.edu

 

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University of Missouri~ Columbia
Position: Senior Research Associate (Job Opening ID:  26471)

Link to the job posting: Click here (search for the job ID to view and apply)

Posted: 05/16/2018

Job Description

The Office of Assessment in the College of Education at the University of Missouri develops and maintains processes and data systems that support the College’s continuous improvement efforts. The Office monitors the performance of the college through designing, developing and maintaining a comprehensive integrated assessment system that provides information to evaluate productivity, effectiveness, and impact in alignment with the goals and mission of the College as well as accreditation requirements.

The primary purpose of this position is to lead efforts of program evaluation and reporting for undergraduate and graduate programs. Specifically, this will include developing program evaluation protocol and data tools; documenting analysis and processes; assisting the College in developing, maintaining, and measuring continuous improvement measures.

Essential Position Responsibilities/Duties

  • Coordinate and prepare all internal and external reporting mandated by state, federal and private agencies in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Develop and manage databases for enrollment, completion, certification and credit hours, and others data sources related to the overall performance of the college.
  • Conduct ad hoc analyses and create summary reports to assist academic departments and the college leadership team in decision-making.
  • Collaborate with the assessment team in creating and maintaining college-wide performance dashboards.
  • Assist the Assessment Director in maintaining Accreditation status for all academic programs. Participate in the planning and preparation for CAEP accreditation. Provide data and technical support for the collection, analysis, and interpretation of assessment results.
  • Support the Assessment Director in developing and implementing a comprehensive assessment system to collect student-learning outcomes in academic programs.
  • Assist the Assessment Director in developing, maintaining, and measuring continuous improvement measures, and conduct educational research to measure outcomes of student learning, teaching, research and service in education.
  • Maintain and update documentation on processes and projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s, Master’s or a Specialist degree in Education, Higher Education, Educational Leadership or Administration, OR commensurate professional work experience.
  • Possess a high level of professional skill and contextual knowledge in educator preparation.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform statistical analysis, interpret, and evaluate results.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop/design, plan, coordinate, and execute data collection, data analysis and reporting.
  • Familiarity with relational databases like MS Access, SQL.
  • Evidence of effective organizational skills, attention to detail, time management, customer service, logical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a flexible manner that allows for adjustments in assignments and priorities depending upon the identified needs of the office
  • Ability to work independently without supervision as well as in a team environment with staff, faculty and administrators
  • Available to work on MU campus over a 12 month period

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving  the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

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Northwest Missouri State University
Position: Horace Mann Faculty First Grade
Posted: 05/07/2018
DEPARTMENT:                         Horace Mann
REPORTS TO:                          Director of Horace Mann Laboratory School
 
EMPLOYMENT TERMS:           9-month position
PRIMARY DUTY: Northwest Missouri State University School of Education is seeking applications for a full-time first grade instructor of Horace Mann Laboratory School. The successful candidate will serve as an instructor and educational leader in a co-teaching capacity (with 2nd grade) at an innovative, project-based, child-centered kindergarten through sixth grade laboratory school. The instructor will provide elementary students with exemplary instruction within a laboratory school setting with a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics within a social justice framework. The instructor will work collaboratively and assist in the facilitation and co-evaluation of teacher candidates in clinical field experiences, and mentor/co-teach with graduate assistants. The first/second classroom is unique in that the students share a classroom with specific grade level instruction and blended learning of integrated subjects. The instructor is responsible for promoting high expectations for students, working collaboratively with co-teacher, communicating effectively with parents, developing curriculum infusing art and music into content areas, and working collaboratively with the School of Education faculty and staff.  The position includes supervision and evaluation of graduate assistants and student employees, supervision of teacher candidates in clinical experiences, and implementation of state and national standards into the curriculum. The teacher works closely with other university departments to ensure quality feedback and superior clinical experiences are provided to teacher candidates. The instructor must demonstrate an appreciation and promotion of diversity as a commitment to the School of Education and Northwest Missouri State University.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide research-based instruction to a diverse student population in a laboratory school setting
  2. Co-teach in a first/second grade blended learning environment
  3. Facilitate, co-evaluate, and provide timely feedback to practicum students about instruction in the areas of literacy, math, science, and social studies
  4. Participate in highly collaborative, professional learning activities with colleagues
  5. Build relationships with families and community members to promote regular parent involvement in school activities and ongoing partnerships
  6. Supervise and co-teach with a graduate assistant and classroom teaching assistant(s)
  7. Supervise, coach, mentor, and support teacher candidates in clinical practicum experiences
  8. Exhibit strong skills in educational technology, scholarly research, and collaboration
  9. Create lesson plans in all curricula areas
  10. Support University and School initiative related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  11. Assist with university and program accreditation (HLC, CAEP, DESE, and/or other)
  12. Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Earned Master’s degree in Education from a four-year, accredited university.

Certification/License: Missouri Elementary Teaching Certification (or ability to attain certification)

Experience: Successful experience teaching in an elementary setting (post-Master’s degree)

Skills: Integration of technology and online course management system in teaching; strong communication skills; collaboration skills; ability to work well with others toward common goals; strong organizational skills

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Master’s degree in Education

Experience: At least three years of post-master’s degree teaching in an elementary setting; Project Lead the Way experience; Microsoft excel expertise; experience with digital learning platforms and school information systems

     

WORKING CONDITIONS: Collaborative team-based academic environment in a university-based laboratory school.

 

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL: Willing to be able to acquire/maintain required travel credentials and participate in international study away with faculty and teacher candidates.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Will supervise teacher candidates, practicum students, and graduate assistants

 

EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED: Interactive SMART Board, iPads, laptop computers, document cameras, and emerging technologies.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Actively instructing elementary students from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday during the regular school year (January – May). Instruction of Practicum students may occur from 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Participation in after school committees and faculty meetings as assigned. Ability to complete essential classroom functions and lift up to 20 pounds.

 

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Northwest Missouri State University
Position: Horace Mann Laboratory School Associate Teacher
Posted: 05/07/2018
DEPARTMENT:                         Horace Mann
REPORTS TO:                          Director of Horace Mann Laboratory School
 
EMPLOYMENT TERMS:           Part-time position
PRIMARY DUTY: Northwest Missouri State University School of Education is seeking applications for a part time associate teacher of Horace Mann Laboratory School. The successful candidate will serve teach in a co-teaching capacity at an innovative, project-based, child-centered kindergarten through sixth grade laboratory school. The associate teacher will provide elementary students with exemplary instruction within a laboratory school setting with a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics within a social justice framework. The teacher will work collaboratively with the classroom teachers to provide a unique experience where students share a classroom with specific grade level instruction and blended learning of integrated subjects. The associate teacher is responsible for promoting high expectations for students, working collaboratively with co-teachers, communicating effectively with parents, assisting with curriculum development infusing art and music into content areas, and working collaboratively with the School of Education faculty and staff.  The teacher must demonstrate an appreciation and promotion of diversity as a commitment to the School of Education and Northwest Missouri State University.The associate teacher coordinates the America Reads program. The coordination of the America Reads program includes managing and scheduling after school tutors, hiring students employees, managing the student labor budget, collaborating with Maryville Public Schools and parochial school, and promoting public awareness of the program.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide research-based instruction to a diverse student population in a laboratory school setting
  2. Co-teach in a blended learning environment
  3. Participate in highly collaborative, professional learning activities with colleagues
  4. Build relationships with families and community members to promote regular parent involvement in school activities and ongoing partnerships
  5. Supervise and co-teach with graduate assistants
  6. Supervise and support teacher candidates in clinical practicum experiences
  7. Exhibit strong skills in educational technology, scholarly research, and collaboration
  8. Assist with the creation of lesson plans in all curricula areas
  9. Support University and School initiative related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  10. Assist with university and program accreditation (HLC, CAEP, DESE, and/or other)
  1. Manage, coordinate, and supervise the America Reads Tutoring Program.
  2. Assist student employees, parents, and educational centers with policies, goals, services, and other related issues of the local America Reads Program.
  3. Conduct hiring, eligibility, training, and supervision of student employees in the America Reads Program.
  4. Manage America Reads student labor budget
  5. Ensure compliance with all laws and regulations
  6. Assist with university and program accreditation (HLC, CAEP, DESE, and/or other)
  7. Perform other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from a regionally-accredited university/college

Certification/License: Licensed State Certificate, or evidence of ability to receive certificate in timely manner

Experience: Evidence of one year of effective teaching experience

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from a regionally-accredited university/college

Certification/License: Missouri Teaching Certificate

Experience: Evidence of three years of effective teacher experience

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Collaborative team-based academic environment in a university-based laboratory school.

 

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL: Willing to be able to acquire and maintain a valid passport to participate in international study away trips for faculty and students.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The associate teacher supervises teacher candidates, graduate assistants, and k-6 grade students

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to complete essential classroom/administrative functions; ability to lift up to 20 pounds

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University of Missouri – St. Louis ~ College of Education
Position: Non-Tenure Track Teaching Faculty of Elementary Education / Literacy (9-month faculty; open rank)
Posted: 04/12/2018
The University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Education invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, 9 month non-tenure track faculty position in Elementary Education with a preference given to those with a strong background in literacy education. The successful candidate will personally teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, and coordinate adjunct instructors for a selection of courses within his/her areas of expertise. The successful candidate will be expected to perform all position responsibilities in a professional manner and abide by the collected Rules and Regulations of the University of Missouri System and College of Education policies. He/she will report directly to the Chair of the department of Educator Preparation, Innovation and Research (EPIR).This position is a nine-month academic year contract that begins mid August 2018. The University of Missouri – St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity institution committed to excellence through diversity. Applicants of minority backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses (both in-person and online) commensurate with the faculty member’s expertise.
  • Academically-advise and support the students served by the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL).
  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to work effectively with colleagues to support the mission of the institution and the academic unit.
  • Collaborate with area schools and community agencies.
  • Serve on committees at the university and college level as well as in the community.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate degree in Education or an appropriate field by August 2018.
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching in a K – 12 setting.
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more curricular areas aligned with the position description
  • Documented evidence of sustained, high-quality professional productivity
  • Documented evidence of teaching excellence and contribution to student development
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate technology into teaching including experience teaching online courses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Publication and/or presentation of scholarly work.
  • Successfully designing and leading professional development with elementary/secondary education teachers
  • Experience of collaborative curricular development
  • Documented experience of successful teaching in higher education
  • Experience in teaching, designing, and delivering professional development for a National Writing Project site.

Salary:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. This is a non-tenured full-time 100% FTE benefits eligible nine-month academic year position beginning mid-August 2018. This position has no rights to tenure at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Rank will be determined based on the qualifications of the successful candidate.

Application:

Applicants MUST apply online at www.umsl.jobs and include a letter of application that addresses stated position requirements and preferences, current CV, and contact information including e-mail and telephone numbers of three professional references. All materials should be combined into a single PDF file and attached as a “resume” during the online application process. Only completed applications submitted online will be reviewed.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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University of Missouri- St. Louis
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education/BCBA
Posted: 04/09/2018
                                Assistant Teaching Professor of Special Education, Non-Tenure Track
                                             University of Missouri-St. Louis, College of Education
                                     Department of Educator Preparation, Innovation and Research
The University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Education invites qualified professionals to apply for a fulltime, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track faculty position in Special Education. Applicants must have an active BCBA license by the start date. The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, and help to assign adjunct instructors to a selection of courses within his/her areas of expertise. Fulfilling the position duties is based on a nine-month academic year contract that begins in Fall 2018. The University of Missouri – St. Louis is an equal opportunity institution. Applicants of minority backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply for the position.
Responsibilities:
  •  Teach undergraduate and graduate courses (both face-to-face and online), commensurate with the faculty member’s expertise
  •  Academically-advise and support the students served by the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL)
  •  Guide students in UMSL’s BCBA in the leadership position of BACB Verified Course Sequence coordinator
  •  Demonstrate a willingness and ability to work effectively with colleagues to support the mission of the institution and the academic unit
  •  Collaborate with area schools and/or community agencies
  •  Demonstrate/support the College’s dedication and commitment to culturally-responsive practices and social justice
  •  Serve on committees at the university and college level, as well as in the community
Required Qualifications:
  •  Doctorate degree in special education or related field of study by the start date
  •  Demonstrated expertise in one or more curricular areas aligned with this position description
  •  Documented evidence of sustained, high-quality professional productivity
  •  Documented evidence of teaching excellence and contribution to student development
  •  Demonstrated ability to integrate technology into teaching including experience teaching online courses
  •  Active BCBA license, or willingness & ability to obtain BCBA license by 8/5/18
Preferred Qualifications:
  •  A minimum of 2 years teaching in a K-12 setting
  •  Experience of collaborative curricular development
  •  Documented experience of successful teaching in higher education
  •  Active BCBA license
Expectations:
The successful candidate will be expected to perform the position duties in a professional manner and abide by the collected Rules and Regulations of the University System. He or she will report directly to the Chair of the Educator Preparation, Innovation and Research (EPIR) Department. 
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. This is a full-time 100% FTE benefits-eligible position. This position has no rights to tenure at the University of Missouri- St. Louis. Appointment is a nine month, non-tenured faculty position.
Applications:
Applicants MUST apply online at www.umsl.jobs including a letter of application that addresses stated position requirements and preferences; updated CV; and contact information (including e-mail) of three professional references. A single PDF file attached as a “resume” is strongly recommended. Only completed applications submitted online will be reviewed.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action,
Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity
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Southeast Missouri State University
Position: Director, Office of Field Experiences ~College of Education
Posted: 04/09/2018
Primary Expectations:

  • Ensure that field experience processes and expectations are aligned with current state rules and national accreditation standards
  • Solve problems, both independently and collaboratively, that are related to the running of the Office of Field Experiences
  • Maintain knowledge of current research on best practice related to field experiences
  • Coordinate the efficient placement of teacher candidates in all field experiences
  • Assign and oversee university supervisors for culminating field experience
  • Collaborate with programs to ensure that placement of candidates in field experience is in harmony with program goals
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with school districts that host teacher candidates in all field experiences
  • Ensure that memoranda of understanding between the Teacher Preparation Program and school districts in which teacher candidates are placed for field experiences are established and followed
  • Organize training for supervisors and mentor teachers in the use of the evaluation tool employed in the culminating field experience.
  • Facilitate orientation to the culminating field experience for teacher candidates, mentor teachers, and university supervisors
  • Maintain records of candidate field placements, including demographic data on field sites
  • Develop and maintain effective methods for communicating information related to the Office of Field Experiences, including web pages, handbooks, and e-mail notifications when appropriate
  • Travel regularly to P-12 schools within the University’s service region to build partnerships and address problems

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in an education-related field
  • License in a P-12 area of teacher certification
  • Minimum of five years of experience teaching in P-12 schools
  • Ability to establish positive professional relationships within educational settings
  • History of successful collaboration with professional peers
  • Evidence of ability to identify and solve problems
  • Successful supervisory experience
  • Ability to organize schedules of tasks and sets of data Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Word and Excel
  • Successful experience working with diverse populations (as defined by race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, and other common demographic indicators)
  • Positive or neutral relationships with all school districts in the Southeast Missouri State University Service area
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

 

Application Deadline:  To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by April 20, 2018.

 

Applications must be completed online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm.

 

Click on the position title, then click on the APPLY button on the top of the page and submit the following items:

  • Letter of interest addressing position qualifications
  • Current resume
  • Names and contact information of three professional references
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Missouri Baptist University
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Education – K-12 Special Education Emphasis
Posted: 03/27/2018

This position requires a doctorate in Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction, K-12 Education Leadership or a related area. The applicant is expected to have extensive knowledge of and experience teaching and/or leading in K-12 Special Education. The candidate would preferably possess a minimum of two years of teaching for an institution of higher learning. The job may include some teaching responsibilities at the graduate level. Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, and written statement of faith in keeping with the mission of Missouri Baptist University.

Electronic applications are appreciated. Please send a letter of application, vita, and statement of faith to:

Dr. Melanie Bishop
Dean of the Education Division
Melanie.Bishop@mobap.edu
Missouri Baptist University
One College Park Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141

and

Dr. Clark Triplett
Vice President for Graduate Studies and Academic Program Review
Clark.Triplett@mobap.edu
Missouri Baptist University
One College Park Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141

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Kansas City Teacher Residency
Position: Continuum Coach
Posted: 03/20/2018
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The KCTR Continuum Coach’s main responsibility is to improve instructional effectiveness by providing support and coaching to program participants and the organization as a whole. The Continuum Coach provides support and coaching to program participants who enter KCTR as Residents’ as well as those who are in their teacher of record years as Resident Graduates. In order to continue the mission of accelerating student achievement in local district and charter schools, the Continuum Coach is expected to stretch teachers to reach their full potential, regardless of outside circumstances.SPECIFICALLY YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO:The Continuum Coach is accountable for Program Participant growth and effectiveness.  (Approximate Frequency – 60%)

  • Coach, influence, and motivate a group of program participants to reach ambitious goals with students, and mastery of a small number of the KCTR Core Learning Outcomes.
  • Observe and provide specific, actionable, on-the-spot feedback to program participants once or more per week on their teaching and coursework performance.
  • Collaborate regularly with site mentor teachers and/or instructional leaders to align performance goals and plan meaningful gradual release of responsibility activities.
  • Use performance data as an opportunity for additional practice and immediate feedback
  • Participate in co-observations with other members of the KCTR team and site leaders as needed.
  • Deeply internalize the KCTR Instructional Rubric and Core Learning Outcomes

 

The Continuum Coach is accountable for collaborating and contributing to coursework facilitation and professional learning experiences.  (Approximate Frequency – 20%)

  • Support Director of Curriculum and Program as needed by internalizing, planning, and/or facilitating portions of teacher certification development sessions, Graduate PLC sessions, and mentor teacher PLC sessions. Topics could include but aren’t limited to:
    • Content Knowledge (ECE, Elementary, MS ELA, MS Math, MS Science)
    • Instruction and Design (lesson planning, unit planning)
    • Professionalism
    • Student Engagement (TLAC strategies, cooperative learning)
    • Diversity, Equity, and Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Model strong professionalism, instruction and planning for novice teachers at all times
  • Collaborate regularly with Continuum Experience Manager and the Director of Curriculum and Program to ensure alignment between clinical, site, program improvement initiatives, and certification coursework.

 

The Continuum Coach is accountable for monitoring program participant satisfaction and progress towards certification. (Approximate Frequency – 20%)

  • Keep a pulse on the state of teacher development and the program participant experience by using site-wide data to take proactive measures to address development trends.
  • Maintain accurate program participant portfolios which include progress towards certification and overall performance on the KCTR Instructional Rubric.
  • Use performance data as an opportunity for additional practice and immediate feedback
  • Scoring and providing feedback on certification coursework as needed.
  • Serve as a liaison at host school sites and participate in training site alignment meetings with building leadership
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

 

Service Oriented Team Player

  1. Believes in the core values of Kansas City Teacher Residency, and be driven by the mission
  2. Demonstrated ability to motivate, inspire, and interact with diverse populations and awareness of and comfort with issues of diversity, specifically around race, class, and gender
  3. Ability to collaborate with multiple partners and navigate varying interest
  4. Understands the importance and skill required to manage and build relationships with adults.
  5. Readiness to work non-standard hours over the course of the five week pre-service training and occasional weekends
  6. Exceptional skills in time management, including the ability to balance multiple priorities, independently and cooperatively, in a fast-paced work environment
  7. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with all members of the KCTR team at all levels within the organization

Service Oriented Character  

  1. Demonstrates a level of self-awareness, flexibility and a positive outlook in stressful situations and will take ownership to improve as necessary.
  2. Comfort providing direct, in-the-moment feedback to teams and participants
  3. Should be tactful and diplomatic with good listening skills and an approachable personality.
  4. Is trustworthy and can work independently with minimal supervision
  5. Track record of success in academic and professional settings

Service Oriented Learner

  1. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree is preferred
  2. Minimum of 3 or more years of teaching experience required; previous coaching experience (highly preferred)
  3. Experience in urban public schools, with a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges within that dynamic environment is preferred
  4. Adequate understanding of nonprofit startup, team dynamics, education reform, and innovative teacher preparation programs
  5. Ability to analyze and evaluate data to drive decision making and goal setting
  6. Strong analytical skills with an ability to assimilate to new information and processes quickly with solid judgment and decision-making abilities
  7. Strong familiarity and experience with the Missouri State Standards and/or Common Core State Standards (highly preferred)
  8. Solid working knowledge of visualization and or data management software Intermediate or advanced knowledge of Google Apps is a plus
  9. Invest in your own personal development and skill set

 

TIME COMMITMENT

In preparation for the role, Continuum Coaches can expect to attend up to 60 hours of training over multiple days in the summer, some travel may be required. There are peak periods during certain times of the year and occasional prolonged hours of duty are required., including some weekends.

 

TRAVEL:

This role requires reliable transportation and willingness to travel to and from partner sites. Occasional overnight travel is required for training purposes.

 

COMPENSATION:

The Kansas City Teacher Residency offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience level, credentials and anticipated duties and responsibilities, including benefits.

 

 

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants can apply for this position by submitting a cover letter and resume via our online application.

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Kansas City Teacher Residency
Position: Recruitter
Posted: 03/20/2018
WHAT YOU’LL DO:

This position will report to the Talent and Placement Manager of the Kansas City Teacher Residency and will work collaboratively with other members of the Kansas City Teacher Residency team, KCTR partner schools and the KCTR university partner.  The admissions and recruitment team help support the recruitment and selection of residents to meet the human capital needs and focus areas for our partner CMO and District schools through program development, program management, and building relationships.  They are expected to work on assignments in a manner that is consistent with the core values of the Kansas City Teacher Residency.

SPECIFICALLY YOU’LL BE EXPECTED TO:

  •  Implement recruitment strategies that attract high-quality candidates from diverse backgrounds to KCTR
  • Collaborate to implement an effective marketing and communication plan that effectively markets KCTR to potential residents
  • Implement and carry out a rigorous selection process to ensure that individuals accepted into the program meet standards
  • Identify and cultivate strong referral pipelines
  • Identify and establish a presence at promising events, organizations, and publications
  • Network with KCTR partners, key members of local organizations and community leaders to promote KCTR recruitment events
  • Conduct information sessions to educate others about KCTR
  • Work with potential applicants to assist in their application process
  • Track applicants through the application process to support them in completion of each stage
  • Engage current KCTR stakeholders in supporting the application process and interacting with applicants
  • Analyze data throughout the application process to identify challenges or opportunities and adjust strategically

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

Service Oriented Team Player

  1. Believes in the core values of Kansas City Teacher Residency, and be driven by the mission
  2. Demonstrated ability to motivate, inspire, and interact with diverse populations and awareness of and comfort with issues of diversity, specifically around race, class, and gender
  3. Ability to collaborate with multiple partners and navigate varying interest
  4. Understands the importance and skill required to manage and build relationships with adults.
  5. Readiness to work non-standard hours with occasional business travel
  6. Exceptional skills in time management, including the ability to balance multiple priorities, independently and cooperatively, in a fast-paced work environment
  7. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with all members of the KCTR team at all levels within the organization
  8. Ability to develop and deliver high quality presentations to KCTR team, potential recruits, and external stakeholders

Service Oriented Character  

  1. Demonstrates a level of self-awareness, flexibility and a positive outlook in stressful situations and will take ownership to improve as necessary.
  2. Comfort providing direct, in-the-moment feedback to teams and participants
  3. Should be tactful and diplomatic with good listening skills and an approachable personality.
  4. Is trustworthy and can work independently with minimal supervision
  5. Track record of success in academic and professional settings
  6. Skilled in building relationships and leveraging existing relationships while displaying a customer service mindset towards recruitment

Service Oriented Learner

  1. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree is preferred
  2. Experience in urban public schools, with a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges within that dynamic environment is preferred
  3. Adequate understanding of nonprofit startup, team dynamics, education reform, and innovative teacher preparation programs
  4. Embody an entrepreneurial spirit encompassing a sense of personal urgency and responsibility for program success
  5. Ability to analyze and evaluate data to drive decision making and goal setting
  6. Strong analytical skills with an ability to assimilate to new information and processes quickly with solid judgment and decision-making abilities
  7. Solid working knowledge of visualization and/or data management software; intermediate or advanced knowledge of Google Apps is a plus
  8. Invest in your own personal development and skill set

TRAVEL:

This role requires reliable transportation and willingness to travel to and from partner sites. Occasional business travel is also required for recruiting purposes.

COMPENSATION:

The Kansas City Teacher Residency offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience level, credentials and anticipated duties and responsibilities, including benefits.

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants can apply for this position by submitting a cover letter and resume via our online application.

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Drury University
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Teaching and Learning Center 
Posted: 03/09/2018 
Drury University is currently accepting applications for an assistant/associate professor of education and Director of the Teaching and Learning Center. As director of the TLC, the candidate will provide direction and vision for a campus culture committed to continuous improvement of teaching. The candidate will also teach courses in the Secondary Education curriculum (which could include online and graduate level courses) and advise students in Secondary Education.This is a 12-month, tenure-track position that will begin June 2018. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a commitment to effective teaching, promise as scholars in current pedagogies, and relevant leadership experience in centers committed to improving teaching and assessment practices among a community of scholar-teachers. Minimum qualifications include a PhD or EdD in Curriculum and Instruction (or a related field). Teaching experience at the high school level is preferred.Please send current c.v., copies of transcripts, cover letter, and statement of teaching philosophy to TLCEDsearch18@drury.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 16 and continue until the position is filled.
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Missouri Western State University
Position: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION-(tenure-track) 
Posted: 03/08/2018
The Department of Education is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach primarilyelementary literacy courses in the Education Program, beginning August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching and leadership of the undergraduate elementary literacy teacher preparation courses. Additional responsibilities include scholarship related to teacher preparation, serving as academic advisor, and providing departmental/university/community service. The undergraduate program is approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and accredited by NCATE.
REQUIRED: Earned doctorate in education from an accredited institution of higher education (or comparable educational background); professional experience in elementary literacy education in the P-12 environment.
PREFERRED: Doctorate in literacy education. Previous classroom and online teaching and service experience in higher education, specifically in the field of literacy education. Employment is contingent on proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of immigration status (if applicable), and contact information only for at least three references sent to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins April 1, 2018, and will continue until position is filled. EOE
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William Woods University
Position:Special Education Professor
Posted: 03/01/2018
Department:School of Education
Reports To:Director of Education
Job Type:This is a full time, exempt position.

General Description:

William Woods University is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in K-12 Mild/Moderate Cross Categorical Special Education. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the curriculum design and delivery of coursework in the on ground model for Undergraduate students. The contracted teaching load is 12 hours per semester, with the opportunity to teach overload courses and chair dissertations for overload pay. The professor would be asked to teach multiple courses in Special Education domains and others that are approved by the Director. Full-time faculty are expected to participate in faculty and campus committees, attend faculty assembly and School meetings, and conduct program and class assessments in accordance with standards developed by the University and outside accrediting entities.

 

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and improve curriculum for all courses involved in all modalities, including a cycle of evaluation based on valid and reliable measures to improve outcomes for students.
  • Revise and administer assessments of individual courses using the VIA system.
  • Belong to statewide committees and organizations related to administrative positions.
  • Maintain DESE accreditation in APR reported programs as well as maintain all CAEP standards.
  • Administer, collect, analyze, and report all relevant assessment data related to the program.
  • Analyze and report survey data from end of course surveys.
  • Duties as assigned by the Director of the School of Education.

Position Requirements:

  • A Doctorate degree in the field of education is strongly encouraged, Master’s degree is required.
  • Ability to perform teaching, administrative, and clerical duties independently in order to fulfill goals and objectives of the program within the overall mission of the department, the division, and the University.
  • Previous administrative experience as a school system administrator is preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development, strong work ethic, and a commitment to working well with others.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with integrating instructional technology into classroom experiences.

 

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 9 month position beginning August 6, 2018.

Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (one being a supervisor).

 

William Woods University is an independent institution chartered by the State of Missouri with main campus facilities in Fulton, MO.  It has been operating continuously since 1870, taking its current form as a coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate programs in 1993.  Today, William Woods draws approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 35 states and approximately 11 foreign countries.  William Woods has been ranked as a Top 100 Midwest University by U.S. News and World Report, and has been recognized for the quality and affordability of its online degree programs.  With a full liberal arts curriculum, William Woods also offers a strong professional tradition, with nationally ranked programs in Equestrian Studies and American Sign Language. Its graduate education program figures strongly in the administration and leadership of Missouri’s state school system.  William Woods University is governed by a self-perpetuating board of trustees, and remains committed to serving the public good by helping students link intellectual development with the responsibilities of citizenship and professional life.

William Woods University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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William Woods University
Position:Assistant/Associate Professor of Education
Posted: 03/01/2018
Department:School of Education
Reports To:Director of Education
Job Type:This is a full time, exempt position.

General Description:

William Woods University is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty in education. This individual will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy, which will involve overseeing the curriculum design and delivery of coursework in the online and on ground model. The contracted teaching load is 12 hours per semester, with the opportunity to teach overload courses and chair dissertations for overload pay. Examples of courses that will be taught are teaching reading and writing, reading in the content area, analysis and correction, measurement and assessment, and diversity of instruction. This position also requires knowledge of how to integrate technology into literacy development, including the use of applications for student learning. Integration of cross curricular concepts, with a focus in social science is preferred.

Full-time faculty are expected to participate in faculty and campus committees, attend faculty assembly and School meetings, and conduct program and class assessments in accordance with standards developed by the University and outside accrediting entities, including DESE and CAEP.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and improve curriculum for all courses involved in all modalities, including a cycle of evaluation based on valid and reliable measures to improve outcomes for students and coordinate with the chair of Undergraduate education.
  • Revise and administer assessments of individual courses using the VIA system.
  • Administer, collect, analyze, and report all relevant assessment data related to the program.
  • Duties as assigned by the Director of the School of Education.

 

Position Requirements:

  • A Doctorate degree in the field of education is required
  • Ability to perform teaching, administrative, and clerical duties independently in order to fulfill goals and objectives of the program within the overall mission of the department, the division, and the University.
  • Previous experience as a school leader/coaching in literacy is preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development, strong work ethic, and a commitment to working well with others.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with integrating instructional technology into classroom experiences.

 

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 9-month position beginning August 1, 2018.

Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (one being a supervisor).

 

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William Woods University
Position:Clinical Experiences Coordinator
Posted: 03/01/2018
Department:School of Education
Reports To:Director, School of Education
Job Type:This is a full time, exempt position.

General Description:

William Woods University is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to coordinate the Clinical Experiences of the School of Education. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the placement for all graduate and undergraduate students. The contracted teaching load is 3 hours per semester, with the opportunity to teach overload courses and chair dissertations for overload pay.

 

Full-time faculty are expected to participate in faculty and campus committees, attend faculty assembly and School meetings, and conduct program and class assessments in accordance with standards developed by the University and outside accrediting entities.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the placement of both graduate and undergraduate students to ensure placement with a highly qualified mentor for all relevant field experience hours.
  • Collect, analyze, and report assessment data related to the field experience coursework.
  • Hire, train, oversee, and professionally develop the regional coordinators.
  • Collect and maintain the Memorandum’s of Understanding and all relevant DESE documentation prior to placement
  • Collect, analyze, and report on all DESE testing relevant to the field experience (MEES, MoPTA, MoSLPA).
  • Collect, analyze and report survey data from end of experience from both mentor and mentee.
  • Teach 1 course per semester
  • Duties as assigned by the Director of the School of Education.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Master’s degree required; A Doctorate degree in the field of education is preferred.
  • Ability to perform teaching, administrative, and clerical duties independently in order to fulfill goals and objectives of the program within the overall mission of the department, the division, and the University.
  • Previous administrative experience as a school system administrator is preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development, strong work ethic, and a commitment to working well with others.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with integrating instructional technology into classroom experiences

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 12-month position beginning July 1, 2018.

Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (one being a supervisor).

 

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William Woods University
Position: Chair of Doctoral Studies
Posted: 03/01/2018
Department:School of Education
Reports To:Director, School of Education
Job Type:This is a full time, exempt position.

General Description:

William Woods University is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to coordinate the Doctorate in Educational Leadership. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the curriculum design and delivery of coursework in the online and on ground cohort model. The contracted teaching load is 3 hours per semester, with the opportunity to teach overload courses and chair dissertations for overload pay.

Full-time faculty are expected to participate in faculty and campus committees, attend faculty assembly and School meetings, and conduct program and class assessments in accordance with standards developed by the University and outside accrediting entities.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and improve curriculum for all courses involved in all modalities, including a cycle of evaluation based on valid and reliable measures to improve outcomes for students.
  • Revise and administer the Comprehensive Exam (Comps) and assessments of individual courses using the VIA system.
  • Schedule classes for cohorts.
  • Hire, Credential, and Train instructors of the Doctoral courses using online modules and face to face professional development models.
  • Create and maintain a quality control committee for the admittance to the program.
  • Analyze and report end of course survey data for instructors within the program.
  • Liaison between admissions and marketing to ensure proper implementation and marketing of cohorts.
  • Teach one course per semester to stay current in the field.
  • Duties as assigned by the Director of the School of Education

 

Position Requirements:

  • A Doctorate degree in the field of education is required.
  • Ability to perform teaching, administrative, and clerical duties independently in order to fulfill goals and objectives of the program within the overall mission of the department, the division, and the University.
  • Previous administrative experience as a school system administrator is preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development, strong work ethic, and a commitment to working well with others.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with integrating instructional technology into classroom experiences

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 12-month position beginning July 1, 2018.

Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (one being a supervisor).

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University of Missouri, Columbia
Position: Non-Tenure Track Teaching Professor & Program Coordinator Department of Special Education | College of Education
Posted: 02/21/2018
Special Education at the University of Missouri
The Department of Special Education seeks a candidate for an innovative position that integrates teaching, advising, and program coordination for our undergraduate students. The candidate selected will work collaboratively with faculty and staff in the College of Education to provide oversight of coursework, accreditation, and field experiences for our students seeking teacher certification.Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Special Education
  • Expertise in directly teaching with children or youth with disabilities
  • Understanding of the design and goals of the special education preservice program
  • Willingness to teach undergraduate courses in an online or face-to-face environment
  • Willingness to actively participate in assessment activities and redesign processes
  • Experience with or knowledge about accreditation processes/program evaluation processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively and collegially with representatives from Missouri Department of Education, faculty from other teacher preparation institutions in MO, school administrators, teachers, faculty, staff and students to answer questions, problem solve, and ensure that the undergraduate program is effectively implemented
  • Ability to provide oversight for a certification program in Cross-Categorical Special Education
  • Commitment to special education and enthusiasm for work in the field of special education
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Candidates will be Evaluated on the Following Factors:

 

  • Experience teaching courses aligned with teacher preparation
  • Proven project management ability and organization skills
  • Ability to advise and provide instructional supervision to a diverse undergraduate student body
  • Teaching abilities in various special education content areas (e.g., high-incidence disabilities, assessment, evidence-based practices, law & policy, identification & classification procedures, collaboration, co-teaching)
  • Evidence of participation in state and national professional organizations

 

About the Department of Special Education:  The Department of Special Education (SPED) is one of five academic units within the MU College of Education. SPED offers programs for students seeking undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees. The undergraduate program is focused on pre-service teacher preparation in mild/moderate cross-categorical disabilities. Master’s programs, both on-line and on-campus, focus on advanced teacher professional development in areas including Early Childhood Special Education, Gifted Education, Cross Categorical, Behavioral Disorders, Learning Disabilities, and Autism Education. Department Faculty continue to be successful in securing federal funding to support Masters students through federal training grants. The department offers Doctoral programs to establish leaders in the area of research and teacher preparation in the following areas: Behavioral Disorders, Autism, Learning Disabilities, Special Education Administration, and Early Childhood Special Education. All admitted doctoral students are supported with tuition and fiscal support through departmental funding as well as federally funded programs. SPED faculty members are consistently recognized – internationally and across the U.S. – for their individual and collaborative research excellence. SPED is home to several state and federally supported training, demonstration and research projects, including the Center for School-Wide Positive Behavioral Supports, the Center for the Prevention of School Violence, the Center for Social and Behavioral Competence, and the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders.  The department has the highest per faculty member external funding average in the College of Education.

 

About the College of Education: The College of Education is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College has a student population of approximately 900 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students with 72 tenured/tenure-track and 25 full-time non-tenure track faculty members. The College is financially well positioned to invest in innovation. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $20 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. The College is a leader on the campus and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.

 

About MU and the Surrounding Community: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1867, MU became one of the first public universities in the nation to establish an academic program specific to teacher preparation.  Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Department, College, and MU. More information is available on the web at: education.missouri.edu

 

MU is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 120,000 that has been rated by Money Magazine, Men’s Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 30,000, and is designated as a Carnegie Research University with very high research activity. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine, and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation.

 

This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts.

 

Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with experiences and qualifications.

 

Appointment:  12 months beginning July 2018.

 

Closing Date:  Review of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

 

To Apply: Apply on-line at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php, Job ID 25752. All candidates should upload (a) a letter of application describing the position to which you are applying and detailing your qualifications for the position, including which classes or subject areas you are prepared to teach; (b) philosophy of teaching/advising statement; (c) a syllabus for a course you have designed and/or taught, and (d) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. For candidates applying at the Associate level, additionally send evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews).

 

Please contact Dr. Delinda van Garderen, vangarderend@missouri.edu, for questions about the position.

 

 

The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer: Women, minorities and disabled individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.  To request ADA accommodations, please contact the Dean’s Office at 573-882-8524. The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

 

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Northwest Missouri State University
Position: Principal of Horace Mann Laboratory School & Assistant Professor/Instructor in the School of Education
Posted: 02/16/2018
Reports To: Dean of the School of Education
Classification: Faculty
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Terms: 10-Month Position
PRIMARY DUTY: 
The Northwest Missouri State University School of Education is seeking applications for a full-time principal of Horace Mann Laboratory School. The successful candidate will serve as the educational leader of an innovative, project-based, child-centered kindergarten through sixth grade laboratory school. The principal is responsible for promoting high expectations for students and teachers, communicating effectively with parents, developing curriculum, and working collaboratively with the School of Education faculty and staff.  The position includes supervision and evaluation of laboratory school faculty and staff, preparation and supervision of budgets, and implementation of state and national standards into the curriculum. The Principal coordinates closely with the Director of the Phyllis & Richard Leet Center for Children & Families, ensuring policies and programs of these two units are aligned. The Principal works closely with other university departments to ensure superior clinical experiences are provided to teacher candidates. The Principal coordinates the Horace Mann Parent Advisory Council and works closely with the Director of the Northwest Regional Professional Development Center and area principals and superintendents. The Principal/Assistant Professor will also teach 3-6 hours of university coursework in the School of Education and coordinates with faculty to provide best practices for teacher candidates. The Principal must demonstrate an appreciation and promotion of diversity as a commitment to the School of Education and Northwest Missouri State University.
 Essential Functions:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Serve as principal of the Horace Mann Laboratory School (K-6)
  2. Provide instructional leadership for curriculum development and the operations of the academic program offered through the Horace Mann Laboratory School
  3. Collaborate regularly with the Director of the School of Education and Director of the Leet Center Early Childhood Center
  4. Build effective relationships with families and community members to promote regular parent involvement
  5. Prepare and supervise the budget, coordinate billing information to the university relative to student tuition/fees and prepare required reports and documentation
  6. Lead processes related to personnel hiring and evaluation of all staff, graduate and student employees associated with the K-6 grade programs
  7. Facilitate professional development in research-based best practices while modeling a research agenda in project-based, hands-on, STEM-infused curricular delivery
  8. Exhibit strong skills in educational technology, research, and collaboration
  9. Facilitate the school’s programs and activities aligned with state and national standards and best practices supported in the School of Education classes
  10. Attend Principal’s meetings with area administrators and develop collegial partnerships
  11. Ensure faculty implement and utilize required assessment strategies and continuous-improvement plans for the laboratory school
  12. Develop system for use of program outcomes and collaborate on assessment/outcomes with School of Education Leadership team to support accreditation
  13. Develop partnerships with area schools and businesses to benefit profession-based learning opportunities and skills for undergraduate and graduate students within the Laboratory school
  14. Instruct undergraduate and/or graduate students in the School of Education
  15. Serve on university-wide committees which may include, but are not limited to: calendar, safety, budget, grant opportunities, compliance/HR/legal, or other
  16. Ensure compliance with all laws and regulations
  17. Assist with university and program accreditation (HLC, CAEP, DESE, and/or other)
  18. Perform other duties as assigned
 Qualifications:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Specialist in Education (EdS) degree in appropriate programs with elementary principalship certification (can obtain Missouri certification in a timely manner)
Education: Master’s in Education (MA/MSEd)
Education: Ability to be able to meet HLC qualifications to teach undergraduate students
Experience: A demonstrated leadership/strong background in program administration; successful teaching experience in elementary level school classrooms
Experience: Leadership of school programming with emphasis in hands-on, project-based, and/or technology-infused curriculumPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Earned doctorate or ABD in Education, Educational Leadership, Curriculum & Instruction, or closely related field. A willingness to earn an Education doctoral degree is preferred.
Education: Ability to be able to meet HLC qualifications to teach graduate students (18 graduate hours in a subfield or discipline of Education AND an Ed.D or Ph.D in a related field)
Experience: Three to five years of successful experience in elementary or middle level principalship
Experience: Familiarity and experience with Reggio Emilia educational philosophy, Project-Lead-the-Way, and/or other constructivist elementary/early childhood school programming
 Additional Job Information:
WORKING CONDITIONS: Collaborative team-based academic environment in a university-based laboratory school.

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL: Willing to be able to acquire and maintain a valid passport to lead international study away trips for faculty and students.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Principal supervises the faculty, secretary, nurse, graduate assistants, student employees, and practicum students comprising the Horace Mann faculty, staff, and students

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to complete essential classroom/administrative functions; ability to lift up to 20 pounds  

COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy, and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri and 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the website at www.maryville.org.

UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1905, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location and through Northwest Online.
With an enrollment of about 6,500 students, Northwest has met all measures of the state’s performance-based funding initiative during four of the model’s first five years, and U.S. News and World Report has ranked it as the top moderately selective regional university in Missouri during three of the last four years. Safewise ranks the city of Maryville as one of the “Safest College Towns in America,” while BestCollegesOnline.org has named the Northwest campus one of the “50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.”
The University boasts a 59 percent graduation rate, which is in the 89th percentile of Northwest’s national peer group. In addition, 96 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 97 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, a career website, recently named Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job.
Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers.
Students have opportunities to build their resumes with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory SchoolNational Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.
For more information, visit www.nwmissouri.edu.

SCHOOL: The School of Education includes the Department of Professional Education and the broader, campus-based Professional Education Unit, Horace Mann Laboratory School and the Phyllis and Richard Leet Center for Children and Families and a site in Kansas City, Missouri featuring undergraduate completion and Master’s programs for teachers and leaders, as well as the site hosting coursework for a Cooperative Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership with the University-of Missouri-Columbia. The School of Education prepares teachers, counselors, and administrators/leaders for the nation’s school systems. Northwest has been continuously accredited at the national level since the inception of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), previously NCATE, and by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The mission of the School of Education is to prepare caring teachers who possess the highest level of professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to help all students learn in a diverse and every-changing world. For more information visit our website at http://www.nwmissouri.edu/academics/ed/index.htm.

SALARY: Competitive/market based and commensurate with qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search committee will begin review of applications immediately and the position will remain open until successfully filled.

DATE AVAILABLE: August 13, 2018

APPLICATION MATERIALS: A letter of application describing teaching/administrative experience and suitability for the position, current resume, copies of all transcripts, and a list of current references

TO APPLY: You will need to submit the application materials as files (Word/PDF) listed above through Northwest’s Human Resources portal NEOGOV at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm

INQUIRIES FOR THE POSITION CAN BE MADE TO:
Dr. Timothy Wall, Dean and Director of the School of Education
Northwest Missouri State University
Brown Hall 211
1-660-562-1179
Email: timwall@nmwissouri.edu

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Southwest Baptist University
Position: Instructor or Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Posted: 02/07/2018
Southwest Baptist University invites applications for a nine-month position as an Instructor or Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. The candidate selected will be responsible for teaching 24 hours per academic year of undergraduate courses in exercise science to students on the Bolivar campus. Candidates must be evangelical Christians who have a commitment to undergraduate, church-related (Southern Baptist) education. Responsibilities will begin with the fall 2018 semester.
UNIVERSITY:Southwest Baptist University is an institution of higher education, offering courses leading both to undergraduate and graduate degrees. Approximately 1,600 on-campus students may choose from 46 programs of study as they pursue a liberal arts-based, career-oriented education. The University is comprised of the College of Business and Computer Science, the College of Education and Social Sciences, the College of Music, Arts, and Letters, and the Redford College of Theology and Church Vocations. The main campus is located in the city of Bolivar, a community of 10,000 located 23 miles north of Springfield, Missouri.
QUALIFICATIONS:Required –

  • Master’s degree in Kinesiology or Exercise Science
  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, advising, and mentoring students

Preferred –

  • Earned doctorate in Kinesiology or Exercise Science (ABD considered)
  • Experience in higher education

APPLICATION:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review/screening of applications will begin immediately. We are committed to providing a rich learning environment for our students. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Please visit https://www.sbuniv.edu/about/employment.php to complete the online application and upload a letter of intent, curriculum vita, statement of educational philosophy and three letters of reference.  References may be sent confidentially to hr@sbuniv.edu.

 

Direct all application and materials questions to:

hr@sbuniv.edu or 417-328-1512

 

Direct all job specific questions to:

Joe Wooderson, Committee Chair and Department Chair of Kinesiology

1600 University Avenue

Southwest Baptist University

Bolivar, MO 65613

E-mail: jwooderson@sbuniv.edu

Fax: 417-328-2009

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Park University
Position: Director of Graduate Programs
Posted: 01/31/2018
The Director of Graduate Programs supervises and coordinates all aspects of the graduate programs in the School of Education, including academic and student affairs, personnel, budget, facilities, records, and accreditation.  The position requires travel within the Kansas City area.  Primary responsibilities are fulfilled through monitoring, initiating, and evaluating all functions related to program maintenance and improvement.  This is a staff, full-time position.The Director of Graduate Programs reports to the Dean of the College of Education and Health Professions.The Director’s position specifications require a doctorate degree in education.  A formal preparation in education administration is required.  Faculty experience is required.The Director’s employment includes:

  • Administration of the graduate programs including member of the Graduate Academic Council.
  • Marketing and recruiting of graduate students.
  • Supervise academic and curricular program course schedules, planning, implementation, data assessment, and evaluation.
  • Responsible for handling student complaints and student enrollments.
  • Review and approve graduate course syllabi.
  • Updating of Graduate Catalog, Adjunct Handbook, New Student Orientation and Graduate Handbook.
  • Attend conferences and meetings as needed.
  • Knowledge of DESE requirements with certifications.
  • Comply with University and School accrediting bodies’ policies and standards.
  • Enforce University, College, School and program policies and procedures.
  • Supervise, orient, and evaluate and promote professional development of graduate program staff, faculty and students.
  • Hire staff and adjunct faculty; participate in hiring.
  • Maintain personnel records; supervise all other record maintenance.
  • Prepare and administrate the graduate program budget.
  • Solicit funds and resources for non-budget fiscal needs.
  • Serve on University, College and School committees and work with central administration for University improvement.
  • Develop and maintain relationship with external agencies and personnel.
  • Serve as a role model of professional involvement and scholarly productively; educate personnel and students regarding trends and opportunities in the field of education.

Park University, a private, not-for-profit University, founded in 1875, offers academic programs at 40 campus centers nationwide and online. The main campus is located approximately 15 minutes north of downtown Kansas City on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River, in Parkville, Missouri.

Park University has an excellent benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement plan, and tuition paid undergraduate classes for employees and dependents.  Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, vita, transcripts and a list of 3-5 references.   Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

 

First review of applicants will be 15 February 2018. Anticipated start date is 1 July 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

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Missouri Western State University
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Education- (Tenure-Track)
Posted: 01/23/2018
The Department of Education is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach primarily elementary science courses in the Education Program, beginning August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching and leadership of the undergraduate elementary science teacher preparation courses. Additional responsibilities include scholarship related to teacher preparation, serving as academic advisor, and providing departmental/university/community service. The undergraduate program is approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and accredited by NCATE.
REQUIRED: Earned doctorate in education from an accredited institution of higher education (or comparable educational background); professional experience in elementary science education in the P-12 environment.
PREFERRED: Doctorate in science education. Previous classroom and online teaching and service experience in higher education, specifically in the field of science education.
CAEP-like program assessment experience and ability to assist in the leadership of an assessment system. Employment is contingent on proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided.Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of immigration status (if applicable), and contact information only for at least three references, sent electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu.Review of applications begins February 15, 2018, and will continue until position is filled. EOE
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Missouri Southern State University
Position: Assistant Professor for Kinesiology
Posted: 01/11/2018

The Kinesiology Department is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor for Kinesiology beginning August 2018.  Qualified faculty will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in face-to-face and online formats; summer and satellite courses are part of the teaching load. Teaching responsibilities for the position include professional sequence coursework required for K-12 Physical Education certification, as well as courses in the Health Promotion and Wellness degree program.  Applicants should have relevant classroom and teaching experience.  Other responsibilities may include student advisement, candidate assessment in clinical field experiences, collaboration with public school partners, active participation in department, school, university, and community service, as well as scholarly/creative activity related to educator preparation.  The successful finalists will be asked to present a lesson to a college class.

Rank and tenure status are dependent on qualifications.  A terminal degree in a related educational field is preferred, ABD and Master’s degree in a related discipline is considered with a commitment to pursue/complete a doctorate, successful teaching experience in pre K-12 schools, the ability to work cooperatively as a faculty team member, and willingness to invest in the use of current best practices and 21stcentury technology is critical.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.  Submit all applicant materials on our web site at www.mssu.edu/jobs.  A successful background check is required. E-Verify employer.    

   Missouri Southern State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

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William Jewell College

Position:  Assessment Director and Clinical Fieldwork Coordinator

Posted: 01/02/2018

Application Deadline:  Open until filled; review of applications immediately.

Part Time:  Three Quarter Time (30 hours/week)

Job Description:    William Jewell College invites application for a staff position of Assessment Director and Clinical Fieldwork Coordinator.  The successful candidate will be responsible for making clinical fieldwork and student teaching placements, monitoring and ensuring compliance (in collaboration with the Chair), monitoring and preparing required annual reports, collecting and analyzing program evaluation data, and administering the M.S.Ed. program.  For a full description of duties and responsibilities and instructions to apply for the position, please see:  http://www.jewell.edu/jobs/assessment-director-clinical-fieldwork-coordinator

Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree required.
  • Experience working with or in K-12 schools required.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a team.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Autonomous worker who can work efficiently and effectively with little direction.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to use database programs to analyze data.
  • Knowledge of or experience in Missouri certification and/or teacher education accreditation requirements and processes preferred.
  • Ability to gather information from multiple sources, track policy changes and make recommendations based on fact in a changing environment.

All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.  

Our Mission:  William Jewell College promises students an outstanding liberal arts education that cultivates leadership, service, and spiritual growth within a community inspired by Christian ideals and committed to open, rigorous intellectual pursuits.

Our Philosophy: We are critical thinkers in community pursuing meaningful lives.

William Jewell College is committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal.

William Jewell College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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Missouri University of Science and Technology
Position: Tenured- Full Professor and Chair of the Teacher Education and Certification Department
Posted: 12/8/2017
Application DeadlinePosted until filled, with review of applications to begin January 15, 2018
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Job DescriptionMissouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for the tenured position of full professor and chair of the newly formed Department of Teacher Education and Certification, to begin fall 2018.  The department chair holds an 11-month appointment and reports directly to the dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business.  This search is taking place during an exciting time of rapid growth for the department, which currently enrolls approximately ninety students across nine academic disciplines. The successful candidate for this position will play a major role in the further growth and development of the department. More information about the department is available at http://teachereducation.mst.edu/.The Department of Teacher Education and Certification includes programs that prepare undergraduates to pursue both elementary and secondary teaching certificates. The chair is responsible for all the department’s academic, personnel, and budgetary functions; cultivating strong ties to Missouri elementary schools, high schools, and state education agencies; and facilitating S&T’s strong partnership with Project Lead the Way. In addition, the chair also typically teaches one course per semester in his or her area of expertise to undergraduates pursuing their teacher certification. As the department does not grant bachelor’s degrees, the chair will be expected to collaborate constructively with faculty from other departments, including but not limited to English, history, psychological science, economics, biological sciences, physics, chemistry, mathematics, and multidisciplinary studies.
Qualifications

  1. An earned doctorate in education or a closely related discipline;
  2. An outstanding record of teaching and scholarship that would merit appointment as a full professor;
  3. Experience as a department chair, associate department chair, program director, or in a similar leadership role;
  4. Experience managing budgets;
  5. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive, productive relationships among faculty, staff, and academic leaders from a range of disciplines; and,
  6. Evidence of success in developing constructive relations with education agencies outside of the university.

Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resources Office at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018. Specific questions about the position can be addressed to Kate Drowne at kdrowne@mst.edu.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.  Additional information about the university is available at www.mst.edu.

 

Comments

The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

The University’s nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities.  Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational

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Lindenwood University
Positions: Assistant Professor, Teacher Education and Program Manager BCBA   
Posted: 12/6/2017

Department: Education

Evaluation group: Faculty

FLSA status: Exempt

Location: St. Charles, MO

Start date: August, 2018

Reports to: Assistant Dean, Education

Summary

The Assistant Professor, Teacher Education and Program Manager BCBA is responsible for teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities.  This position is also responsible for academic advising, overseeing both BCBA certification programs, and student mentoring, and may represent the university, college/school, or department/unit on university and/or statewide committees.

Required Qualifications – Required qualifications to effectively perform the job.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.  (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)

  • Terminal degree.
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst Doctoral (BCBA-D) in good standing with BACB
  • ABD in Education, Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology or related field considered if doctoral degree will be completed by date of appointment
  • Higher education teaching experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills, and abilities commonly associated with this position.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of fundamental analysis, methodology, and ethical standards in behavior analysis;
  • Committed to growing the BCBA programs
  • Ability to communicate diplomatically, clearly, and effectively with students and co-workers
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems independently.
  • Ability to organize and express ideas, directions, and data in a logical sequence to describe a process
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Ability to be organized and work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Canvas, and CAMS.

How to Apply

Lindenwood University is an equal opportunity employer.

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Webster University
Position: Coordinator of Assessment and Analysis
Department: School of Education Division
Posted: 10/22/2017

Position Summary Information

Location St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Job Description Summary This position is responsible for the collaborative design, development, and implementation of methods to collect and analyze data, set up and maintain accurate and efficient databases and electronic data, and collaborate with faculty and staff in the preparation of data reports in support of the School of Education’s assessment and accreditation goals. It also requires a great deal of data entry and data cleansing. Attention must be given to ongoing updates from state and national accrediting agencies.

This position supports and enhances the School of Education’s initiatives including consistency of academic program assessment, accreditation, strategic planning, and operations by working with school faculty and staff and under the supervision of the Director of Assessment and Accreditation.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree.
Minimum 3 years experience.
Expertise with Jenzabar CX, TK20, Excel, Qualtrics or other database systems.
Ability to research, analyze, and present data clearly and concisely and without bias.
Skilled at data entry.
Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to meet deadlines and effectively balance multiple projects at one time.
Ability to work collaborative, or independently, when necessary.
Possess effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to respect and uphold confidential and sensitive issues.
Preferred Qualifications Master’s Degree
Experience in a higher education setting.
Physical Demands Within the range of a normal office environment.
Essential Duties • Responsible for collaborating with the Director of Assessment and Accreditation, faculty, and appropriate staff in the design, development, and implementation of methods to collect and analyze data, and set up efficient databases and electronic data in collaboration with faculty and staff.
• Enter external assessment data from DESEETS, and Pearson into student records.
• Collect assessment data for all SOE assessed courses.
• Work with IT and within existing structures to produce and analyze data and reports to support faculty with new program development, curriculum maintenance, enrollment management, and accreditation reporting.
• Support the Director of Assessment and Accreditation in communicating with faculty and extended campus directors on assessment-related issues.
• Collaborate with the Director of Assessment and Accreditation as well as faculty and staff, where appropriate, in preparing annual data reports, including CAEPDESE, and Title II reports in collaboration with faculty and staff.
• Work with the Director of Assessment and Accreditation and faculty to ensure that all program documentation is up to date and consistent.
• Serve with the Director of Accreditation and Assessment on the SOE Assessment Committee and University Assessment Committee.
• Act as SOE Unit Administrator for TK20.
• Maintain assessment data collection forms and run reports to obtain aggregated assessment data for various reporting requirements.
• Generate data reports upon request, including reports required by HLC and enrollment reports for distribution to faculty and staff.
• Collect data from DESE mandated external testing and provide aggregated and disaggregated reports on those data as needed.
• Conduct regular data-cleaning reports and analyses to ensure data accuracy.
Full Time (>30 hrs/wk) or Part Time (<30 hrs/wk) Full Time
Special Instructions to Applicants If you are unable to submit your documents online, send them to:
{Coordinator of Assessment & Analysis, School of Education}
Human Resources Jobs
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
    • Requisite degree earned by position start date
  2. How many years of experience do you have?
    • 0 to 1 year
    • 2 to 4 years
    • 5 to 7 years
    • 8 to 9 years
    • 10+ years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter-Letter of Interest

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Drury University

Position: The School of Education and Child Development: Non-Tenure-Track Instructor

Posted: 10/11/2017

Category: Faculty – Education – Special Education

Application Due: Open Until Filled

Type: Full Time

Responsibilities include: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in special education in seated, blended, and online formats; actively participate in faculty meetings and assigned committee meetings; provide academic advisement to students at both the undergraduate and graduate level; develop and maintain collaborative relationship with area schools; work collaboratively with faculty and staff at all remote campus locations to maintain program integrity; develop new course offerings and/or restructure existing course offerings to meet the needs of students and programs.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Special Education or a related degree with appropriate areas of emphasis; a minimum of 5 years of successful teaching at the PK-12 level with experience in working with students in inclusive school settings and with students with mild-moderate disabilities; demonstrated experience or knowledge with assessment and data analysis; ability to teach and use technology as tools of inquiry-based learning; evidence of effective teaching and collaboration skills; demonstrated ability to teach differentiated instruction to teacher candidates to include children and youth identified with exceptionalities; demonstrated understanding of educator preparation standards and current trends in educator preparation; demonstrated commitment to working with multicultural populations and awareness of issues affecting various diverse groups.

Preference will be given to candidates who exhibit leadership experience in education, including collaboration with K-12 partners and community outreach and to those who have experience teaching education courses in higher education.

Please send a letter of application describing your qualifications for the position, curriculum vita, three professional reference letters, and official transcripts from degree-granting institutions to: edsearch@drury.edu (include the position name in the subject line of the email). Review of applicants will begin November 17 and continue until the position is filled.

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Drury University

Position: The School of Education and Child Development: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. 

Posted: 10/11/2017

Category: Faculty – Education – Curriculum and Instruction

Application Due: Open Until Filled

Type: Full Time

Responsibilities include: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in foundations of education in seated, blended and online formats; actively participate in faculty meetings and assigned committee meetings; provide academic advisement to candidates at both the undergraduate and graduate level; maintain an active program of scholarship; develop and maintain collaborative relationship with area schools; and work collaboratively with faculty and staff at all remote campus locations to maintain program integrity.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in curriculum and instruction or a related degree with appropriate areas of emphasis; a minimum of 5 years of successful teaching at the PK-12 level; demonstration of potential for scholarly productivity; demonstrated experience or knowledge with assessment and data analysis; ability to teach and use technology as tools of inquiry-based
Learning; evidence of effective teaching and collaboration skills; demonstrated ability to teach differentiated instruction to teacher candidates to include children and youth identified with exceptionalities; demonstrated understanding of educator preparation standards and current trends in educator preparation; and demonstrated commitment to working with multicultural populations and awareness of issues affecting various diverse groups.

Preference will be given to candidates who exhibit leadership experience in education, including collaboration with K-12 partners and community outreach and to those who have experience teaching education courses in higher education.

Please send a letter of application describing your qualifications for the position, curriculum vita, three professional reference letters and official transcripts from degree-granting institutions to: edsearch@drury.edu (include the position name in the subject line of the email). Review of applicants will begin November 17 and continue until the position is filled.

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Cottey College

Position: Coordinator and Assistant/Associate Professor of Secondary Education

Posted: 09/29/2017

 

Cottey College, a private liberal arts and sciences college for women, invites applications for a program coordinator/faculty member in Secondary Education. The ideal candidate will be one who is an excellent teacher and interested in teacher education. She/he will teach at least two core foundational teacher education courses at the undergraduate level each semester; advise and mentor undergraduate students majoring in education; coordinate and supervise student teachers; continue to develop our teacher education program; participate in faculty governance and meaningful college service and scholarly activities; collaborate with colleagues to conduct program/course planning and revision, and assist with recruitment efforts at Cottey. As enrollment grows in secondary education, additional faculty members will be hired.

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in education: curriculum and instruction or equivalent/related field from an accredited institution. ABD may be considered.
  • Five or more years of successful teaching experience in grades 9-12.
  • Experience with pre-service teachers as cooperating teacher and/or faculty supervisor.
  • Understanding of curriculum standards, planning, and implementation at the secondary levels.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Knowledge of current best teaching and educator preparation
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development to maintain currency in the field.
  • Demonstrated experience using current educational technology in the classroom.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in education profession, including involvement with K-12 partnerships, collaboration and community outreach, and STEM/STEAM initiatives.
  • In-depth understanding of current state and national teacher education issues and research.
  • Three or more years of successful experience mentoring new teachers and/or serving as cooperating teacher for pre-service teachers.
  • Experience teaching education courses in higher education.
  • Possess a current Missouri state career teaching license.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Teach at least two education courses each semester.
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate students majoring in education.
  • Continue to develop Cottey’s Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) approved teacher education program that aligns with the guidelines as set forth by DESE as stated in the Missouri Standards for the Preparation of Educators (MoSPE).
  • Serve as the Certification Officer of Cottey College and oversee the certification process of completers of the educator preparation program.
  • Collect and manage data needed for Missouri’s Annual Progress Report of Educator Preparation Programs (APR-EPP) and the Title II Report.
  • Complete and submit the APR-EPP and Title II Report in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Place, supervise, and assess pre-service teachers. Assist pre-service teachers in the completion of the Missouri Pre-Service Teacher Assessment (MoPTA).
  • Monitor students’ progress through the Education Preparation Program application process, transition points and testing, and completion of all program requirements.
  • Assist with recruitment efforts for the Secondary Education Program.
  • Serve as the faculty advisor for a student educator professional organization such as

S-MSTA or S-MNEA.

  • Attend professional development opportunities such as the spring and fall conferences of the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

 

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Further information about Cottey is available at http://www.cottey.edu. Review of applications begins November 1 and continues until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, brief teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, copies of transcripts and contact information for three references by email to Dr. Chioma Ugochukwu, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail: dkerbs@cottey.edu; Phone: 417-667-8181. EOE

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Fontbonne University

Position: Assistant Professor of Education

Posted: 09/21/2017

The Department of Education/Special Education at Fontbonne University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track position to begin August 2018.  The successful candidate will contribute to an innovative college and department offering undergraduate majors in elementary education, special education, early childhood education and middle school education, along with a master of arts degree in education and a master of arts in teaching.

Qualifications are as follows:

  • Terminal degree or active candidate for a terminal degree in Education, Special Education, Educational Psychology, or a related field
  • School or university-based leadership experience that could include working as a lead teacher, department chair, area coordinator, etc… with preferred experience in working with programs with state or national accreditation
  • Training/experience in working with students in universally-designed and inclusive school settings, and with students with mild-moderate disabilities
  • Knowledge of requirements for educator preparation programs with experience preparing teacher candidates for cross-categorical special education certification preferred
  • Educator certification appropriate to roles or degrees earned
  • Online teaching experience or willingness to develop online skills
  • Experience with non-traditional/diverse populations
  • Experience and expertise to serve as chair of the department is preferred

 

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • A 12 credit hour per-semester load
  • Student advisement
  • School and department-based supervision
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Scholarship development
  • University/department committee work
  • Additional summer work available

Located in Clayton, Missouri, a residential area just west of the city of St. Louis, Fontbonne University is a co-educational, Catholic institution with an enrollment of approximately 1,500 students.  The university was founded and is supported by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.  In addition to a competitive salary, excellent benefits are included.

Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, copies of appropriate certificates/licensures and a list of three references to:

https://www.fontbonne.edu/employment/

 
 
 
 
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