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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. 

Truman State University

Position: The School of Health Sciences and Education and the Education Department: Tenure-Track Generalist in Education- Full Time

Posted: 10/11/2017

Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in educational foundations, initial clinical experience, and field supervision courses. Teaching emphasis on Reading Interventions and Dyslexia or English for Speakers of Other Languages is desirable. Scholarly activity and output appropriate to rank is expected, consistent with the teacher-scholar model. Additional duties after the first year may include advising, mentoring of students in research and other experiences, and service to the university, community, and profession. Summer teaching/supervision is available and intermittently expected.

Required Qualifications:

  • A terminal degree in Education or closely-related field (ABD considered, with an expected completion date within one calendar year beginning at appointment)
  • Classroom teaching experience with evidence of teaching effectiveness

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience in K-12 public schools

Experience in, or an interest in developing expertise in, one or more of the following:

  • Reading Interventions and Dyslexia
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Disability Studies
  • Professional Development Offerings

Candidates Evaluated On:

  • Evidence of, or demonstrated potential for, teaching effectiveness in a variety of education courses and clinical field experiences in education;
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Evidence of, or demonstrated potential for, mentoring students in transformative learning experiences such as clinical practicum, undergraduate and graduate research, service-learning, and study abroad;
  • Evidence of, or demonstrated potential for, representing the teacher preparation program to multiple external constituencies such as public school district personnel, legislators, and parents;
  • Research background that meets Truman’s standards and teacher-scholar model;

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor: Salary and tenure-track status will be negotiated according to experience and qualifications. Promotion to Associate Professor normally based on: six years at rank of Assistant Professor, record of effective instruction; sustained record of scholarly production; history of meaningful service. Truman offers an attractive benefits package including life, health, and disability insurance, retirement contributions, and stipend for moving expenses.

The Department: At Truman State University, the Master of Arts in Education (MAE) program produces teachers who have depth of content knowledge enhanced by critical thinking regarding current national trends. Students complete an undergraduate degree in the liberal arts and sciences before earning a Master of Arts in Education graduate degree in one of 17 certification areas. The MAE program brings together students from diverse areas of study to focus on becoming teachers. Graduate students have opportunities to develop curriculum, conduct action research, and gain extensive experience in a variety of classroom settings. Graduates from the MAE program enjoy a high rate of post-graduation job placement and retention throughout the nation and internationally.

The School: The School of Health Sciences and Education is committed to the integration of professional curricula within the framework of a liberal arts education.  The teacher preparation program culminates in initial teaching certification at the master’s degree level within 17 certification areas approved by DESE. High priority is placed on instructional excellence, collegiality within and across university departments, and a commitment to student learning. For more information about the program and Truman State University, please visit http://www.truman.edu/majors-programs/graduate-studies/areas-study/education/

The University: Truman State University is home to a vibrant educational community. The approximately 6,000 students who make up its student body are well prepared for the academic rigors of a highly selective university. More than 20 percent engage in significant undergraduate research and creative projects. Most gain leadership experience and nearly half go on to graduate or professional school within a year of earning a degree.

 

Founded in 1867, Truman is known for its focus on student learning and outcomes and places an emphasis on high-impact experiences such as internships, research, and study abroad opportunities. Truman has the highest overall graduation rate among the state’s public colleges and universities. For more than two decades, Truman has been recognized as the No. 1 public university in the Midwest regional category by U.S. News & World Report. Washington Monthly has included Truman in the top five of its master’s university rankings in each of the past five years. For more information regarding additional rankings and acknowledgements, visit truman.edu/about.

 

The Community: Located in Northeast Missouri, Kirksville is a cultural and economic hub in the region. In addition to Truman, Kirksville is the birthplace of osteopathic medicine and has a medical school, dental school, and community college.  The Kirksville School District is consistently recognized for academic excellence, and the community takes pride in several annual events including the Red Barn Arts and Crafts Festival, the NEMO Triathlon, and the Red, White, and Blue Festival. Just a few minutes outside of town is beautiful Thousand Hills State Park with hiking and biking opportunities surrounding the 700-acre Forrest Lake.  Kirksville offers easy access by car to Kansas City, St. Louis, Chicago and Des Moines. Daily flights from Kirksville Regional Airport to St. Louis provide quick access to one of the Midwest’s major metropolitan areas. More information about Kirksville can be found at kirksvillechamber.com.

Application: The application process is coordinated by the Education Department. Electronic submission of applications is required and must be completed at http://employment.truman.edu. Completed applications must include:

  • Cover letter that directly addresses the required and preferred qualifications, recent and active scholarship, and any other applicant characteristics that merit emphasis;
  • Current curriculum vitae;
  • Statement of teaching philosophy that presents the candidate’s commitment to the liberal arts and sciences;
  • Evidence of potential for or demonstrated success in teaching excellence and scholarly activity;
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable);
  • Contact information for at least three references.

Review of applications will begin November 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. If hired, applicants must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts, or documentation of degrees if transcripts are not available.

Questions about the position may be directed to Jocelyn Prendergast, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Education, Violette Hall 2310, 100 E. Normal Ave., Truman State University, Kirksville, MO 63501, jprend@truman.edu, 660-785-7266.

Truman State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act; women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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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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Southeast Missouri State University

Position: Instructor of Exceptional Child Education- Department of Elementary, Early and Special Education

Posted: 09/29/2017

Primary Responsibilities 

All RNTT faculty members teach the equivalent of 15 hours per semester and provide service to the university and department.  This position would primarily include instruction in the Exceptional Child Education program at the undergraduate level.

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • Minimum Masters’ degree in Special Education or a related field. (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
  • Teaching certification in Mild Moderate Cross Categorical (Special Education)
  • Minimum of five years full time teaching experience in special education
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge with assessment, data analysis and school data teams
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of using technology for productivity and instruction
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development in special education
  • Awareness of educator preparation standards and current trends in educator preparation
  • Demonstrated experience and evidence of mentoring / coaching skills
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships between the university and P-12 school partners
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community and P-12 partners
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities

 

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model.  Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning.  Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative instructional and assessment strategies and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

 

Application Deadline:  The position is available August 1, 2018 and will remain open until filled.  To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by Oct. 13, 2017.

 

Required Information:  To apply, submit the following items online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/semoedu

 

  • Letter of interest addressing position requirements
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
  • Name and contact information of three references

 

Departmental Information:  The College of Education at Southeast Missouri State University has an award winning teacher preparation program that is CAEP (formerly NCATE) accredited and approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  The Department of Elementary, Early, and Special Education department offers undergraduate programs that are recognized by the Association for Childhood International (ACEI), the National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).  These programs lead to teaching certification in Elementary Education (grades 1 – 6), Early Childhood Education (Birth – 3rd grade) and Exceptional Child Education (K – 12).  Additionally, online graduate programs are offered in Exceptional Child Education, Elementary Education, and Applied Behavior Analysis, including certificate course work in Reading Specialist, Math Specialist, Autism, Early Childhood Special Education, and Behavior Analysis.  The educator preparation programs are experiential, field-based, with faculty actively involved in area PreK – 12 schools and agencies.

 

University Facts:  Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with seven colleges and schools, 11,500 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,100.  Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri.  Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000.  Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.

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Southeast Missouri State University

Position: Instructor of Elementary Education- Department of Elementary, Early and Special Education

Posted: 09/29/2017

Primary Responsibilities 

All RNTT faculty members teach the equivalent of 15 hours per semester and provide service to the university and department.  This position would primarily include instruction in the Elementary Education program at the undergraduate level.

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • Minimum Masters’ degree in Elementary Education, Teacher Leadership, Educational Leadership, or a related field. (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
  • Teaching certification in Elementary Education, 1 – 6
  • Minimum of five years full time teaching experience in grades 1 – 6
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge in differentiated instruction and current literacy instructional strategies
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge with assessment, data analysis and school data teams
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of using technology for productivity and instruction
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development in elementary education or literacy education
  • Awareness of educator preparation standards and current trends in educator preparation
  • Demonstrated experience and evidence of mentoring / coaching skills
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships between the university and P-12 school partners
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community and P-12 partners
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities

 

As a public regional university with a graduate mission, Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model.  Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning.  Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative instructional and assessment strategies and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

 

Application Deadline:  The position is available August 1, 2018 and will remain open until filled.  To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by Oct. 13, 2017.

 

Required Information:  To apply, submit the following items online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/semoedu

 

  • Letter of interest addressing position requirements
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
  • Name and contact information of three references

 

Departmental Information:  The College of Education at Southeast Missouri State University has an award winning teacher preparation program that is CAEP (formerly NCATE) accredited and approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  The Department of Elementary, Early, and Special Education department offers undergraduate programs that are recognized by the Association for Childhood International (ACEI), the National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).  These programs lead to teaching certification in Elementary Education (grades 1 – 6), Early Childhood Education (Birth – 3rd grade) and Exceptional Child Education (K – 12).  Additionally, online graduate programs are offered in Exceptional Child Education, Elementary Education, and Applied Behavior Analysis, including certificate course work in Reading Specialist, Math Specialist, Autism, Early Childhood Special Education, and Behavior Analysis.  The educator preparation programs are experiential, field-based, with faculty actively involved in area PreK – 12 schools and agencies.

 

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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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Missouri Western State University

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Education (tenure-track)

Posted: 09/21/2017

The Department of Education is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach primarily early childhood education courses in the Education Program, beginning August 2018.  Responsibilities include teaching and administration of the undergraduate early childhood educator preparation program. 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 early childhood education in the P-12 environment.

 

PREFER:  Doctorate in early childhood education.  Previous classroom and online teaching and service experience in higher education, specifically in the field of early childhood 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, official transcripts, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of immigration status (if applicable), and contact information for at least three references, sent electronically to recruitment@missouriwestern.edu.  Review of applications begins November 15, 2017, and will continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

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Maryville University

Position: Assistant Dean, School of Education

Posted: 09/21/2017

The Assistant Dean in the School of Education will provide direct support regarding state and national accreditation, compliance and licensure in addition to providing direct support for all graduate programs within the School of Education. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff and students.

Accreditation

• Develop and maintain systems to collect and manage data on student admissions, placement, performance, program benchmarks and state assessments to ensure compliance with state and national accreditation standards

• Serve as our internal compliance officer for both state and national accreditation and attend state and national meetings to stay abreast of accreditation requirements

• Work directly with the Dean and faculty to prepare data and narratives for annual reporting and periodic accreditation visits

Compliance

• Gather and maintain data for state and federal reporting requirements

• Prepare and submit the Title II reports for federal compliance twice a year

Licensure

• Serve as the certification officer for all current graduate students and alumni seeking certification in leadership

• Develop and maintain systems to collect and manage data on student admissions, placement, performance, and state assessments to ensure eligibility for initial and advanced certification by DESE

• Attend State meetings to stay abreast of certification requirements

Graduate Programs

• Assist the Dean and Graduate Admissions in the marketing of programs and securing of candidates and communicate with graduate program directors regarding applications and inquiries for all graduate programs

• Prepare reports from Salesforce for each program regarding applications and inquiries and track the status of each applicant

• Prepare acceptance and denial documents for all candidates

• Assure website is accurate, up to date, and in alignment with current practice

• Chair the Graduate Admissions Committee

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor degree from an accredited University

• Understanding of the structure of unit assessment systems

• Understanding of undergraduate and graduate programs

• Knowledge of school organization and needs

• Knowledge of computer-based data management and spreadsheet programs

• Knowledge of teacher and administrator certification

• Knowledge of Accreditation

• Ability to work in a team setting

• Ability to communicate effectively and pleasantly with external constituencies

• Ability to multi-task and flexibly respond to interruptions

Preferred Requirements:

• Bachelor degree in Education from an accredited University

• Master degree

• Knowledge of and experience with Salesforce

Special Instructions to Applicants:

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening. Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

To apply visit: http://jobs.maryville.edu/postings/1842

 

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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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Park University
Position: Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator

Posted: 09/18/2017

Park University seeks a highly qualified individual to serve as the College of Education and Health Professions Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator.  Reporting to the Dean of the College of Education and Health Professions, this individual will be responsible for assuring compliance with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Missouri State Board of Nursing, and Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), oversight of data collection plans within the School of Education, Department of Nursing, Department of Psychology and Sociology, and Department of Social Work including development, collection, compilation and analyses.  Additional responsibilities include compliance for the School of Education with DESE and oversight and support the Department of Nursing (e.g., Missouri State Board of Nursing) and Department of Social Work (e.g., Council on Social Work Education) reporting to federal, state and other agencies to assure ongoing accreditation and internal department annual assessment reports and program reviews.
Accountabilities:
  • Work as a liaison with members of the School of Education (e.g. DESE), Department of Nursing (e.g. Missouri State Board of Nursing), Department of Social Work (e.g., CSWE), and department chairs (e.g., annual assessment reports and program reviews) for compliance assurance matters and informs College staff and members of policies and practices that must be implemented within programs to maintain program registration and accreditation.
  • Provides consultation and expert advice to College staff and members pertaining to program implementation to fulfill federal, state and other agency mandates to assure graduates are eligible for certification processing and awarding of degrees.
  • Serves as the compliance officer and processor for United States Department of Education Title II submission; Professional Education Data System (PEDS) submission; Missouri MoSIS Data submissions for the Annual Performance Report for Educator Preparation Programs; data collection related the Missouri State Board of Nursing and Council on Social Work Education; and data collection related to internal department annual assessment reports and program reviews.
  • Communicate accurately with students, faculty and staff all certification and compliance requirements and develop action plans where indicated to meet requirements.
  • Represent the College, when designated by the Dean, as the institutional designee at all required meetings, webinars, and communications in matters related to data collection, assessment and certification, and provide accurate information at agency(ies) request.
  • Work as a liaison with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s or higher degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of DESE, Missouri Department of Nursing and/or CSWE rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of compliance programs (e.g., Title II reporting).
  • Travel expectations required.
  • 3-5 years of related experience including prior experience directing or coordinating professional and/or educational programs, including conducting statistical analysis and related multi-level assessment and/or accreditation processes.
Park University provides a competitive compensation and benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement plan, generous paid time off, and paid undergraduate tuition for employees and dependents.  Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
Qualified applicants must upload a resume and cover letter that includes salary requirements.
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Webster University
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of TESL (9-month contract)
Department: Language, Literacy, and Leadership
Posted: 09/11/2017

Position Summary Information

Location St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Job Description Summary Opening for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESL/TEFL) for the Language, Literacy, and Leadership Department at Webster University. This will be a 9-month, full-time, visiting (non-tenure-track) position due to begin August 2017 contingent upon grant funding. This position will renew annually pending continuing grant funding up to a total of five years.

Program:
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.

NPD Grant:
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.

Minimum 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 ELLinstructors;
• 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.
Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Essential 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;
• collaborating in the development 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 TESOLstandards for teacher education;
• assisting with curriculum development, implementation, assessment, and review;
• collaborating with other faculty on class instruction to maintain consistency across sections;
• 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.Applicants should submit:
(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 in Fall 2017 (between August and October).
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:
Visiting Asst. Prof for TESL/TEFL, Webster Groves
Human Resources Jobs
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119
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Webster University
Position: Grant Coordinator (12-month contract)
Department: Language, Literacy, and Leadership
Posted: 09/11/2017

Position Summary Information

Location St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Job Description Summary This position will provide administrative support to the Co-Project Directors throughout the five-year grant period to assist with the implementation of grant objectives and federal compliance. This National Professional Development (NPD) grant will take eight cohorts of 15 public school teachers through Missouri ELL Certification and a series of Saturday Seminars to prepare them to provide instructional and cultural support to English Language Learners and help involve their families and communities in order to make their schools and our city more welcoming to immigrants, migrants, and refugees. Primary responsibilities of this job include facilitating the grant application process for public school teachers, organizing financial documents related to the grant, supporting the organization of documentation for research and reporting, and facilitating communication between all grant partners.

HOURS:
• 12-month contract with normal Webster University work hours of Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
• Some evening and weekend hours will be required, and time off from regular business hours will be granted to offset those hours in addition to normal holidays, vacation time, and sick leave.

Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred)
• Administrative experience
• Essential computer skills: email correspondence; Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point; and online data management systems
• Strong organization skills
• Professional demeanor
Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree preferred.

• Experience in or familiarity with K–12 public school districts (including certification requirements)
• Experience working in a higher education setting (college or university)
• Experience with grants
• Advanced skills with iPads and management of blog sites

Physical Demands Within the general range of an office environment.
Essential Duties 1. Supports the Co-Project Directors with administrative functions, such as communication with grant partners, grant cohort members, community partners, and media.
2. Organizes and maintains schedules for grant classes, grant seminars, and grant-related meetings.
3. Collaborates with Webster University staff and faculty to facilitate the logistics of grant activities, including scheduling rooms, ordering textbooks and supplies, and preparing and organizing seminar materials.
4. Coordinates the application process for cohort members.
5. Maintains records that pertain to academic completion and certification requirements for cohorts and individuals, as exceptions may occur.
6. Attends grant meetings, orientations, Saturday Seminars (four per year), graduation ceremonies, commencement, and other grant-related events that may fall outside of normal business hours.
7. Takes, distributes, and maintains notes from grant-related meetings for the purpose of official record keeping.
8. Maintains copies of financial records, receipts, and purchasing orders in support of financial compliance for the grant.
9. Stores and shares with partners and evaluators, as needed, assessment results, documentation, and other collected data on learning and teaching to support grant reporting, grant assessment, and research.
10. Supports the Co-Project Directors with research projects related to grant activities.
11. Communicates professionally with grant participants, school district personnel and administration, other grant partners, and Webster University staff and faculty.
12. Completes other duties related to the grant that may be assigned.
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:
Grant Coordinator, Webster Groves
Human Resources Jobs
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119

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Lindenwood University

Posted: 07/24/2017

Position: Visiting Faculty, Teacher Education (Special Education)

Job Summary

  • Teach, develop and monitor Special Education programs and advise all students
  • Remain abreast of Special Education and when applicable BACB policies to ensure that Lindenwood remains in compliance and that our students are fully prepared as teacher candidates
  • Work with faculty, staff, and community to support and continue to build quality program with high passing rate on standardized credentialing exam;
  • Maintain program reports including program data, program exit surveys, and assessment reports;
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in programs including Special Education and may include: Masters and Specialist BCBA programs, Autism Spectrum Disorder K – 12 program, Early Interventions Autism program, Special Education, or other programs in accordance with degree.
  • Initiate ongoing recruitment for all School of Education programs;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean/Asst. Dean.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

Student Learning

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate coursework 4/4/2
  • Advising
  • Assess students to inform instruction and provide feedback
  • Utilize technology to enhance instruction

Teacher Learning

  • Attend appropriate conferences
  • Present at conferences
  • Conduct research appropriate to content area

Student Focus

  • Mentor students
  • Provide modeling, coaching and assistance as necessary
  • Engage students in higher level critical thinking activities
  • Encourage student research and investigation
  • Student advising

Shared Responsibility

  • Committee membership
  • Attend Department Meetings
  • Participate in recruitment activities
  • Support student engagement activities and events

Subject Matter Expertise

  • A solid knowledge of fundamental analysis, methodology, and ethical standards in special education (behavior analysis and autism desired);
  • Strong leadership and communication skills;
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team to promote the interests of the program;
  • Committed to growing all Special Education programs;
  • Strong higher education teaching experience preferred.

Job may require other duties as assigned

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.)

  • EdD or PhD in Education
  • Teaching Experience in the Field of Special Education
  • Special Education Certification; Certification in BCBA and/or Autism preferred.

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

  • Knowledge of Special Education procedures and protocols
  •  methodology, and ethical standards in special education (behavior analysis and autism desired);
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Leadership and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently
  • Willingness to work as part of team
  • Student centered

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  • Office environment
  • Classroom teaching environment

Physical Abilities – Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.  The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
  • Verbal presentation of instruction
  • Standing and sitting
  • Ability to use technology to enhance instruction
  • No heavy lifting associated with the position

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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Lindenwood University

Posted: 07/24/2017

Position: Learning Specialist, Educational Technology Lab

Job Summary

The Learning Specialist, for the Educational Technology Lab will serve as a point of contact for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community who wish to learn more about effective deployment of educational technology in various learning settings.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

Job Knowledge and Responsibilities

  • Develops both digital and physical space to promote effective technology integration
  • Experiments with emerging technology to determine appropriateness of use in classroom settings
  • Directing/delegating for efficient workflow
  • Supervision of staff
  • Supervision of scheduling

Service Orientation

  • Orient users to the various technology offerings and shares insight on effective integration in the classroom
  • Develop and deploy community outreach plans/methods as needed

Communication, Collaboration, and Teamwork

  • Maintains social media accounts to engage the region as a whole
  • Collaborates with faculty on curriculum integration options for available tools
  • Collaborates with interested students on purchases and programming
  • Collaborates with other offices/departments on campus as necessary

Planning, Organizing, and Accountability

  • Assists the faculty coordinator in planning programming (workshops, institutes, and other learning experiences)
  • Generates usage reports each semester to determine effectiveness

Initiative, Problem-Solving, and Decision-Making

  • Researches and makes purchase recommendations related to educational technology
  • Contributes project ideas to be considered as funding becomes available.

Support the Mission of the University

  • Support the mission of the university and serve as an ambassador of the university.

Job may require other duties as assigned

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.)

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Background or interest in educational technology highly desired (salary in accordance with degree held)

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

  • Proficient research, problem-solving, creative thinking, and communication skills are necessary
  • Clear understanding of the K-12 system and the role of educational technology
  • Experience collaborating with varied groups
  • Knowledge of effective educational technology integration preferred
  • Interest in exploring new technology or strategies for K-12 schools
  • Experience with social media use preferred
  • Self-directed work ethic

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  • General office conditions

Physical Abilities – Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.  The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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Northwest Missouri State University

Posted: 07/06/2017

POSITION:  Assistant Professor/ Instructor of Education in Reading/Literacy    

SCHOOL:  School of Education

EMPLOYMENT TERMS: Full-time position; Tenure track Assistant Professor or Non-tenure track Instructor

PRIMARY DUTY: The Northwest School of Education is seeking a reflective educator who can effectively and passionately teach undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in the areas of elementary education, literacy education and reading, and assessment/evaluation. Summer courses may be available.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in an area and in a variety of formats for courses related to elementary education, literacy education, and assessment/evaluation
  2. Teach 12-13 credit hours in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats (fall and spring trimesters); summer teaching may be possible
  3. Supervise undergraduate and graduate practica
  4. Undergraduate and Graduate student advisement of university students.
  5. Collaborate with public school teachers and administrators, local, state, and/or national agencies, and work in collaboration with the University K-6 Laboratory School (Horace Mann Elementary) and Preschool (Leet Center) and its staff to facilitate evidence-based learning for young children.
  6. Support college education majors and graduate students.
  7. Actively participate in school, college, and university initiatives directed toward excellence in teacher education program
  8. Work to support state and national accreditation visits (DESE/CAEP) as program coordinator
  9. Work to support Education Redesign and cross-departmental education instruction for new Northwest programs.
  10. Develop new curriculum and assessments for nationally-available graduate Reading program in Graduate Master’s in Reading.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Earned doctorate or ABD in Education or Educational Leadership with 18 hours in Reading/Literacy, OR Specialist degree in literacy education, reading, leadership or related field with commitment to pursue a doctorate will be considered (Appointment will be at instructor level until related doctorate is completed)

Certification/License: Possess (or can legally hold) a valid P-12 State teaching credential (or previously held in elementary education or reading); driver’s license and ability to travel to off-campus observation/practicum experiences.

Experience: Evidence of successful P-12 and university teaching; evidence of accomplishments or strong potential for success in research, scholarly activities, and student service

Skills: Successful integration of technology in teaching; effective communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Rich background in Education with deep content knowledge in Literacy and Reading. Possess Doctorate in Education (Reading/Literacy) or Educational Leadership. Must meet HLC credentialing requirements with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Reading/Literacy. Experience with online instruction, program development and leadership. Knowledge of advisement, assessment practices, state and national accreditation, and Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and CAEP policy and practice, and two and four-year transfer student support systems. Candidate must engage students, colleagues, and stakeholders with continuous quality improvement in mind.

 

The successful candidate will be prepared to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in face-to-face, videoconferencing (Zoom/Skype), and online formats; have relevant classroom experience, and experience teaching in literacy and reading. Other responsibilities will include student advisement, committee meetings, and accreditation report writing.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Collaborative, team-based faculty working in an academic environment. Air-conditioned office and classrooms. Some travel required to sites where practicum placements occur. 

EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED: Routine office equipment; web conferencing applications, computer-screen projection equipment; faculty are issued laptop computers

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise undergraduate and graduate practica students

 TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to complete essential classroom functions and lift up to 20 pounds; Travel to Northwest campus and all Outreach sites as well as graduate/P-12 partner sites

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 four-year university that offers a broad range of profession-based undergraduate and graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as a location in Kansas City. With an enrollment of 6,600 students, Northwest was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the top moderately selective regional university in Missouri for the second consecutive year, and it is one of only four four-year institutions in Missouri to meet all measures of the state’s performance-based funding initiative during its first three years.

Northwest boasts a graduation rate that is in the 85th percentile of the University’s national peer group. In addition, 97 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 99 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. For more information visit the website at www.nwmissouri.edu.

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION: The School of Education includes the Department of Professional

Education, as well as the Horace Mann Laboratory School and the Phyllis and Richard Leet Center for Children and Families. It is home to Northwest’s Professional Education Unit, preparing 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, in 1954, and by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The mission of the College is to create learning communities in which students and professionals develop partnerships with families, communities, schools, businesses, and other public agencies. For more information visit our website at http://www.nwmissouri.edu/academics/ed/index.htm.

The Northwest Missouri State University School of Education offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, Secondary, and Special Education; and additional graduate programs in Educational Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Specialist in Education, Higher Education Leadership, Reading, and English Language Learners (ELL). A cooperative doctoral degree with the University of Missouri-Columbia and additional certificate programs are also offered.  For more information visit our website at http://www.nwmissouri.edu/education/index.htm.
 SALARY: Competitive/market based and commensurate with preparation and experience

 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until July 23 or until the position is filled

DATE AVAILABLE:  August 14, 2017

 TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm to reach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need to submit a cover letter, resume, evidence of effective teaching at the postsecondary level, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references in order for your application materials to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email mdrake@nwmissouri.edu for more information.

APPLICATION MATERIALS: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, list of three current references, pertinent to this position, and all transcripts (copies are acceptable)

 INQUIRIES FOR THE POSITION CAN BE MADE TO:
Mrs. Sandy Seipel, School of Education  sseipel@nwmissouri.edu

Cathy Barr, Office Manager, cbarr@nwmissouri.edu

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University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Education

Department of Educator Preparation, Innovation and Research

Posted: 07/06/2017

Position: Assistant/ Associate Professor in Curriculum and Instruction

The College of Education invites applications for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor in Curriculum and Instruction that will begin August 2017. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in Secondary Education and a focus in one of the following areas: English, mathematics, social studies, TESOL, or educational technology.

The University of Missouri – St. Louis is a leader in partnerships with key institutions in the St. Louis community. This sharing of resources and knowledge has provided countless quality educational opportunities for thousands of individuals in the St. Louis region. The University of Missouri – St. Louis is one of four institutions in the University of Missouri System, and is located in St. Louis. With a population approaching 3 million people, the St. Louis region is one of the 20 most-populated metropolitan areas in the United States. Home to a wonderful array of cultural, scientific, educational, and sports venues, St. Louis was recently named one of the nicest places to live and work in America.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses (both in-person and on-line) commensurate with the faculty member’s expertise
  • Engage in teaching, relevant scholarly activity, and service
  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to work effectively with colleagues to support the mission of the institution and the academic unit
  • Collaborate with area PK-12 schools and/or community agencies
  • Advise students and chair/serve on doctoral committees.

This is a benefits-eligible, full-time, tenure-track, nine-month position with an anticipated start for the 2017-2018 academic year (August 2017). Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • A completed doctorate in education or appropriate field by August 15, 2017 is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching in a 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 teachers.
  • Experience of collaborative curricular development.
  • Documented experience of successful teaching in higher education

Expectations:

The successful candidate will perform these duties in a professional manner and abide by the Collected Rules and Regulations of the University of Missouri System. He or she will report directly to the Chair of the academic department.

Application Process:

Applications received by July 17, 2017 will receive priority; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The College desires to enhance the diversity of its faculty and programs and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

Applicants MUST apply online at www.umsl.jobs and are required to submit a letter of application, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and two letters of professional reference with contact information. A single PDF file attached to the application under the section for “resume” is strongly recommended. Only applications submitted online will be reviewed.

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity.

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Park University
Posted: 06/15/2017
Position: Assistant Professor of Literacy Education/Director of the Watson Literacy Center
The Park University School for Education is seeking to fill a full­time, tenure track position with half­time responsibilities as the Director of the Dorothy Harper Watson Literacy Center.
The position includes teaching undergraduate/graduate courses, advising students, participating actively in scholarship and research, and collaborating with colleagues in program development. Other responsibilities include being active in professional organizations within the discipline, providing service to the university and community, and other faculty related duties as assigned. The Director will also be responsible for developing relationships and partnerships with external constituents, initiating outreach activities and enhancing the Center’s role in literacy education in the Northland and Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
Position Accountabilities:
Assistant Professor of Literacy Education
  • Teach coursework in the Teacher Education department (undergraduate) and Graduate Reading program, as needed by the department
  • Contribute to further development of the Graduate Reading program, with an emphasis in reading interventions and early literacy and/or literacy studies
  • Must have knowledge in Reading or Literacy Studies in the following areas: diagnosis and intervention with elementary, middle, and secondary struggling readers; literacy within political, social, and economic contexts; and family and community literacy.
  • Knowledge of current initiatives and issues in reading and public-school literacy programs will be expected.
  • Knowledge of ILA standards, teaching at the university level, and working in public school reading programs is preferred.
Director of the Watson Literacy Center
  • Lead Advisory Board and solicit input for Center outreach projects
  • Identify and formalize projects to include an action timeline (e.g. River Read Children’s Literature Festival)
  • Develop and implement a plan to track Center use and resource use for the Academic Year to include internal and external use reports
  • Prepare annual report for Center success, lessons learned, and future considerations
Position Requirements:
  • Doctoral degree in the education profession with an area of specialization in literacy education;
  • a minimum of three years teaching in a public/private K­12 setting; excellent communication skills;
  • ability to interact with diverse constituents and ability to work in fast­ paced environment;
  • Familiarity with online programs and course instruction are highly desirable.
  • Previous experience leading collaborative service projects is a plus.
Park University provides a competitive compensation and benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement plan, generous paid time off, and paid undergraduate tuition for employees and dependents.  Park University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
Qualified applicants must upload their curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for 5 professional references, of which one is a recent supervisor.  Your cover letter must include your salary expectations.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
First review of applicants will be July 1, 2017 the position will remain open until filled.
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Northwest Missouri State University
Posted: 06/14/2017
POSITION: Assistant Professor of Education        
DEPARTMENT:                         Department of Professional Education
REPORTS TO:                          Dean of the School of Education
CLASSIFICATION:                    Faculty
FLSA STATUS:                         Exempt
EMPLOYMENT TERMS:           Full-time, tenure track position
PRIMARY DUTY: The School of Education is seeking a reflective educator with a strong background and ability to successfully:

  1. Teach graduate and undergraduate Early Childhood courses using Constructivism as the core philosophy and a culturally responsive curriculum framework.
  2. Supervise Early Childhood Practica and field experiences.
  3. Work in collaboration with the Early Childhood Program Coordinator on Undergraduate and Graduate Program development.
  4. Collaborate with the University K-6 Laboratory School (Horace Mann Elementary) and Preschool (Leet Center) and its staff to facilitate evidence based learning for young children as well as college education majors and graduate students.
  5. Undergraduate and Graduate Student Advisement
  6. Collaborate with public schools and area agencies
  7. Participate actively in Department, College and University Initiatives

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Earned Doctorate in Early Childhood Education; or ABD-status in Early Childhood Education; or a Specialist Degree in areas of need or related field with commitment to pursue a doctorate will be considered (appointment will be at instructor level until doctorate is complete); A very strong foundation in developmentally appropriate practices, emergent curriculum for young children, and constructivist behavioral guidance.

Experience: At least 2 years teaching experience in an Early Childhood Classroom; Supervision/ mentoring pre-service / in-service teachers;

Skills: Integration of technology in teaching; excellent communication skills; collaboration skills and the ability to work well with others toward common goals; strong organizational skill

      Certification / License: Driver’s License and ability to travel to off-campus observation/practicum experiences

      International Travel: Faculty member will need to possess valid passport for international travel to take students on Study Abroad programs.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

      Education: Rich background in Early Childhood Special Education and/or Reggio Emilia approach

Certification/License: Early Childhood / Early Childhood Special Education Certification

Experience: Teaching or supervision / mentor experience in Early Childhood inclusive settings;

Skills: Reflective Supervision / Mentor skills.

 

The successful candidate will be prepared to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in face-to-face, videoconferencing (Zoom/Skype), and online formats; have relevant classroom experience, and experience teaching in early childhood. Other responsibilities will include student advisement, accreditation and assessment for School and University levels, leading PK-University collaboration with public schools toward new program development, community involvement with early childhood programs such as Head Start and related programs, active participation in department, college and university initiatives directed toward excellence in the teacher education program, as well as fulfilling a faculty team member role in the overall work of the School of Education. Summer courses may be available. Primary duties for specific areas of need included below.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Teach 12-13 undergraduate or graduate credit hours per trimester in an area of need 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.
  2. Supervise students in various field experiences and practicums at various sites
  3. Skill in development and expansion of PK-12-university partnerships to assist both entities
  4. 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
  5. Advisement, recruitment and retention of students at the undergraduate and graduate level
  6. Collaboration within School, and with department, college, university faculty and staff, educators in PK-12 environments, and area agencies
  7. Pursue scholarly work at the local, regional, and national levels

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Collaborative team-based faculty working in an academic environment 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides supervision for field experiences and undergraduate and graduate practicum students as needed at various sites

EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED: Faculty are issued a personal laptop; classrooms are technology-enhanced (document stations, SMART Boards, video equipment, internet access); an online course management system is used for all courses

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to complete essential classroom functions; Ability to travel between Northwest campus and all Northwest sites as well as graduate/PK-12 partner sites; 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 four-year university that offers a broad range of profession-based undergraduate and graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as a location in Kansas City. With an enrollment of 6,600 students, Northwest was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the top moderately selective regional university in Missouri for the second consecutive year, and it is one of only four four-year institutions in Missouri to meet all measures of the state’s performance-based funding initiative during its first three years.

Northwest boasts a graduation rate that is in the 85th percentile of the University’s national peer group. In addition, 97 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 99 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. For more information visit the website at www.nwmissouri.edu.

 

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION: The School of Education includes the Department of Professional Education, as well as the Horace Mann Laboratory School and the Phyllis and Richard Leet Center for Children and Families. It is home to Northwest’s Professional Education Unit, preparing 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, in 1954, and by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The mission of the College is to create learning communities in which students and professionals develop partnerships with families, communities, schools, businesses, and other public agencies. For more information visit our website at http://www.nwmissouri.edu/academics/ed/index.htm.

 

The Northwest Missouri State University School of Education offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, Secondary, and Special Education; and additional graduate programs in Educational Leadership, Teacher Leadership, Specialist in Education, Higher Education Leadership, Reading, and English Language Learners (ELL). A cooperative doctoral degree with the University of Missouri-Columbia and additional certificate programs are also offered.  For more information visit our website at http://www.nwmissouri.edu/education/index.htm.

 

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of positions will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

DATE AVAILABLE: August 14, 2017

 

TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm to reach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need to submit the application materials listed below in order for them to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email mdrake@nwmissouri.edu for more information.

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, list of three current references, pertinent to this position, and all transcripts (copies are acceptable)

 

INQUIRIES FOR THE POSITION CAN BE MADE TO:

Dr. Tim Wall, Dean of the School of Education, at timwall@nwmissouri.edu OR

Cathy Barr, Office Manager, cbarr@nwmissouri.edu

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Park University
Posted: 06/12/2017
Position: Assistant Professor/Director of Field Experience
The Director of Field Experiences in the School of Education will provide leadership and strategic direction for field experiences for pre-service candidates to include tracking, placement, design, supervisory oversight, and evaluation.  Additionally, the Director will work closely with faculty and the assessment and accreditation specialist to assure accuracy and completion of documents for report submissions and the development of recommendations for program improvement.
Position Accountabilities:
  • Director of Field Experience: 75% of Time = 18 Hour Release/Academic Year (9 hours per semester) for SOE Field Experience Supervision and Coordination
  • Meet with new and ongoing appropriate personnel in area/regional schools and school districts, both public and private, to build and strengthen partnerships and help in the design of ‘best practice’ learning experiences for candidates.
  • Oversee/monitor the performance of school/district field placements; review all affiliation agreements, i.e., MOUs; coordinate the renewal of such agreements; make periodic site visits to field placement agencies throughout the academic year.
  • Establish and maintain SOE placement criteria and ensure field experiences provide opportunities for appropriate learning experiences for candidates.
  • Oversee/monitor candidates’ field placement performance; ensure timely and appropriateness of field placements.
  • Coordinate all performance and corrective action plan reviews and make recommendations concerning the matriculation status of candidates in field experiences.
  • Facilitate communication among the Dean, SOE Associate Dean, faculty, and supervisors with community partners, i.e., cooperating teachers, district and building administrators.
  • Work with external partners (e.g., K-12 Schools/Districts, Agencies, and Stakeholders) to develop, implement, and evaluate existing SOE field experiences, including field experience personnel.
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate all SOE field experience personnel; provide consultation and support to clinical faculty, e.g., field experience supervisors, and field-based partners, e.g., cooperating teachers, building and district administrators.
  • Coordinate all field experience placements and programming, including all models of course delivery.
  • Provide administrative oversight of all background screening; ensure compliance to procedures; review and make recommendations, as needed, for placement; ensure the establishment, monitoring, and confidential maintenance of background screening records.
  • Facilitate the design and implementation of the Field Experience Assessment Plan, including:
    • Manage student records related to field experiences.
    • Work with the assessment and accreditation specialist, faculty, clinical supervisors, and cooperating teachers to develop, maintain, and use assessment tools to evaluate field experiences and candidates’ competencies.
    • Participate in formulation and school program goals and outcome; prepare and submit written reports regarding program goals and outcomes; report on the achievement of goals and outcomes.
    • Seek feedback from candidates, e.g., exit interviews, focus groups, Satisfaction Surveys or Inventories, etc., to solicit their suggestions for future program improvement.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development to ensure best practices are applied in all aspects of candidates’ field experiences
  • Serve as a SOE’s representative to help market Park’s SOE programs and recruit students
  • Serve as the liaison between the SOE and MO DESE to ensure compliance with all national- and state-field experience requirements and regulations
Curricular Responsibilities
  • Teach courses as assigned by the SOE Associate Dean in consultation with the CEHP Dean.
  • Develop and make recommendations regarding field experience curriculum to the SOE and where applicable to the Curriculum and/or Assessment Committees.
  • Oversee the timely and accurate preparation and updating of field educational manuals, forms, and administrative procedures; submit changes as required to the university catalog, SOE website, and field experience handbooks.
  • Contribute to the curricular relevancy through course review, development and/or teaching.
Position Requirements:
  • M.Ed. required, with Ed.S. and/or Ph.D./Ed.D preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 yrs. experience teaching in a K-12 school and administrative experience (i.e., district or building-level administrator, instructional coach, curriculum coordinator, etc.) in the same type of setting.
  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience in higher education (preferred).
  • Teacher certification in an area of K-12 concentration and administration.
  • Familiarity with Kansas City metropolitan area/regional schools/districts, both public and private.
  • Knowledge of Missouri’s Educator Evaluation System and Missouri’s Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA).
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to work with diverse populations, to support coordinating all facets of field experiences and services.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in effective assessment practices.
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, MO.
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.
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Drury University
Posted: 05/11/2017
Instructor Position for the School of Education and Child Development for the 2017-2018 Academic Year 
Position: This position is an Instructor position which is a full-time non-tenure track job that will be a one-year appointment in the School of Education and Child Development.
Qualifications:

  • D. or Ed.D. in education or related area required from an accredited university
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience in K-12 settings.
  • Higher education experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more curricular areas
  • Documented evidence of teaching excellence and contribution to student development
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate technology into teaching including experience teaching online courses

Responsibilities:

  • The primary responsibility will be teaching and teaching-related duties including, but not limited to undergraduate and possibly graduate courses in seated, blended, and online formats.
  • Subject areas for courses taught may include special education, foundations of education, and elementary education as assigned by the Dean.
  • Prepare course syllabi for assigned courses that meet the needs of students and include state requirements.
  • Participate in Teacher Education Council and other departmental meetings.

Compensation: Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  First review of applications will take place on May 24, 2017.

Contact: Marline Faherty, Office of Academic Affairs Drury University 417-873-7225 or mfaherty@drury.edu

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Southeast Missouri State University
Posted: 03/16/2017
Position: Assistant/ Associate Professor/ Director of Cooperating EdD
Primary Responsibilities

  • Reports to the chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling
  • Responsibilities include teaching, advisement, research, and service to the department, college, and university
  • Focuses teaching on doctoral level coursework with the flexibility to teach master’s or specialist level courses within the department through various forms of instructional delivery modes, including traditional classroom instruction, internet based or web-enhanced learning on campus as well as traveling to off campus sites, which may include summer and/or academic year travel
  • Coordinates the cohort based doctoral level program in collaboration with the University of Missouri and serves as a representative on the MU Cooperative Coordinating Board
  • Collaborates with faculty across the College of Education and the MU Cooperative Coordinating Board; supervising doctoral level research and dissertations, with expertise in qualitative and/or quantitative research methods
  • Aids in the recruitment and selection of doctoral candidates

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D./Ed.D. in educational administration/leadership, policy analysis or higher education administration (Degrees must be from an accredited/government certified university)
  • Demonstrated potential for successful teaching at the college/university level with a minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Evidence of scholarly activity within the previous 5 years demonstrating that the candidate possesses the skills and experience to successfully advise and assess doctoral student research
  • Active participation in service to the department, college, university, and community
  • Active participation in state and national professional organizations
  • Evidence of supervising or serving on doctoral level dissertation committees
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the university community
  • 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

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

Application Deadline: The position is available August 1, 2017 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 31, 2017

To apply: Submit the following items online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1

  • Letter of interest addressing position requirements
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (Official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
  • Name and contact information of three references

Departmental Information: Information regarding the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling may be found at: http://www.semo.edu/eduleadcounsel/


Calvary University

Posted: 03/13/2017
Position Title: Chairman, Education Department
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt with Benefits
Position Summary: The Chair of the Education Department: directs the Education Department, teacher education academic programs, and fulfills other related Education Department responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach post-secondary level courses.
  • Manage and coordinate Missouri state teacher certification program in accordance with Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education standards.
  • Recruit, advise, and supervise students for Calvary’s teacher education programs.
  • Participate in appropriate meetings and serve on institutional and academic committees.
  • Direct development and evaluation of departmental curriculum and assessment of programs and courses.
  • Manage the department planning and budget process.
  • Develop and pursue a research and publishing agenda.
  • Acquire, maintain, and supervise appropriate certification for departmental programs.

Requirements:

  • A personal, maturing faith in Jesus Christ
  • Strong, committed Christian who agrees with Calvary’s doctrinal statement
  • Possesses a Doctor of Education
  • Post-secondary teaching experience in a teacher education program
  • State certification as an elementary or secondary teacher, preferably with experience teaching in both public and Christian school environments
  • Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.
  • Experience with a variety of teaching methods
  • Ministry-minded
  • Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to communicate with college students
  • Ability to lead and motivate
  • Faithful attendance and service in a local church

Accountability: To the Dean of the College

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Starting Date: TBD

Please send completed Faculty application, CV, and resume to:

Human Resources

Calvary University

15800 Calvary Road

Kansas City, MO 64147

Fax: 816-425-6138

Email: humres@calvary.edu

No calls, please. Other openings may also be available at Calvary University.  Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination based on race, color, age, national origin, handicap or veteran status.


Drury University

Posted: 03/10/2017
Position: DEAN, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Drury University is currently accepting applications for the Dean of the School of Education and Child Development (SECD) for a preferred June 1 start date. The SECD supports both undergraduate and graduate students on its Springfield campus and at multiple locations throughout southwest and south-central Missouri. The mission of the Drury University teacher education program is to develop liberally educated professionals who are prepared to make informed, reflective decisions, help others learn, and add value to the lives of children in a rapidly changing world.This is a twelve-month position with an open rank and a competitive salary. The successful candidate will be a visionary with strong communication skills and a willingness to effectively promote the School of Education and Child Development to internal and external constituencies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate/graduate courses; managing budgets; generating program schedules; advising students; overseeing accreditation processes; evaluating staff and faculty; sustaining close working relationships with partner schools; and establishing a strategic, collaborative vision for the program.Applicants will have an earned doctorate; experience as a K-12 educator; a demonstrated capacity for leadership; expertise implementing the accreditation process at state and national levels; proficiency evaluating data to assess teacher preparation programs; willingness to promote cutting-edge research in the field of education; and a commitment to provide leadership at branch campus locations. Preference will be given to candidates with higher education experience.Send a letter of application addressing the specified qualifications; a statement of principles that provide personal guidance as an educational leader; current curriculum vitae; transcripts; and contact information for five professional references to: Marline Faherty, Director of Academic Affairs Support Services; Burnham 200; Drury University; Springfield, Missouri 65802. Send electronic applications to: mfaherty@drury.edu. Review of applications will begin April 10 and will continue until position is filled.Drury University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing campus diversity. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

EVANGEL UNIVERSITY

Posted: 02/21/2017
Position: Assistant Professor of Counseling
DEPARTMENT: 
The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences of Evangel University is accepting applications for assistant professor – Counseling.  The position begins August 16, 2017
CLASSIFICATION:
This is a full time salaried position based on a nine-month contract. Optional summer teaching loads will be negotiated as a separate contract.
JOB SUMMARY: 
Assistant professor of counseling is responsible for teaching core counseling and specialty coursework in either school counseling or clinical mental health counseling. 

EVANGEL UNIVERSITY

Posted: 02/16/2017
Position: Professor of Education
Evangel University, a Christian institution committed to integrating faith and learning, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the Education Department.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must have certification and current teaching experience in elementary or secondary education and have experience in literacy.  Applicants must have a terminal degree or requisite experience and a history of excellence in teaching and leadership.   Preferred qualifications include technology enhanced learning strategies, research experience, strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, and a commitment to excellence.  The candidate must be strongly committed to the mission of Christian higher education within the Assemblies of God and he/she must meet doctrinal qualifications.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaching courses in elementary and/or secondary education at the undergraduate graduate level.
  • Teaching literacy coursework at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Supervise education students in clinical experiences.
  • Participation and evidence of ongoing professional and/or scholarly development.
  • General responsibilities include departmental and committee assignments.
  • Advising students at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels

COMPENSATION:

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CONTACT:

Please email vita and references to Dr. Shonna Crawford, email:  crawfordsh@evangel.edu

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATION:

Please complete the following application questions and attach RESUME and COVER LETTER (either by downloading or copy and pasting at the end of questionnaire).  After you have answered all the questions, please review your answers and PRINT if desire a copy.  When you have completed the process, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click

FINISH.  Once you have click FINISH, you cannot go back and make changes!

AAE/EEOC

Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Missouri Valley College

Posted: 2/15/2017
Position: Adjunct Instructor of Education
The Division of Education at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for  Adjunct Instructors of Education with duties to begin August 2017.  The part-time teaching load would include a variety of undergraduate education courses and could include evening courses.Required qualifications include a minimum of a master’s degree, with Ph.D. in Education preferred.  Also  prefered would be training and experience with an emphasis in curriculum, along with teaching experience in a K-12 environment.  Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, are also necessary qualifications.  Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred.  To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Dr. Earl Wellborn, Dean of Education, wellborne@moval.edu.Applications should be submitted by April 30, 2017.  EOE.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

Missouri Valley College

Posted: 02/15/2017

Position: Full-Time Assistant Professor of Education
The Division of Education at Missouri Valley College (Marshall, MO), a private, liberal arts institution, is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor of Education beginning August 2017. Responsibilities include teaching, assisting with placement and supervision of field experiences, advising undergraduate majors, and service to the institution. Applicants must be familiar with classroom pedagogy, current educational trends, and the use of 21st century technological devices. (We are an i-pad-integrated division; the campus uses Google Apps for Education.) In addition, the candidate must have a passion for educating future teachers and be willing to work in a small campus environment that emphasizes collaboration with other faculty who have a strong commitment to student success. The candidate should have an established record of at least 10 years successful K-12 classroom teaching and/or administrative experience. Master’s degree in Education or related field required, terminal degree or Education Specialist preferred.Interested candidates should submit the following: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial for application stage), teaching evaluations, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Earl Wellborn, Dean of Education at wellborne@moval.edu  Review of complete applications begins March 20, 2017. EOE. Employment at Missouri Valley College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

William Woods University

Posted: 1/30/2017

Job Title: Assistant-Associate Professor of Special Education

Department: Education, Human Performance and Humanities

Reports To: Chair, Division of Education, Human Performance & Humanities

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 teach Exceptional Child, Language Development, Teaching Cross Categorical Disabilities, Cross Categorical Disabilities, Career/Vocational Education, Teaching Remedial Math, Conferencing and Consultation, and Classroom Management courses for the Education Department.

The contracted teaching load is 12 hours per semester, with the opportunity to teach summer school and intercession courses.  Full-time faculty are expected to participate in faculty and campus committees, attend faculty assembly and division meetings, and conduct program and class assessments in accordance with standards developed by the University and outside accrediting entities. Faculty are also expected to develop educational programs to be presented to the campus at large as part of the University LEAD program and to attend such programs sponsored by other faculty in the university.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach Special Education coursework in classroom settings and online.
  • Assist students with academic advising.
  • Prepare course syllabi for assigned courses that meet the needs of students and state requirements.
  • Participate in the development of assessments and evaluation of courses and the program for continuing improvement.
  • Maintain professional development according to personal and professional need.
  • Assist in recruitment efforts for the program by participating in university recruitment events and communicating with interested students.
  • Responsible for maintaining relationships with alumni of the program.
  • Participate in Vertical Team meetings with the Department of Education
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • PhD in Special Education preferred; Master’s Degree required.
  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in the public school system
  • 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. Teaching experience at a higher educational institution 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 possition begining August 1, 2017.  This position will be open until filled.

Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, 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


Columbia College

Posted 1/17/2017

Position:  Assistant Professor of Education – Columbia Campus

Description:

The Education Department at Columbia College seeks two Assistant Professors of Education beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year.  Successful candidates will teach introductory and advanced courses in teacher education at both the undergraduate and graduate level, including but not limited to reading, language acquisition, classroom management, and teaching techniques.  Supervision of students in field experience is also possible.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Education or closely related area with a background in literacy or early childhood education.  Experience teaching at the K-12 level is required.  Experience in administration, special education, or English Language Learners is desired.  Ideal candidates will have an interest in development of new programs and in exploring innovative methods for teaching and learning.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.  All materials received by February 13, 2017, will be given full consideration; materials received after that date may be considered.

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive of every duty and responsibility required by the employee in the position.

The offer of employment and assignment to duties is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check. The information may include, but is not limited to, academic, residential, achievement, performance, attendance, disciplinary, employment history, credit history, driving history, and criminal history of public record.

 

Missouri State University

Posted 11/18.2016
Associate Professor in Elementary Education. The Elementary Education Program in the Department of Childhood Education and Family Studies at Missouri State University Springfield invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor position; two additional positions are also open at the Assistant level (see posting #20160098FTF) and  to begin August 1, 2017.  The Elementary Education Program offers a Bachelor of Science in Education with certification in Grades 1 to 6 and a Master of Science in Elementary Education.  The department has both graduate and undergraduate programs that include programs in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child and Family Development, Child Life, and Family and Consumer Science.
Responsibilities. The Associate Professor will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary education commensurate with the applicant’s content training and experience on Springfield campus, online, and/or off-campus locations. The Associate Professor is expected develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with public school constituents and provide clinical supervision for elementary practicum students, interns and student teachers as needed. The Associate Professor must engage in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and will be expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research proposal development by having an active research agenda, publishing in peer reviewed national and international journals, and presenting research at national conferences. In addition, the Associate Professor will provide service to profession, university and community, which may also include advising students.
Qualifications. The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook, http://www.missouristate.edu/assets/policy/FacultyHandbook_09-11-12.pdf.  The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. (Please see http://www.missouristate.edu/policy/Op1_02_3_DiversityHiringPrograms.htm for information on the Diversity Hiring and Recruitment Programs.)Earned doctorate from an accredited university in Elementary Education, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum and Instruction, Education or closely related field is required. Applicants must have at least three years of demonstrated excellence in teaching in grades 1-6 in public or nationally accredited schools preferably with learners from culturally and/or linguistically diverse populations; established research agenda; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with various constituencies throughout the university and public school; documented previous work equivalent of Assistant Professor rank; and experience with and/or interest in the accreditation process.
To Apply. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. For additional information or informal inquiries, contact Dr. Cynthia Hail, Co-Chair, Faculty Search Committee at (417) 836-6055 or CindyHail@missouristate.edu Review of applications will begin October 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who qualify for Associate are encouraged to apply for both the Assistant and Associate levels (see position #20160098FTF)

Missouri State University
Posted 11/18/2016
Assistant Professor in Elementary Education. The Elementary Education Program in the Department of Childhood Education and Family Studies at Missouri State University Springfield invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor position; two additional positions are also open at the Assistant level (see posting #20160097FTF) to begin August 1, 2017.  The Elementary Education Program offers a Bachelor of Science in Education with certification in Grades 1 to 6 and a Master of Science in Elementary Education.  The department has both graduate and undergraduate programs that include programs in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child and Family Development, Child Life, and Family and Consumer Science.
Responsibilities. The Associate Professor will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary education commensurate with the applicant’s content training and experience on Springfield campus, online, and/or off-campus locations. The Associate Professor is expected develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with public school constituents and provide clinical supervision for elementary practicum students, interns and student teachers as needed. The Associate Professor must engage in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and will be expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research proposal development by having an active research agenda, publishing in peer reviewed national and international journals, and presenting research at national conferences. In addition, the Associate Professor will provide service to profession, university and community, which may also include advising students.
Qualifications. The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook, http://www.missouristate.edu/assets/policy/FacultyHandbook_09-11-12.pdf.  The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. (Please see http://www.missouristate.edu/policy/Op1_02_3_DiversityHiringPrograms.htm for information on the Diversity Hiring and Recruitment Programs.)Earned doctorate from an accredited university in Elementary Education, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum and Instruction, Education or closely related field is required. Applicants must have at least three years of demonstrated excellence in teaching in grades 1-6 in public or nationally accredited schools preferably with learners from culturally and/or linguistically diverse populations; established research agenda; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with various constituencies throughout the university and public school; documented previous work equivalent of Assistant Professor rank; and experience with and/or interest in the accreditation process.
To Apply. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. For additional information or informal inquiries, contact Dr. Cynthia Hail, Co-Chair, Faculty Search Committee at (417) 836-6055 or CindyHail@missouristate.edu Review of applications will begin October 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who qualify for Associate are encouraged to apply for both the Assistant and Associate levels (see position #20160097FTF)

Southwest Baptist University

Posted 11/16/2016

Physical Education Teaching Position

POSITION:            Southwest Baptist University invites applications for a nine-month position as an Instructor or Assistant Professor of Physical Education.  The candidate selected will be responsible for teaching 24 hours per academic year of undergraduate courses in physical education 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 2017 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:

  • Earned doctorate in physical education preferred; Master’s degree required
  • Certification in physical education (Missouri DESE or equivalent from another state)
  • Experience in higher education preferred
  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, advising, and mentoring students
  • Experience in public schools required

 

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.  Materials submitted must include the online application, the university’s Principles and Expectations statement, letter of intent, curriculum vita, statement of educational philosophy, personal statement of faith and three letters of reference.  Please submit materials to the address below:

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


Missouri Southern State University

Posted 11/12/2016

Assistant Professor

School of Education

The Teacher Education Department is seeking applications for three full-time tenure-track Assistant Professors for Teacher Education beginning August 2017.  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 first position include professional sequence coursework required for Early Childhood (birth-grade 3) certification.  Teaching responsibilities for the second position include professional sequence coursework in Elementary and Secondary Science methods as well as generalist Education courses. Teaching responsibilities for the third position include professional sequence coursework for Special Education (K-12) certification

Applicants should have relevant classroom and teaching experience.  Other responsibilities 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.

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 21st century technology is critical.

The starting date is August 1, 2017.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are 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.  (Official transcripts are required 45 days after a contract is issued).  Please email documents to ­FacultyVitae@mssu.eduPlease put “Assistant Professor for Teacher Education” in the subject line.

Successful finalists will be asked to present a lesson to a college class.

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


Missouri State University

Posted 11/4/2016
Director, Certification, Educational Field Experiences, and Data Management for Dean of College of Education
Missouri State University accepting applications for DIRECTOR, CERTIFICATION, EDUCATIONAL FIELD EXPERIENCES, and DATA MANAGEMENT for Dean of College of Education.   Responsibilities:  overseeing the operation of the Educational Field Experiences office, coordinating and monitoring teacher certification, and assisting with College of Education (COE) and Educator Preparation Provider Unit (EPPU) assessment; serving as the liaison with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), P-12 area school districts, and Missouri State University on regulations and requirements pertaining to the placement of student teacher candidates, the certification of teachers, and assessment reports; overseeing on-campus tracking systems and procedures pertaining to student teaching, certification, and assessment and communicating changes to student teaching and certification requirements and assessing reports associated with those changes to all stakeholders; collaborating with post-baccalaureate and masters-level teacher certification programs and consulting with University departments, units, and committees regarding matters pertaining to the student teaching, the certification process, and assessment reports pertaining to student teaching and certification. 
For req. qualifications and app. procedures: https://jobs.missouristate.edu  or call (417) 836-4683.  Pay Grade: 46. Salary: $51,314 -$52,000\ann. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.  EO/AA/M/F/VETERANS/DISABILITY/SEXUAL ORIENTATION/GENDER IDENTITY EMPLOYER AND INSTITUTION.

Harris-Stowe State University
Posted 10/19/2016
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
Harris-Stowe State University seeks applications for a full-time, tenure track, 9-month appointment in its College of Education. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching courses across the curriculum that prepare perspective teachers to integrate technology in their classroom in early childhood, elementary, middle school and/or secondary and are expected to possess knowledge in the area of Common Core State Standards, Evaluation, and Assessment in Education.  In addition, this individual will take the lead in the development and ongoing refinement of the assessment system in teacher preparation.Candidates must also possess strong verbal and written skills that will lead the unit in its ongoing accreditation procedures, assessment and evaluations, collection and analysis of data, and reporting processes. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach classes, serve on committees, advise students, develop procedures to ensure reliability and validity of assessments; pursue a focused area of research and scholarship that culminates in publications, professional presentations, and submission of grant proposals; hold active membership in relevant professional associations/organizations; serve on committees; and participate in official activities at the department, college and university levels. The candidate would also serve as the assessment coordinator with the responsibilities for collecting data on candidates and the unit, developing assessment tools, and utilizing analytics for assessment of candidates.
The successful candidate will also possess the dispositions of professionalism, competence, reflection, and the ability to work with diverse populations of students, faculty, and community partners. This individual must be a team player and adhere to policy, procedures and timelines.A PhD/EdD in Educational Technology or related area, from an accredited institution is required. Candidates who have teacher certification and at least five years of experience teaching in the P-12 setting, at the college/university level, as well as experience teaching online courses, are preferred. Candidates must be prepared to teach day as well as evening and weekend classes.The position begins Fall 2017.  Submit a letter of application, resume, transcript and a list of three references with contact information to:

Harris-Stowe State University

Office of Human Resources

3026 Laclede Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63103

(314) 340-3340

FAX: (314) 340-3395

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the successful candidate is chosen.

 

Applications may be downloaded from our web site www.hssu.edu

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER


College of the Ozarks- Teacher Education Department

Posted: 10/7/2017
Assistant/ Associate Professor of Teacher Education
College of the Ozarks seeks applicants for the position of assistant/ associate professor of teacher education, with responsibilities that include teaching, advising, and supervising teacher education candidates. The position requires a state issued teaching and/or administration certificate; teaching experience; and an earned Master’s degree or higher (Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred) in education, including but not limited to educational leadership/administration, curriculum and instruction, literacy, or mathematics specialist. The preferred starting date for this position is August 2017.The ideal candidate will have a broad background in education, the ability to teach effectively a wide variety of courses, a strong commitment to mentoring students, and demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues. Potential teaching assignments could include secondary and middle school pedagogy, linking community resources, and implementation of best practices. In addition to teaching and advising responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to supervise student teachers, manage department assessment data, and co-sponsor student organizations. The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and interest in the integration of Christian faith and learning.  This position may lead to a multi-year letter of appointment.College of the Ozarks is a small (1,450 students), liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to evangelical Christian faith and service located in southwest Missouri near Branson (www.cofo.edu). Send letter of application, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your pastor) to: Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email cmarley@cofo.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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