Assistant Professor of Education

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The School of Education at Barton College invites applicants for a tenure-track, nine-month, academic appointment at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 2021.

Responsibilities

Assistant professor responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Serving as coordinator of online professional studies programs in the School of Education, including Residency and TA-to-Teacher programs.
  • Teaching a 12-semester-hour course load each semester, which may include traditional courses and online courses with synchronous learning occurring in the evening.
  • Teaching the methods courses in mathematics and science instruction for candidates who plan to teach in elementary and middle school classrooms, including traditional students and residency licensure students.
  • Teaching general methods courses, such as courses on curriculum development and implementation and courses related to assessment in both the traditional and residency licensure programs.
  • Actively participating in the ongoing assessment and development of the curriculum in the Teacher Education Program.
  • Working closely with the Offices of Admissions and Marketing to promote School of Education programs and recruit students through developing website content, flyers/brochures, and promotional emails.
  • Participating in virtual and face-to-face recruiting and orientation events for the School of Education.
  • Tracking prerequisites and progress of students in the Elementary and Middle School Residency Licensure programs and serving as academic advisor to students in the Teacher Education Program, especially to those in the Residency Licensure Program.
  • Serving on school and college committees and providing professional service.
  • Providing guidance to students completing their edTPA portfolios.
  • Serving as a mentor/coach to students in the residency licensure program.
  • Supervising student teachers as part of the teaching load, as needed.

Additional teaching opportunities in summer school for the residency licensure program are likely.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in an appropriate education field from an accredited Educator Preparation Program (doctoral degree is required for consideration of tenure-track).
  • Teaching licensure in Elementary Education.
  • Experience teaching in public school settings.
  • Experience working with teachers in non-traditional paths, such as those in lateral-entry or residency licensure programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required with ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels within and without the organization.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to work effectively, independent of direct supervision.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills and ability to handle details.
  • Professional collegiality is expected, as well as the demonstration of appropriate professional dispositions and ethics.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
  • Experience in mentoring teachers, especially those on non-traditional paths to licensure.
  • Teaching experience with distance education technology.
  • Teaching license in additional related fields, such as Middle School Education.
  • An earned doctorate in a field of teacher education related to the responsibilities of the position.

Application Process

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for at least three professional references (all should be MS Word or PDF format) to Human Resources at employment@barton.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Any claims of discrimination for Title IX or otherwise should be directed to our Title IX Coordinator, Victoria A. Morris, at P.O. Box 5000, Wilson, NC 27893, or at 252-399-6330 or vamorris@barton.edu.

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