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Assistant/Associate Professor of Teacher Education

Company:
Crown College
Job Location:
St. Bonifacius, 55375
Category:
Teacher Education - Elementary
Type:
Full-Time

Assistant/Associate Professor of Teacher EducationFull-time, Tenure Track 

Start: July 1, 2024 

On-Campus 

This is a full-time, tenure-track on-campus faculty position to teach undergraduate Teacher Education courses on campus within the School of Liberal Arts and Education. Courses include but are not limited to those that prepare students for teaching positions in the K-6 educational system.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • Teach courses in teacher education according to graduate training and experience.
  • Supervise teacher candidates in the K-6 classroom environment and provide quality feedback.
  • Advise students in the teacher education program.
  • Stay abreast of scholarly developments in specific and relevant fields as well as current teaching methodologies, curriculum development, and assessment.
  • Demonstrate mastery and scholarship in an appropriate professional field.
  • Plan and provide theoretical instruction and experiences that reflect an understanding of the philosophy, objectives, and curriculum of the Teacher Education department.
  • Participation in multiple and subjective written evaluations of one’s classroom instruction.
  • Promptly evaluate student work and achievement of curricular objectives/outcomes related to coursework.
  • Participate in strategic planning and vision for the Teacher Education Department.
  • Contribute to the accreditation, assessment, and licensing requirements by Professional Educators Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB).
  • Support the mission, goals, and objectives of Crown College.
  • Engage in general faculty responsibilities including but not limited to, participation in department and faculty meetings, care of students, committee assignments, and at least 10 hours of scheduled office hours per week to be available to students. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to instruct teacher candidates in Elementary Education content and pedagogy.
  • Ability to supervise teacher candidates in the K-6 classroom environment and provide quality feedback.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and positive energy regarding professional education.
  • Established ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Demonstrate excellence in spoken, written and electronic communication skills.
  • Ability to integrate collegiate teaching in Elementary Education and the Christian faith.
  • Experience evaluating students’ work, analyzing the scores, and reporting results promptly.
  • Agreement and personal alignment with the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Elementary Education or related field with a focus in Elementary Education
  • Completed an initial licensure program in Elementary Education and has a Licensure in Elementary Education
  • Three years of successful elementary classroom teaching

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (in addition to the above minimum qualifications):

  • PhD/EdD in Elementary Education or related field with a focus in Elementary Education.
  • Additional teaching licensure that complements Elementary Education
  • College teaching experience, especially in Christian higher education
  • Familiarity and/or experience with standards and assessments 
  • Experience with advising

TO APPLY:

Email the following to facultyjobs@crown.edu 

  1. Cover Letter 
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. An approximate 3 page essay answering the question: How will you integrate faith and teaching, learning and research in your discipline at Crown College? 
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