Visiting Position in Education
(Teacher Education / Curriculum & Instruction)
Department of Education & Child Development
Description of the Position
The focus of this visiting position is teacher education with a specialization in reading/language arts and/or social studies. Additional experience in the area of special education or bilingual education desired, but not required. Strong candidates would also have ability to teach courses in diversity and/or education psychology. Responsibilities include teaching in both elementary and secondary credential programs as well as master's level programs. All coursework focuses on the preparation and development of teachers for linguistically and culturally diverse students. Field supervision in multicultural urban environments is a standard component with the expectation of a strong commitment to equity and social justice values.
The Department of Education and Child Development is seeking a colleague committed to innovative teacher education in a student-centered liberal arts college. Because we serve a student body and larger community that is diverse in many ways, we are serious about seeking qualified candidates who have a strong, demonstrated commitment to teaching and teacher education centered around constructivist and reflective pedagogy. We seek a colleague who is also committed to teaching college students of diverse backgrounds, and preparing future teachers to work effectively with diverse students, parents, and communities.
Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Education. However, we will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status.
Ability to teach Educational Research Methods courses.
Teaching credential and successful teaching experience in a culturally/linguistically diverse K-12 school.
Evidence of experience and commitment to teaching college students of diverse backgrounds, and preparing teachers for diverse student populations.
The Department of Education and Child Development has a tradition of preparing highly qualified elementary, secondary, and special education teachers. Offerings include undergraduate studies in child development, and graduate studies in elementary, secondary, and special education, including several credential programs and Master of Arts degree program.
Applications should include an application letter, a statement of the candidate's philosophy of teaching, and conception of the well-educated teacher in a culturally/linguistically diverse society, a curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference). Applicants must submit materials electronically (PDFs preferred) to Dr. Shannon Stanton, Department of Education & Child Development, Whittier College, at email@example.com.
Review of completed applications will begin March 25, 2017 and for full consideration, complete applications must be received by April 15, 2017. AA/EO Employer
Whittier College is committed to attracting and retaining a high quality, diverse faculty with a shared passion for student-centered teaching and mentoring. It is distinguished by its small class sizes (12:1), high-impact pedagogies, and innovative liberal arts curriculum blended with professional and pre-professional programs. It is a nationally recognized model for diversity and has no racial majority among its student body. With over 60% students of color, Whittier is designated as both an HSI and AANAPISI.Founded in 1887, it is an independent, four-year liberal arts college with about 1,650 undergraduates and is ideally situated in the scenic hills 18 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. It is an AA/EOE employer. More information on the position is available at www.whittier.edu/jobs.
To Apply: http://www.whittier.edu/jobs
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