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Assistant Professor of Education - Reading & Elementary Education Core

Posted: 12/11/2022

DATE ANNOUNCED: December 2022
 
POSITION: Assistant Professor of Education - Reading & Elementary Education Core
 
POSTING DATE: Screening of the applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
 
START DATE Fall 2023
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
Doctorate of Education (or ABD); at least three years of K-8 successful teaching experience; reading emphasis; college-level teaching experience; experience teaching general education, literacy, early childhood; commitment to student-centered learning, teacher preparation, and excellence in teaching; willingness to support the mission of the College and its liberal arts tradition (https://www.wartburg.edu/why-choose-wartburg/).
 
Preferred:
Ability to teach in the reading and elementary education core and courses in content areas; knowledge of and experience with teacher education accreditation standards, and methodology.  Experience with assessment processes; experience with student teaching supervision; and successful experience working with diverse populations and settings.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach the equivalent of seven undergraduate courses (typically 3 in Fall term, 3 in Winter term, and 1 in May term) including courses in the professional core and other education offerings or general education courses dependent upon departmental needs and candidate’s qualifications; 40 hours per five years of co-teaching in PK-12; advising, scholarship, and service duties as appropriate for the candidate’s appointment.
 
SALARY: Competitive for rank at appointment
 
CONTRACT: Nine-month, tenure-track (potential for summer contracts to carry out special duties or assignments).

DEPARTMENT:
The Wartburg College Teacher Education Program is approved by the Iowa Department of Education; reaccreditation is scheduled for Fall 2021. With five full-time Education Department members, the program graduates 60-80 students each year. Students are licensed to teach in both elementary and secondary schools.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Send resume/curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, contact information for three current references, and a letter of application describing your teaching, scholarship, and service experience/interests and how these will support the distinctive mission and institutional learning outcomes of Wartburg College. Please also address any experiences you have working with diverse groups of students. This information should be submitted electronically to: HR@wartburg.edu.For specific inquiries contact Dr. Rick Snyder, Chair of the Education Department (rick.snyder@wartburg.edu ). For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see http://www.wartburg.edu, and specifically about the Teacher Education Program, see https://www.wartburg.edu/education/ . Wartburg College requires a criminal background check for position finalists.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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