The Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University is seeking outstanding candidates for anticipated fixed-term (non-tenure stream) faculty positions in elementary, secondary, or special education teacher preparation. This is a part-time position (Academic one-year appointment - August through May). Primary responsibilities may be in the Lansing area or at university off-campus sites in the Chicago, Southeast Michigan, or Grand Rapids areas.
Responsibilities will include the following: Working with teacher interns and their mentor teachers during a year-long internship required for initial teacher certification; Observation, communication, meetings and assessment of each intern’s teaching in accordance with program standards and assessment tools; serving as liaison with P-12 partners, under the direction of an area coordinator; providing high-quality teacher education for interns in individual and small group settings; attending required field instructor and mentor meetings; contributing to program assessment, ongoing program improvement, and accreditation. Submission of records for observation visits, achievements, communications, professional development of interns; ability to handle difficult conversations across various parties.
Position’s rank will be at the level of Instructor. Appointment will be for one-year beginning Fall 2020. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Interested candidates should apply via the MSU job application website at http://www.careers.msu.edu/.
Master’s degree in education or education-related field.
Appropriate K-12 teaching experience, commitment to working as part of a team, and excellent communication and leadership skills. Advanced technical skills in either PC or MAC computers.
Doctoral degree in a related field.Experience in teacher leadership, adult learning or preservice teacher preparation.
Familiarity with a range of technology tools, including educational technologies, assistive technologies, and productivity tools (e.g. Google, Microsoft Office).
Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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