Responsibilities include teaching Middle Level (gr. 4-9)/Adolescence Young Adult (gr. 7-12) English Language Arts methods course, advising majors, assisting with the review of student teaching applications, and teaching other departmental core courses as assigned. Teaching load and responsibilities will consist of 12 semester hours in the fall and 12 hours in the spring, and possible committee assignments.
Requires an earned doctorate at time of appointment in Curriculum and Instructional Studies, English Language Arts Education, or a related area; Must have at least three years of successful classroom teaching experience in PK-12 setting, and a commitment to promote all students' ability to succeed in a multicultural community; Must have experience teaching and/or supervising AYA English Language Arts methods candidates; Must meet background check requirements.
Preferably, the candidate will have at least five years teaching AYA (gr. 7-12) English Language Arts. We are especially interested in candidates with a research agenda in English Language Arts education. In addition, a candidate with professional emphasis on teaching in urban schools, interdisciplinary instruction, and the integration of technology in teaching and learning are highly desirable.
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