Assistant Professor of Education, Tenure Track

Barnesville, Georgia
Mar 17, 2017
Assistant Professor of Education, Tenure Track
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Summary/Basic Function:

Position Title
Assistant Professor of Education

Position Begins
August 2017

10-month, tenure track

Excellent benefits are available

Primary responsibilities will include teaching Pre-K to 5th grade education, with an emphasis in the teaching of reading. Must be able to teach diagnosis and remediation of reading.

The School of Education houses Gordon’s first baccalaureate program, a BSED in Early Childhood/Special Education General Curriculum designed to educate students to teach in P-5 regular education classrooms as well as in numerous special education settings. Additional baccalaureate teaching certification programs in secondary biology, English, history and mathematics were launched in the last two academic years. Middle grades education was added in 2015. There are currently 5 tenure-track faculty members in the School, each of whom has an earned doctorate.

Gordon State College has served the community and region continuously since its founding in 1852, and has been a unit in the University System of Georgia since 1972. After more than three decades of serving the state as a residential two-year college, in 2006 Gordon College was named a state college and asked to develop selected four year programs to address critical state needs. In May, 2009 the College graduated its first baccalaureate class of 28 early childhood education majors. Gordon College serves more than 4000 students with the excellent dedication of more than 110 full-time faculty.

The main campus of Gordon State College is in Barnesville, Georgia, a lovely town located an hour south of Atlanta, Georgia. Students and faculty enjoy the pleasures of small-town living together with access to the many attractions of a major metropolitan center and an international airport.

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in early childhood education or elementary education, with emphasis in reading, middle grades education, or related field of education.
Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity
Minimum of three years P-12 teaching experience.

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