Language Arts Teacher Leader #170479

May 10, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Information: The successful candidate will teach language arts to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students, as well as serve as instructor for language arts content methods courses and possibly other curriculum and middle grades education courses in the School of Teaching and Learning at WCU. S/he will also supervise interns in middle grades education. Expertise and experience in language arts teaching is expected. Applicants are encouraged to visit the WCU website ( and read the university vision and details about The Catamount School ( This position is posted and will be filled pending approval from the Human Resources Advisory Board (HRAB) and the confirmation of the funding source.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: The successful candidate should possess a Master's degree in education from an accredited institution, North Carolina licensure in middle grades language arts, and a have minimum of three years of public school instructional experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree in elementary or middle grades education, reading or literacy, and/or National Board Certification. The candidate will be expected to teach and supervise interns and will share program responsibilities and may provide service. Consistent participation in all aspects of The Catamount School is expected. Applicants should provide evidence of experiences or the potential to: work collaboratively and across disciplines, contribute to the university's multicultural and diversity goals, and successful collaboration with in-service teachers in public school settings. Interest and experience in teaching in technology rich and flexible environments is a plus.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Application must be made online. . A cover letter describing how the applicant's professional qualifications relate to the position and how the applicant can contribute to the mission, core values and goals of the Catamount School. 2. A current and complete curriculum vita. 3. Unofficial copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degree programs completed. 4. Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five (5) references. OPTIONAL Attachment: 5. Other supporting materials relevant to the candidate's scholarship and teaching. Inquiries can be directed to: Mr. Bob Dinsdale, Search Committee Chair, email: Thank you for your interest in this position. Application materials sent by postal mail or e-mail cannot be accepted.

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