Specialized Clinical Instructor of Teaching STEM, STEM Master Teacher (mathematics)

Location
Washington, D.C.
Posted
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001143 Academic Title: Specialized Clinical Instructor of Teaching STEM, STEM Master Teacher (mathematics) Rank: Instructor Administrative Title: Specialized Clinical Instructor of Teaching STEM Discipline Education Specialty: Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track, Special Service Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

Specialized Clinical Instructor of Teaching STEM, STEM
Master Teacher (Mathematics)

The George Washington University is seeking candidates for appointment as Specialized Clinical Faculty at the rank of Instructor, to serve as a STEM Master Teacher in the GWTeach program (a replication of the UTeach program). The Specialized Clinical Faculty position is a non-tenure track position with teaching and service responsibilities to begin as early as August 2017.

Period of Appointment

This is an annual non-tenure track specialized faculty appointment for 10 months (a 9-month academic year contract, and the equivalent of 1 month summer salary). The initial appointment period is three years with the possibility of renewal, contingent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The STEM Master Teacher role supports the preparation of middle and secondary math and science teachers recruited specifically for the GWTeach program.

The STEM Master Teacher contributes to the preparation of undergraduate STEM majors to be future teachers by modeling effective classroom instruction, providing feedback on education-related coursework, student-develop lesson plans, supervising the GWTeach field experiences, and serving as a mentor and advisor to students. He/she will also be responsible for assisting in managing and reporting course and program data for evaluation and accreditation. The STEM Master Teacher will serve the GWTeach program by representing the program as needed to the department, school, university, and community.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a strong mathematics and education background, as evidenced by 1) an undergraduate major in mathematics, mathematics education, or equivalent experience; 2) a master's degree in mathematics, education, or related field; 3) hold a public-school teaching license; 4) have at least five years of K-12 mathematics teaching experience; 5) have demonstrated ability to use best practices in teaching with evidence from teaching evaluations, and/or local, state, or national awards; 6) have knowledge of the needs of new STEM teachers and the realities of the challenges they face in the K-12 classroom setting; 7) have or be willing to attain familiarity with the District of Columbia Public and Public Charter School Systems as well as school systems in the D.C. metro region; 8) have a strong working knowledge of the Common Core State Standards for Math and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information:

For additional information contact:

Jonathon Grooms, Ph.D.
Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Search Committee Chair
The Graduate School of Education and Human Development
The George Washington University
2134 G Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20052
P: 202-994-2007
jgrooms@gwu.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should be submitted online at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/43541
and must include: 1) a letter of application describing their qualifications for the position, including their experiences in K-12 teaching; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) official academic transcripts; and, 4) contact information for three references. Review of applicant credentials will begin on June 28, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/43541
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * 1. Do you have an undergraduate major in mathematics, mathematics education, or equivalent experience?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * 2. Do you hold a public-school teaching license?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Do you have at least five years of K-12 mathematics teaching experience?
    • yes
    • no
  4. * Have you demonstrated ability to use best practices in teaching with evidence from teaching evaluations, and/or local, state, or national awards?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Do you have a master's degree in mathematics, education, or related field?
    • yes
    • no
  6. * Do you have or would you be willing to attain familiarity with the District of Columbia Public and Public Charter School Systems as well as school systems in the D.C. metro region?
    • yes
    • no
  7. * Do you have a strong working knowledge of the Common Core State Standards for Math and the Next Generation Science Standards?
    • yes
    • no
  8. * Do you have knowledge of the needs of new STEM teachers and the realities of the challenges they face in the K-12 classroom setting?
    • yes
    • no




Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Names and Contact Information for References
Optional Documents

    PI98177228