System Identification Number:
Teach North Texas (125010)
College of Science http://cos.unt.edu
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Teach North Texas Program at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a full time, 9-month lecturer position to serve as a Master Teacher. The position begins in Fall 2017. Annual reappointment is possible based on satisfactory performance.
Teach North Texas is an undergraduate secondary science, mathematics and computer science teacher education program at UNT as one of 44 national UTeach replication sites. Experienced secondary teachers collaborate with UNT faculty to train pre-service secondary teachers in the implementation of innovative best practices.
Duties of the Master Teacher include: teaching courses in the professional development sequence for pre-service teachers in science, mathematics or computer science; supervision and coordination of clinical field experiences; orientation and collaboration activities with district partners; and other duties as required.
This appointment is a non-tenurable, one year appointment that may be renewed annually for up to 3 years at the sole discretion of the University.
The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
Applicants must have a minimum of a master's degree at the time of appointment and at least three years of secondary public school teaching experience. Required qualifications include an undergraduate science, mathematics or computer science degree or a minimum of 18 graduate content hours in a science, mathematics or computer science discipline.
Applicants must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and experience working with pre-service and/or in-service teachers.
Desired qualifications include supervision of student teaching, experience as an instructional coach, and/or college teaching experience. Candidates with mathematics and/or computer science backgrounds are preferred, however candidates with science background will be considered.
Area of Specialty:
science, mathematics or computer science
Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
Open Until Search Closed
Review of Applications Begins:
Required Applicant Documents:
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The teaching portfolio should include no more than five work samples that document teaching effectiveness (e.g., lesson plans, teaching evaluations, conference presentations, student achievement data).