Adjunct Instructor Elementary Education

Jul 06, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct Instructor Elementary Education

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Under the direction of the Dean and the chair of the Department of Elementary Education, the individual will perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Teach undergraduate teacher education courses
  • Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study with measurable objectives and student outcomes for each course taught
  • Instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms and clinical settings using accepted, appropriate methods
  • Evaluate student learning using appropriate assessment methods and School of Education program evaluation system
  • Prepare all instructional materials (including, but not limited to, course syllabi, exams, readings, instructions, visual aids) in electronic and paper formats
  • Maintain and submit accurate and current records concerning student accountability, attendance, and performance
  • Effectively and accurately participate in the School of Education accreditation process
  • Engage with partner school district teachers and administrators when supervising student teachers, field work students, and interns
  • Maintain a student-oriented approach to education
  • Maintain currency and improve professionally in the content and pedagogy of courses taught
  • Develop positive relationships with colleagues and public school educators and administrators
  • Support collegiality
  • Uphold professional and ethical standards and adhere to University policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a baccalaureate degree in the subject area to be taught or closely related area and two years K-12 teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of content and skills required to teach courses in teacher education
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to relate well with students and colleagues
  • Extensive and thorough knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught, including instructional and assessment strategies and techniques
  • Extensive knowledge of teacher preparation and K-12 learning environments
  • Knowledge of and skill in scholarly writing
  • Skill in preparation of all instructional materials in both paper and electronic formats
  • Knowledge of and skill in scholarly writing
  • Ability to work well with people and relate effectively with students, colleagues, administration, and K-12 school personnel
  • Ability and willingness to follow written and oral procedures and instructions

Preferred Qualifications:
Highly Preferred:
Current professional teaching license

Successful college/university level teaching experience in a teacher education program

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s degree in the subject area to be taught or a closely related area and one year K-12 teaching experience.

Physical Requirements:
Stand, sit, talking, walking around

Benefits Summary:


Pay Range: DOQ: (for salary schedules)

Advertisement Number: FAC04817
Open Date: 06/26/2017
Review Start Date: 07/09/2017
Close Date: 12/31/2017
Open Until Filled:

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Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.