Part-time Faculty, (PAL)

Location
Milton, Massachusetts
Posted
Jul 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Thank you for considering Curry College in your search.

About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 24 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs. 

Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.   

The Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL) at Curry College is an internationally recognized program serving students with average to above-average intelligence who have language-based learning disabilities (LD), Attention Deficits (ADHD), and /or Executive Function Disorder (EF). The program's metacognitive approach has been a model for over 40 years. The Program for the Advancement of Learning (PAL) is seeking a candidate to teach these students using strength-based, humanistic/holistic, developmental, and motivational approaches.

The PAL Department at Curry College invites applications for part-time faculty to join our distinguished faculty at the Associate Lecturer level to work one-on-one and in small groups with college-able students. Scheduling will depend on student schedules and the number of students in the professor’s load. The successful candidate should be able to address current department needs and goals, which include expertise in dealing with issues such as: co-morbid disorders that accompany learning differently, knowledge in educational assessment and cognitive testing, and a current understanding of laws that govern adults with disabilities. Faculty would be expected to advance program goals through metacognitive and transformational teaching and learning. The review of applications will begin immediately. 

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s Degree is required. Either Bachelor’s or Master’s degree must be in Education, Special Education, Psychology or a related field is required. Candidates must have experience working with students with learning differences to:

  • increase metacognitive awareness
  • enhance self-regulatory skills and behaviors
  • enhance receptive and expressive language skills
  • improve and utilize critical and creative thinking skills
  • become more active and engaged learners

Preferred Qualifications:

  • teaching experience in higher education
  • experience working with faculty from diverse disciplines
  • Ability to use current assistive technology in educational settings
  • strong curriculum development and assessment skills

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Please apply online at: http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/employment/job-opportunities.html for consideration. Interested applicants must submit curriculum vitae, cover letter including a description of your teaching philosophy, and a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment) and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.