Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

Fort Valley, Georgia
Jul 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary

Fort Valley State University is currently accepting applications for a 10-month, two-year temporary position for Assistant Professor of Elementary Education in the College of Education.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Willingness to possibly serve in a leadership role for the Early Childhood (Elementary Education)
  • Teach courses in a face-to-face, blended, and/or online format
  • Advise students at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Serve on and chair research and other committees
  • Perform service and administrative tasks necessary to ensure excellence in educator preparation at Fort Valley State University
  • Observe candidates in lab schools
  • Use Livetext as an instructional platform, preferrably
  • Analyze data to inform instruction
  • Assist with writing state-mandated reports


  • Doctorate or Educational Specialist required in Early Childhood (Elementary Education)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience teaching content in Early Childhood (Elementary Education) programs.
  • Experience in Pk-5 schools
  • Early Childhood (Elementary Education) certification
  • Documentation of coursework completion in Language Development and Literacy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated record of membership and participation in relevant professional organizations
  • A record of service and involvement in the profession
  • Ability to use technology for synchronous and asynchronous instruction
  • Experience/familiarity with NAYCE accreditation process preferred
  • Ability to maintain an active career balance across the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service.

Working conditions

  • Regular office environment, climate controlled, and lab schools

Physical and Sensory requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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