Lecturer: Out of Area Supervision & Instruction
Position Title: Lecturer: Out of Area Supervision & Instruction
Department: Elem, Middle & Lit - 31420
Vacancy Number: 16F-116
Position Number: 455
Other Summary of Position:
Reporting to the Department Chair for Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Literacy and Special Education (EEMLS) Department, the Out of Area Lecturer position will provide crucial supervision of field work and lab experiences for students enrolled in co-requisite online lecture courses in the EEMLS Department. The Lecturer will work with principals, directors and teachers in public schools and approved learning agencies to facilitate learning experiences and conduct assessments in classes and through the internship semester. The position may include online instruction of elementary courses (undergraduate and/or graduate level).
The successful applicant will need to:
• Teach four courses or course equivalents per semester, with an emphasis on school based field experiences at the elementary level
• Support students in licensure requirements, including but not limited to edTPA processes and procedures
• Participate in the development of off campus-based, online courses
• Attend department and program meetings as scheduled from a remote setting
• Participate in the planning and implementation of field-based programs
• Assist in ongoing program revision and development, particularly as it relates to out of area students
Master’s degree in a related field.
Priority consideration will be given to applicants with: a Ph.D. in elementary education or a related field, evidence of public school and college level teaching excellence, knowledge of and eligibility for North Carolina licensure in the appropriate area, including edTPA processes and procedures, and a strong commitment to and experience with P-12 partnership approaches. This position requires extensive travel commitments and a valid North Carolina driving license is required.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education is a community of professional educators dedicated to the preparation of teachers and other professionals who have the knowledge, skills and dispositions to work with children from early childhood through middle grades, students with special needs and their families. It values the integration of current theory, research and professional expertise from multiple disciplines and perspectives to inform practices that enable all learners to reach their full potential.
The department provides opportunities for students to develop as educational leaders and advocates for the children and families they serve. It develops, implements and coordinates programs leading to undergraduate degrees and/or licensure in birth through kindergarten education, elementary, middle grades and special education (general and adapted tracks) as well as graduate degrees and/or licensure in elementary, middle grades and language and literacy.
The Watson College of Education (WCE) (www.uncw.edu/ed) is a growing college with over 60 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master’s programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education, and master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership. It offers several international study programs and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges, and colleges/universities in the region.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Additional Location of Workplace Information: Out of Area Extension – counties in North Carolina outside of the Watson College of Education Professional Development System (PDS) http://www.uncw.edu/ed/pds/index.html This will include travel to multiple sites, including northern, central and western North Carolina. To apply, please complete the online application process. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to the appropriate Search Committee and attached to the online application (i.e., not emailed, mailed or faxed). MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Transcripts are not necessary for the initial review, but they will be required of candidates who are invited to participate in phone interviews.
Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 09/01/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 09/30/2017
Priority Consideration Information: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Address application documents to: Dr. Tracy Hargrove