Assistant Professor of Education (Early Childhood)
Department: Dept of Lang, Literacy and Spec Pop
Educational Requirements for the Position: Earned Doctorate in Education, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Education, or related field. Candidates who are ABD will be considered.
Experience Required for the Position: Documented 3 years teaching experience in Early Childhood – 6th grade schools/centers. Advanced preparation in Early Childhood Education. Documented experience in teaching adult learners. Knowledge of standards and research-based curriculum and instruction in early childhood education including EC-6 education. Documented experience in data driven decision making/analysis and assessment. Commitment to teaching in inclusive settings. Evidence of involvement in professional organizations. Commitment to community engagement. Commitment to working with diverse populations and implementing culturally responsive teaching.
Other Requirements for the Position: Strong agenda for scholarly activities including grants as well as publications.
Experience working with field-based school sites. Teach undergraduate and graduate Early Childhood courses. Teach at satellite campus locations, field sites and online, as needed.