Adjunct Professor: Teaching of Writing (SPE 543-30)

Location
Concord
Posted
Dec 08, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Company Description:

When Bay Path opened its doors to students in downtown Springfield, MA in 1897, it had a very clear goal: to provide a practical, affordable, and career-oriented education to meet the needs of companies, organizations, and communities. From the beginning, Bay Path prided itself on being entrepreneurial, constantly pushing the boundaries of the academic experience to fit the student. To start them on the road of success. We still do.

Today, that spirit and philosophy is more important than ever in higher education. At Bay Path, it's not just the number and breadth of undergraduate and graduate programs that defines us-and we have many-but it is our ability to connect the classroom to learning to leadership to experience to career that is at the core of what we do best. We know the work that needs to be done.

Bay Path University, an independent and not-for-profit institution, was named Among Fastest Growing Baccalaureate Colleges by the Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac, and is a member of the Women's College Coalition. With a main campus in Longmeadow, MA and four satellite locations, (East Longmeadow, Sturbridge, Concord, Springfield), Bay Path offers undergraduate, graduate (for women and men) degrees, and professional certificates.

We're committed to preparing our students to navigate a constantly changing world. Whether it is one of our innovative academic programs, groundbreaking online learning platform, or through our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders initiative, we educate our students in ways that will help them to grow, learn to adapt, and always to flourish. Be part of the change.

We invite you to visit our website at www.baypath.edu where you can learn more about Bay Path University.

Job Description:

  • Position Code: ADJFC
  • Job Type: Part-time Adjunct
  • Type of class:  On Ground
  • Class level: Graduate
  • Date class is scheduled to begin: Semester runs from 2/18/18 through 6/23/18
  • Class schedule: Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM (March 17th, April 8th, May 6th, May 19th, and June 10th
  • Duration of class: 3 credit hours
  • Time of class: Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM (March 17th, April 8th, May 6th, May 19th, and June 10th
  • Location:  Concord, MA

This course will present an overview of research and theories which relate to the teaching of writing, provide educators with the information necessary to teach all students, Grades K-adult, in the process for organizing and expressing thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written language, review methods for incorporating the arts, and view a number of assessments, both formal and informal, authentic and standardized, that can be used to assess writing.

Requirements:

  • Degree requirements for position: Masters Degree in Education or related field.
  • Previous teaching experience: K12 teaching & higher education teaching experience (3 years min.)
  • Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Should be committed to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion.
  • General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose, and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.

Additional Information:

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.

Application Instructions:

Applicants for this position should attach a cover letter resume / curriculum vitae, the contact information for four (4) professional, work related references and any other relevant information pertaining to this position and your candidacy.  Please apply online.  Faxes and emails will not be accepted. 

Bay Path University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and learning in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women and all underrepresented backgrounds.  An Equal Opportunity Employer, Bay Path University is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff. 

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