Teacher Education Faculty, Colorado Mountain College, 1 position for both Edwards & Glenwood Springs

Job description

This full time faculty position begins in August 2018 with a 30 credit hour (170 day contract per Board Policy 4.12) teaching load annually.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses in CMC’s Teacher Education program. Teaching responsibilities will include courses such as Primary and Intermediate Literacy Instruction, Language Acquisition and Literacy for Diverse Learners, Research Based Practice in Instruction and Assessment, How People Learn: Human Brain and Human Learning, and Creating a Positive and Focused Learning Environment.

Candidates must be willing to teach at multiple locations. This position serves Edwards and Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Weekend, evening and online teaching may be required.

Teaching responsibilities may include 100-level to 400-level classes for associate degree programs or bachelor degree programs. CMC’s bachelor’s degree provides a pathway for dual licensure in Elementary Education and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education.

Additional responsibilities may include functions such as: cultivating school-based partnerships with clinical faculty; supervising clinical experiences and internships in partner schools; advising students; participating in program and course assessment and continuous improvement processes; participating in orientation and registration events, program promotion, and recruiting activities; Program Advisory Committee and department meetings; representing the program at job fairs, recruiting events and high school events; other duties as assigned. 

Teaching responsibilities expected of all faculty include: teach course load as assigned; evaluate courses and assess student learning; meet established course, program and learning outcomes; comply with guidelines and policies; maintain office hours per established standards; and related duties. CMC Faculty are generally expected to engage in scholarly endeavors as well as service activities such as participate in campus and college committees and relevant projects; mentor peers; participate in and assist with assessment activities, program review, student organizations, recruiting and retention activities.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, vendors and community members having diverse backgrounds.

Candidates with Spanish language abilities may be given preference.

Salary range: $57,492 – $74,144 depending upon education and experience. Teaching experience in higher education preferred. 


Qualified candidates must be credentialed to teach in this program, or eligible to be credentialed. Examples of ideal qualifications include:

A minimum of a Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate credits in Curriculum & Instruction, Linguistically Diverse Education, Language & Literacy, Bilingual Education, Math Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, or a related discipline. Speech Pathology & Audiology may also be considered with school-based experience.  PhD or EdD preferred.

Teaching Experience:  Minimum of one-year, full-time teaching experience or the equivalent (30 credit hours) as an adjunct faculty member. Higher education teaching experience preferred. 

Applicants with language competency in Spanish may be given preference.

Applicants must hold or be eligible for a teaching license in Colorado, and have a record of successful K-12 teaching experience with linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse learners. Experience in K-6 may be preferred.

Experience in a variety of teaching delivery modes necessary; excellent written and oral communication skills, flexibility and collegiality are essential.

To apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, list of three professional references and transcripts. To be considered for a full time faculty position, transcripts must be included with application material. Please do not send official transcripts; please use copies for application purposes.

CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.

External applicants: apply online online at www.coloradomtn.edu/employment

Internal Applicants: please proceed to the HR page of Basecamp for instructions on applying for a full time position as an internal applicant. 

Review of application material will begin April 2, 2018.




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Posted: 3/15/2018
Application Due: 5/14/2018
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Salary: $57,492 – $74,144