Adjunct Faculty to teach Elementary Science and Social Science Methods (Grades 1-6) (Faculty)

Location
Elmhurst, Illinois
Posted
May 15, 2018
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Education at Elmhurst College in the west suburbs of Chicago invites applications for adjunct faculty for the 2018-19 academic year. We are looking for someone to teach the integrated science and social studies methods courses for the elementary education program (grades 1-6).

Please provide a screen shot of your IL Professional Educator License in the “other” document required.

Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an EO Employer. Elmhurst College prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Department of Education at Elmhurst College in the west suburbs of Chicago invites applications for adjunct faculty for the 2018-19 academic year. We are looking for someone to teach the integrated science and social studies methods courses for the elementary education program (grades 1-6).

Essential Functions:

1. Teach integrated science and social studies methods courses for elementary teacher candidates (grades 1-6).
2. Be available during the day to teach the courses on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
3. Be available for meetings a few times during the semester on Tuesdays or Thursdays.
4. Grade, manage and set up modules using the Blackboard learning management system.
5. Work with interdisciplinary (math and literacy methods) and other elementary education instructors.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

1. Master’s degree or higher
2. Illinois teaching license
3. Knowledge of Next Generation Science Standards and C3 Framework for Social Studies; experience teaching elementary science and social studies
4. Strong collaboration skills; Demonstrates culturally responsive pedagogy

Preferred Qualifications:

Endorsed in science and/or social studies.

Work Hours:

Be available to teach, and have office hours, Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 9:30 and 4pm.

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