Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

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Position Title Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Education Posting Number Fac00398 Employment Type Full-Time Benefits Available Yes Position Summary Information

Nature of Work

The Department of Education and Teacher Preparation at the College of Coastal Georgia (CCGA) invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Teacher Education to begin in August 2019. Dynamic applicants who are interested in working with teacher education faculty in a collaborative environment to prepare candidates for initial teacher certification are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants must have successful experience in teaching at the P-12 level. Experience with undergraduate teaching, advising, field experience supervision, and curriculum development is preferred as is knowledge of current evidence-based practices in teacher education, innovation in curriculum development, assessment for continuous improvement initiatives, professional development school or clinical school models, and performance-based formative/summative evaluation strategies. Qualified applicants will be expected to collaborate with faculty in the Education and Teacher Preparation Program to support connections across courses and fieldwork. This position is a full-time tenure-track appointment starting Fall 2019. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience. Preference will be given to applications received by April 15, 2019.

Essential Duties

• Teach undergraduate level curriculum planning and/or instructional methods courses for prospective elementary, middle, and/or secondary education teachers
• Supervise teacher candidates at the elementary, middle and/or secondary level
• Contribute to the collegial community of the department to establish and maintain excellence within and across initial teacher preparation programs
• Advise undergraduate students majoring in elementary, middle, and/or secondary education
• Scholarly activities including, but not limited to, research, course development, publishing, conference presentations, or grant procurement as aligned to the Boyer Model of Scholarship
• Provide service to the department, college, and partnering school districts, as applicable

Minimum Qualifications and Training

Minimum qualifications require the applicant to hold a terminal degree in a teacher education related field with 3 years of teaching experience at the elementary, middle grades, secondary, and/or college level. Candidates must also have excellent written and oral communication skills and exceptional interpersonal and collaboration skills.

Preferred Qualifications and Training

Preference will be given to applicants with areas of specialization in reading/literacy and/or Social Studies education and a record of success in teaching at the undergraduate college level. Additional preference will be given to candidates with expertise in bilingual education, special education, EdTPA preparation, and/or social studies education. The preferred applicant will document experience supporting in-service or pre-service teacher development of curriculum, evidence-based instructional approaches, and the use of on-going assessment to inform instructional decisions. The preferred applicant will exhibit a commitment to student learning and teacher candidate success.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The College of Coastal Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Based on the University system of Georgia’s policy, official sealed transcripts must be provided upon offer and acceptance of all Faculty positions.

CCGA Information

College of Coastal Georgia is an undergraduate college in the University System of Georgia. Located on Georgia’s coast, the College campus is in Brunswick with additional outreach through the Camden Center in Kingsland. The vision of the College is to be a college of choice for students within Georgia and beyond, providing an outstanding education for tomorrow’s leaders and citizens through service-learning, global awareness and engaged entrepreneurship. With a strong emphasis on student retention, progression and timely graduation, the College offers baccalaureate degrees in American Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, French, Health Informatics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Nursing (BSN), Psychology, Public Management, Spanish, and Workforce Management and Leadership, as well as career associate degrees in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Nursing (ASN) and Radiologic Science. A veterans-friendly campus, the College is a designated Yellow Ribbon School. Approximately 3,000 students are served by more than 200 staff members and a teaching faculty of whom 52% hold doctoral degrees. CCGA is an active participant in the Complete College Georgia initiative designed to support community partnerships and develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to address the challenges of 21st century economic development and community wellbeing. For more information, visit the College website: http://www.ccga.edu

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/20/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn of this job opening?
    • Brunswick News
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Coastal CareerLink
    • College of Coastal Georgia website (www.ccga.edu)
    • Current/Former College Employee
    • Personal Referral
    • www.higheredjobs.com
    • University System Applicant Clearinghouse
    • Other
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Georgia Department of Labor
  2. * Are you currently employed by this College? If yes, enter the department name. If no, enter "No".

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents
  2. Transcripts 2
  3. Transcripts 3




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Posted: 3/22/2019
Application Due: 5/21/2019
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