Special Education Adjunct
Special Education AdjunctThe University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Special Education Adjunct.
Position Details LocationHattiesburg
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States DivisionSchool of Education Position TypeFaculty Employment StatusPart Time Grant FundedNo Posting Close DateIndefinite
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications for part time Special Education Adjunct Faculty will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed as needed. Please make sure to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, as well as a copy of your transcripts when applying for this position.
Special Education Adjunct Faculty assist with the instructional delivery and supervision of program majors. These individuals collaborate with program area faculty to implement quality teacher preparation licensure programs.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Special Education adjunct faculty teach up to 6 hours [two - 3 hour credit courses] per semester. Typical courses focus on mild/moderate characteristics and methodology, severe characteristics and methodology, UDL, literacy, mathematics, behavior management, culturally relevant pedagogy, measurement and assessment, evidence-based practices, and lesson planning. Course delivery often includes demonstration and project-based learning activities. Assessments are aligned with pre-service teacher development, which requires critical thinking and contextual application. Duties include...
- Instruction in traditional and online formats
- Assessment of student learning outcomes
- Preparation of students to make data based decisions
- Adherence to CAEP and CEC standards as well as the IDEA mandate within pedagogical delivery
- Collaboration with P-12 school partners and other external stakeholders
- Performance of other duties as assigned
- A masters degree in special education is required.
- A minimum of three  years of P-12 teaching experience is required.
- A doctorate in special education
- Facilitation of the development of Teacher Work Samples or Ed TPA
- Prior use of Watermark/TK20
- Familiarity with CANVAS or similar programs
- Experience conducted classroom observations
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, our students have collected three Truman Scholarships and 18 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. USM students also lead Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at www.usm.edu.As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.