Assistant/Associate Professor of Elementary Education

Job description

Job location: Tampa

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-05-21
Req: R2269
Job Description Summary

Saint Leo University, Florida's oldest Catholic education institution in the Benedictine tradition, currently enrolls more than 12,000 students in 16 regional centers throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States. The College of Education and Social Services is seeking candidates for a full-time, 9- month faculty position to teach students in our Elementary Education program at our Tampa Education Center. The Center is located on Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa, Florida.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate course load of 4-4 to include reading, elementary methods, and supervision
  • Advise elementary education majors and assist in recruiting at local school districts for on-ground center program and online program
  • Serve on university-wide committees
  • Develop curriculum guides and monitor standard syllabi
  • Participate in Florida Department of Education accreditation processes
  • Collaborate with district Elementary schools on service learning and professional development
  • Assist in training adjunct faculty
  • Collaborate with education team in center and on campus
  • Work cooperatively with center staff

Required knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of higher education and K-6 education goals and state standards
  • Willingness to take on diverse roles and multi-task
  • Ability to use technology to enhance learning
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be self-motivated and maintain confidentiality of information


  • Doctorate in Elementary Education with an emphasis in the primary grades
  • University and K-6 teaching experience
  • Qualified to teach graduate and undergraduate reading courses
  • Qualified to teach undergraduate elementary education courses
  • ESOL endorsement preferred
  • Clinical Educator training for supervision preferred


The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various type of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.   The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.  Saint Leo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. 




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Posted: 5/22/2019
Application Due: 7/21/2019
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