CLOSED: Lecturer, School of Education

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DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: School of Education
AVAILABLE: Immediately
POSTING DATE: January 17, 2020

The Teaching and Learning Department in the School of Education, University of Redlands, seeks applications for a full-time lecturer to serve as a Director of Early Fieldwork. We seek a candidate who can work with stakeholders to establish model sites for teacher candidates to observe as part of their 40-hour, early-fieldwork requirement for the Master of Arts in Learning and Teaching, and for the Educational Specialist Credential. The ideal candidate for this position shares our commitment to advocacy, social justice, and effective practices in teaching, including integration of appropriate technology. Applicants should be able to offer a minimum of four courses a year to undergraduate and graduate teacher credential candidates. Candidates should have a strong grasp of course design, effective teaching strategies, and a minimum of 3 years of teaching in a public-school setting. Candidates should provide evidence of experience working with diverse students. Candidates should offer evidence of potential for excellence in university teaching and the capacity to engage with colleagues in collaborative work and projects. The School of Education orients itself to practice social justice in all of its activities. Faculty members are keenly aware of this fundamental principle and include it in their course content as well as their own research. Thus, the preferred applicant should have a culturally rich background with experience of teaching diverse learners such as English learners, special education students, and other special needs students. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths and/or experiences in the area of inclusivity. The University of Redlands is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively encourages applications from minority and other members of underrepresented groups.

Minimum Qualifications:

• An earned doctorate or higher education degree in a field related to teacher education;
• A minimum of three years of teaching in a public-school setting;
• A strong grasp of the common core and evidence of effective teaching strategies;
• Demonstrated leadership experience, excellence in university teaching and the capacity to engage with colleagues in collaborative work and projects;
• Working with or studying issues associated with diversity and inclusivity; and, Experience/interest in online teaching.

Desired Qualifications:
• Evidence of exemplary teaching at the university level;
• Evidence of an understanding of philosophical and pragmatic work in educational foundations principles;
• Experience working with a diverse range of adult and young adult learners; and,
• Demonstrated excellence in supervisory work with student teachers;

The School of Education has been training teachers for the last 90 years. It is a graduate and professional school of education with a strong focus on personalized education and experiential pedagogy. The school is being led by a Dean whose clear vision and articulate commitment to P-12 education is an inspiration to the School and the surrounding community. The School is strongly founded on the tradition of liberal arts education, which is the hallmark of the entire University of Redlands. The vision for the future of the School includes a strengthened scholarly presence and an expanded community role. Just as the School engages in training thought leaders for the future, so we are seeking a new faculty colleague to assist us in our transformative work. The relatively small size of the Department of Teaching and Learning provides opportunities for close working relationships with colleagues. Candidates receive support from the entire School in developing relationships within and outside of the university campus. Candidates are expected to excel primarily in teaching but also engage in leadership on one of our satellite campuses. The typical course load for this position is four courses spanning an 11-month contract. The School of Education at the University of Redlands with its three newly structured departments (Teaching and Learning; Leadership and Higher Education; and Counseling) is at an exciting juncture. The goal is to increase both undergraduate and graduate student enrollment and establish a leadership presence at our satellite campuses. The Department of Teaching and Learning is looking forward to welcoming an energetic and innovative colleague to continue to build its strong tradition of educating the best prepared teachers in the Inland Empire. Application Information and Due Date

TO APPLY: Send (a) a curriculum vita; (b) an unofficial transcript; (c) a cover letter that responds to the position criteria and also provides a brief statement of teaching philosophy, list of courses/subjects you have the expertise to teach, experiences with diverse populations, and demonstrated commitment to social and diversity inclusion; and (d) three letters of recommendation. You may also provide evidence of successful teaching if available. Digital application materials should be sent to the search coordinator, Maria Williams, at [email protected]. Please indicate the specific position you are applying for in your email. Mailed applications should be addressed to Department of Teaching and Learning Search Committee c/o Maria Williams, University of Redlands, 1200 E. Colton Ave, Redlands, CA 92373. The application deadline is open until filled.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call 909-748-8040.SUBMISSION OF A RESUME OR APPLICATION INDICATES AGREEMENT THAT THE UNIVERSITY MAY VERIFY ANY AND ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN




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Posted: 1/18/2020
Application Due: 2/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time