Adjunct Faculty - Master of Arts: Teaching with the Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Program

Employer
University of La Verne
Location
La Verne Central Campus

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts, Education, Teacher Education
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty - Master of Arts: Teaching with the Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Program

Division:

Provost

Major Department:

LeFetra College of Education

Department:

Education Department

Location:

La Verne Central Campus

Job Description:

The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.

If you’re passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!


University of La Verne’s La Fetra College of Education invites applications for adjunct teaching opportunities.
Our goal is to prepare professionals to successfully teach in a rapidly changing society and to make positive contributions to the leaning of K-12 students.
Applicants with diverse backgrounds and urban experiences who can help us achieve these goals are encouraged to apply.
  • Teach graduate-level courses (online and hybrid modalities) according to La Fetra College of Education guidelines.
  • Use effective teaching methods and materials which assist students in meeting course objectives, are appropriate for students with diverse educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles, and engage the students in learning.
  • Attend faculty development workshops.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s degree in Education, Reading, Curriculum & Instruction, or related field
  • A valid California Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with an English Learner Authorization
  • Experience working with diverse student populations including English Learners
  • At least three years of successful elementary or middle school teaching experience
  • Experience in teaching and/or working with adult learners

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Education or related field
  • Teaching experience in an urban setting
  • Experience with online instruction

Benefits Summary:

Below is a list of benefits and perks offered to Adjunct Faculty:

  • Benefit Hub (discount perks)
  • Free Parking
  • Adjunct Faculty Development Funds
  • Staff discounted lunches at the Spot
  • 10% off discount at the University of La Verne Bookstore and Graphics
  • Tuition Remission (Senior Adjuncts)
  • Contribution Retirement Plan (must meet hours) for Mandatory – Voluntary Contribution at anytime
  • Medical (must meet hours)
  • Utilize services offered at CTL and the wellness center.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners” rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California.
La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” rating (WASC Accredited).

Posting Number:

AF028P

Job Open Date:

07/22/2020

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

University of La Verne’s La Fetra College of Education invites applications for adjunct teaching opportunities. Our goal is to prepare professionals to successfully teach in a rapidly changing society and to make positive contributions to the leaning of K-12 students. Applicants with diverse backgrounds and urban experiences who can help us achieve these goals are encouraged to apply to any of our campuses:
Main Campus (Central La Verne)
Newhall
Kern

Organization

The University of La Verne is a 124 year old, independent, comprehensive, doctoral granting institution in southern California with an emphasis on research and publication. Classified by Carnegie as a Community-Engaged University, La Verne offers high quality, liberal arts and professional degree programs at the undergraduate to doctoral levels to traditional-age and adult learners. The main campus is located in La Verne, 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles, along the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.

The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution with 40% of the student population identifying itself as “Hispanic/Latino,” 55% students of color, 10% international students, and a large proportion first-generation. All programs have high retention and graduation rates for underrepresented minorities.  The University has a strong commitment to diversity and places a high priority on creating an environment that supports the growth and success of underrepresented and underserved populations.

The La Verne Experience is at the center of a strategic plan that is focused on serving an ethnically and economically diverse student population, one that is representative of the demographics of California.  The La Verne Experience pedagogical features include learning communities, theory-to-practice, experiential learning, community engagement and reflective practice.  Two prominent annual rankings of America’s Best Colleges - U.S. News & World Report, and Forbes Magazine recognize the University of La Verne as one of the nation’s top national universities. 

For more information regarding the University of La Verne, visit our website at http://www.laverne.edu.

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