Curriculum & Instruction (Secondary Education): Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Fall 2021
Position Title:Curriculum & Instruction (Secondary Education): Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Fall 2021 Job Category:Faculty Department:Educational Foundations - 2010200 Division:Academic Affairs Required Documents:Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2 Position Statement:
Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.Description:
In anticipation of increases in enrollment for the 2021-2022 academic year, GGC invites applicants for a 10-month, full-time faculty position in Curriculum and Instruction in the Teacher Certification/Secondary Education Program, with a concentration in English Language Arts and/or Social Studies, in the School of Education (SOE) starting on August 1, 2021. GGC seeks applications for an assistant, associate and full professor faculty position to begin August 1, 2021. The Teacher Certification Program (TCP) in SOE currently offers teacher certification in six (6) subject/discipline areas (i.e., English Language Arts, Social Studies, Political Science, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics). The Social Studies and English Language Arts discipline tracks have traditionally had the largest enrollment in the Teacher Certification Program (TCP)/Secondary Education Program.
We are seeking qualified individuals who will guide students in: fostering environments that reflect ethical behavior, respect, kindness, safety and care; creating culturally inclusive learning environments that capitalize on the developmental characteristics and life experiences of learners; developing knowledge and skills in order to provide all learners with engaging curriculum and learning experiences based on local and state standards; utilizing a variety of content appropriate instructional strategies, which include communicating effective and descriptive feedback to maximize learning for all students; and seamlessly integrating technology into the design, delivery and assessment of learning environments and experiences.
The individual must have knowledge of best practices in teaching English Language Arts and/or Social Studies at the middle and/or high school level, a strong commitment in social justice and experience with teaching diverse student populations. This individual will assume a range of responsibilities including: (1) developing and teaching undergraduate courses; (2) conducting meaningful research and scholarship activities; (3) participating in broad-based college and departmental committee work and professional service; (4) mentoring undergraduate students/teacher candidates; and (5) supervising teacher candidates in field and clinical experiences in various school settings. This position involves the teaching of college-level curriculum and methods courses. This position also reviews, measures and evaluates students’ development, growth and progression in achieving institutional, school and program goals. Each of these goals align with the educational outcomes of the School of Education at Georgia Gwinnett College.
Applicants should hold the doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in their discipline before or within the semester of the start date. GGC is an institution that values and encourages innovative teaching. In addition to teaching, applicants are expected to actively participate in scholarly activities, extensive student engagement and to contribute in the area of service to the college and community. Advising and mentoring are expected of all faculty. In accordance with Board of Regents Policy governing GGC faculty, successful applicants will be eligible to receive 5 or 3 year renewable appointments or one year traditional appointments may also be approved. For more information about our college, please visit our website at www.ggc.edu.
SalaryCommensurate with education and experience. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:Minimum
- Must have an Ed.D. or Ph.D. degree
- Must demonstrate a strong background in curricular planning and assessment, as well as the use of educational technology to enhance student learning
- Familiarity with teacher education accreditation standards prior experience with supervising field experiences and student teaching are preferred
- Must have a minimum of three (3) years of public middle school and/or teaching experience