Instructor, English Language Arts Education Location:
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Savannah State University established in 1890, is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from four colleges — Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Sciences and Technology. The campus is by far the most picturesque in the state of Georgia. The moss-laden sweeping oak trees, expansive marsh and historic architecture create a resplendent yet tranquil atmosphere. Beneath the beauty and splendor is a vibrant residential campus bursting at the seams with the vim and vigor of quality collegiate life: relevant academic majors, engaging lectures, cutting-edge research, quality student-faculty engagement and a nurturing environment.
The College of Education at Savannah State University seeks applicants for a 10-month, full-time faculty position in Teacher Education (expertise/certification in Reading/Literacy and/or ELA, starting on August 2, 2021. 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.
This individual will assume a range of responsibilities including: (1) developing and teaching undergraduate courses; (2) conducting meaningful scholarship activities; (3) participating in broad-based college and departmental committee work and professional service; and (4) mentoring undergraduate students. This position also reviews, measures and evaluates students’ development, growth and progression in achieving institutional, school and program goals.
The individual MUST have an earned Masters degree in Education and professional and/or educational experience with teaching in the K-8th grade band with expertise/certification in Reading/Literacy and/or ELA (i.e., knowledge of discipline-specific skills, strategies, theories, best practices, etc. that focuses on grades K thru 8 is preferred), as well as a strong commitment in social justice and experience with teaching diverse student populations.
Applicants for this position must also have:
Current, viable teacher certification in Elementary or Middle Grades (4-8).Minimum of 3 years of experience teaching public elementary and/or middle grades.Working Knowledge of the Georgia Performance Standards for elementary and middle grades.Evidence of participation in curriculum development or professional activity at the state, regional, or national area in Reading/Literacy.
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Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Savannah State University, as determined by Savannah State University, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.
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