Clinical Instructor LTI (Elementary or Middle Grades Education)

University of West Georgia
UWG Recruiting Location
Closing date
Sep 15, 2021

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Job Title: Clinical Instructor LTI (Elementary or Middle Grades Education)
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 229004
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Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we've come a long way since then. Today, we're a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that's never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

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Department Information The Department of Early Childhood through Secondary Education invites dynamic applicants for a Clinical Assistant Professor position to join our growing programs in Elementary and Secondary Education. The College of Education at the University of West Georgia is doctoral granting and NCATE/CAEP accredited and a recognized leader in preparing exemplary practitioners for all educational roles. The College offers high level technological support, mentoring for new faculty, assistance seeking research funding, and opportunities to work with graduate students at all levels and to partner with school districts.

Located 45 miles west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia is rapidly growing, with programs at the undergraduate level through the doctorate, and a diverse faculty and student population. Our 645-acre campus offers modern, state-of-the-art facilities complimented by beautiful green spaces. It ranks as one of the Southeast’s best public regional comprehensive universities.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will assume a range of responsibilities including: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, working with local area public school teachers and conduct field observations of teacher candidates in elementary, middle, and high school contexts, supporting and maintaining student and program evaluation efforts, participating in broad-based university, college, and departmental committee work and professional service.

This is a ten-month appointment. Start date for the position is August 1, 2021, pending availability of funding.

Required Qualifications
  • Earned Masters in Early Childhood or Elementary or Middle Grades Education or closely related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in teaching in a K - 8 school setting
  • Expertise in inclusive/collaborative settings
  • Experience with technology and online teaching in educational settings
  • Ability to maintain an active career balanced across the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service
Preferred Qualifications Commitment to or experience with:

    Specialist or Doctorate Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary or Middle Grades Education or closely related fieldState or national certification/licensure in Early Childhood or Elementary or Middle Grades Education5 or more years of experience in teaching in a K-8 school settingTeaching diverse student populations including ELL and at-risk studentsPreparing teacher candidates for teacher certification exams
  • Delivering and developing online instruction
  • Working collaboratively with program colleagues to expand undergraduate and graduate curricula, using multiple delivery formats
  • Working collaboratively across disciplines at the department level
  • Working collaboratively with university/community partners
Proposed Salary Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia's affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

Special Applicant Instructions Applications will be reviewed when received and will continue until position is filled.

Should you be recommended for the position, Board of Regents policy requires official transcripts, three contacts to retreive letters of recommendation, and completion of a background check.


The University of West Georgia is a leading residential, doctoral comprehensive university that offers a broad undergraduate and graduate curriculum based on a liberal arts foundation. UWG enrolls more than 10,600 students, including an active international student population from more than 80 countries.university_of_west_georgia1.jpg

The university takes its mission of "Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment" seriously and is nationally recognized for the access to research opportunities and technology it provides to undergraduates. It has been named a Best Southeastern College by the Princeton Review for five years in a row and one of America's Best Value Colleges for 2007 and 2008.

university_of_west_georgia2.jpgUWG currently offers 109 programs of study, including 56 bachelor's and 40 master's and specialist degrees, two doctorates and 11 certificates, as well as Georgia's only Honors College. A third doctoral degree and a new master's degree have been approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. The Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision will begin in the summer of 2009, and a Masters in Arts in Criminology will begin in Fall 2008. Gifted high-school-age students can earn high school and college credit through the Advanced Academy of Georgia, one of only 15 U.S. residential college-early-entrance programs.university_of_west_georgia3.jpg

The Graduate School has one of the highest percentages of students enrolled in graduate classes in the University System. Undergraduates have nationally acclaimed access to research opportunities, and instruction is enhanced by faculty member research that is supported by more than $2.2 million in grants.

Only 50 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia, UWG offers a complete college experience featuring residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics and more than 100 student organizations on a beautiful, wooded 375-acre campus.



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