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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.
- 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.