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Part Time - Adjunct (Early Childhood - Secondary)

University of West Georgia
UWG Recruiting Location

Job Details

Job Title: Part Time - Adjunct (Early Childhood - Secondary)
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 230069
About Us

Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

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.

Becoming UWG
Becoming is about what we grow to be. UWG is positioning for Success in the 21st Century, introducing Strategic Priorities to help shape a comprehensive blueprint for our university. Relevance, Competitiveness and Placemaking serve as the pillars for the future of the institution. Learn more at

UWG Commitment Statement
Dedicating ourselves to the curation of a first-choice university.

Department Information

Department Information

The Department of Early Childhood through Secondary Education works to develop reflective educators who positively affect the learning of school aged children. Faculty are committed to enriching education through focused teaching, critical reflection, and scholarship.

Our Students

Students in our programs seek to improve their knowledge, skills, and competencies related to effective teaching in grades Pk-12. We prepare teacher candidates for initial certification and advanced degrees in their teaching field.

Our Programs

Initial Certification

Advanced Programs (certificate add-ons/upgrades)

B.S.Ed. in Elementary Education

*M.Ed. in Elementary Education

B.S.Ed. in Elementary/Secondary Education

*Ed.S. in Elementary Education

*M.A.T. in Secondary Education (Biology, Broad Field Science, Business Education, Chemistry, Economics, English, History, Mathematics, Physics, and Political Science)

*Ed.S. in Secondary Education (Biology, Broad Field Science, Business Education, Chemistry, Economics, English, History, Mathematics, Physics, and Political Science)

*Endorsements: K-5 Mathematics, K-5 Science, STEM Education

*denotes programs that are 95%-100% online

Job Summary

The Department of Early Childhood through Secondary Education (ESE) in the College of Education (COE) is seeking part time adjunct faculty to teach classes in our programs. These positions may be available every semester.

Required Qualifications
    Master’s Degree in Elementary, Middle Grades, or Secondary Education.Classroom teaching experience at the K-12 level with positive evaluations of that teaching.
Preferred Qualifications
    Education Specialist Degree in Elementary, Middle Grades, or Secondary EducationExperience teaching in a fully online or hybrid environment.Familiarity and experience with the GaPSC and teacher certification requirements in Georgia
Proposed Salary


Required Documents to Attach
    CVThree reference contacts to include email address and phone numberUnofficial transcriptsCover letter detailing which programs/courses you would be interested in teaching. Details about our programs and classes are accessible via this link:
Apply Before Date

Applications are accepted year-round and will continue until positions are filled.

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 the University of West Georgia, as determined by the University of West Georgia in 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of West Georgia is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity, and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability,
gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and
federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246,
and Rev. Proc. 75-50


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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