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Assistant or Associate Professor in Exceptional Needs Education

Employer
Indiana Wesleyan University
Location
Marion, IN

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Faculty Jobs
Education, Special Education
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 492357
Work type: Faculty (Full Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Faculty

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Exceptional Needs Education

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Special Education

Campus Location: Goodman Hall

Summary of Position: The Indiana Wesleyan University School of Teacher Education (Marion campus) invites applications for a full-time faculty in Exceptional Needs Education. Must be prepared to promote skills of equity among undergraduate students, and support thriving, safety, and equity for all undergraduate students. All candidates must be dedicated to liberal learning and the integration of faith and learning within a Wesleyan Christian perspective. Position anticipated for Fall 2023.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include teaching courses as assigned in introduction to disabilities, special education teaching methods, special education philosophy, assessment, collaboration in special education, and special methods for students with severe disabilities, creating and revising syllabi as needed. Faculty will also assist in assessing program outcomes and preparing accreditation reports; serve as academic advisor for assigned students in the Exceptional Needs Education major; supervise field experiences in practicum and student teaching; and assist in developing program assessments. Additional responsibilities include mentoring students and meeting with outside class time as needed.

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Education

  • Master’s degree or equivalent required; doctoral degree preferred
  • Certification and/or experience with students with severe disabilities is preferred

Experience

  • Significant P-12 classroom teaching experience required

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Advertised: 30 Jan 2023 US Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Jul 2023 US Eastern Daylight Time

Organization

A vision that began over 100 years ago has taken full form as today's Indiana Wesleyan University – a Christian comprehensive university committed to liberal arts and professional education.

IWU is an energized community. Its spiritually rich learning environment, academic commitment and caring instruction develop in students the knowledge, skills and disposition to change the world for Jesus Christ.

The following profile information will help you know a little more about IWU:

  • The Indiana Wesleyan University Story is one of faithfulness, remarkable growth, innovation, and the joyful expectation of God's next chapter for the University.
  • IWU was initially accredited in 1966 by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and has maintained its Accreditation since then. Other agencies and associations also accredit individual IWU programs.
  • IWU is committed to several Distinctives, ranging from a Christ-centered educational experience to a commitment to comprehensive student support.
  • We are resolute in upholding our Mission and Values, including our mission to be a Christ-centered academic community committed to developing students in character, scholarship and leadership.
  • Our Academic Structure encourages innovation in education and honors academic achievements by students and faculty alike.
  • IWU is an institution of The Wesleyan Church, a worldwide body of evangelical Protestant believers with its roots in John Wesley's Methodism.

Indiana Wesleyan University is the largest member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and one of the largest employers in Grant County, Indiana.

Nearly 3,000 students are enrolled in traditional programs on the University’s 350 acre residential campus in Marion, Indiana. Most buildings on the Marion campus have been built in the past 25 years, so students live and learn in a visually striking environment with well-appointed residence halls and academic facilities, all on a campus that is only an hour away from both Fort Wayne and Indianapolis.

IWU-Marion offers more than 80 undergraduate degrees and an expanding list of graduate degree programs to residential students representing more than 80 Christian denominations and 10 foreign countries.

More than 8,000 adult learners attend classes through IWU-National & Global online or at education centers in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio. IWU-National & Global offers over 100 degree programs at the associate's, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels.

Wesley Seminary, founded in 2009, is headquartered on the Marion, Indiana, campus of IWU. Wesley Seminary offers a practical online path for working ministers to obtain a graduate- or doctoral-level degree while applying weekly knowledge to their local ministry contexts.

Company info
Website
Telephone
765-677-2117
Location
4201 S Washington Street
Marion
Indiana
46953
US

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