Assistant Professor of Elementary Education

Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, GA, USA

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Education, Teacher Education
  • 17-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Fort Valley, GA, USA
  • Full Time
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    The Assistant Professor in Elementary Education will teach, advise, and supervise undergraduate students majoring in Elementary Education. A background and experience in pedagogy is preferable. The selected candidate is expected to serve on various departmental, college, and university level committees, and engage in research/services. The position is tenure-track or tenured depending on qualifications.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Teaching undergraduate/graduate students in Elementary Education courses
    • Supervising student teachers and practicum candidates
    • Serving on departmental, college, and institutional committees
    • Engaging in scholarly activities, attending and presenting at professional conferences, and performing service projects
    • Working collaboratively with P-12 school community
    • Preparing accreditation reports as needed
    • Reviewing and plan curricula
    • Attending university functions and meetings
    • Completing other duties as assigned

  • Earned Master of Education degree (minimum of 18 graduate hours in discipline)
    • Experience teaching in a traditional classroom setting
    • Documented ability to teach, advise, and supervise field-based programs
    • Documented ability to infuse technology in teaching
    • Documented ability to foster relationships with colleagues and students.
    • Documented ability of written and verbal communication skills
    Working conditions

    • Travel required – Travel is required on a limited basis; visiting placement sites, workshops, etc.
    • Evening/night/weekend work – limited to university functions
    • Working outdoors – no
    • Climate controlled environment-yes
    Physical requirements

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Direct reports


    The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the incumbent will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the position

    Fort Valley State University

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