Assistant/Associate Professor of Exceptional Student Education, Department of EducationLocation:
Tallahassee, FloridaOpen Date:
Mar 22, 2022Description:
The Department of Education at Flagler College-Tallahassee invites applications for a full-time position as Assistant/Associate Professor of Exceptional Student Education( ESE) to begin in August 2022. The Elementary Education(K-6) program at Flagler College – Tallahassee is known throughout the region for the high quality of graduates who go on to be productive and impactful elementary and ESE teachers. The successful candidate will be a dynamic college instructor, and have a strong background in the field of exceptional student education or special education with elementary education experience.
A teaching load of 4 sections (face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online courses or field supervision) per semester is expected. Additional responsibilities include student advising, program recruitment efforts, and collaboration with other faculty to ensure Florida Department of Education requirements for continued program approval are met.
Flagler College-Tallahassee is a degree completion campus that partners with Tallahassee Community College. In 2020, the two institutions formed a Targeted Articulation Agreement to provide education majors with a high-quality and cost-effective “Pathway to Teaching.” The College and the Department are dedicated to strengthening this unique partnership and expanding the program to further benefit the surrounding communities. State approved programs offered on the Tallahassee campus focus exclusively on Elementary Education and Elementary Education/Exceptional Student Education. Both degrees include ESOL and Reading endorsements.
The Department of Education at Flagler College – Tallahassee aims to enrich lives by creating a thoughtful, personalized experience in a supportive educational environment. The program is dedicated to serving the community through its academic programming, a distinguished faculty who challenge and mentor students, and students who are energized, engaged and eager to become professional educators.Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a Masters Degree in ESE or special education with doctoral level coursework in special education or a related field. A PhD or Ed.D. is strongly preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a record of effective teaching in higher education, and possess at least three years of teaching exceptional students in K-12 settings with K-6 experience.Application Instructions:
A complete application will include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation. For full consideration, completed applications and supporting materials must be received no later than April 30, 2022. All application materials should be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/104022.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex and gender may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both. Contact information for the above referenced Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the College’s Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here: www.flagler.edu/title-ix .