Instructional Assistant Professor of Secondary Education, emphasis in English Language Arts or Social Science, Non-Tenure Track, August 2024 Location:
Nov 21, 2023Description:
Chapman University seeks applications for an Instructional Assistant Professor of Secondary Education, emphasis in English Language Arts or Social Science, in the Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies starting August 2024.
Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as #133 among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2024). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Attallah College of Educational Studies. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about Chapman University is available at www.chapman.edu.
The Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies, whose educator preparation programs are accredited nationally by CAEP, state accredited by CTC, and regionally accredited by WASC, offers undergraduate and graduate (master’s, specialist, PhD) programs in integrated educational studies, leadership, teacher education, disability studies, school counseling, and school psychology. Attallah College is deeply committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching, providing students with personalized and rigorous educational experiences involving mentoring and collaborative research. More information on our programs is available at www.chapman.edu/education.
The graduate Teacher Education programs are designed to prepare the next generation of educators to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population in schools. Attallah College's combined teaching credential and master's degree programs offer small class sizes and hands-on professional training for meaningful work in schools and communities. Chapman University also offers integrated pathways at the undergraduate to graduate level where undergraduates may begin master’s degree coursework in their junior or senior years. More information on our educator preparation programs can be found at www.chapman.edu/teacher-ed
-- Integrated Bachelor’s degree/Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, with Joint Preliminary Multiple Subject and Education Specialist Mild/Moderate Support Needs Credential
-- Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education (Multiple Subject Credential)
-- Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education (Music Education Program Emphasis)
-- Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Education (Single Subject Credential)
-- Master of Arts in Special Education
-- Master of Arts in Special Education with Preliminary Extensive Support Needs Credential
-- Master of Arts in Special Education with Preliminary Mild/Moderate Credential
The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at www.chapman.edu/diversity
This is a full-time, non-tenure track position that requires work to be performed in the State of California and has in-person teaching responsibilities and required on-campus availability at Chapman’s Orange campus.
- Actively contribute as an integral member of Attallah College faculty in the ongoing development, implementation, and assessment of our academic and degree programs.
- Assist in the design of innovative curriculum, Teacher Performance Assessments, and the integration of technology in classroom teaching.
- Perform service to the unit, college, university, profession, and wider community as expected of a non-tenure track faculty member.
- Provide academic advising and professional mentorship to students and teacher candidates, including participation in the recruitment and admission of candidates to the program.
- Teach eight undergraduate and/or graduate courses (24 credits total) annually (August - May), related to teacher preparation with specific emphasis in English Language Arts or History/Social Science in secondary settings. Current course descriptions are located at: https://catalog.chapman.edu
The successful candidate will be a highly qualified and experienced instructor with experience teaching and advising in the areas of secondary education.
- An earned doctorate by start of employment in education or a related field from an accredited institution is required.
- Current valid state credential/certificate or NBCT applicable to the teaching of English Language Arts or History/Social Science at the secondary level.
- Current knowledge of the adopted California P-12 content standards, frameworks and accountability systems.
- Demonstrated ability to build beneficial and productive working relationships within the university and public education communities.
- Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI), and multicultural competence in education and must be willing to contribute to the University’s DEI plans.
- Knowledge and ability to successfully mentor undergraduate and/or graduate students.
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in teaching English Language Arts or History/Social Science in diverse grades 6-12 secondary settings.
- Ability to design and implement program and course assessment tools.
- Active involvement in professional organizations.
- Demonstrated knowledge of current California TPE and CalTPA requirements for teacher education candidates.
- Evidence of effective teaching in higher education at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.
- Experience serving and/or teaching a wide range of grades at the secondary level (6-12) in underserved communities.
- Experience with developing and implementing innovative teaching practices.
- Experience with developing and implementing educational programs in collaboration with local communities, K-12 schools, and/or community colleges.
- Experience with technology, including remote instruction, to enhance educational environments.
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to electronically submit in Interfolio:
- Cover letter detailing qualifications related to the position description
- Curriculum Vitae including courses taught
- Philosophy of Teaching statement
- Evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., course evaluations, commendations, awards, syllabi, presentations, letters of recommendation, etc.)
- Contact information for three professional references
Dr. Trisha Sugita and Dr. Tara Barnhart, Search Committee Co-Chairs, request you direct inquiries to Zac Graycen, Search Coordinator, at email@example.com with subject line: Secondary Education Faculty Position.
Application review will begin Monday, December 4, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. The salary range for this Instructional Assistant Professor position is $76,000-$80,000. Position subject to final budget approval.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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