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FSUS University School Instructor - Middle School Social Studies (10-Month Salaried) (Multiple ...

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: FSUS University School Instructor - Middle School Social Studies (10-Month Salaried) (Multiple Vacancies)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 57295

Florida State University Schools

3000 Schoolhouse Rd

Tallahassee, FL 32311


The incumbent is supervised by the Principal(s) of FSUS, or by another appropriate administrator of Florida State University. They are responsible for planning and conducting classes for FSUS students, for academic advising and related activities, and for assisting with student supervision. Attendance is required at staff conferences and curriculum development activities, with required involvement in action research, creative endeavors, and service.

Plans and implements lessons in the subject area assigned. Assesses students to evaluate their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses. Works with students to challenge them to improve their abilities, and proactively address academic needs. Closely monitors learning progress and communicates proactively with families.

Participates in professional development and research as required and aligned with the mission of FSUS as a developmental research school.


Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science Degree or higher from an accredited institution.

Certification or Statement of Eligibility for State of Florida Professional Educator's Certificate (6-12).

Must maintain certification throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications

ESOL Endorsement/Certification preferred.

Other Information

Selected candidates will need to provide the following documents prior to hire:

  • Original transcripts of course work from college/university where highest degree was earned.
  • Three professional references signed and dated within 3 months prior to hire.
  • Contact information for three professional references for employment verification purposes.
  • Certification or Statement of Eligibility for State of Florida Professional Educator's Certificate (6-12).

Candidates with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, research, and service will be considered for a University School Assistant or Associate Professor appointment.

Contact Info

Jaye Corbett

University Information

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This is a Faculty position.

This job posting may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

Anticipated start date July/August 2024. The academic school year is 191 actual work days, with 8 hours each day. Some summer work may be required.

This position is advertised as open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

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With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

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