Career Switcher Level I Instructor/Level II Coach

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Job Code/Title 80261 - H - Education Specialist CE 1 Position Number HU1082 Working Title Career Switcher Level I Instructor/Level II Coach Department SOE Office Prof Dev and Strategic Engagement Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $20-$23 per hour Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 15 - 20 Normal work days Fridays and Saturdays Normal work hours F 6-9; S 9-5 Job Category Miscellaneous Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

The School of Education is excited to invite candidates who will serve as a Career Switcher Instructor/Coach with the Office of Strategic Engagement. The VCU Pathways to Teaching: Career Switcher Program is an accelerated educator preparation program that will move prospective teachers into the classroom early as full-time teachers. Career Switcher Instructors develop, design, and implement curriculum plans for students participating in the Career Switcher Program. During Level I of the program, Career Switcher Instructors prepare and deliver instruction. During Level II of the program, Career Switcher Instructors serve as mentors to teachers during their first year of employment.
• Accepts and teaches classes based on a varied schedule (Friday evenings and Saturdays) to accommodate diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations
• Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and service area
• Aids in the development of curricula and assessment for individual course syllabi as assigned
• Prepares and delivers instruction to adult career switchers
• Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive for adult student learning and success
• Maintains attendance records
• Evaluates student performance and learning
• Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students
• Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
• Assists in program commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving program performance measures
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions
• Supports the values of the college: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the University.

Required Qualifications

- B.S. Degree or higher in specialized field
- Demonstrated experience in teaching in a diverse learning environment
- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a employee at VCU .

Preferred Qualifications

- Master’s degree or higher in specialized field OR a Master’s degree or higher with eighteen (18) graduate hours in specialized field
- Previous online and/or face to face teaching experience with adult learners
- Experience using Blackboard, Canvas, or similar learning management platform
- Secondary classroom experience

Job Open Date 09/08/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years experience do you have in working with adult learners?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * The School of Education values the following as our culture statement, 'The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of the SOE community is the foundation of a positive work climate. Realizes that our wellbeing as an institution depends upon the wellbeing of our members. Respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status. Values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues. Strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding. Is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all of its members. Knows that the SOE community thrives, because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise. Fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community.' Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

    (Open Ended Question)

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  2. Resume
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