Assistant Professor, Childhood Education

State University Of New York College at Plattsburgh
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 02, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

About Our College: Situated in one of the world’s most beautiful regions – SUNY Plattsburgh’s main campus is on Lake Champlain between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and Green Mountains of Vermont. SUNY Plattsburgh is a vibrant, public, comprehensive college, and member of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) comprehensive system of higher education committed to student-centered academic excellence. While the college enrolls more than 5,500 students in 70+ baccalaureate, certificate, and master’s programs, an average class size of 22 students allows the individual attention necessary to ensure that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural and interdependent world.

About The Position: The School of Education, Health, and Human Services prepares students for successful entry into their profession. We focus on an ethical approach to human well-being and encourage critical thinking and practical application. The Teacher Education Unit has a long-standing commitment to excellence, and values those who have a dynamic, collaborative approach focused on inclusion, multicultural competencies, learner-centered pedagogy, and social justice. In this position, beginning fall 2021, integrating curricular areas and infusing technology to support learning will be essential. A successful candidate will be expected to practice and model reflective teaching and learning as a member of collaborative/cooperative cohort teaching teams, working closely with university colleagues and professionals in regional partner schools. The educator preparation programs at SUNY Plattsburgh are innovative, flourishing, and nationally accredited, focusing on preparing preservice teachers. Our programs integrate extensive field experiences, developmental and educational theory, content knowledge, and critical pedagogy. We have adopted an inquiry approach to program development, and as such, faculty participation in program assessment and improvement activities is required. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, service, and to supporting the learning and development of children, youth, and families. As an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

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