Part-Time Lecturer in Teacher Education - 2021-2022 Academic Year

California, United States
Salary Not specified
May 26, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
General Information

Chapman University’s Attallah College of Educational Studies seeks applications for part-time lecturers to teach one or two teacher education courses in its graduate programs (Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, Master of Arts in Special Education) during the 2021-2022 Academic Year (fall, interterm, spring, summer).

More information about the Teacher Education programs in Attallah College of Educational Studies is available at

Attallah College of Educational Studies is nationally accredited by CAEP, regionally accredited by WASC, and its teacher education programs are fully accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). As a university, Chapman 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. 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 Attallah College is available at

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



• Doctorate in Education, Curriculum, Learning Sciences, Special Education, Disability Studies, or a related field
• Candidates with a master’s degree and specialist credential and/or extensive experience in K12 will be considered
• Valid California clear teaching credential in the area of the course to be taught (multiple subject, single subject, special education (mild/moderate, moderate/severe including expertise in assistive technology), reading and literacy specialist.
o Preferred qualification: dual credential multiple or single subject plus Education Specialist (special education)
• Minimum 5 years K-12 teaching experience
• Expertise in elementary methods, secondary core content methods (English, mathematics, history/social studies, science), K-12 reading, secondary content area reading, bilingual education (Spanish), culturally responsive instruction, and/or special education
• Current knowledge of the adopted California P-12 content standards, frameworks and accountability systems
• Demonstrated knowledge of current TPE and TPA requirements for teacher education candidates
• Expertise and facility with technology, including remote instruction due to current COVID-19 circumstances
• Experience in inclusive education and differentiated instruction
• Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in education and must be willing to contribute to the University Diversity and Inclusion plan
• Experience teaching, mentoring, or supervising preservice teachers
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing
• Strong commitment to student learning, quality teaching and academic excellence
• Demonstrated ability to motivate and teach students of diverse learning styles and backgrounds
• Current knowledge of the adopted California P-12 content standards, frameworks and accountability systems
• Demonstrated knowledge of current TPE and TPA requirements for teacher education candidates
• Appreciation and respect for student role, contribution, and responsibility in the learning process
• Commitment to personalized education
• Commitment to supporting and enhancing programs’ core values and missions as described on the program websites:
o MAT: 
o Special Education: 
o MACI: 



Classes are generally held from 4:00-6:50 p.m. or 7:00-9:50 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and meet once per week. Some select courses are offered during daytime hours or twice per week. Different courses may have openings each semester, please review the Graduate Catalog at and specify which courses you are most interested in and qualified to teach (all courses are found in the catalog under Attallah College’s section).

The lecturer will collaborate with the program coordinator to design the assigned course section from existing course syllabi and outlines, with consultation and mentorship.

Responsibilities each week include preparing course lesson plans, coordinating class materials, holding office hours, and grading assignments submitted by the students. The lecturer must be available to attending instructor meetings periodically held throughout the semester as well as a half day orientation at the beginning of the semester. Finally, as a nationally-accredited program, all part time lecturers are responsible for providing data on all accreditation-related assignments, replying to all college surveys, submitting requested updated information, and maintaining open and ongoing communication with Chapman University faculty, staff and students through assigned Chapman email throughout the duration of employment at Chapman University.


Contact Information

Qualified applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, faculty employment application, and contact information for three references to:

Zac Graycen, Administrative Coordinator, Teacher Education Programs

Please use "Lecturer in Teacher Education" as the subject of your email. You may also direct any inquiries to the same email address.

Successful completion of criminal background check is required for final candidates.


Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.


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.

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

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