Adjunct Faculty

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 26, 2021
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Posting Number F00098P Position Status Exempt Reporting Relationship(s) Graduate Program Director Supervisory Relationships Job Summary

The Department of Education at Elmhurst University in the greater Chicago area invites applications for adjunct faculty for the Spring 2021 academic year. We are specifically looking for someone to teach the graduate course, MTL 532 Teaching and Learning in the Diverse Classroom.

Essential Functions

• The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong teaching skillset at the college level for contributing to graduate programs, preferably teaching in an online or hybrid format
• This course will be taken by PK-12 teachers in the M.S. Ed in Special Education program, PK-12 teachers seeking the LBS1 Endorsement and by graduate students in the M.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders program

The objectives for this course:
• Develop, evaluate and share best practice for use with students with diverse needs through self-reflection and critical thinking;
• Employ best practice and innovative pedagogy that incorporates the principles of Universal Design for Learning;
• Accommodate student differences using appropriate inclusive, research-based strategies;
• Demonstrate an understanding of the essential features of UDL

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Candidates should have an earned doctorate in special education or a related field
• Candidates should have at least 3 years current or previous experience as a licensed teacher or related service provider in accredited U.S. public schools

Preferred Qualifications Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions.

Work Hours

Class meets on campus Tuesday 6-8:30 on 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 4/13, 4/27, 5/11
Alternating weeks will be online asynchronous instruction

Posting Date 11/03/2020 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID -19 no later than Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021.

For “Other” required documents, please include Professional Educator License ( PEL ).

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