Assistant/Associate Professor of Education, Special Education

Virginia, United States
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Jun 17, 2021
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Full Time
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Education, Special Education

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Job Summary/Basic Function

The Liberty University School of Education is seeking a full-time (12 month) residential faculty member and Special Education content specialist in Lynchburg, VA.

Duties include:
-Provides administrative oversight of the Special Education curriculum at all program levels
-Teaches education courses in special education and instruction
-Sponsors the Council for Exceptional Children ( CEC ) Club
-Advises students in matters related to academic, attendance, and behavior
-Contributes to continuous program improvement for special education
-Assists in curriculum review and development
-Navigates the accreditation process through the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation ( CAEP )
-Provides relevant services in line with the mission of the university
- Other duties as assigned by the Dean

Minimum Qualifications

Applicant must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Special Education, with a current/active Special Education endorsement on state teacher’s license.

Full doctrinal compatibility with Liberty University.

Degree must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Creative, innovative, and problem solving skills required.

Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignments timely and accurately with minimal supervision.

Proficiency in MS Office, Blackboard, Canvas, and the Internet.

Able to obtain and maintain licenses if applicable as required by state or accrediting commissions.

Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the university level is essential.

Applications for consideration will only be accepted via Liberty University’s online automated application process.

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Special Education

Previous supervisory experience at the university level

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M-F 40 hours

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
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  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Pastoral Reference Letter
  5. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  6. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
  7. Unofficial Transcript 1
  8. Unofficial Transcript 2
  9. Unofficial Transcript 3
  10. Other Document
  11. Professional License(s)
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