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Coordinator, Early Childhood Education -Wayne Campus

University of Akron
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
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Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Akron, LeBron James Family Foundation School of Education, and The University of Akron Wayne Campus Educational Foundations Department are seeking a full-time contract professional to coordinate the Primary Inclusive Teacher Preparation (PITP) program at the Wayne Campus in Orrville, Ohio. The PITP program is a dual license program that makes candidates eligible to teach children identified as typically developing as well as those with mild, moderate, and intensive learning needs from Pre-K through Grade 5.



Essential functions include: coordination and supervision of clinical education sites and student teachers; coordination with the School of Education to standardize curriculum and clinical experiences; conducting meetings with student teachers, cooperating teachers, and administrators; maintaining currency in state requirements for licensure; adhering to policies set by The University of Akron and State of Ohio; monitoring progress of teacher candidates and using data to make teacher education / clinical program decisions in consultation with the Director of Student Teaching; and other tasks related to field experiences (ex. travel to field sites and Akron) as necessary.


This position may include teaching, recruitment activities, and additional tasks as needed.

Required Qualifications:

A relevant Master's Degree or above; must hold or have held an educator license that allows for student teacher supervision / evaluation; a minimum of three years of experience teaching in early childhood / elementary / middle school classrooms; and knowledge of national / state standards for the teaching profession

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of CAEP accreditation standards and processes; demonstrated mentorship skills in preparing pre-service teachers for success; experience with teacher candidates and teachers; demonstrated experience with collaboration with academic advisers, district partners, students, campus supervisors, and parents; and team building and development of primary partnerships.

About University of Akron:

As one of the largest employers in the region, The University of Akron is creating a community and workforce committed to making a difference in the lives of our students and in the region. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to qualified candidates who are passionate about shaping and inspiring the next generation of thinkers, experts, artists, and leaders.


The salary range for this position starts at $50,000.00 annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.

Application Deadline:

Open until filled, however, review of applicants will begin September 7, 2021.

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Job ID # 12950

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Akron, as an equal education and employment institution, is committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified individuals in its education programs or activities, including applicants for admissions or employment, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. To further this commitment, the University complies with state and federal laws which prohibit discrimination. Questions or concerns about the administration of this commitment can be directed to the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office (

The University also strives to provide an environment free from the negative impacts of gender-based discrimination and harassment as prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Questions about Title IX can be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education or both. For more information on Title IX at the University of Akron, including how to contact the Title IX Coordinator, how to file a complaint under Title IX with the University or the Title IX process at the University of Akron, please visit the University’s Title IX page at

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