Adjunct faculty are valued as an integral and vital component of
the University's teaching staff, providing unique and valuable
perspectives and contributions. We have an excellent opportunity
for Adjunct Faculty
to join our highly engaged teaching
staff in the Department of Special Education
. In this role,
the successful candidate will teach courses to students seeking to
gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the areas of
foundational and preparational courses of Special Education. This
role is critical in ensuring successful student outcomes.
Our mission is to deliver an exceptional student experience by
providing superior programs and services that are relevant and
result in meaningful learning.
Note: This position will be teaching online, 4-week courses in
the areas of Special Educational Foundational Topics, as well as
Learning & Teaching Design within the framework of Universal
Design for Learning (UDL) and Multi-Tiered System of Support
Essential Job Duties:
- Lead classroom sessions on-site and/or online according to
- Provide expertise in assigned content areas by maintaining
current knowledge in the field.
- Respond to student needs in a timely fashion or typically
within 48 hours.
- Provide substantive feedback to students, grade assignments,
and post grades.
- Participate in online class discussion boards and live weekly
- Have a strong emphasis on student-centered learning by
encouraging participation in their own learning and promoting
- Maintain a positive, safe, inclusive student-centric learning
- Master's Degree or higher in Special Education from a
regionally accredited university.
- Valid California Teaching Credential, or eligibility teaching
students with Mild-Moderate-Severe Disabilities.
- At least five (5) years of classroom teaching experience
working in various Special Education PK-12 classroom settings.
- Ability to ensure fidelity to course content and rigor expected
of graduate level courses.
- Current knowledge of the content; relevancy.
- Knowledge of the current context of public schooling including
California adopted P-12 content standards, frameworks, and
- Knowledge of diversity in society, including diverse abilities,
culture, language, ethnicity, and gender orientation.
- Demonstration of effective professional practices in teaching
and learning, scholarship, and service.
- Proficiency in common internet tools and learning management
system software (Blackboard, D2L Brightspace).
- Proficiently in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word,
Excel and PowerPoint.
- Must reside in and be eligible to work in the United
Materials needed for submission:
- Terminal degree (PhD, Ed.D) in Special Education, from a
regionally accredited university is strongly preferred.
- College-level teaching experience.
- Flexibility and adaptability with team-centered and
student-centered learning environment.
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae.
- Unofficial Transcripts.
- Cover Letter highly preferred.
- If selected, candidates with international degrees may be
required to submit translation/degree evaluation from one of our
National University offers an opportunity to work in an innovative
environment that supports diversity.
National University (NU) is proud to be an equal opportunity
employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee
or applicant for employee per applicable federal, state and local
laws. At NU, a diverse mix of highly talented, innovative, and
create people come together to make the impact of a lifetime for
each of our student learners. All qualified applicants will receive
equal consideration for employment, education, and admission at
National University. We are focused on equality and believe deeply
in diversity of race, color, ancestry, age, family care status,
veteran status, marital status, creed, religion, sex, gender,
sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and other
legally protected group status.