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 Sanford College of Education, University
Support Provider- Special Education
. The University Support
Provider will serve as the instructor for field-based special
education clinical practice and will be responsible to observe,
coach and evaluate student teacher candidates and assess their
demonstration of competencies in the state-required Universal and
Education Specialist Teacher Performance Expectations.
Our mission is to deliver an exceptional student experience
by providing superior programs and services that are relevant and
result in meaningful learning.
Note: The position is responsible to supervise special education
teaching for 12-16 weeks and/or special education interns for a
minimum of 8 months.
Essential Job Duties:
- Assigned to observe, support, and evaluate candidates.
- Supervising candidates assuring that Clinical Practice hours
- Responsible for completing and entering observations and
- Assigned as instructor for Clinical Practice, responsible for
entering a grade at the end of course.
- 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.
- 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 to be in Special Education or a related
- Valid CLEAR Education Specialist credential.
- Minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience in
- 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, Word, Excel, and
- Must reside and be eligible to work in the United States.
Materials needed for submission:
- College-level or field teaching experience strongly
- Prior experience in coaching/mentoring beginning special
- Preferred availability during school day for observations and
- Experience teaching adult learners.
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae.
- Copy of valid California Teaching Credential.
- Three References Provided with Contact Information.
- 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.