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Assistant/Associate Professor of Elementary Education - 2880

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, North Carolina
Commensurate Upon Education and Experience
Posted Date
Apr 28, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Responsibilities include: primarily teaching 8 courses per year with a focus on literacy and implementation of the Science or Reading and applications through instruction and assessment in the classroom, advising and mentoring undergraduate students seeking initial licensure, as well as supervision of field experience and student teaching interns. Additional responsibilities include service on School of Education and University committees, maintaining an active research agenda, engaging in professional development and assessment and evaluation of program related to standards.

Candidates should provide evidence of supporting pre-service and in-service
teachers’ commitment to equity and diversity in public schooling, experience
in collaboration with elementary faculty and school partners; expertise in
technology integration in the classroom. Strong consideration will be
afforded to candidates with a demonstrated record of professional teaching
experience at the elementary and collegiate level.

Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.

Please attach the following to your online application package: Current CV, cover letter of interest, list of three professional references and sample syllabi.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  A minimal requirement of a terminal degree in Elementary Education or a related field with expertise in understanding the science of reading and the implications for teaching and learning. Experience in delivery and management of curriculum in a higher education setting. A current or eligibility for a North Carolina Teaching License in grades K-6 with a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience at the level is required.

Management Preferences:  Excellent teaching skills and interpersonal skills, combined with strong oral and written communication skills; The ideal candidate will focus on literacy with knowledge of the Science of Reading and applications through instruction and assessment in the classroom. Effective use of technology in teaching and learning; Knowledge and expertise in use of North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards and North Carolina Standard Course of Study related to current teaching practices; and knowledge and expertise in use of Learning Management Systems, edTPA assessments and CAEP accreditation. Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching, and to working and teaching in a diverse cultural environment.

Licenses and Certifications:  North Carolina teaching licensure: K-6; Reading (or eligibility)

Special Instructions to Applicants:  This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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