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Teaching Faculty I in Elementary Education (12 Month Salary)

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
Date posted
Jan 9, 2024

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

Teaching Faculty I in Elementary Education (12 Month Salary)

School of Teacher Education

College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences


The School of Teacher Education is committed to high quality personnel preparation programs; service to the state of Florida; and high-quality scholarly research in elementary education, early childhood education, reading/language arts, foreign and second language education, special education, visual disabilities, science education, math education, social science education, English education, and related areas. Programs consistently rank among the best in the nation, particularly the Curriculum & Instruction and Special Education programs. The School strives to provide undergraduate and graduate students with world-class training in teaching, research and professional development. Through the guidance and mentorship of faculty, students graduate to serve as educational leaders who will contribute to the betterment of a pluralistic, global society in the context of the state of Florida's needs for an educated, global-minded citizenry. In addition to mentoring and preparing the next generation of educators, faculty engage in a diverse range of research activities. Faculty work routinely appears in prestigious publications and is cited by peers. Recent Academic Analytics National Rankings placed the School of Teacher Education as fifth in the nation for number of articles published and third in article citations. Furthermore, faculty receive support from a robust Office of Research to pursue research opportunities, professional awards, and more.


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Elementary Education program, including Reading, TESOL, Classroom Management, Curriculum Development, and/or Culturally Responsive Teaching.
  • Supervise pre-service teachers in K-6 educational settings, and/or various other content and general methods consistent with candidate expertise and program needs.
  • Carry a course load equivalent of 10 courses per year: 4 courses in the fall, 4 courses in the spring, and 2 courses in the summer.
  • Provide service to K-12 schools, the Elementary Education Program, the College, and the profession.



  • Earned doctorate in Elementary Education, Curriculum & Instruction, or a related field by August 2024.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • A minimum of three years teaching experience in K-12 educational settings
  • Commitment to and experience working with diverse student populations
  • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience supervising pre-service teachers in K-6 educational settings
  • Knowledge of and experience working in multi-tiered system of support or response to intervention models in K-6 settings
  • Knowledge of and experience with current best practices in instructional strategies/methods in K-6 education consistent with the Elementary program curriculum and Florida education standards.
  • Experience working with English Language Learners
  • Knowledge and experience with literacy instruction/initiatives
  • Experience mentoring pre-service and in-service teachers
  • Successful teaching of face-to-face and online education courses at the college or university level.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public.

This is a Faculty position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is being advertised as open until filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by February 1, 2024.


About the College

The roots of FSU’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences date back to the university’s establishment, and it is the oldest college of its kind in Florida. Recently expanded in 2023, the College is home to six academic departments united through a common goal to maximize human potential. In total, the College includes the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Department of Educational Psychology & Learning Systems, Department of Health, Nutrition, and Food Sciences, Department of Human Development & Family Science, Department of Sport Management, School of Teacher Education, numerous research centers, and three laboratory schools (Florida State University School, FSU Pembroke Pines Charter School, and The Collegiate School at FSU Panama City). The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences serves over 4,500 students via 187 full-time faculty and 73 full-time staff.

For more information about the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences visit:

About the University

Founded in 1851, Florida State University is a comprehensive, national, graduate-research university offering more than 280 outstanding academic and professional degrees in top programs to over 45,000 students. Consistently ranked among the best public universities in the nation, Florida State University provides extraordinary opportunities for undergraduate students to build a strong foundation in their chosen fields; study abroad at the University’s overseas campuses; engage in scores of service activities; benefit from world class library and technical facilities; participate in extensive intramural and recreational events; and interact with some of the finest students and faculty in the nation in a distinctive, welcoming environment. The Florida State University Athletics Department sponsors 20 teams that honor the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Collectively, these teams have won 21 team national championships, and over 100 team conference championships, as well as numerous individual national and conference titles. The University instills the strength, skill, and character essential for lifelong learning, personal responsibility, and achievement.

Tallahassee as a community is a vibrant mid-size city with abundant opportunities – from government internships and legislative initiatives to cultural events, shopping, dining, and outdoor activities. Tallahassee is located near the Gulf Beaches of Florida and enjoys abundant sunshine and four seasons with a mild winter climate.


Contact Information

Dr. Ithel Jones
Search Committee Chair

How to Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

Applicants should also include a letter of application, names of three references with contact information, and statement of teaching interests.


Transcripts, work samples (such as teaching artifacts or manuscripts), and three letters of recommendation will be required of candidates selected for an interview.


Review of candidates will begin 02/01/2024 and will continue until filled. We urge interested candidates to submit materials as soon as possible.


Questions regarding the application submission system and process should be directed to the application coordinator:

Chrissy Lojan, Sr. Administrative Specialist
School of Teacher Education


Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:

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