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Associate Lecturer-Education (PT) Graduate Education Programs-Literacy

Curry College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.

The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing their legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.

Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and their rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that they do

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.


Job Description:

The Graduate Education program at Curry College invites applications for a part-time associate lecturer to teach in our Master of Education teacher preparation program in the areas of Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) and Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) with emphasis on current literacy-based content and strategies. 

The successful candidate should possess a significant knowledge of and expertise in content and pedagogical practices in literacy learning and instruction; theories, methodologies, state and national literacy standards; functional literacy skills and developmental trajectories for a range of diverse learners and how culture impacts reading and writing acquisition.  The candidate should also be able to demonstrate the effectiveness of research-based strategies to support student's literacy learning with the understanding of the relationship between reading, written language, listening, and speaking. Further expertise in literacy assessments and instructional practices that meet individual differences, and the needs of all learners is required.

The class will be held in-person on (Wednesday evenings) beginning on (3/23/22) through the week of (5/11/23) and will be held in a hybrid-hi-flex teaching environment.



Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum of a master's degree or doctoral degree in Education and with Literacy content is required.
  • Extensive experience working in public schools or other appropriate setting as a literacy instructor or reading specialist at the PreK-8 level is required.
  • Experience working with pre-service teacher candidates and or novice educators is preferred.
  • College-level teaching experience or work with traditional age or adult learners both in-person or remotely is desirable.
  • The candidate should possess expertise in teaching in on-line, hybrid/hi-flex and in-person environments. Experience and expertise using on-line teaching management systems is strongly preferred.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.


Additional Information:

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse faculty, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.


Application Instructions:

Please apply online at for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • a curriculum vitae;
  • cover letter;
  • a statement of your teaching philosophy;
  • a statement of contributions to diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service);
  •  a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment); and
  • a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.


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