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ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Dean and working closely with the Alder
GSE team to support the mission, vision, and core values of Alder
GSE, the essential responsibilities of the Elementary Education
Believe in and enact an asset-based,
equity, and critical pedagogical approach to teacher
Support the development of beginning
teachers who are able to combine research and practice in service
of becoming scholar-practitioners.
Take a whole-child approach to
education, emphasizing multiple aspects of child development and
specific attention to social-emotional learning in the learning
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS (faculty duties)
Work closely with the Dean and Alder
Faculty to improve the academic program through course review,
faculty development, and evaluation of program inputs and
achievements, specifically in their content area of expertise.
Design, co-design and teach multiple
Alder GSE courses (in a four-term academic year) related to
elementary education, teaching, assessment, and other
Commit to and embody a whole child,
anti-racist, culturally relevant/sustaining, and inclusive
perspective to education and teacher education that also centers
and values the integration of theory and practice.
Serve as Course Lead as appropriate,
guiding the work of adjunct faculty teaching the same section of
the course taught by this role/content specialist faculty.
Lead programming for clinical program
supervisors in Elementary education.
Design and lead seminar content as
needed in all Alder regions in Elementary education.
Serve as program supervisor as
appropriate in Elementary education.
Work closely as a member of the Alder
Academic Team, accomplishing key responsibilities for program
execution and improvement with P12 partners
Work closely with Alder Academic Team
to ensure successful work with other university partners
Articulate cohesive Alder academic
program core and opportunities for contextual differentiation
alongside myriad Alder stakeholders
Work through the four primary
learning formats: seminars, online courses, course intensives, and
mentor classrooms to ensure Alder realizes its mission and
Find ways to bridge the partnership
between P12 schools and the GSE to achieve the mission/vision
CULTURE OF SCHOLARSHIP
Actively engage in research and
contribution to the field of teacher education
Work in concert with national
partners to advance the field of teacher education by participating
in local and national conferences and networks
COLLABORATION WITHIN ALDER GSE
Collaborate with the Dean, Sr.
Director, Directors, and all Alder faculty to implement an
Assume leadership of institutional
and academic initiatives as appropriate
Collaborate in accreditation efforts
including research, writing, and committee work
Other Alder GSE duties as
appropriate and assigned