Elementary Education Lecturer (Category II) - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Elementary Education and Literacy at Metropolitan State University invites applications for a one-year, category II faculty position to begin August 2016.
This position requires teaching the equivalent of 15 semester hours of courses (day, evening and/or weekend classes) with primary responsibility for teaching courses in elementary education.

Please note that this will be a one year appointment for the school year of 2016-2017


Teaching load may include: instructional methods, foundations, classroom management and/or assessment for teacher candidates in the Elementary Education licensure program. The candidate must have a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and school personnel in supervision of clinical experiences and/or student teachers. Furthermore, the candidate needs to have a desire to work with a diverse student body including, but not limited to, working adults and students of color to increase student retention and success.
Diversity: The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, Teaching, Curriculum & Instruction, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in Elementary Education or in an area of curriculum and/or instruction related to elementary education. Three years of elementary school teaching in grade K through 6 general classrooms. The preferred candidate has demonstrated effectiveness in teaching undergraduate methods courses, assessment, classroom management and instruction and/or demonstrated the ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups including outreach to and retention of students of color in educational settings.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Copies of transcripts are optional to attach at the time of application. Attaching or not attaching transcripts at the time of application will not affect the consideration of an applicant’s application.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • SoE - Elementary Ed
  • Elementary Education Lecturer (Category II)
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Teacher Elementary
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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