Teacher Educator / Language, Literacy, & Culture - St. Ambrose University in Davenport Iowa

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St. Ambrose University

Davenport, Iowa 52803

United States


Detailed Job Description

St. Ambrose University welcomes applications for a full time tenure track position in the Teacher Education Program beginning in August 2014. The ideal candidate will have an academic background and experience with current practices in teacher education, issues of state regulation, accreditation (including EdTPA), and best practices in language, literacy and culture in teacher education.

The Teacher Education Program is located in the College of Health and Human Services. The successful candidate will be joining an engaged faculty in the recently formed School of Education combining both undergraduate and graduate education programs. The Teacher Education Program offers a unified birth to 3rd grade Early Childhood/Special Education teaching license; a PK-K endorsement; an Elementary Education License with endorsements in all the core subject areas plus an option for a Special Education endorsement; secondary endorsements in all the core subject areas; and K-12 licenses in Art, Music and PE as well as an endorsement in ESL/ELL. The Teacher Education Program is chartered by the State of Iowa and is the only nationally accredited teacher education program currently following the CAEP “Inquiry Brief” path.

Language, literacy and culture Teacher Educator with specialization in and areas of interest and expertise to include the above areas. Experience, knowledge and interest in ESL/ELL are highly desirable. Responsibilities of this position include teaching in areas of expertise, advising and mentoring students, serving on department and university committees and implementing a scholarship agenda.   The position requires a Ph.D. or Ed.D. from a regionally accredited university, with specialization in language, literacy and/or culture.  A valid teaching license and/or eligibility to obtain an Iowa teaching license is required.  Review of applications will begin January 20, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  St. Ambrose University utilizes an electronic application process.  To apply, go to http://www.sau.edu/Human_Resources/jobs and attach (1) letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) three letters of recommendation, and (4) a statement of teaching philosophy that includes specific examples of how you have applied this philosophy in your classes.  Confidential letters of recommendation may be sent to HumanResources@sau.edu.

St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. An institution of 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students, the University’s Core Values include: Catholicity, Integrity, the Liberal Arts, Life-Long Learning, and Diversity.  For further information, see www.sau.edu.

Women and persons of diverse cultural and ethnic background are especially encouraged to apply. To learn more about this position, contact Dr. Deanna Stoube, Assistant Director of the School of Education at stoubedeannam@sau.edu (563) 333-6079, or Dr. Tom Carpenter, Director of the School of Education at carpenterthomas@sau.edu  (563) 333-6124. AA/EOE

Keyword Phrases

  • Teacher
  • Educator
  • Teacher Education Program
  • Language
  • Literacy
  • Culture
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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